“We don’t want to be sucked into those battles of the past, as we try to settle for this grand coalition,” NPP leader Joice  Mujuru seems to be saying to her MDC-T counterpart Morgan Tsvangirai in this file picture

It’s Mujuru 1: Tsvangirai 0

MY TURN WITH TICHAONA ZINDOGA July 31. This date is one man’s unlucky day. His name is Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the opposition MDC-T party. Four years ago he lost the country’s “harmonised” elect...
Psychology Maziwisa

In defence of poor Maziwisa

MY TURN WITH TICHAONA ZINDOGA Last week a discussion forum was held in Harare featuring prominent youth leaders under the theme, “Zimbabwe: The Task At Hand – A View from Young Professionals”....
zanu-pf is currently having a dry run on Command Agriculture and is apparently looking at a larger “command” cluster model where various initiatives and sectors will be given stimuli

Waiting for a people’s manifesto

MY TURN WITH TICHAONA ZINDOGA ZIMBABWE is in an election mode. It has been, for the best of the last four years, even when the result of July 31, 2013, produced clear winners in Zanu-PF and a vanquis...
Joice Mujuru

Opposition runs out of strawmen

MY TURN WITH TICHAONA ZINDOGA There is little doubt the campaign season for next year’s harmonised election is in full swing. President Mugabe is leading his party through Presidential Youth Interfac...
my turn

Sore loser Tsvangirai must be watched

That Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the opposition MDC-T party, is a dangerous loser, who is staring a potentially career-ending defeat in 2018, has become a notorious fact not just for casual politica...
Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada shortly after their release from prison in 1990

S. Africa: A special kind of mourning

FOUR years ago, Nelson Mandela died. South Africa was plunged into mourning, as did many pockets of the global family that had grown to know, in varying degrees, of a man who famously fought a racist...
Mr Mutasa

No more giant robes for dwarfish politicians

For fear of sounding monotonous or overkilling the subject of the goings-on in Zimbabwe People First party, which recently underwent a severe bout of convulsions that saw seven senior politicians bei...
Evan Mawarire arrives at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts in the company of police detectives recently. — (Picture by Shelton Muchena)

Mawarire: The conspiracy of desperation

MY TURN WITH TICHAONA ZINDOGA When Evan Mawarire, the face of the anti-Government #ThisFlag “movement” came back from the United States where he had sought self-exile, the ensuing discourse of his ac...