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Zimbabwe’s Next Five Years: 2018-2023 (Realities and Lies)

By Takura Zhangazha* Political perspectives in Zimbabwe, at least after the recent 2018 general election, have tended to have a sense of immediacy and urgency.  Spurred on by the fundamentally zero-sum power games that our national elections are or their highly…

News Politics

Tajamuka/Sesjikile condemns 1 August killings

   By ZimSentinel HARARE- TAJAMUKA/SESJIKILE, a youth movement, has condemned the use of violence by the military on 1 August this year saying the military was mercilessly killing civilians and refused to accept the outcome of the presidential election court…

Civil society News

ZESN welcomes reversal of voting booths decision by ZEC

By Collins Chirinda The Zimbabwe Electoral Support Network (ZESN) has welcomed the decision by Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to review the positioning of voting booths ahead of the July 30 general election. In a statement issued on 24 July, ZESN…

News

MDC Must Not Demonstrate: Mliswa

    Member of Parliament and Independent candidate for Norton constituency in the House of Assembly Honourable Temba Mliswa has castigated double standards of the current crop of politicians and said Zimbabwe was in a new era of politics. While…

Blogs

When Mnangagwa met Zimbabweans who are white: Race and Zimbabwe 2018 Elections

  By Takura Zhangazha* It began with Zimbabwe’s deputy President Chiwenga holding two surprising campaign meetings. One with what was called the ‘Indian’ community. Another with what was referred to as the ‘Coloured community’. The current Zanu Pf leader and…

Analysis Blogs Opinion

Individualism, Relapse and the Zimbabwe 2018 Elections

By Takura Zhangazha* I am aware that I have used an awkward word (relapse) for this particular blog.  But there were three significant events that brought a deeper reflection to the scheduled 30 July 2018 general/harmonised election to necessary thought.  But before I…

Analysis

Constitutionalism, Democracy and the 2018 elections

By Collins Chirinda   Winston Churchill: “History is written by the victors” ON November 14 2017, nearly a month before Christmas Eve, the history of a young Zimbabwe was forever re-written. Analysts called it a coup whilst the general population…