• 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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  • 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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  • Mnangagwa’s Deceptive Road to Armageddon

    Mnangagwa’s Deceptive Road to Armageddon0

    Zimbabwe’s quest for a new path under the auspices of the new dispensation and reengagement by Mnangagwa has vapoured into thin air faster than anyone could have imagined as the country is back again under the international spotlight. The November 2017 Euphoria has fast fizzled to Armageddonian despair. Mnangagwa’s reckless and divisive utterances during the

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