Evan Mawarire’s plot to demonstrate against President Mugabe in New York was spoiled by the counter-protest by some Zimbabweans based in the United States, backed by a larger crowd of members of the December 12 Movement (pictured), a US based anti-imperialist movement

Spectator democracy

Reason Wafawarova on Monday It is difficult to determine the position of the common person in Zimbabwe when a group of supposedly disenchanted Zimbabweans travels to the United States to make a prote...
Colourism

Colourism: What can a mother do?

Stella Mpisi Correspondent AS a young African woman, I am deeply troubled when I hear little black girls speak so negatively about their physical features in comparison to others. I may not be a moth...
Phillip Chidavaenzi

What makes Chidavaenzi tick?

Stanely Mushava Literature Today Phillip Chidavaenzi is one of Zimbabwe’s prolific young writers. His first novel, “The Haunted Trail”, won him the 2007 Nama Outstanding First Published Creative Work...

Should writers review each other’s work?

Lovemore Ranga Mataire The Reader Conversations with local Zimbabwean writers are sometimes mentally draining. There is always a latent siege mentality. Like an endangered species, they find comfort ...

This peace we are taking for granted

Chenjerai Shava Correspondent I hope that most Zimbabweans are fully aware of the chaos and instability that currently obtains in Libya. Today, Libya is in total ruin. It is no longer the modern stat...

Walking in Spirit: Raised from the dead

John 11 vs 25 – 26 “Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you belie...
Evan Mawarire

Show over, Evan, go on and take a bow!

RADAR “Taking a bow” is a theatrical term used to describe the action by performers of saluting the audience after the end of an act. To take a bow is also known as “breaking a leg”, a reference to a...
Ian Khama

Khama should shut up on Zimbabwe

Tichaona Zindoga  Political Editor There are two things that loom large when people discuss Botswana’s president Ian Khama in Zimbabwe: his maverick (if queer is not the word) nature and a particular...
“We are African people first; Zimbabwe and Africa are an identity and homeland of choice,” says Viola Plummer, chairperson of the convenors of the pro-Zimbabwe march, the December 12th Movement. She is seen during the march in New York

Zim is homeland of choice – Dec 12

The Interview Tichaona Zindoga Some Zimbabwean activists led by Pastor Evan Mawarire of the so-called #ThisFlag campaign wanted to stage a #ShutDownUN demonstration during the just-ended United Natio...
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Little feet, huge footprints

. . . Harare’s ‘little couple’ celebrates life, love Leroy Dzenga Features Writer Lovebirds, Tadiwa Kunzekweguta (26) and Laura Nyamutora (29) exemplify the saying “opposites attract” in many ways.Th...