The calamity of career politics

Reason Wafawarova On Thursday For a good majority of our career politicians across the political divide the indisputable mental preoccupation is to retain the maximum possible power for the longest p...

The bane of power protectionism

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday COMMONLY protectionism has been viewed in academic circles as policies and actions of governments that seek to restrict competition in international trade, many times mo...

Zim revolution: The hard lessons

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday FROM time immemorial those whose privilege and luxury comes at the expense of the suffering masses have always been opposed to emancipation struggles, and our aristocrat...
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The downside of client politics

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday IT is an onerous task to distinguish between conviction and client politics in Zimbabwe, especially given the pretentious posturing so characteristic of our competing po...
Edward Snowden

Media freedom, responsibility

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday The question of media responsibility attracts a very easy answer: the responsibility of the journalist, or any decent person, is to tell the truth. But we are in this ag...
Morgan Tsvangirai

Chaos politics killing Africa

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday Zimbabwe and Kenya share a significantly great deal of similarities on the political landscape in both the pre and post-colonial eras, and recently the two countries had...

Dangers of politics of elimination

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday The term eliminationism was coined by American political scientist Daniel Goldhagen in his 1996 book titled “Hitler’s Willing Executioners”, and it refers to a political...
William Ruto

Bearing the false burden

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday Zimbabweans bear a huge socio-economic burden, and like most people of the developing world, our plight is not only a burden for our politicians, especially aspiring one...
The late Col Gaddafi

Revolution protects its well-being

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday TODAY, Zimbabwe can easily be identified as a hotbed of the post-independence emancipation struggle, and one can easily see this through the impugned twin policies — lan...
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Making indigenisation work

Reason Wafawarova IT is not hyperbole to suggest that Zimbabwe stands in a telling dilemma between classical liberalism and libertarian socialism. Some would argue that the real dilemma is between bl...

MDC-T, governed by failure

Reason Wafawarova  on Thursday MDC-T and its leader Morgan Tsvangirai became widely-known and somewhat relevant on the international scene since the party’s formation in 1999, not exactly because of ...
Nelson Chamisa

The bane of illusions of control

A fraudulent intent, however elaborately crafted, will in the end betray itself. Zimbabweans have for the past 15 years been flooded with self-serving adulations from the lips of MDC politicians — ra...
Happison Muchechetere

Blind to our own greed

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday WE have had to endure stories of management in public owned enterprises and local authorities going out to ruthlessly reward itself, and there is little doubt senior man...