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What Happened in DRC; Dawn of a New Era?

By Munashe Gutu The run up to the 2018 D.R.C elections saw most African enthusiasts yearning for a new change in...
Catriona Laing fair ambassador

Was Catriona Laing A Fair Ambassador During Her Stay In Zimbabwe, Was She Running...

Outgoing United Kingdom Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Catriona Laing, has been accused of being partisan and having a bias towards the ruling party, ZANU-PF. As her tenure here in Zimbabwe has...
St John's gay teacher Hovelmeier resigns

Homosexuality in Zimbabwe: No Space for Homosexuals, St John’s Teacher Resigns After Death Threats

There's basically no space for homosexuals in Zimbabwe, really. The amount of energy we spend policing the decisions we make in our lives is pathetic, I mean, can't that...
Mthuli Ncube must grow thick skin

Will Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube Develop A Thick Skin To Resist Executive Pressure?

Mthuli Ncube's appointment came with a mix of outright optimism, cautious optimism, and some just think the same old may prevail. His appointment gave Zimbabwe the chance to have...

Ubu’s Letter: A CRY FROM AN AFRICAN CHILD

Dear African Parent Hi, I hope I find you well. My name is Nobuhle Nyoni aka uBu and I am just another African child who needs you to hear me...
President Mnangagwa Cabinet Must Deliver

President Mnangagwa Must Come Up With A Cabinet That Delivers

Elections are over, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (ED) was declared the winner by the courts, and his mandate has started. He has got a lot of work cut for him. His...
Investing zimbabwe 2018 ahead of democracy

Should Zimbabwe Prioritise Investment Ahead of Democracy?

The question of investment over democracy is an important one that we should ask ourselves in line with the recent developments in the country. Choosing investment ahead of peace...
Zimbabwe must respect the rule of law if the country is to progress

Zimbabwe Must Respect The Rule of Law for The Progress of the Country

Zimbabwe has a poor track record of lack of respect for property rights and gross violation of basic human rights. When Emmerson Mnangagwa took over in November 2017, he...

ZANU Wins Two-Thirds Parliamentary Majority – What This Means And How We’re Screwed

First, ZANU-PF is a complex system. Second, ZANU-PF is obsessed with making laws that ensure their grip on power is retained. Third, ZANU-PF likes a formalistic approach to the laws, they...
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Let’s Respect Women And Their Private Lives

When I saw a tweet that postulated how it's tough being a woman, I realised how certain archaic behaviours are still finding dominance in our society, modern as we...

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