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ZANU-PF: Defending the War Veteran

Nathaniel Manheru THE OTHER SIDE My inclination was to write on developments in South Africa, specifically on what must have been a traumatic week for President Zuma. I am still keen to understand wh...
Morgan Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe: Behold a recalcitrant reality!

The Other Side – Nathaniel Manheru As I write this piece, I am looking at a piece in the New York Times done by one Alexander Noyes. It is on Zimbabwean politics. The writer introduces himself ...
Ibbo Mandaza

ZANU-PF: In the absence of the big idea

Nathaniel Manheru THE OTHER SIDE LET me work and play with an observation by a Marxist literary critic, Walter Benjamin, who noted: “All great works of literature found a genre or dissolve one”. Elab...
Mabasa Sasa

Police: Old wine in new bottle-skins

Nathaniel Manheru THE OTHER SIDE I SEEK reader indulgence in breaking a promise I made last week. I had committed this column to a follow-up article on the wider pointers beyond the media issues I de...
Joram Nyathi

Zimbabwe: Assassins without guns

Nathaniel Manheru THE OTHER SIDE I will part with tradition and dedicate this piece to Joram Nyathi, deputy editor of The Herald, for his inspirational “There is a method to the fine madness”, publis...
Vladimir Putin

Middle East: You killed my good terrorist

Nathaniel Manheru THE OTHER SIDE— The other day a deeply disturbed friend murmured about “the uncertain times we are living in”. This was his reaction to the fast-paced events in the Middle Eas...
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Zimbabwe: Politician, Press, People

IT has been an eventful week, quite eventful. On my way home last Saturday, I ran into an everlasting convoy of MDC-T supporters. Their vehicular beeline pointed beyond, passing through and past Chiv...
Dr Mujuru

Mujuru: She won’t sleep alone

The Other Side with Nathaniel Manheru I LIKE what is happening in Europe, namely the trekking to its shores of thousands and thousands of refugees from North Africa and Middle East, foremost refugees...
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Zimbabwe: Many Critics, No Opposition

The Other Side with Nathaniel Manheru— I HAVE always told my fellow Zimbabweans this: history matters. You don’t know history, you can’t use it to defend or further your interest. You become it...