MTHWAKAZI POLITICS: WHEN SILENCE IS NOT GOLDEN

There is no wisdom in inaction when the situation demands of you to act. While Mthwakazi accepts that silence has a sound and there is wisdom to it, we need to acknowledge too there are genuine cases when the voice of reason needs to be heard to deny space to unwarranted and dangerous political narrative. Continue reading

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MTHWAKAZI GROUPS REQUIRE CREATIVE AND STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION

Mthwakazi stay put! Do not persist in the delusion of Zimbabwean political transformation no matter how satisfying and reassuring it maybe; do not be blinded by the false positivity of recent political events and lose focus of the fact that the leadership change, necessary as it was, was not instigated by the public for democratic aspirations, but a military coup whose primary objective was to stabilise ZANU PF; maintaining the ZANU PF hegemony is the goal, the country is secondary to the plan. In the scheme of things, Matabeleland interests are an afterthought. Continue reading

Eddie Cross’ Ndebele/ Khalanga tribalism clanger

Liars anchoring the political life cycle of Zimbabwe have managed to convince themselves that Matabeleland is a threat to national unity and have treated it as one. This deception is nothing but a chunk of deliberate lies reduced and meticulously put into practice. The whole Zimbabwean system is a political sham frequently patched and propped up by a woven set of partial truths, if not plain lies to avoid it collapsing on itself. Continue reading

POLITICAL BIGOTRY AND NOT ETHNIC DIVERSITY THE PROBLEM

Tsvangirai is yet to let me down; he is consistently clueless and will confidently display it whenever given the chance as was the case at White City Stadium in Bulawayo recently. His concerns of what he perceives to be a peace threatening culture of ethnic extremism are imaginary at best and a lie at worst. Continue reading

SHONAWASHING OF MTHWAKAZI IS CATASTROPHIC

The main feature and constant reality of Zimbabwean independence has been its objective absence in Mthwakazi and Mthwakazi’s socio-political space being systematically altered. Shonawashing is the term I will use to call the deliberate and sustained socio-political practice of replacing Mthwakazi people, norms and values with Shona alternatives. Continue reading