• Only political action will remove ZANU PF from power

    Only political action will remove ZANU PF from power0

    The leaked audio featuring a conversation between Mnangagwa’s wife Auxillia and an army commander named as Murombo has exposed the power struggles in the “New Dispensation” administration. In the audio, Auxillia Mnangagwa claims that the army is trying to ‘get Mnangagwa through’ her, clearly asserting that all is not well in the cockpit and that

  • Is Zimbabwe headed for another coup?

    Is Zimbabwe headed for another coup?1

    The November 2017 military coup which forced tyrant Robert Mugabe from power is still haunting Zimbabwe, almost 18 months down the line. The remnants of the coup and its footprints will not disappear sooner than we expected. After topping Mugabe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa had an enormous task facing him trying to please his erstwhile conspirators

  • 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

  • Zims’ 2018: A Year in Which Anger was Never Going to be Enough0

    At some point almost every adult Zimbabwean could easily be defined as being angry in the year 2018.  And all for different reasons. A majority of us were apoplectic about the state of the national political economy as accompanied by the promises of Mnangagwa’s ‘new dispensation’.  Not that expectations were that high.  It was more

  • One Year After Mugabe: A Revolution Still not Televised

    One Year After Mugabe: A Revolution Still not Televised0

    On 15 November 2017, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s longest serving ruler was confined to his private residence in the affluent suburb of Borrowdale in Harare, Zimbabwe.  This, while armed soldiers took control of the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s (ZBC) headquarters major stations and patrolled the streets of the capital city. In what was self-evidently a ‘coup d’etat‘


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