Why the armed forces must not be routine asked to do police work

The violent post-election clashes witnessed on Wednesday 01/08/2018 in Zimbabwe in which six civilians needlessly lost their lives when the Army opened fire on protesters in Harare do not only show the immaturity of the MDC leadership and insensitivity of ZANU PF but also remind us of the importance of keeping the armed forces in … Continue reading Why the armed forces must not be routine asked to do police work

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Matabeleland and the violent intervention debate

People are free to exercise their right to choose but, they need to understand that with every choice comes responsibility. War cannot be casually pushed up the list of our interventions without giving a decent attempt at nonviolent interventions. The perception that Mthwakazi sovereignty can only be attained through waging a war is a dangerous … Continue reading Matabeleland and the violent intervention debate

Communicate and inform Mthwakazi public

Our enemies will always see us as ignorant, thanks to ZANU PF indoctrination. But, to avoid being perceived as arrogant by our own, we need to start communicating and informing people of our political ideas more effectively. To fight a State that has maintained its presence through arrogance, intimidation, violence, voter fraud and disenfranchisement of … Continue reading Communicate and inform Mthwakazi public

Matabeleland is a product of its decisions not circumstances

Every situation we find ourselves in is no accident but a by-product of our decisions, and indeed indecision. Decisions made in the right order and within the right context are crucial for Matabeleland’s political progress. We are where we are today not because of circumstances but due to a series of our decisions. Our decisions … Continue reading Matabeleland is a product of its decisions not circumstances

Matabeleland politicians must show leadership

A lack of desire to improve the experiences of Mthwakazi citizens and an insidious lack of political representation for the nation defines Zimbabwe’s independence today. Zimbabwean politics and its operational processes continue to show an uncanny bias against Mthwakazi nationals while Mthwakazi political organisations seem unable to come up with a coherent plan to break … Continue reading Matabeleland politicians must show leadership

Why Matabeleland must invest in non-violence

Hiroshima (1945), Auschwitz (05/1940 – 01/1945), Gukurahundi genocide (‎January 1983 - April 1984), Halabja chemical attack (1988) and the Rwanda genocide (04 - 06/1994) among other catastrophic examples save as tragic reminders of the boundless human potential for violence and inhumane conduct. Matabeleland must not shy away from fighting for its freedom and liberty for … Continue reading Why Matabeleland must invest in non-violence

Matabeleland time to strategise

It is no secret that Matabeleland is completely isolated by the Zimbabwean political system. Matabeleland needs to change the system; failure to that, she will have to change her attitude. The first step towards change is self-awareness and the second step is self-acceptance. History may not be everything but if we are to define Matabeleland's … Continue reading Matabeleland time to strategise