By Mbizo Chirasha I am a Zimbabwean, Zimbabwe is the country in which I was born. It is my country. I don’t have another home except Zimbabwe. I need to live freely in my country of birth. Why do I not get the freedom I need? I wait and watch people gambling and playing games […]
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By Ogunniyi Abayomi The recent Ghanaian election was observed as the exemplary illustration of a democratic state within its sphere of power. The display of maturity during the election between President Mahama over the loss of the presidential seat to Nana Akufo-Addo exhibited the total value demonstrated for the satisfaction of the masses, rather than […]
Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters By Ed Cropley In Zimbabwe, where worthless $100 trillion (80.36 trillion pounds) notes serve as reminders of the perils of hyperinflation, President Robert Mugabe is printing a new currency that jeopardizes not just the economy but his own long grip on power.
Issouf Sanogo/AFP By Joe Khamisi In 2001 a clean-shaven 30-year old shy, Chinese-trained military officer, Joseph Kabila Kabange, stepped in to take power from his father, Laurent Kabila, who had died ten days earlier from a bullet fired by a child soldier at his official residence in Kinshasa.
Reuters photo By Joe Khamisi If there is one African leader who has persistently been vilified, decisively eviscerated by opponents, gleefully caricatured by cartoonists and habitually “killed” by social media psychopaths, that leader is Robert Gilbert Mugabe.
Dai Kurokawa By Joe Khamisi The role of the opposition in democracies all over the world is to question the government of the day and to hold it accountable. Thus, opposition parties require space, freedom, and opportunities to allow them time to prepare alternative programmes in readiness for the day they would take over.
By Durodola Tosin Nigeria’s leadership roles in Africa have been evident since its year of independence. It is a well-known fact that over the years, Nigeria’s foreign policy has consistently been Afro-centric in nature. This is based on the belief that the security well-being of the country is hinged on the security and material wellbeing […]
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By Mathew Masinge Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has outlawed the practice of marriage for minors under the age of 18, a ruling channeling progress towards ending child marriage in Southern Africa.
By Mathew Masinge US based Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira has landed yet another big role as 2Pac’s mother in the rap star’s upcoming biopic dubbed ‘All Eyez On Me’.
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By Mathew Masinge Multi Award winning Nigerian star David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido by his legion of fans, is expected to perform in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital on August 29th.
By Mbizo Chirasha Like Zimbabwe, most states in Africa are endowed with creative acumen and literary prowess. Zimbabwe, the country north of the Limpopo and south of the Zambezi, exudes both talent and natural endowment, while the country is faced with unending political paradoxes, social and economic ironies.
By Mathew Masinge Power outages in Zimbabwe could ease significantly after China agreed to provide a USD 1.3 billion loan to upgrade two generators at the country’s largest Hwange thermal power plant in the Matabeleland North province.
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By Mathew Masinge On request of the Global Network of Women’s Shelters (GNWS), the Dutch Foundation of Women’s Shelters and its partners organised the 3rd World Conference of Women’s Shelters from 3-6 November 2015 in The Hague, The Netherlands.
By Mathew Masinge All is set for the 18th session of one of the world’s largest conferences on AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in Africa (ICASA) to be hosted at Zimbabwe’s capital Harare from November 29th to December 4th.
By Mathew Masinge Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe is currently in New York for the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is expected to deliver a speech before global leaders gathered to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing the world.
By Mathew Masinge To some it may be too soon to mention but the hype for the biggest ‘Africa Now’ Show scheduled for the Apollo Theatre in New York on March 26, 2016 is growing by the second with Zimbabwean group Mokoomba set to perform at the iconic event.
By Mathew Masinge Botswana President Ian Khama will be the man occupying the chairmanship seat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) after accepting the role from his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe in Botswana’s capital city, Gaborone.
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By Mathew Masinge Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, reportedly Africa’s richest man, is set to build an integrated cement plant, power generation and coal mining operation in Zimbabwe which will be larger than any of his current plants.
By Constance van Niekerk The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministers of Water last week had a cocktail evening at the Meikles Hotel in Harare. Zimbabwe’s leading mbira group, Mbira DzeNharira, graced the occasion and serenaded the Ministers with their haunting mbira and intricate percussion.
By Anant Mishra International Geography The United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) comprises of ten countries: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and São Tomé and Príncipe. Each of these sovereign nations is also part of the Economic Community for Central African […]
By Sylvain Muyali On 30th November 2014, the United Nations peacekeeping mission reached its fifteenth anniversary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
By Tendai R Mwanaka I took this photo of the Zimbabwean bearer cheques, on a coffee table, in my home, March 2013, as part of the cover suggestions for my book of essays entitled, Zimbabwe: The Blame Game, Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon, 2013.
By Sylvain Muyali At the recent third joint ministerial meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), the SADC renewed their declaration to use force should Rwandan FDLR rebels fail to comply with the voluntary disarmament in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.