Jabulani Sibanda

Patriotism or jingoism?

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday This column has in the past described a true nationalist as one not defined by mere statements of ideology, not a slave to foreign influences, nor someone who lives on b...
Minister Saviour Kasukuwere

Addressing Africa’s failings

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday The ultimate measure of any nation is its success, and to measure the success of any people, we need to establish where their nation stands in times of challenges and ha...
Tendai Biti

The bone of pseudo-revolution

Reason Wafaraova On Thursday Criminals have used political authority as a shield to get these unscrupulous deals to sail through unabated in broad daylight, and that is a very sad chapter of the coun...
Patrick Zhuwao

The nuisance of self-betraying politics

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday In his June 14 piece titled “A Poisoned Chalice, Pyrrhic Victory,” Patrick Zhuwao painted a grim picture of the perceived Zanu-PF political success story, and he questio...
Fatou Bensouda

ICC and empty justice

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday South Africa would not possibly repeat another blunder after the country unwittingly signed Gaddafi’s death warrant at the hands of Western countries. The flak would be ...
Arthur Mutambara

Zim opposition: Demise of vibrant mediocrity

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday Arthur Mutambara discovered the hard way that there is no room for intellectual excellence in the world of political mediocrity, and sadly this is where Zimbabwe’s oppos...
President Mugabe

The flaws of democracy

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday But Nigerians and all of us must not fool each other into believing that in democracy lies the answer to all our woes and troubles. The concept of democracy is a flawed ...
Temba Mliswa

The curse of the legacy of tribalism

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday Part of the reason we have had xenophobic disturbances in South Africa twice in the last seven or so years is because the post-colonial tribesman loathes the sight of an...
Morgan Tsvangirai

No MDC, no cry

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday It is hard to believe Morgan Tsvangirai sees in his “no reforms, no election” campaign a real prospect of meaningful political change, especially in regards to election ...
President Mugabe

Tribalism: The scourge of Africa II

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday Industrial development means the world has become economically more interdependent, and that is exactly why President Mugabe was in Russia recently, not in some corner o...
President Jacob Zuma

Tribalism: The scourge of Africa

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday When I followed the debate about remarks attributed to President Mugabe in regards to the Kalanga people, I was compelled to search for the video clip, so I could get a ...
President Jacob Zuma

Politicisation of tragedy

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday There is general consensus that the xenophobic attacks that have been happening in South Africa are unacceptable, and the fact that this most despicable behaviour is hap...
Mr Tsvangirai

MDC: Poll boycott or defeat boycott

Reason Wafarova on Thursday If there is anything that the MDC-T and its twin offshoots led by Sekai Holland and Professor Welshman Ncube are offering the people of Zimbabwe at the moment, it is confu...

Tolerance in politics

THE quintessential aspect of democracy, and indeed that of a good community, where each of us can build flourishing lives for ourselves, is tolerance.
President Mugabe

Politics and identity

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday IN Zimbabwe there are singular political identities that could be good for the benefit of politicians, but they are detrimental to people’s freedom and to the general de...