Zimbabwe Must Wake Up: SENTIMENTALITY has failed. It’s time for PRAGMATISM.

This country has always been governed by emotions rather than practicality. Both civil wars (the First and Second Chimurenga) were triggered by sensationalism over the land issue. The reality was that those who fought for the land did not know how to exploit it. The dilapidation of once productive farms we have seen since the... Continue Reading →

MUGABE IS BIG BROTHER – 1984

Long before Big Brother UK, Big Brother Africa, Big Brother here and Big Bother there ever graced (or disgraced...either one applies) our television screens with a revolutionary reality TV concept, Big Brother was in actual fact created in 1949. He (Big Brother of course) was conceived when Eric Arthur Blair (GEORGE ORWELL) had a fling... Continue Reading →

A PLEA TO THE YOUTH

While cleaning my bookshelves I came across an old little book with the boring title, "Prague Spring: A report on Czechoslovakia 1968" written by an obscure historian by the name of Dr Zbynek Anthony Bohuslav Zeman. I was genuinely taken aback by the parallels in the Czechoslovak uprising and our own Zimbabwean situation. I was... Continue Reading →

MUGABE: THE YOUNG AND THE OLD

Born on the 21st of February 1924 Robert Gabriel Mugabe's life before his return from Ghana  in May 1960 at the age of 36 remains largely unknown. What is known about these first 36 years of his life is largely derived from interviews with the few people who knew him before he became a public figure.... Continue Reading →

DR IBBO MANDAZA IS RIGHT

Academic, political analyst and businessman Dr Ibbo Mandaza at the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition conference said there is need of a youthful party composed of technocrats to resuscitate the country. He has also been one of the staunch proponents of a transition committee which resuscitates the economy and prepares for free and fair elections.I agree with... Continue Reading →

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