There are many ways of dealing with dire political/economic circumstances. The first is always optimism, some of which will be patently false but predicated on loyalty to someone/something to eventually make everything miraculously alright. Even if for a period as short as twelve months. The second is to deny that specific circumstances are evidently difficult and are in need of redress. This would include stubbornly and blindly insisting that whatever previous (but obviously ineffective) formula to solve the long standing problem still works. The third is to claim a decadent realism/pragmatism.
Growing up, every young person will have a dream, a dream to prosper, achieve greatness and definitely reach the pinnacle. This kind of dream can only be achieved through hard work and commitment coupled with support. In other words the realization of dreams, goals, and visions is not only about matters of one’s self or personal attitude and wellbeing of an individual but also issues which include social, political, economic and in general environmental.
ZIMBABWE Cricket has restructured both its administrative and technical departments in a bid to build a competitive national team to improve results as well as to uplift the association from its current financial troubles. ZC board chairman Wilson Manase yesterday addressed a Press conference and confirmed that a new post of managing director (Cricket) had been created. Alistair Campbell has already held discussions with ZC, but Manase said they were keen to interview other candidates. However, it looks like Campbell has already landed the crucial position as first reported in our sister paper The Independent last Friday.
The government is set to spend almost $9 million on an unbudgeted traditional chiefs’ vehicle scheme after a Parliamentary portfolio committee recommended that each of them receive $35 000 instead of $18 000 to buy vehicles.The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government recommended that the 250 traditional chiefs should be allocated $35 000 each to procure vehicles of their choice, as their terms of office were much longer than those of MPs.
Nearly 9 months after the first case of Ebola triggered panic in parts of Africa the virus is still raising concerns from people throughout the continent and even on a global scale. As a result there are efforts that are being kicked off even outside the affected countries. More recently mobile network operators across the continent have partnered The African Union in support of the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
The greatest mistake, the fault for which we cannot forgive ourselves is to cease our obstinate pursuit of youth empowerment. After realising that when we persist in our pursuit of our deepest desire for empowerment, we will eventuallyproduce, we, the young people of Africa, representing National Youth Councils, civil society and other youth organisations, gathered in Victoria Falls on April 11 2010 for the Youth Forum.