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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...
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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
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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...
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...
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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...