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Tapiwa Gomo

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The regrettable and gradual death of reading culture

At local level, there is now a growing tendency to cruise on common sense or hinging decisions on shallow and hollow opinions.
By Tapiwa Gomo Sep. 5, 2022

Balancing between school grades and student potential

To some, this is one of the best investments.
By Tapiwa Gomo Sep. 12, 2022

Triple threat to global economic recovery

These changes will be costly and disruptive mainly amid imminent company closures, bank closures, uniform updates and others.
By Tapiwa Gomo Sep. 19, 2022

Colonialism was not an event, but a long-term project of global control

It is a sophisticated system of subtle oppression that enslaves people unaware.
By Tapiwa Gomo Sep. 26, 2022

Globalisation under threat: The more things change, the more they remain the same

The expansion of global markets liberalises the economic activities of the exchange of goods and funds.
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 3, 2022

Why is debt tough in poor countries than US?

For starters, borrowed money comes with conditions, some of them too prescriptive to the extent of undermining governments by determining how they should run their affairs.
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 10, 2022

A regional approach is needed to address the electricity problem

The Zimbabwean situation is a typical example where the emergency approach to addressing a power problem ended up running down the entire system beyond restoration.
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 17, 2022

The key to building local economies is to invest in human capital

During the past decades, most African economies have struggled to achieve meaningful economic growth rates owing to several reasons.
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 24, 2022

Sanctions illusion as Sadc babysits Zimbabwe

The sanctions story is a damp squib that has been allowed to grow into a thing of relevance even when its details
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 31, 2022

Will COP27 attend to Mother Earth’s rancor as the world teeters?

The Conference of the Parties (COP) has been held annually since the first climate agreement in 1992.
By Tapiwa Gomo Nov. 7, 2022

When capitalist realism drives political common sense

The role of common sense is to help make judgements and conclusions quickly and move to the next stage
By Tapiwa Gomo Nov. 14, 2022

Development does not mean being like Europe

It would also mean putting aside human rights, democracy and the freedoms that humanity has achieved thus far.
By Tapiwa Gomo Nov. 21, 2022

Political representation alone is not enough to address global imbalances

Political representation is at the core of democracy, equality and economic development for many societies
By Tapiwa Gomo Nov. 28, 2022

The power of ‘mediumship’ in controlling societies

SOME scholars have argued that those who control religion, the media and the trading systems and structures control the world
By Tapiwa Gomo Dec. 5, 2022

Rural development key to growth

The economy and everything about it must be driven and owned by the people and not just a few individuals as is the case under capitalism.
By Tapiwa Gomo Dec. 12, 2022

Climate change mitigation requires a regional approach

There is no doubt that money and other resources are critical components in addressing vulnerabilities caused by the effects of climate change.
By Tapiwa Gomo Dec. 19, 2022

Women central to human existence, development

While the concept of women’s empowerment gained traction in the 1980s, it has its roots in egalitarianism whose ideals were a significant feature of the enlightenment movement.
By Tapiwa Gomo Jan. 9, 2023

Sovereignty vs global membership

Is it possible to claim sovereignty in a context whereby it is more appealing to be a member of a regional or global village?
By Tapiwa Gomo Jan. 16, 2023

A positive economic outlook for Africa

THE Africa Development Bank has projected a positive economic performance for the African continent.
By Tapiwa Gomo Jan. 23, 2023

Can Trump end the war in Ukraine?

Political egos seem to be impeding dialogue.
By Tapiwa Gomo Jan. 31, 2023

The colonial power of money

If one wants money, they either trade the their capacities, leave what they have for greener pastures or acquire a new professional identity to secure an income
By Tapiwa Gomo Feb. 6, 2023

Will humanity have the capacity to predict earthquakes?

Japan cope with numerous powerful quakes that would have caused massive death toll and destruction on property.
By Tapiwa Gomo Feb. 13, 2023

One year on, Ukraine war must end

Even as it marks a year since Russia started attacking Ukraine over the latter’s intention to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato), there seems to be no solution in sight.
By Tapiwa Gomo Feb. 20, 2023

Local languages vital for development

The government created an impediment in the form of English and made it a requirement for accessing opportunities, forgetting that our country had its own languages.
By Tapiwa Gomo Feb. 27, 2023

Women key to family, national development

Women are empowered when they can access the opportunities available to them without limitations and restrictions such as in education, profession and lifestyle.
By Tapiwa Gomo Mar. 6, 2023

Is White monopoly capital turning against its own in SA?

The timing of such an announcement and other unfolding events seems well calculated.
By Tapiwa Gomo Mar. 13, 2023

Happy International Day of Happiness

It is an environment that allows people to realise their dreams and to define who they are with limited impediments.
By Tapiwa Gomo Mar. 20, 2023

When the going gets tough, unleash your uncles: The case of TikTok vs Western social media

TikTok is a short-form video hosting service owned by the Chinese company ByteDance and hosts user-submitted videos ranging in duration from three seconds to ten minutes.
By Tapiwa Gomo Mar. 27, 2023

BRICS is bating again

BRICS members plus those who wish to be part of the bloc are seeing more benefits in pushing back against US dollars hegemony.
By Tapiwa Gomo Apr. 5, 2023

De-dollarisation to deminish Western hegemony, give hope to developing countries

Asian countries in search of cheap labour — is now seen as both a threat to Western hegemony and the beginning of economic emancipation for poor countries.
By Tapiwa Gomo Apr. 10, 2023