• Malawi elections: A three-horse race too close to call

    Malawi elections: A three-horse race too close to call0

    On 21 May, Malawi goes to the polls to vote for the president, members of parliament and local councillors. The fifth elections since the country’s return to multiparty democracy, these could be the most tightly-contested yet. Malawi uses first-past-the-post system, meaning whichever candidate gets the most votes in the single round of voting wins. In

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  • Zimbabwe @39: A Return to the Source and a Liberatory State

    Zimbabwe @39: A Return to the Source and a Liberatory State0

    The number of years since our national independence may increase but its historic meaning is never lost.  And that is as it should be.  No matter one’s political or religious views, our national independence, coming as it did after years of revolutionary struggle is definitive, liberatory and organic to our national consciousness. That the person

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  • Matiang’i: Uhuru’s Middle Finger To The Constitution

    Matiang’i: Uhuru’s Middle Finger To The Constitution0

    President Uhuru Kenyatta’s recent elevation of Fred Matiang’i to “chief” of the Cabinet Secretaries has been widely interpreted as a swipe against his deputy, William Ruto. While there may be some truth in that, it feels like once again the country is missing the wood for the trees. The appointment is also a swipe against

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  • Zim Workers Day 2019: Re-Linking the Idea of State with Working People

    Zim Workers Day 2019: Re-Linking the Idea of State with Working People0

    Zimbabwe’s biggest labour federation the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has given the theme for  the 2019  Workers Day commemorations as ‘We are at a Crossroads! Unite, Fight  Neo-liberalism and Austerity.’ This is a radical theme to say the least.  It is also directly ideological in that it immediately challenges the free market economic

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  • ED’s New Establishment Project: An Attempt at Elitist Permanence

    ED’s New Establishment Project: An Attempt at Elitist Permanence0

    When President Emmerson Mnangagwa made overtures for ‘national dialogue’ to his political rivals in the 2018 harmonised elections, it was understandably viewed as some sort of political grandstanding.  Not least because the mainstream MDC-Alliance opposition, has not participated in the same while holding out for its own terms to be accepted. Even though of late

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Shawn Mubiru

It is not by accident that they all end up coming from the same place within our country, it is a design that we need to undo. The fact is it is done, but the truth is; the entire country doesn’t liked it. The country is tired and annoyed at the same time. It is not too late.