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By Teresa Noguire Pinto Without wishing him bad luck, Robert Mugabe is 92 years old. His health is failing and his country is burning. Wether we like it or not, at some point sooner than later, he is going to die. And when that happens, what happens to Zimbabwe? A...
By Professor Ken Mufuka The problems in Zimbabwe are man made. To be honest, they made by foolish men. The men that created these crisis are incapable of change. That is the biggest problem in Zimbabwe right now. We are governed by foolish men. I SET foot on Zimbabwe soil only...
By Professor Stephen Chan Zimbabwe's finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa led a delegation to the UK last week. Their task to re-engage the west, and get financial assistance. It is a noble and necessary move given the situation in Zimbabwe. It is admirable that Robert Mugabe has realized his country needs more...
By Bridgette Malenga Right in the midst of gloom and doom, Something amazing happened right in between the Limpopo and the Zambezi. For 36 years, we were deaf, dumb, mute, blind, crippled. Such is the magnitude of the miracle, that millions can speak. Something happened. Something so crazy happened – Zimbabwe spoke. Up....
Trusted Lieutenants, Runaway Economy, Monopoly Violence: A Long read on three Decades of the Zimbabwe Story (The past, present, & future)   By Maynard Manyowa There is something ubiquitous about the impending fall of Robert Mugabe. The walls are closing in on a leader who seemed so invincible for well over 6...
By Hilary Mare Donald Trump's propensity to be outrageous & controversial has put him in pole position to take over from Obama. Whilst its unprecedented, his approach will not work in Zimbabwe. It has not stopped career politicians like Lumumba from trying though. Here is part one of my letter...
To Our Beloved Police Commissioner General, Dr Augustine Chihuri By Hilary Mare Images purporting to portray South African Police members as being active participants in looting and other related forms of criminality during the recent violent riots in Tshwane have been revolted by Brigadier Mashadi Selepe in South Africa, but those...
By Kizito Faradase I am a vendor. The life of a vendor is difficult and brutal. We are chased around the city all day and beaten when caught. We spend the nights on cold pavements in the city. We do not go home anymore, there is nothing to go home...
By Maynard Manyowa One does not necessarily need to like some characters within the unit to appreciate that their message, tactic, and endowments will benefit the entire democratic movement that aims to put an end to 36 years of pain Zimbabwe is in a full blown crisis. Conditions in the country...
By Hilary Mare Dear Zimbabwean Youths I fully understand that in our own country, youth unemployment is high. Black graduates are in crisis. With the rate of unemployment sky high, some have had no option but to parade their degrees at traffic intersections in the search for a job. Heartbreaking and...
By Mlondolozi Ndlovu As much as the international community has stood firm against racial discrimination, taking the move as far as the sporting arena, our country is yet to fully remove racism cousin - intolerance. We still yearn for tribal tolerance. To date, medieval tribal conflicts still haunt the nation....