7 Mar 2018 § Leave a comment

As victims and first-hand witnesses of state violence, we must use our experience to denounce all forms of violence; we must not be seen to be supporting and condoning violence; we must not be seen to be even remotely accommodating an insidious culture of violence that cheapens human life. « Read the rest of this entry »



6 Jan 2018 § Leave a comment

We are experiencing a sudden wave of palpable hostility towards Gukurahundi victims and anyone who dares stands up to injustice. Truth be told, disregard and insensitivity towards the Gukurahundi atrocities by some ethnic Shona people, I stress they are a minority, cannot sustain peace in Zimbabwe. « Read the rest of this entry »


24 Dec 2017 § Leave a comment

Zimbabwe is an environment of extreme tribalism, and tribalism makes more noise, normality does not sell. We want to turn the tide and make decency the norm in Mthwakazi’s fight for sovereignty. The outcome of the Catalonia 21-Dec-2017 election gives hope and further confirmation that armed intervention and violence (in general) is not the only intervention available to Mthwakazi. « Read the rest of this entry »

Drawing Matabeleland battle lines

2 Jan 2017 § Leave a comment

We owe it to our fallen heroes and heroines (grandparents, mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons, daughters and the unborn babies mercilessly butchered) not to allow the Zimbabwean state dominion over Matabeleland and not to repeat the horrors of the Gukurahundi inhuman acts of undeterred violence. « Read the rest of this entry »

Linda Masarira’s Ndebele slur

20 Dec 2016 § Leave a comment

We shall not pretend to be surprised by Linda Tsungie Masarira’s recently expressed political remarks about the alleged ‘cowardice’ of Ndebeles. As Matabeleland nationals, we will steer clear of self-pity and ensure there is no longer any tolerance for such outrageous conduct.

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Yesterday is gone, tomorrow is ours to gain or lose

19 Dec 2016 § Leave a comment

To anyone accustomed to the Matabeleland political space it would come as no surprise when I argue that lack of discipline, not lack of creativity, is the greatest internal threat to effective debates and progress today. « Read the rest of this entry »

The problem of Zimbabwe’s independence for Matabeleland

24 Oct 2016 § Leave a comment

The millions of Zimbabweans who still refuse to condemn the palpable tribalism that continues to be the embodiment of Zimbabwe’s political system are by default guilty of standing in the way of true freedom and liberty for all. We cannot continue excusing ZANU PF injustice on Matabeleland and Matabeles; we cannot as a society allow ourselves to consent to surrender some of our legal and political rights in order for the Mugabe government to protect our other rights; such reasoning is nothing but social, legal and political absurdity. « Read the rest of this entry »

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