Free choice is all Matabeleland asks of Zimbabwe

20 Oct 2015 § Leave a comment

When the generation before us saw the need for socio-political parity and thus, physically responded 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. « Read the rest of this entry »


The first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting system misrepresents Matabeleland voters

20 Dec 2013 § 2 Comments

As is now standard practice in Zimbabwean elections, the 31-Jul-2013 election outcome was immediately followed by rumblings from the main opposition, the MDC-T, who felt there were numerous elements not quite fair about it. « Read the rest of this entry »

Zimbabwe’s elections and their irrelevance to democracy

13 Dec 2013 § 1 Comment

Elections are indispensable to democracy yet holding elections must not be seen as evidence of democracy. Democracy cannot be measured merely on the basis of a country holding regular ‘free and fair’ elections where ‘free’ and ‘fair’ are subjectively determined by the political elite. « Read the rest of this entry »

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