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By Revelations Mudziwashe Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has been quoted in various media over the last few days. Going through the vast coverage, it is suffice to say the agents of the dark underworld are keen to paint the man of God black. Clever readers will stop for a second and ask...
(This article appears on Hopewell Chin’ono Facebook page and is published with permission.) In May of 2007 I flew back from Britain where I had been reading Documentary Practice on a British government scholarship. I wanted to make a documentary film on Mental Illness because I felt that it was a...
This part is bad Prophet Magaya's rape case simply will not go away. He will now stand trial. It has been a tale of twists, turns and shockers. Firstly, the trial could not take place on more than 3 occasions because the presiding Prosecutor Sebastian Mutizirwa could not put his papers...
by Dirk Frey We must break away from our history of violence. The colonization of Zimbabwe by British ‘adventurers’ (to use a polite term) started a cycle of endemic violence which haunts us to this day. This present moment in history finds us at a crossroads and we must, as a...
(This article first appears on Hopewell Chin'ono Facebook Page and is published with his permission) If there is ever one thing that Zimbabwean political parties, politicians and their communication departments have never mastered, it is to understand how to use their relationship with the media profitably and understanding how the...
Cyril Ramaphosa must provide ANC branches with a new alternative for South Africa. ANC branches are the ones that hold the cards of whether the 105 year old liberation movement sinks or swim. And by implication the future of the country. And come ANC national elective conference from December 16-20, it would...
By Mutsa Murenje I don’t know what your story is like, but mine goes like this: In December 1997, I finished Form 1 which in other contexts is generally known as Grade 8. Then, I was a mere 14-year old child being raised by my brother and his dear wife....
By Mlondolozi Ndlovu A Harare based pro-democracy group has accused Zimbabwean police of abandoning their constitutional duties and turning themselves into Zanu PF political “commissars” ahead of this weekend’s Bikita West by-election. Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) said in a statement that the parliamentary by-election has been marred by violence and...
  A few weeks ago, I spent one weekend at a friend’s place in Sydney. It was an enriching and gravid experience for an indoors person like myself. I must be somehow dull for all I do is spend time on my books. This, to an extent, is gratifying. I...
NEWS ANALYSIS (By Simon Allison for Mail and Guardian) Oh, what cruel irony. It was Zimbabwe’s brave, emphatic, tireless opposition leaders who, for decades, led the political fight against president Robert Mugabe and his despotic rule. Although imperfect, it was leaders like Morgan Tsvangirai, Tendai Biti and Welshman Ncube who...
By Psychology Maziwisa (April 2010 - Nehanda Radio) Head of State and Government; Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces; Your Excellency; President of the Republic Of Zimbabwe; Dear Mr President, I imagine that you are aware of the political, economic and social standing of our country and hope that sooner rather than later you will find it...