Reason Wafawarova

1 week 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, ...

1 month 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 ...

2 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, ...

3 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 ...

4 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 ...

5 months 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 ...

5 months 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 ...

5 months 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 ...

6 months 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 ...

6 months 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 ...

6 months 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 ...

6 months ago | July 16, 2018

Politicisation of vocabulary

Reason Wafawarova on Monday It has become common practice that political foes often depart from the conventional meaning ...

7 months ago | July 2, 2018

Democratic elections and media responsibility

Reason Wafawarova on Monday The role of the media in a democratic election is pivotal in that it keeps voters informed ...

7 months ago | June 25, 2018

Identity in politics

When an ideology enslaves someone into narrow-mindedness it is serving the wrong purpose. An ideology must be a fountain ...

7 months ago | June 18, 2018

Elections, promises and cheap politicking

WITH just a few weeks before the elections on July 30, presidential candidates might feel tempted to promise the world ...