James Foley

Truncheon foreign policy rule

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday In November 2012 Foley was abducted again, this time in Syria, and in another glory-hunting expedition, the audacious journalist had gone to document the anticipated fal...

Gaza: Dreadful barbarity

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday THERE is a time when the sickening realities of this world’s bad news become so distasteful that one cannot simply put up with continued absorption of the barbarous perv...

Africa and sustained pillaging

Reason Wafawarova on Thursday Apart from the 2007 Lisbon EU-Africa Summit and the Cairo EU-Africa summit of 2000 where the African Union threatened to boycott the summits if President Mugabe was not ...

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...
reason 11

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...
Op4

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...