I am not the first to write about it and I, definitely, won’t be the last. It well is a given that what we are seeing happening in Zimbabwean society and in political parties in particular is nothing new. This has been part of human history from the past to the present and on into the future.
VICE PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has been forced to defend Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who is under fire for disobeying a court order directing him to reinstate suspended Gweru Mayor Hamutendi Kombayi and his 10 city councillors.
One of the many exciting things I did when visiting our field sites in Zimbabwe at the end of last year, was to help hand out a new set of booklets based on our ‘Space, Markets, Employment and Agricultural Development’ project (supported by DFID-ESRC), that has now concluded.
COTRAD Action for Accountability Groups in Zaka District have created peace gardens in the district as a nonpartisan platform where youth from all political parties meet, work together to curb unemployment, discuss political developments and shun possible sources of violence in the district.