By Tatenda Mashanda In April 2015, when Robert Mugabe expelled his former deputy Joice Mujuru, her alleged crimes, among others, were sowing division in the party, challenging his leadership, and orchestrating factionalism.
As the Zimbabwe dollar tanked and inflation soared, government responded in the only way it knows how: wagging fingers and spinning dark conspiracies. But, all along, the government knew the source of the inflation;...
In this installment of his weekend series "Stories from Dangamvura", Chris Kabwato introduces us to Dangamvura and the kaleidoscope of characters that made it vibrant, tales with which many across Zimbabwean townships can relate.
By Takura Zhangazha Zimbabwe’s media sector has not been in a good situation for a long while, and I am not just referring to the country’s consistently precarious freedom of expression context.
By Ngonidzaishe Makaha One of Africa’s reggae icons, the late Lucky Dube, expressed his music in an imaginative and emotional way that would drive anyone to pause, analyse, reflect, and perhaps institute corrective behaviours...
In this installment of his weekend column 'Stories from Dangamvura', Chris Kabwato recalls the time disco fever hit Mutare, the arrival of the famous DJ The Hitman, and the case of a stolen record that fueled a...
In this installment of her column, 'Elephant in the Room', Dr Milayo Ndou shares her experience as a victim of gender-based trolling on social media, and provokes new thinking on the role we play as online 'bystanders'...
Government likes to tout mining as the sector that will lift Zimbabwe's economy from crisis, but miners say its policies are, in fact, hurting them. Currency regulations, lack of clarity on policy, high...
By Chris Kabwato Over recent weeks, it has been pleasing to follow the nostalgic conversations on Twitter about the Zimbabwean music and artists of yesteryear. It brought to my mind my...
Back in November 2018, as prices raged, Obert Mpofu called a press conference. ZANU PF was angry with “unscrupulous businessmen”, the ruling party’s secretary for administration told reporters. But Mpofu was...
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