• 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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  • 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

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  • 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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  • Media for Profit vs Its Democratic Value in Zimbabwe0

    Three things occurred in Zimbabwe’s mainstream media environment that are directly related but will help us understand the sector much better.  From how it views and values itself, its own understanding of how the public should receive/respect it and how those that own the media view their roles vis-à-vis their profit motive. The first occurrence

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  • Mnangagwa’s ‘2nd Republic’ and the Pursuance of Neoliberal Economics0

    The confirmation of Emmerson Mnangagwa by Zimbabwe’s highest court as president sealed the dispute on Zimbabwe’s future leader to carry the hopes of a nation yearning for a new trajectory. The disputed election resulted in the MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa filing a constitutional court application challenging the credibility of the election results.  The case

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Dear @citizentvkenya, What law bars "disclosing information in relation to terrorism activities"? By not asking this in their reporting, KE media are making a rather uncomfortable bed for themselves. citizentv.co.ke/news…