By Newsday Editorial President Robert Mugabe was on Monday night at it again at the United Nations General Assembly, giving a speech on a tangent to what most Zimbabweans want to hear, in yet another example of his fading yesteryear oratory prowess. Where Mugabe had in the past spoken to huge...
By J BROOKS SPECTOR As the gravity-defying phenomenon of Donald J Trump’s apparent early support continues to mystify and captivate analysts and supporters, J. BROOKS SPECTOR tries to take a measure of what it may mean. Donald Trump seems to have captured the pre-pre-election news cycle in a way that is...
By RANJENI MUNUSAMY “It’s like snow in the summer”, says Abdülhamit Bilici, director of Turkey’s Cihan News Agency, about the systematic breakdown of the rule of law and erosion of democratic freedoms in his country. Perhaps that’s the only way to keep going in the context of an assault on...
by Takudzwanashe Mundenga With the 54-member regional bloc recently endorsed the elevation of Zimbabwe’s nonagenarian President Robert Mugabe to the African Union chair; the evening news is hardly shifting focus from African affairs. Without a momentary hesitation, Mugabe has already announced the exodus of African states from the International Criminal...