Reason Wafawarova

4 months ago | May 13, 2019

Why unity is elusive for MDC-Alliance

Reason Wafawarova on Monday Leading to election 2018, we saw the formation of what is now called the MDC-Alliance on the ...

6 months ago | April 1, 2019

Undemocratic ‘democrats’

There is hardly any democracy to talk about in how leadership is chosen in our opposition, yet those riding roughshod ...

6 months ago | March 11, 2019

The disconnect in electoral democracy

That is just Chamisa’s misinformed idea of democracy, and it does not deserve intellectual attention. Democracy is a ...

7 months ago | February 25, 2019

Rule of law cannot be matter of opinion

From its formation, MDC has largely misread the impact of protest politics, hoping this in and of itself will one day ...

8 months ago | January 14, 2019

Black ignorance, not black skin

It is not enough for us Africans to look at the system and react with rage, apathy, stereotypy, paranoia, suspicion, ...

9 months ago | December 10, 2018

Arithmetic democracy stalling Africa’s progress

Some among us did not sympathise with the Iraqis when their country was invaded, or with the Afghanis. We hailed the ...

10 months ago | November 19, 2018

Safeguarding the vanguard principles

Reason Wafawarova on Monday Since independence we have had a number of people-oriented policies like mass education, ...

11 months ago | October 15, 2018

Escapism and denialism

Reason Wafawarova on Monday IT is sad to note that 18 years after Zimbabwe repossessed colonially stolen farm land there ...

12 months ago | October 8, 2018

Politics and the neurotic economy

Anyone that thinks dialoguing for unity or positions and perks with Nelson Chamisa will in and of itself help revive the ...

1 year ago | August 27, 2018

Rejecting poll results a threat to democracy

After World War II western large mass parties dominated democracies; and these parties held the structures of the ...

1 year ago | August 20, 2018

How electoral democracy hurts the collective cause

SOMETHING is going wrong with democracy. Something has gone wrong with democracy. It was the most successful political ...

1 year ago | August 13, 2018

Why elections are bad for democracy

Reason Wafawarova on Monday Brexit was a turning point in the history of Western democracy in general, and that of ...

1 year ago | August 6, 2018

New dispensation and the rotten apple theory

Clearly, the West is impressed with the demise of Robert Mugabe, but not for the same reasons we are impressed. We are ...

1 year ago | July 30, 2018

Why the mythical Chamisa victory will not happen

Reason Wafawarova on Monday So  much has been said about who will win today’s election, from “ED Pfee” to “Chamisa ...

1 year ago | July 23, 2018

Voice of reason: Dehumanising the woman in our politics

So Thokozani Khupe faces the wrath of male chauvinist hooligans loyal to Nelson Chamisa, who are more than convinced ...