• History on Repeat: Is ZANU PF Facing Another Putsch?

    History on Repeat: Is ZANU PF Facing Another Putsch?1

    The past few days have been quite interesting with the developments in Zimbabwe’s ruling party ZANU PF.  The unfolding events have been triggered by a press conference by the now-suspended two  ZANU PF youth leaders, Lewis Matutu (Deputy Secretary for Youth) and Godfrey Tsenengamu (Political Commissar) naming what they allege are corrupt cartels which have caused harm

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  • SADC’s Newfound Radicalism: A False Assumption that the Future Reverts to Our Past

    SADC’s Newfound Radicalism: A False Assumption that the Future Reverts to Our Past0

    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decided, probably by default, to become a little bit more assertive on the international global stage.  At its latest Heads ofState and Government Summit (HOSG) it decided to throw its weight around on the issue of Zimbabwe and issued a resolution against  the sanctions that have been imposed

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  • Virtue and Sophistry: Economy As the Superstructure in Zimbabwe

    Virtue and Sophistry: Economy As the Superstructure in Zimbabwe0

    There were a number of by-elections in Zimbabwe over the last month.  One for local government in my rural home district of Bikita East in Masvingo province.  The other(s) for Parliament and local government in Lupane East which is in Matebeleland North province.  Both are rural constituencies in our first-past-the post parliamentary and local government

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  • 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

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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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