FARMER

Remedying injustice

Reason Wafawarova on Monday Without equal concern for the issues affecting the governed, government is only a tyranny, and author Ronald Dworkin made good this point in his book “Sovereign Virtue.”...
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...
George Soros’ Open Society Institute has leveraged so much on the doctrine of human rights to make noble its illicit intentions wrapped in the niceties of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance

Corruption of democracy

Reason Wafawarova on Monday Naturally ideas have to evolve with time and so do politics. There was a time the liberation and empowerment ethos of the black power era was the engulfing thought among p...

Inventing the future

Reason Wafawarova On Monday President Mugabe hails from the school of nationalists that brought down the colonial empires, and he has obviously dedicated his entire life to independent nationalism. F...
Many gallant sons and daughters of Zimbabwe left the comfort of the fruits of their personal accomplishments in life to go and fight for the liberation of the country

Success is fruit of sacrifice

Reason Wafawarova on Monday Zanu-PF is not an unpopular political party to warrant the threat of a popular uprising, and it is precisely on this basis that violent protests by youths from the opposit...
President Mugabe

Legacy is about ideas, not power

Reason Wafawarova on Monday Our political culture in Africa can be dangerous for democracy in its Aristotelian sense. We somehow believe politics to be an art based on the invincibility of political ...
Didymus Mutasa

Futility of eliminationism

Reason Wafawarova  on Monday Daniel Goldhagen coined the term eliminationism in his book “Hitler’s Willing Executioners.” He centred his argument on the political ideology rooted in eliminative mater...

Fidelity, excellence in leadership

Reason Wafawarova on Monday We often make the mistake that the land we live in is an inheritance from our ancestors, and it is from this logic that we have not taken kindly to colonial conquest. Whil...
Didymus Mutasa

National flag not a weapon of war

Reason Wafawarova on Monday In our flag the youth must find new inspiration for loyalty to Zimbabwe, not the incitement to rebel against our own core values. In our flag the youth must find the inspi...
The principal purpose of the national pledge is to inspire patriotism

True nationalism

Reason Wafawarova on Monday AFTER realising the futility of protest politics, it appears like Zimbabwe’s opposition is slowly transforming, if not grandstanding towards the nationalism rhetoric. Perh...

Let’s not suffer self-affliction

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday Any writer expects criticism as natural, and one expects more of it when it comes with political writing. Zimbabwe is a country affected by necessitousness, and it is si...

Unravelling the rebel in me

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday I RARELY am ever persuaded to write this column in the first person, or to engage readers of this column about the person of the writer, who happens to be myself, the un...
Sarah Mahoka

Zanu-PF: Unite or perish

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday The Women’s League used to be the bastion of dignity, and respect, but now you have an unknown woman standing up to deride senior leaders in front of a multitude of foll...
Prof Moyo

When the appointed forget their mandate

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday Professor Jonathan Moyo is in apparent trouble both as a member of Zanu-PF’s Politburo and as a Cabinet Minister, and he knows it. Like his nemesis Chris Mutsvangwa, als...