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By RANJENI MUNUSAMY Last week’s damning Constitutional Court judgment on the Nkandla matter found that President Jacob Zuma had “failed to uphold, defend and respect the Constitution”. Zuma’s acting inconsistently with his constitutional obligations constituted “illegality”, the court said. There is no way this judgment can be ignored as the...
By Panashe Makufa Ethiopis-Israel a non-denominational network based in Ethiopia in partnership with Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe (EFZ) and on behalf of Christian sons and daughters in Zimbabwe will  this Friday be honoring church leaders for the work they have done over the years. The event which is under the theme...
By Njeri Kimani “The first night I got electricity in my house I kept on blowing the bulb for it to go off, just like I was used to blowing my tin lamp,” laughs 72-year-old Jane Awinja. Three years after she got electricity under the last mile connectivity project, an ambitious...
Safeguarding tommorow through sensible leadership, even in the midst of protest By Simon Herring During the last protest, open letters were written to heads of schools, warning them that someone would be 'watching', and unspecified action would be taken against those schools which operated during the stay-away. This is EXACTLY the thinking...
Modified tanker trucks are at the center of a new wave of drug smuggling into and through South Africa as well as movement of illegal arms and ivory from and out of Zimbabwe, a Khuluma Afrika investigation has established. Tapiwa Vhurundiya (Khuluma Reporter) This was discovered after a fuel tanker truck...
By Khuluma Afrika The wife of Zimbabwe's President, Grace Mugabe was detained briefly at Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore after she attacked two journalists at the facility on consecutive days, attempting to woman-handle them and throwing their devices into a fish pond sources in Singapore have confirmed to Khuluma Afrika. On Friday...
Founded in 1953, AAI is a premier U.S.-based international organization dedicated to strengthening human capacity in Africa and promoting the continent’s development through higher education and skills training, convening activities, program implementation and management. In this interview, THANDISIZWE MGUDLWA got the  president of AAI, Kofi Appenteng, to dwell more on...
By Eddie Cross On Monday a rumor swept the country, “they” are going to pay the annual bonus to the Civil Service using “Bond Notes” denominated in US dollars instead of the real thing. By the afternoon a mini rush had developed on the banks with people trying to withdraw...
BY MUTSA MURENJE This treatise is a response to remarks made by the former South African President Thabo Mbeki at his foundation in Johannesburg a few days ago. They are significant remarks, coming as they do from a former president whose exit wasn’t so glorious. Nonetheless, it needs to be...
By Bishop Dave Chikosi “Then I looked again at all the acts of oppression which were being done under the sun. And behold I saw the tears of the oppressed and that they had no one to comfort them; and on the side of their oppressors was power (Ecclesiastes 4:1-3)   We...
Dear Comrade Makhosi Khoza Recently you asked those “in favour of a new political home” to comment “Yes” on your Facebook status. You have also stated that many people have been urging you to establish a new political party since resigning from the African National Congress. I suspect that you...