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MDCT succession wrangles: Behave or ship out

Nelson Chamisa engineered a deathbed coup in the MDC-T
Mukoma Alex Magaisa in his blog post titled The day after Tsvangirai rightly pointed out, that what is currently obtaining in the MDCT is purely...

We are sleep walking into 2018 elections

Whitlaw Mugwiji It has almost been two months, since I last wrote an opinion piece. With this well needed break, I had the opportunity to...

Equal Representation in Politics: Myth of Meritocracy

At the inaugural Women Electoral Convergence meeting in Bulawayo, participants under the shevote banner demanded equal representation for women in the 2018 elections. Showing...

In defense of the coalition project: A response to Farai Maguwu...

By Whitlaw Mugwiji Benjamin Franklin aptly put it when he said any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools actually do. No sooner...

How long shall Africa continue to rely on Western benevolence?

By Whitlaw Mugwiji With more than 40 million African citizens facing food insecurity and some outright starvation, Donald Trump’s proposal to cut the American aid...

Political apathy a disease that needs curing.

By Whitlaw Mugwiji I was lucky to be among 23 student leaders who got scholarships to come and study in the Netherlands after having been...

Tichaona Zindoga was right Mutasa and Gumbo are just dwarfs in...

By Whitlaw Mugwiji In 2014, Simbarashe Mumbengegwi the foreign affairs minister had the audacity to boast to his peers at the SADC summit held in...

Mugabe is the Godfather of corruption, as long as he lives,...

From Patrick Zhuwao's botched Indigenisation, to public sector corruption, to President Mugabe's debated succession, to human rights abuses, and selective rule of law, among many others. Zanu PF's Energy Mutodi gives 10 reasons why Zimbabwe finds itself in the jaws of a lion.
By Whitlaw Mugwiji Former Hong Kong anti-corruption administrator Bertrand de Speville in his book Overcoming Corruption says, political will is the key driver in fighting...

Our generation needs its own liberation struggle

directing others through fear, and is completely unacceptable. Threatening and cajoling is the way we have been ruled for the past decades, and it is enoug
By Whitlaw Mugwiji When we were growing up, politics was a pastime activity for the mature and the old. A dangerous pastime so to speak....

Merry Christmas Zimbabwe

By Whitlaw Mugwiji I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and prosperous 2017. These are lines we recite, year...

Tsvangirai must learn to read between the lines and listen to...

By Whitlaw Mugwiji There can be no doubt that Robert Mugabe’s grip on power is slipping. The so called one centre of power can longer...

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