By Glenda Zvenyika MANY aviation analysts and commentators bemoan the fact that in Africa, like in several other parts of the developing world, air travel is expensive, often inconvenient and therefore inaccessible. This, unfortunately, perpetuates the prejudicial perceptions that only a privileged few can enjoy travel by air....
By Maston Kaiya FOR the past three years, residents from the three main cities of Malawi have watched how the mushrooming of offices into residential areas, taking over space, contributes to housing shortages. Malawi’s main cities of Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu are seized with the...
By Ray Matikinye TREMENDOUS success achieved over time to keep the lid on high birth rates in Zimbabwe is likely to come undone by the most unusual of causes. Seemingly enduring fuel shortages characterised by tortuous queues at petrol stations owing to crippling foreign currency...
By Tish Ouma FOR centuries, children with special needs and disabilities in Africa have been segregated, abandoned and others unable to seek basic education, a human right due to their medical condition. Some societies still term them as bad omens, with some parents hiding or...
By Remi Adebayo NIGERIA’S long battle to limit use of tobacco in Africa’s most populous nation, which has resulted in needless deaths is gaining ground. This comes after the country’s Parliament recently approved to implement regulations stated in the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) 2015,...