• Zimbabwean Music and its Influence on Society

    Zimbabwean Music and its Influence on Society0

    Zimbabwean music has continued playing an important part in the country’s cultural history, shaping social discourse in the everyday lives of people. Over the years musical compositions of different genres have been churned providing entertainment, provoking debate, educating society and providing social commentary in our communities and country at large. Music has acted as a

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  • ‘Capital’ and Inequality in Zimbabwe

    ‘Capital’ and Inequality in Zimbabwe0

    Photo Credit: BBC A friend who lives and works in the Diaspora recently gave me a copy of the highly regarded French economist Thomas Piketty’s bestselling book ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’.   Because of Zimbabwe’s Marxist/Leninist ideological history, the term ‘capital’ consistently rings a socialist bell in the consciousness of a greater number of political

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  • The complexities of Social Media in Zimbabwe

    The complexities of Social Media in Zimbabwe0

    For the past two months, Zimbabwe has been dominating the regional and international news headlines following a “wave” of protests, mainly in the capital city Harare. Most significant are the events of July 6, which many commentators and some sections of the media are attributing the successes to mobilisation through #hashtags on social media. However,

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  • -The role of social media  in augmented political realities in Zimbabwe

    -The role of social media in augmented political realities in Zimbabwe0

    Photo Credit : REUTERS There is always interest in assessing how the interaction of new technologies affects everyday human realities. In the age of the internet, this is referred to as ‘augmented reality’. It refers in part to how computer and internet based technology has with the advent of the smart phone and attendant applications,

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  • Remembrance, Nostalgia, Recognition and Zimbabwe’s Circular Small Change Politics

    Remembrance, Nostalgia, Recognition and Zimbabwe’s Circular Small Change Politics0

    There is a lot of political remembrance, nostalgia and contestation for recognition across Zimbabwe’s political spectrum. Occurring against the backdrop of the national heroes day holidays, political and military actors who participated in the liberation struggles as guerrillas have been laying claim to authenticity. Not so much remembering the pain of the struggle but claiming

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.@Gen_wamala vows to fight off Museveni opponents According to the story, the area MPs wanted him to explain political instability. In any of his utterances, I see no explanation. But threats, the Gen's loyalty should be first to Uganda, not Mr. M7. monitor.co.ug/News/N…