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