Category: Politics

Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of democratic societies

By Byron Mutingwende Indeed, free and fair elections are the cornerstone of democratic societies. In the same spirit, ahead of the 2018 elections in Zimbabwe, the...

Khupe Hits Back at Tsvangirai

Wisdom Mumera The acrimonious divisions simmering in the Morgan Tsvangirai led MDC-T have refused to die down with the trio of Vice President Thokozani Khupe, suspended...

Mobile registration information inadequate: ZESN

By Byron Mutingwende The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) has said that the time to educate and sensitise citizens about the commencement of the mobile...

President Mugabe entrenching position on longest ruling log

President Mugabe’s insistence that he will stay and contest the 2018 elections way past logic, sense and his physical abilities is very much in line with his...

Unpacking Zanu PF power dynamics

By Patson Dzamara For a number of years Zimbabwe has been meandering in the corridors of confusion, leadership failure and despondency. Lurching from one crisis to...

Electoral Act Needs Urgent Patching to Avoid Loopholes in 2018

Wisdom Mumera The current electoral laws still have loopholes allowing for voting using the old voter’s roll and there is a need to quickly amend the Electoral Act...

Mugabe University Grant: A Case of Misplaced Priorities: CiZC

By Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) is alarmed and worried at the wanton abuse of public funds following the award of close to US$1bn...

We must not be distracted by these dull side-shows

By Patson Dzamara Regarding who among that ZANU PF gang gets to hell before the others, I don’t know and certainly don’t care. As far as I am concerned,...

The MDCT needs to harvest talent

By Patson Dzamara I almost jumped out of my skin after reading a rather uncharacteristic and bold assertion by Dr. Pedzisai Ruhanya. “90% of the current MDC-T...

Reasons Why Zimbabwe May Have Gone Beyond Failed Country Status

Wisdom Mumera Definitions of a failed state usually include a rudderless country where their is little to no central government control of happenings, an economy in...