Reader friendly Mthwakazi Independent: a blog about Matabeleland and all things that matter. It is the voice of Matabeleland people; our nation is facing existential threats we haven’t seen in years and it’s survival depends on our ability to breakdown all barriers to our civil rights, freedoms and liberties. We’re the information vehicle moving the past and the present to the region as we walk into the future.

It’s vital that people understand why and how the independent state of Zimbabwe is a problem for Matabeleland. We expose systemic flaws that malign Matabeleland and increase self-doubt. Zimbabwean systems and institutions are a product of tribalism that withholds favour from Matabeleland and its people. But, we are not about nursing victimhood mentality, we advance alternative approaches that better address Matabeleland’s needs.

Readers’ participation

Direct public participation is integral to our improvement, development and growth. Subscribers and visitors area encouraged to contribute towards the enrichment of knowledge; we encourage participation in debates via the comments section of articles (where applicable) or click link for featured Facebook debates.

Where there are diverse views controversy and offense are inevitable, conversation must not be restricted merely to avoid offending others. However, for the integrity of the website, we urge all contributors to maintain objectivity, seek and use credible sources.

Maintaining website integrity

This is not a propaganda tool, but an informative platform for our nation. It’s an expectation that contributors will conduct themselves responsibly and uphold high moral standards all the time while engaging on this site. As a website, we reserve the right to remove and/ or report contributors who engage in discriminatory or abusive or threatening behaviours, make defamatory statements, falsify information, deceive others, infringe copyright rules and breach data protection laws. Finally, contributors must refrain from discussing cases pending before the courts of law.

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