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Robert Mugabe’s Rant Against Exiles Insincere, Shocking

Published: July 25, 2013

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President Mugabe’s latest attack of the Zimbabwean in the diaspora is part of the man trend. It seems that he is incapable of campaigning or staging a rally without finding a group to spit his verbal venom on. Heaping others with insults has been one of his signatures and a legacy that will be with […]


Election Dates – Nothing on Zvoma’s Plate

Published: April 24, 2013

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Clerk Of Parliament , Zvoma got it all wrong…….Tererai Mafukidze I have legally analyzed the Clerk of Parliament’s article in the Sunday Mail of 21st April 2013, in which he attempts to clarify the constitutional position regarding the fixing of dates for general elections. The net effect of his argument is that the latest date when […]


The Herald Misleads the Public on Court Order

Published: April 6, 2013

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ZANU PF mouthpiece, The Herald newspaper is today exposed for concocting blatant falsehoods and misrepresentations in regard to the decision of the High Court yesterday in an elections-related case. In a story headlined, “Court okays June 29 poll” in its Saturday issue (6th April 2013) the paper alleges that Justice Chiweshe granted President Mugabe’s application […]


Chinamasa’s Statements Signal Another Electoral Charade

Published: October 16, 2012

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Zimbabwe’s Justice Minister, Patrick Chinamasa last week declared in an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Harding that MDC-T leader and current Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is “asking for trouble” if he wins the Presidential election scheduled for next year. When asked whether ZANU PF was prepared to accept a Tsvangirai victory Chinamasa responded: “He [Tsvangirai] […]


CREATING AN AUTHORITARIAN PRESIDENT AND A PUPPET PARLIAMENT (Part 1)

Published: October 4, 2012

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  Introduction   1.1               Two themes dominate the ZANU PF-proposed amendments to the Copac Draft Constitution:   1.1.1          first, an excessively powerful Executive President that is almost authoritarian and   1.1.2          second, a Parliament so weak that it is no more than a puppet of the Executive President.   1.2               If there was a weakness […]


Zimbabwe needs a fundamental paradigm shift on governance

Published: September 28, 2012

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Exasperating. Absolutely frustrating. Energy sapping. Mind-boggling. These are some of the adjectives that one can use to describe the MDC participation in the so-called ” inclusive” government.I am exactly  two years and three months old as a deputy minister in this government.My  experience as a minister in this apparently unique type  of government will be fully disclosed when […]


The President’s Alternative Speech

Published: September 27, 2012

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I stayed up last night to watch live the speech by President Mugabe at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York. When I was a boy, we would walk for miles to go and listen to Mugabe. In those days, he was eloquent, sharp and promising. Last night was a grim reminder that time […]


Critical assessment of Freedom House survey

Published: September 7, 2012

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UNSURPRISINGLY, the recently published Freedom House public opinion survey on elections and other issues has attracted a great deal of public attention. Naturally, reflective of a nation gearing up for elections within the next 12 months, the greatest focus has been concentrated on the electoral fortunes of the main political protagonists – Zanu PF and […]


MDC-T: Overcoming unhealthy condition

Published: September 7, 2012

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THE media has of late been awash with stories signalling the alleged demise of the MDC-T’s electoral fortunes in the wake of the Freedom House Survey. Naturally, propagandists are having a field day. Those who have doubted the MDC-T are saying, “we told you so”. The MDC-T-bashing bandwagon suddenly has a many passengers, including opportunists […]


Who takes responsibility for the corruption in Zimbabwe?

Published: September 3, 2012

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  While a considerable amount of the current problems in Zimbabwe are attributable to economics, and the GNU internal squabbles, corruption on the doorsteps of public offices and notorious political party vices claim a fair chunk of the issues. Some of these national setbacks could still be redressed if the greedy and power hungry public […]


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