It would be the height of self-deception to claim surprise that in a Zimbabwe born out of ethnic discrimination, ethnic discrimination remains at the centre of the country’s political systems and institutions. Gukurahundi was a manifestation of that horrid political philosophy. Our Ambition Ours is a journey for change and restoration of local political morality … Continue reading Ignorance linked to Gukurahundi Non-action
When the generation before us saw the need for socio-political parity and thus, sacrificed all they had to physically respond to the colonial remnant racist regime of Mr. Ian Smith, the primary objective was to establish not just a black led government but a peaceful, truly democratic, fairer and non-discriminatory society. Instead what we got … Continue reading Free choice is all Matabeleland asks of Zimbabwe
Deception and misdirection must not be the tools that govern our sociopolitical construction. Politics and football must be kept apart; we must have the clarity of what Highlanders Football Club is. A lack of clarity of what this great institution is will actually kill Bosso; Highlanders fans have to figure out how to shape the … Continue reading Take politics out of Highlanders FC and Bosso out of politics
We are acutely aware of Zimbabwe’s elaborate political system of manipulation, intimidation and disempowerment. Zimbabwe’s independence has set free dictators but enslaved the people. It is a system that handsomely rewards conformists but shows little tolerance for independent thinkers. If Zimbabweans are to turn the system on its head, they need to be clear on … Continue reading Zimbabwe not ready to breakaway from dictatorship
The Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU) and the Ncube-led Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) are Zimbabwean political parties just like the MDC-T and ZANU PF; that is a fact! The delusion in some Matabeleland quarters has been that ZAPU and the MDC are the closest to Matabeleland interests as Zimbabwean political parties can possibly be. … Continue reading On why Matabeleland should let go of the Ncube-led MDC and ZAPU
In Zimbabwe the proliferation of political players is often met with deep suspicion by the two main political protagonists (MDC-T and Zanu PF). New political parties face the dubious honour of being called agents of either of the major parties. Many people, especially the MDC-T supporters find the proliferation of political parties as threatening the party’s … Continue reading Zimbabwean politics: smaller parties have a right to exist!