Morgan Tsvangirai

Zim’s sauntering political mediocrity

The opening of the New Year — and we are just 11 days into it — is often marked by people of all shades and hue pontificating and divining about the moons and year ahead. Whereas in the past some cre...
Minister Chinamasa

Mangudya’s journey begins now

My Turn with Tichaona Zindoga— The job of John Panonetsa Mangudya as Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor begins now. Or, let’s say it began 72 hours ago with the introduction of bond notes onto t...
THE UGLY SIDE OF SA . . .  South Africa’s impressive infrastructure in terms of economic and social utility offers a depressing contrast where expensive and posh villas of the rich stare down bulging urban poor settlements, like Alexandra Park  (above)

SA: Immensely beautiful, innately ugly

My Turn with Tichaona Zindoga In South Africa, there are many things that you cannot quite make sense of. It is a country of great contrasts. Call some of the contrasts, paradoxes. One second you may...
Mliswa

It’s Norton or nothing for Zanu-PF

My Turn with Tichaona Zindoga The stakes are high in Norton. A by-election is due to be held in three days’ time following the expulsion of Zanu-PF’s Christopher Mutsvangwa, a former minister and lea...
Morgan Tsvangirai

No, Tsvangirai, the gods are not crazy!

My Turn with Tichaona Zindoga There are a number of subtle things regarding the 17th anniversary celebrations of the opposition MDC-T over the weekend that may have escaped notice, especially of the ...
Meteorological Services Department principal meteorologist Ms Vimbai Mamombe (centre) takes the department‘s deputy director (agro meteorology) Mrs Rebecca Manzou  (right) and AGRITEX principal agronomist Ms Sibongile Chikore (left) the  seasonal forecast for 2016-17 in Harare recently

‘We must always plan for drought’

The Interview with Tichaona Zindoga TZ: The forecast for the 2016-17 rainfall season is out. Can you highlight for us the distribution and patterns for this term by regions?VM: The period from Octobe...
Eddie Cross

A new low, even for Eddie Cross

My turn with Tichaona Zindoga There are very few blogs that read like Eddie Cross’, in its weird and nauseating way which betrays the psyche of an old, racist unrepentant “Rhodie”. (And he should pay...
Ibbotson Mandaza

Ibbotson Mandaza: Reeling in irrelevance

My turn with Tichaona Zindoga In this column last week, we took exception at a group of ex-somebodies calling themselves Elders who wrote a letter to sadc seeking to influence the regional body into ...
Brian Mudumi . . . “There is a huge potential for vibrant business-to-business cooperation between China and Africa. China has more than one billion people. With such a size, it cannot produce everything.”

‘The future belongs to the youths’

The Interview with Tichaona Zindoga TZ: First of all, Mr Mudumi, you were recently in China for the first Asia-Africa Summit and the China-Africa Youth Gala. Can you explain what these were and their...
Morgan Tsvangirai

There is method to Tsvangirai’s madness

“Not only is Tsvangirai whole-heartedly fascinated with men and women of his tribe, but he also sometimes, willy nilly, manipulates his party’s processes to favour persons not of similar origins, as ...
HASHTAG

Spare us the #din, please!

And it would seem with the rush to get hashtags, Zimbabwe will soon be such a noisy place to live. All this noise is, of course, coming from empty vessels – forgive the pun. Nations are not bui...