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By Edinah Masanga ZANU PF politics continue to get shambolic and dirty every day, dragging Zimbabwe down with it; it is the only party where harbouring presidential ambitions against a 92-year-old despotic leader is considered a treasonous attack on his person, an enmity to the nation state and doing so...
By Tinashe Mukogo CA (SA) INSEAD & Musekiwa Samuriwo Executives in Silicon Valley and more broadly in developed markets are used to making decisions based on reliable data and even more so now with the advent of ‘Big Data’. Even companies such as Amazon who pride themselves in the ability...
By Maynard Manyowa Zimbabwe's beleaguered first lady Grace Mugabe hounded the now deceased provincial minister for Masvingo, Shuvai Mahofa, just moments before the heroine tragically passed away as a result of hypertension related illnesses. Impeccable sources told Khuluma Afrika that the afternoon before Minister Mahofa died, she had attended a meeting...
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 best way to help us map the way forward is posing critical questions and proffering answers to those questions. Questions 1. Wrong as it may be, Zimbabwean...
By Peta Thornycroft Yes, finally this seems to be the end of the road for Mugabe, and I can’t see him standing for re-election in 2018. He will be gone before then. People on the streets and groups are telling me, and I can see with my own eyes, that there...
By RANJENI MUNUSAMY Had this not been an election year, the conversation around President Jacob Zuma might have been markedly different within the ANC. Of course there would still be haranguing of those who challenge the party line and declarations of eternal loyalty from his devotees. The president’s stomping on...
Shingi Nyahwa Kwame Nkrumah is the most notable individual amongst a generation of leaders that led the charge of independence from colonial rule throughout Africa , the ultimate  aim of the liberation free-for-alls throughout Africa was to finally establish the United States of Africa which figuratively means making Africa a...
By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa At the back of it's worst electoral decline since South Africa became a democracy in 1994, the ANC is this year entering a year that could see this once proud liberation movement tearing itself apart. That is if the ANC fails to rise to the occasion in its election year...
THEMBILE NDABENI South African Arts and Culture Minister Mr Nathi Mthethwa visited Russia for repatriation of the remains of Moses Kotane and JB Marks. Their remains were brought back home on 01 March 2015 and later reburied in honour on 14/03/2015 and 22/03/2015 consecutively, well, but what about their “forerunner”...
By Abednico Siambombe The mantra of this piece is to highlight the major challenges faced by children living with disabilities in schools and at their homes. The fight against stereotyping and segregation of children living with disability in the rural schools need more attention when compared to what is happening...
Nophi Phumisa These are not rumours. Weeks ago, a local chief in Malawi, Paramount Chief Lundu, made a strong case, publicly, connecting Prophet Shepherd Bushiri to mainstream politics. At a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) political rally in his area, Lundu publicly announced he has banned Prophet Bushiri’s churches in his...