What happened to Zimbabwe – how could a principled Chimurenga/Umvukela produce such an uncaring rogue and brutal regime?

What happened to Zimbabwe – how could a principled Chimurenga/Umvukela produce such an uncaring rogue and brutal regime?

Last night (2 August 2020), I did something I had ceased doing in quite a long time – watched something on the state broadcaster, ZBC (Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation), other than the news and some selected current affairs programs – as I largely regard everything else aired on that channel as childish and pathetic, whereas the only reason I endure the torturous minutes of the shoddily researched and produced news and current affairs, is to avoid missing anything happening in my own backyard.

Living in Tough Places

Living in Tough Places

As human beings, we spend our days searching for a place of safely. In today’s world with transport and communication being so easy, it sometimes feels as if the world is at our feet. It’s not of course because we put up barriers to travel and migration which can make it pretty difficult to get around these days – just try to get a visa to visit Britain for example.

July 31 Demo: Charge sheet for Nust student

July 31 Demo: Charge sheet for Nust student

July 31 Demo: Charge sheet for Nust student

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga released on bail

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga released on bail

Award-winning novelist was arrested while taking part in banned anti-corruption protests.

Zimbabwean author freed after night in jail for protest

Zimbabwean author freed after night in jail for protest

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An internationally known Zimbabwean author and several other people have been released on bail on Saturday, after spending a night in police cells for protesting against the government.

Mugabe threatens statelessness

BY TRUST MATSILELE
PRETORIA
Thousands of Zimbabwean children who were born in South Africa might be rendered stateless if Robert Mugabe remains as president for the next six...

Letters

Is this the same Nyoni?

Letters

Is this the same Nyoni?

Letter from Home

A whole generation gone

BY LITANY BIRD

Dear Family and Friends,

It was with a...

New constitution – the heart of the matter

Both sides in the Zimbabwean confrontation want to change the constitution - but in radically different...

07 june p 17 strap: International Torture Day


Torture: a cancer in our midst
The United Nations has designated June 26 as the International Day...

Food aid – a moral issue


With elections less than 10 months away, the Mugabe regime is once again preparing to use...

Business Briefs (07-06-07)

Buisness briefs

Sugar business suffers
STARAFRICA Corporation Limited recorded an after tax profit of Z$27 billion for the...

Business highlights (07-06-07)

THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) surpassed the psychological 20 million-point mark yesterday as share prices continue...

More arrests over copu plot ( 07-06-07)

HARARE
Security forces have been put on high alert as more
soldiers and police have been arrested in...

Seven WOZA members spent second night in custody (07-06-07)

The seven members arrested yesterday in Bulawayo are
spending a second night in custody. Their lawyers were
denied...

ZimArts is back to wow London


LONDON
After a two-year absence, ZimArts is back with a sensational line-up of the best Zimbabwean Jazz,...

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CHINHOYI
The first edition of Poetry Slam - 'Echoes from the Caves' - comes to Chinhoyi on...

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