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By Amnesty International The authorities in Lesotho must uphold human rights and the rule of law and end continuing harassment and intimidation of lawyers and human rights defenders, said Amnesty International today, marking Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s first year in office. “In the year since Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s inauguration, we...
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 articles appears on Hopewell Chino'ono Facebook Page and is published with his permission) When President Emmerson Mnangagwa came into office after his former boss, Robert Mugabe, had been forced to resign following a military intervention, he could have done anything that he wanted to do and still get away...
Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Since white domination forced its way in 1652, the indigenous Black inhabitants of the country were to suffer under the oppressive laws of the Colonial regimes still democratic rule of 1994. It was through the centuries of Struggle for Freedom that Black would finally be in a position to...
Khuluma Afrika's co-Editor, Maynard Manyowa will as of tommorow, January 31, 2017, be temporarily relieved from his duties for an indefinite period of time while he undergoes treatment for medical complications which at this point are considered 'considerably serious' Exactly a year and a month since the launch of 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 Patson Dzamara The unprecedented rise of the citizens’ movement in Zimbabwe gave ordinary citizens a loud and bold voice. After the disbanding of the GNU and the 2013 elections, Itai Dzamara was the first citizen to boldly stand up, speak out and act against ZANU PF's failure to run the...
By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE The US is almost as famous for its gun violence as for Hollywood and hamburgers. Who’s next in line to that rather dubious and violent throne? More than 32,000 people die annually from gun violence in the US, with more people killed by guns than by...
By Hubert Sithole A hot potato is a sensitive situation or controversial issue that is difficult to handle and thus gets passed from one person to the next (like a potato that is too hot to hold). When the hot potato is a person, in this case a former President,...
By Weston Wesley Common sense is common but when common sense isn't utilised, it brings a problem. I was following a debate done during a sitting by the parliament of Zimbabwe, about whether the government should distribute condoms among inmates in Zimbabwe's prisons. In my view, it is morally, socially, religiously and...
Former Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Jonathan Moyo has made spectacular and improbable claims that 25 SAS snipers raided his home. The former G40 kingpin, took to twitter to make the sensational claims.   What would you do if you & your family survived a 2am-15 minute ZDF attack on your...