Tendai Chabvuta: Zimbabwe’s Second Republik: dealing with the past, compensating white farmers and knee jerk reactions from civil society

Tendai Chabvuta: Zimbabwe’s Second Republik: dealing with the past, compensating white farmers and knee jerk reactions from civil society – Nehanda Radio Home 2019 April 23 Opinion Tendai Chabvuta: Zimbabwe’s Second Republik: dealing with the past, compensating white farmers and knee jerk reactions from civil society Source: Nehanda Radio

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Mel Frykberg: Why won’t South Africa walk the talk on Zimbabwe?

By Mel Frykberg There is a gaping chasm between South Africa’s verbiage in support of Zimbabwe and its practical support on the ground. Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa arrive for bilateral talks in Harare. Picture: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo “There is a contrast between South Africa’s messages of solidarity and its inaction where it matters,” said Ringisai Chikohomero, a researcher at the Institute of Security Studies’ (ISS) peace building and operations in Pretoria. Afraid of being perceived as kowtowing to the West, especially to the administration…

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Extracts from Paramount Chief Nhlanhla Felix Ndiweni’s statement in support of the Parsons/Davies family who have been evicted

Extracts from Paramount Chief Nhlanhla Felix Ndiweni’s statement in support of the Parsons/Davies family who have been evicted – Nehanda Radio Home 2019 April 23 Opinion Extracts from Paramount Chief Nhlanhla Felix Ndiweni’s statement in support of the Parsons/Davies family who have been evicted Source: Nehanda Radio

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Luke Tamborinyoka: The MDC 5th Congress: A tale of unfolding democracy

By Luke Tamborinyoka In the villages, urban residential areas, mining towns and in the farms, they are turning up in droves  at great personal expense and sacrifice during the unfolding MDC Congress to confirm the democratic ethos of this great people’s movement by electing their leaders at the various levels of the party. Democracy by its very nature is an involving process but it still must be done. Luke Tamborinyoka From Kazungula to Tamandayi, from Msampakaruma to Mandidzudzure, they are turning up in their huge numbers affirming that this is a…

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Chinyoka on Tuesday: It is time to regulate religion?

By Tinomudaishe Chinyoka Seneca, the advisor to Nero and a Stoic who was probably more sinned against than he was sinning, once said: “Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.” How right he was. Tinomudaishe Chinyoka But only half right. Because nowadays, to the ranks of the rulers must be added the prophets, pastors, men of God, apostles, bishops and other similarly flowery-titled charlatans who employ religion’s usefulness to gain power and amass wealth. Many a time…

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Tabani Mpofu: We’ll defeat corruption

Tabani Mpofu: We’ll defeat corruption 4

By Tabani Mpofu In the fight against corruption I draw my inspiration from events in history, both in my country, Zimbabwe and elsewhere. All meaningful victories and achievements in the past that had the effect of altering the course of history for the better in the world were attained after seemingly insurmountable setbacks. The fight against entrenched maladies and practices is never easy. Tabani Mpofu is the Director of the Special Anti-Corruption Unit In Zimbabwe, the fight against racial oppression and subjugation did not get up to a flying start. Seven…

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Lloyd Mwanawashe: Our Dreams as a Nation my First Priority in life : The Reason why I support Nelson Chamisa and Job Sikhala

Lloyd Mwanawashe: Our Dreams as a Nation my First Priority in life : The Reason why I support Nelson Chamisa and Job Sikhala 5

Lloyd Mwanawashe: Our Dreams as a Nation my First Priority in life : The Reason why I support Nelson Chamisa and Job Sikhala – Nehanda Radio Home 2019 April 22 Opinion Lloyd Mwanawashe: Our Dreams as a Nation my First Priority in life : The Reason why I support Nelson Chamisa and Job Sikhala Source: Nehanda Radio

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Eddie Cross: How to deal with Gukurahundi

Eddie Cross: How to deal with Gukurahundi 7

By Eddie Cross I am in the Cape of Good Hope for two weeks, part holiday and part business. The weather has been variable – three days of glorious early winter sun and clear blue skies and right now it is raining. Our hosts say it is the first heavy rain they have seen for two years. But the weather changes fast here – in a few hours we had blue skies again and calm water. Former BULAWAYO South MDC-T legislator, Eddie Cross But we did not come to the…

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Broken but WITH a plan: Lemonade Makers with Yaya Rudo

Broken but WITH a plan: Lemonade Makers with Yaya Rudo 8

By Yaya Rudo Somewhere around mid November 2016 my husband quickly made a u-turn home a few minutes after he had left. The heat-wave was at its pick, he had forgotten sun block for the children. He found me right on the floor with my cleaning bucket, mop and duster around me. Yaya Rudo I had literally broken down; the strain of grief had caught up with me in full. Please understand that, having been raised by a widow my mother was the only parent I got to know. For…

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