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Analysis: Zimbabwe’s opposition and the road ahead

• Dr Patson Dzamara is a pro-democracy activist, and a campaigner against enforced disappearances. His brother Itai, of similar inclinations was abducted by suspected state agents. Article appears on Khuluma Afrika.
Patson Dzamara The stage for a transition in Zimbabwe is set. Even exogenous factors are in sync with the transition agenda. However, just like a...

Robert Mugabe Day? A mockery of epic proportions!

By Patson Dzamara That Robert Mugabe's name is indelibly inscribed and embellished in the hall of Africa's revolutionary icons is not contestable. In his trail blazing...

Zimbabwe needs Grace

• Dr Patson Dzamara is a pro-democracy activist, and a campaigner against enforced disappearances. His brother Itai, of similar inclinations was abducted by suspected state agents. Article appears on Khuluma Afrika.
By Patson Dzamara As a Bible scholar, I understand the role of grace in our lives. In simple terms, grace is umerited favour or assistance. Ever...

Rift between protest leaders and opposition will gift Mugabe poll victory

By Maynard Manyowa  Robert Mugabe ought to be in a precarious position right now. His government, bankrupt, is battling to control poverty, unemployment, and struggles...

10 important questions about Zim political dynamics, 1 Answer

By Patson Dzamara  There is a lot of noise in the corridors of opppsition politics regarding who is who and who should do what. The...

The more things change the more they stay the same: Zim...

State security agents punched and beat Patson Dzamara with batons and later forced him to drink about four litres of water after he staged a peaceful demonstration at Independence Day celebrations attended by President Robert Mugabe on 18 April at Harare's National Sports Stadium.
By Patson Dzamara The legacy of colonialism in Africa has largely affected the idea and nature of the post-colonial state. It is in the wake...

Analysis: Zimbabwe’s midnight moment of hope among illusions

• Dr Patson Dzamara is a pro-democracy activist, and a campaigner against enforced disappearances. His brother Itai, of similar inclinations was abducted by suspected state agents. Article appears on Khuluma Afrika.
By Patson Dzamara One erudite person once said that at midnight every tomorrow becomes today. A midnight speaks of an eternally simultaneous relationship and occurrence of two distinct elements. It speaks...

We must not wait for Mugabe to die

“Almighty God, in whose hands our future lies, I salute the national flag. United in our diversity and our common desire for freedom, justice and equality, Respecting the brave fathers and mothers who lost lives in the Chimurenga/Umvukela and National liberation struggles. We are proud inheritors of the richness of our natural resources. We are proud creators and participants in our vibrant traditions and cultures. So I commit to honesty and the dignity of hard work.”
By Patson Dzamara A loser is essentially someone who gives up before they reach the end of the road. With that in mind, there is...

Is Zimbabwe on the verge of an implosion?

Nine years ago, more than 1,400 people were murdered in Kenya. To date, no one has been prosecuted for these crimes – and, following the dismissal of the last Kenyan case at the International Criminal Court, it doesn’t look as though anyone ever will
By Patson Dzamara I am aware that this will invoke several interpretations by different people based on their world views. Fully prepared for that, I...

How to uproot Zimbabwe’s power intoxicated dictatorship

State security agents punched and beat Patson Dzamara with batons and later forced him to drink about four litres of water after he staged a peaceful demonstration at Independence Day celebrations attended by President Robert Mugabe on 18 April at Harare's National Sports Stadium.
By Patson Dzamara That ZANU PF is a deeply entrenched, well organised and well oiled dictatorship is incontestable. That the dictator in chief, Robert Mugabe...

Like father, like mother, like children! Mugabe’s entire family have become...

By Patson Dzamara The humanity in me has often refrained me from dragging Mugabe's children into the business of their parents. Reality has conspired to...

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