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Elections, politicians and a bag of maize

By Lance MambondianiEconomics, Politics

IN PREPARATION for the next elections, the two main political parties, Zanu PF and MDC-T have tabled diverging economic policies on how they intend to improve the lives of ordinary Zimbabweans if voted into office. The people they seek to … Read more

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Diamonds: America’s economic crimes against Zimbabwe

By Psychology MaziwisaEconomics, Mining, Politics, World
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SERIOUS changes of opinion are rare in international politics, occurring maybe only once every quarter of a century. For example, it took the international community a lifetime before it could accept that Nelson Mandela was not a terrorist. It took … Read more

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Post 2008, Zimbabwe’s electoral landscape has shifted

By Psychology MaziwisaPolitics
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PRIME Minister Morgan Tsvangirai may have come within a whisker of winning the presidential election in the economic turmoil of 2008, but in 2013, when Zimbabweans are expected to choose between President Robert Mugabe and the Prime Minister in entirely … Read more

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Now they say Tsvangirai can be our Clinton

By Gilbert NyambabvuPolitics

A RESPECTED colleague and long-standing friend recently subjected me to an angry harangue for suggesting that Morgan Tsvangirai’s sexual wassails are proof that the MDC-T leader cannot be trusted with the leadership of this country. I was told to get … Read more

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Morgan Tsvangirai: sex addiction and denial

By Batsi ChikuraHealth, Politics
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THE recent sex scandal that has rocked the life of the lascivious Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai, left many with some intriguing questions: is the Prime Minister a sex addict; just has poor judgement or is a bystander in … Read more

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Little Mugabes and Zimbabwe’s tomorrow

By Mthulisi MathuthuPolitics
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WHEN on October 18, 2008, I suggested in the since suspended ‘Letter from Kutama’ column that President Mugabe’s politics so much held sway in Zimbabwe that even the MDC-T was itself not spared, the indignation from the bootlicking class and … Read more

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MDC-T has failed the test of government

By Psychology MaziwisaPolitics
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THE Movement for Democratic Change of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, previously seen by many as a vibrant opposition and a refreshing alternative to Zanu PF, is undergoing a gradual and catastrophic decline. There are only two reasons for this political … Read more

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Election debate and lies that tell the truth

By Gilbert NyambabvuPolitics
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PRINCIPALS to the coalition government and their respective political parties have lately been doing much talking about the conflicted question of new elections this year, and yet we remain unclear whether or not the said polls will go ahead. Still, … Read more

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Inaction is a vote too!

By Lenox MhlangaFootball, Politics
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NDUMISO Ngcobo, a columnist for South Africa’s Sunday Times newspaper, has got me thinking. Ngcobo has some pretty strong views about membership of any entity, particularly that of a political party. I will not repeat what he wrote in its … Read more

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European economic crisis: Is it time to head home?

By Lance MambondianiEconomics, Personal Finance, Politics, Stock Market, World

AN EMERGING trend within the diaspora community in the UK points towards a gradual increase in the number of people who have, or are considering returning to Zimbabwe or emigrating to other countries as a result of the global economic … Read more

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