• Zim Bond Coin Vexing the Masses, Smiling all the Way to Reserve Bank0

    There are conversations that we are not having concerning our more mundane economic realities in Zimbabwe. I boarded a commuter omnibus, commonly referred to as a ‘kombi’ in our country.  An elderly lady, most probably a working mother, had a heated conversation with the kombi conductor about the change that she was handed for her

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  • HIV+ Priest Using Social Media To Encourage Positive Living

    HIV+ Priest Using Social Media To Encourage Positive Living0

    By Paul Shalala A 47 year old Anglican Priest, who is living with HIV has taken to social media to encourage positive living and discourage fellow clergymen from stopping HIV positive congregants from taking Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ARV) drugs. Reverend Stuart Bweupe, the priest in charge at Kabwe North Parish, has been posting Facebook and WhatsApp

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  • Why didn’t CCM lose?

    Why didn’t CCM lose?0

    Just before the General Elections in Tanzania on 25 October 2015,  Mathew Bukhi wrote the reflections below on an article – and email – entitled ‘Why the CCM won’t lose: the roots of single-party dominance in Tanzania’: I found one journal article, with a title similar to this email’s subject, very interesting and timely. The

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  • Whose Revolution is it anyway?

    Whose Revolution is it anyway?0

    “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose” Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr I wonder if Jean Baptiste knew that these words would later shape themselves into a phrase that would be echoed across the world and be widely relevant almost 200 years later. Although perhaps, the phrase itself would show that it was here to stay,

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  • Samora Machel’s legacy lives0

    By Blessing Vava It is exactly five years since the Committee of the Peoples Charter (CPC), launched the inaugural Samora Machel Public lecture at the New Ambassador Hotel in Harare in 2010 to celebrate and remember the life of Comrade Samora Moises Machel. Comandete Moises Machel The inaugural launch drew eminent speakers drawn from various civil

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  • The Anatomy of a Lootocracy

    The Anatomy of a Lootocracy0

    In light of the ongoing NYS/IFMIS scandal in which amounts ranging from KES 695 million to KES 791 million are said to have been stolen by alleged relatives of top NYS officials hiding behind a few companies, it is important that we as a nation take pause to appreciate the extent of the mess we

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  • Unwritten rule that fosters corruption in #Malawi

    Unwritten rule that fosters corruption in #Malawi0

    It is now two years since Malawi was rocked by its biggest government corruption scandal in history. The systematic looting of public coffers by civil servants, private contractors and politicians saw them steal US$31 million from government coffers. It is estimated that about 35% of government funds have been stolen over the past decade. The

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I was Insulted a few days ago when I said the opposition & the people of zim are the biggest losers. Guess I was right. Tirikuitiswa