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Is Acie Lumumba Capitalising on #ThisFlag?

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This week and Wednesday 13 July 2016 in particular, has been quite moving. It was the week in which someone was arrested for inspiring others to speak up. It saw scores of people come together in person at the Harare Magistrates Court and in spirit via social media in support of Pastor Evan Mawarire (#ThisFlag […]

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Zimbabwe hopelessly obsessed with politics

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After the unspectacular purge that characterised the lead up to the discredited ‘congress’ of 2014, we thought we had seen the last of retrogressive political drama which proved a nasty and messy divorce. The nation looked ready to move on and it looked like 2015 was going to be the year for policy implementation. With […]

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Don’t blame the youths for their indifference towards Independence Day

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By mentioning places like the National Heroes Acre, Nyadzonia, Wha Wha and Sikombela, Zimbabwe’s state media has tried to sensationalise Independence Day that falls on 18th April. Other countries have these national monuments where they honour the heroes and heroins who sacrificed for their countries like the USA has the Arlington National Cemetery which have […]

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Technical Rigging By ZANU PF In The 2013 Zimbabwe Harmonised Elections?

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The official results of the 2013 Presidential Elections have been announced and President Mugabe’s Zanu-PF claimed a landslide victory. To date, the election process has been peaceful which makes Morgan Tsvangirai’s loss even more difficult. Previous elections were marked with violence and in the face of defeat, Tsvangirai used these acts as a major trump card […]

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