Mthwakazi youth must participate in Mthwakazi politics

There is no doubt we have entered a period of heightened political enlightenment and activity within Matabeleland. Our future is at stake, we require that everyone not only stays alert but plays their role too. Our youth needs to guard against complacency and thus, falling asleep through this journey. Continue reading

Youth participation and Matabeleland government system

The government system we deserve will not create itself and just walk into our lounges; we need to stand up, build it and the gates that allow it into every household. If we want change, we need to appreciate that the major responsibility lies in participation. Continue reading

Want to transform Matabeleland? Let’s transform ourselves first

Anyone entertaining the idea that postcolonial Zimbabwe is a state based on the notion, ‘human beings are created equal’ inhabits a parallel world; Zimbabwe is not a respectful union of equals, Mashonaland continues to control and ridicule Matabeleland at every opportunity. Continue reading

What Matabeleland freedom should mean

We recognise that when it comes to Matabeleland, the Zimbabwean state operates in a parallel universe; a universe whose political processes and supporting institutions operate as though Matabeleland did not exist. Harare bypasses Bulawayo as it nonchalantly operates a political system of containment and management of Matabeleland, and not accommodation. Continue reading