MDCT succession wrangles: Behave or ship out

Mukoma Alex Magaisa in his blog post titled The day after Tsvangirai rightly pointed out, that what is currently obtaining in the MDCT is purely politics. I too share the same view. I believe these MDCT succession wrangles are an example of politics 101. People must not expect the MDCT to behave like a church. It is a political party. And by nature, power within political parties is contested. The Political Debate That said, most people… Read more“MDCT succession wrangles: Behave or ship out”

Generation 40: Young but old Zanu PF politics

Even after purging Mujuru and her colleagues, factionalism remains rife within Zanu PF. Mugabe knows that his leadership can only be secure when there is division and infighting in Zanu PF. In 2013, the Lacoste faction thought the succession debate was a done deal but the master was at work. Doing what he knows best, dividing and conquering. Mugabe through his wife created the new faction nicknamed Generation 40 (G40). Surely, the more the things change… Read more“Generation 40: Young but old Zanu PF politics”

Masarira was right, we are a nation of cowards

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2017. This is a line I have recited year in year out. However, this year I have found it difficult to recite this common but beautiful line. How could I not feel the emptiness in those words when I know fully well that a big part of our Zimbabwean family is going to go to Christmas unpaid?

Reflections on why the Bond note demonstration failed

I sincerely believe that our ability to pick ourselves up and learn the valuable lessons we can learn from last week’s temporary setback will determine if this generation of young men and women have what it takes to give birth to a new Zimbabwe.

I remain hopeful, a new Zimbabwe is possible in Mugabe’s lifetime.

Bond Notes: Our refusal to learn from history

Why does our very own Central Bank refuse to learn from our past? What gives Reserve Bank Governor Mangudya the arrogance to disregard everyone and the lessons from our recent history? Why does he refuse to listen to people telling him that Bond Notes will be bad for our country? Does he not know that our wounds are still fresh? People lost their pension, their life’s savings through the actions of a bandit governor in cohorts with his president.