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It was said . . . but I say

It was said . . . but I say

“IT was said . . . but I say” connotes authority and a superseding effect. According to Matthew 5:21 to 28, Jesus taught His disciples further explaining the commandments: “It was said thou shall not kill, but I say being angry with a brother without cause is murder.”

Council in water disconnections blitz

Council in water disconnections blitz

BULAWAYO City Council has defied a High Court order against water cuts by embarking on a massive disconnection programme over unpaid bills.

Mugabe ripe for ICC trial, Mphoko misfiring

Mugabe ripe for ICC trial, Mphoko misfiring

Moreover, some leaders like the current chairman of the AU Mugabe and the African National Congress (ANC) leadership are now calling for the complete pull-out of all African States Parties (ASP) from Rome Statute.

We are sexually irresponsible?

We are sexually irresponsible?

Is it not confusion when a mother “sexually steals” her daughter’s boyfriend, when a 12-year-old child gets pregnant, when a maid rapes a two-year-old boy and when teenagers get into a nude party and have gang sex?

The struggle continues: Zapu

The struggle continues: Zapu

THE Zimbabwe African People’s Union (Zapu) took part in the general or “harmonized elections” of 2013 after a long absence from the electoral scene as an independent force.

The over-age Prosecutor-General

The over-age Prosecutor-General

As a result of the UN’s CRC, children’s rights are enshrined in national constitutions of most of the 193 member States of the United Nations.
Zimbabwe is a full member of the UN General Assembly and the expectation is that her national laws will capture the essence of the UN’s CRC and do more to safe-guard children against any form of abuse.

Stolen innocence: When the law fails children

Stolen innocence: When the law fails children

The relevant law, the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, (Criminal Law Code) provides that the legal age of consent to sex is 16 (Section 61).
Sex with under-age girls (aged below 16) is prohibited (Section 64 and 70). You may have noted that I did not say “strictly” prohibited.

Whose job is it to create employment?

Whose job is it to create employment?

In my piece last week I wrote on poverty and there was one thing that stood out strongly; if all employable Zimbabweans would find a decent job, it would be a giant step.

When a father rapes his daughter

When a father rapes his daughter

TO every child there is no one like their father and no one is as strong as he is.

The man of God syndrome

The man of God syndrome

God designed the body of Christ to function at its best when each and every member is participating actively and not a few superstars.

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