Topic: Letters

Highway robbery on Zimbabwe’s roads

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Twenty three year old Evernice Ngorima acquired her driver’s licence from the Vehicle Inspection Department in Harare six months ago, and soon, her husband, a haulage truck driver, bought her a second hand car. To Ngorima, the joy of being a driver never gripped her, as much as the nightmare of manoeuvring in the pothole infested roads with, treacherous fading markings, broken signs and a wholly dysfunctional traffic signals system which often turned her excitement into anxiety.

Zambia Airways set to fly again by mid this year

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By Nawa Mutumweno – Government says it has been holding talks with various aviation stakeholders to realise its plan to re-establish the long-awaited national airline by mid this year, it has been learnt. According to Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication Yamfwa Mukanga, Government has in the recent past engaged plane manufacturing firms such as Boeing and other partners on the development of the airline. The Civil Aviation Authority Board has since been constituted to facilitate the establishment of the airline. ‘’We are on course and the national airline will be up and running by June,’’ he assured, allaying... Continue Reading

RE: “JNI – Release Dr. Mohammed Yunus.” Let Us Be Circumspect

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In relation to the recent plea by the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), headed by his eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad lll, for the immediate release of Dr. Mohammed Yunus, the Kogi State lecturer who has been arrested on suspicion of Boko Haram terrorism; we write this letter to the JNI to implore their hesitance in intervening for unconditional and immediate release. As Nigerians, we typically lack satisfactory confidence in the prosecution of justice by our security department; however it may be deadly if we put this ahead of us in all cases, most especially those relating to... Continue Reading

A Final Word To Femi Fani-Kayode And Others On Child Marriage

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If you tell a lie one hundred times, it does not become a truth, all it becomes is a lie told a hundred times. As Mahatma Gandhi said: An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it. Did you just wake up? Did you never before know of these provisions in the constitution and occurrences across Nigeria since forever? No, not what you said Femi, nor what much of the junk media propagated, the senate did not pass any child marriage bill on July 16th. Again, not the calumniation... Continue Reading