Politics and loyalty

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday IN political commentary and conversation, the word loyal is quite common, although most of the time it is used as spin. The prosaic, pragmatic, and sometimes pernicious ...
Cde Didymus Mutasa

Tragedy of presumptuous ambitions

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday THE decision to become a Head of State and Government must be one made under a very definite set of circumstances, not some thoughtless audacity driven by blind insatiab...
Morgan Tsvangirai

Muckraking politics

Reason Wafawarowa on Thursday It is a given reality that any competition in political life looks like a contest of words and images, and protagonists will always resort to the use of colourful descri...

Zim’s seething dream

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday GIVEN our liberation struggle and its legacy, our present-day politics cannot be divorced from the tenets of its own foundations, and the upcoming December Congress must...
President Mugabe

Factionalism, the revolution Part II

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday The ZANU-PF Government has over the years made our revolutionary message very clear to every nation; that we are ready to pay any cost, face any consequences, encounter ...
Amai Grace Mugabe's entrance into mainstream politics shook the
status quo

Factionalism and the revolution

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday WE have seen dramatic, if not comical infighting between the warring Zanu-PF factions in the past few months, and one has to spare a thought for the revolution, if in th...
First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe

Winning with the people

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday IN Africa our politicians generally have this uncongenial disposition that says winning an election is simply a matter of party affiliation, and this is not without basi...
t mliswa

Zanu-PF degenerating

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday ZANU-PF has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980, starting with a unity government that included second-placed PF-ZAPU after the party won the inaugural election that ushered in na...
david_cameron1

Legitimised racism in war

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday EVENTS leading to the US-led aerial bombing of parts of Iraq and Syria through a new campaign by the coalition of the willing, or if we correctly name it, the coalition ...
Despite demonstrations from its citizens, the Obama administration has waged itself into a war with Syria

The empire against terrorism

Reason  Wafawarova On Thursday The Mau Mau in Kenya were defined as “terrorists” for fighting for independence from Britain, so were the Zimbabwean guerillas that waged the war for independence
ISIS

ISIS and the war on terror

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday IF there is one thing the ISIS crisis in Iraq has brought to the open it is the lack of foreign policy consensus in the West, be it on the US domestic front, or across t...

Factionalism: United in venality

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday Anyone that joins a faction risks surrendering principles, integrity and personal opinion for the endorsement and ratification of candidates and policies prescribed by t...
The late Col Gaddafi

Libya after the ‘Revolution’

In October 2011 the world was forced to swallow the violent death of Muammar Gaddafi into its historical annals, all in the name of what Western media portrayed as a “revolution” for the liberation o...