BIRDS OF A FEATHER . . . Raila Odinga and Morgan Tsvangirai

Democracy and political paranoia

Reason Wafawarova On Monday At the point of writing this piece, Kenya is tense and torn between celebrating election victors on one hand and protesting losers on the other.
Thabo Mbeki

Critical for Africa to be on the march

Reason Wafawarova On Monday A lot has been said about Donald Trump’s perceived negative attitude towards Africa, especially after the six months delay in announcing an Under Secretary of State respon...
Donald Trump

Trump, US foreign policy

Reason Wafawarova  on Monday The Heritage Foundation is a rightwing organisation that provides direct policy analysis to lawmakers in the United States, and the organisation’s view of the recent Midd...
Morgan Tsvangirai

Coalition politics challenges

Reason Wafawarova on Tuesday THE signing of Memoranda of Understanding between the MDC-T and its MDC splinter formation led by Prof Welshman Ncube, and also the newly-established Zim-PF splinter outf...
Evan Mawarire

Mawarire: Magnified small-time clown

Reason Wafawarova On Monday Our security authorities have a telling knack for pettiness it seems, especially when it comes to matters political. Back in 2002 I happened to be somehow involved in a ca...

Elections, leadership in Zimbabwe

Reason Wafawarova on Monday Since the dawn of independence in 1980, Zimbabwe has held numerous elections, be it for local government or for central government. We are a country that seems to apprecia...
Joice Mujuru

Coalition of doom

Reason Wafawarova Political Monday It is simplistic and easy to narrate the history of Kenya when one is fantasising about coalition success stories; admiring the historic feat when the Rainbow Coali...

Fidel Castro: Hero of the oppressed

Reason Wafawarova Political Mondays If there is something former Cuban leader Fidel Castro will be remembered for after his death on November 25, it is his potent symbolic stature as a spiritual beac...

Dishonesty in politics

Reason Wafawarova on Monday BEING truthful is one of the hardest things to do for politicians, much as it is a general problem that bedevils humanity in general. I hear our politicians are telling vi...
Donald Trump

A look into Trump’s victory

Reason Wafawarova: on Monday Western Europe’s political establishment has been shaken by Donald Trump’s populist victory in the United States — not exactly a populist one considering that the maveric...