A CASE FOR FUNDING THE MTHWAKAZI AGENDA

The growing Facebook ‘likes’, ‘loves’ and ‘wows’ and open debates are welcome, but we now need to transition from those social media gestures of acknowledgement of the need for a political change into tangible action that will shake the political ground we are standing on. Continue reading

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STRATEGIC COHERENCE VITAL FOR MATABELELAND

Stepping into a new political realm means a total renunciation of past politics that sold tribal and racial bigotry as credible policies. If we want change, we must reject the use of tribalism as a political strategy. There is no justification in allowing confusion to define our political goals. We must define what we want; identify goals and prioritise our strategies. Continue reading

MTHWAKAZI NEEDS A LOBBY GROUP TO MOBILISE VOTERS

Ages of experience have taught us that without public support, a political project is dead before it has even started; our Mthwakazi political project is no exception. Something is fundamentally wrong here, we are not short of talent; we have a political space full of our political parties, yet we are ruled by the enemy. Continue reading

MATABELELAND REVOLUTION DENOUNCES INTERNAL LIES

Caution: if we won’t do it today and if we won’t do it ourselves, then when and who is going to do it? Abdicating responsibility allows incompetency the opportunity to take root. The strong desire to shape our politics now will change Matabeleland’s status. Only positive policies will lift us high; these are policies drawn from our needs and desires, and not retaliatory facades influenced by the perception of us by others. Continue reading

MATABELELAND TERRITORY NOT A REHEARSAL SITE FOR POLITICAL VIOLENCE

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. Continue reading

MTHWAKAZI: HOW TO SEARCH FOR THE APPROPRIATE VOTER

We are not the pioneers of the Mthwakazi empowerment agenda; it is a generational effort, all we need to ensure is that we bear our responsibilities seriously and that the agenda is undone not by our generation. Our mandate is to pick up the button from our forebearers; the ambitions for the restoration, reinvigorating and empowerment of Mthwakazi date back to the very second the territory was lost to the white men in the late 19th Century. Continue reading