Assassins will not prevail

Reason Wafawarova
When ANC was formed 100 years ago, the idea was to end the subjugation of native South Africans by foreign occupiers, some of whom have developed this ide...

Insight into manufactured reality

The greatest inhibition to imperial dominance is justice. It is impossible to be an imperialist and a just person at the same time. Ironically imperialism is and must be fuelled on the pretext o...

When democracy becomes defiance

IN December 2005, CITGO, the Houston-based subsidiary of PDVSA, Venezuela’s state-owned national oil company, flighted a full-page advert in major US newspapers with a screaming header “How Venezu...

Prophets, prophecy and prosperity

The hunt for material gain and wealth is the reason people go to school, colleges and universities, toiling hard to pass often hard-set examinations — the reason why African nations got colonise...

History in democracy promotion

Democracy has been elevated to the cataclysmic standard of being the compendium of the best human possibilities ever; even through the darkest of times, and author Tzvetan Todorov in this understa...

Setting the election agenda

In 2000, MDC was in its infancy and the party went into its maiden election race wielding nothing else but the slogan “Chinja!” — a rather vacuous, albeit populist, chant for a departure from the ...

International Law: Law of the victors

On March 7 2003, Charles Taylor was indicted by the Special Court of Sierra Leone and on December 4 the same year, Interpol issued a “Red Warrant” (of arrest) for the former Liberian leader.

The bogeyman of white supremacy

The documentary “Mugabe and the White African” is quite unbearable to watch, more for its outrageous propaganda content and much less for the vile and depraved image of Robert Mugabe it vainly att...

Propaganda frameworks for Zim elections

Depending on the interests of the world’s super powers, various devices are used to either endorse and bless elections in weaker states, or condemn and vilify them.
We are heading for electio...

The bondage of delusion

The inferiority of the African, just like the dominance of the European has from the time of slavery, through colonisation, all the way to the present moment unabatedly continued to be promoted by...

Perfect logic, total insanity

Every sane person wants to be optimistic about democracy and the rule of law, and would leap at any straw in the wind to express appreciation for this nobility. This is precisely why the gospel ...