Zimbabwe:Zimbabwe's Succession Rubik's Cube
Whenever President Robert Mugabe's busy travel schedule out of Zimbabwe permits, he takes the opportunity to address scheduled 'Presidential Youth Interface Rallies' set for each… Read more »
Zimbabwe:Shady Police Roadblocks Reflect Failing Governance
In Harare, it is sometimes said, nothing is what it appears to be. This is certainly the case with the city's omnipresent police roadblocks, which give the impression of efficient… Read more »
Zimbabwe:Youth Should Be the Leading Voice for Change
Youth protests against inequality - specifically for free or low-cost education - have led to successful changes in government action, particularly in South Africa. Today marks the… Read more »
August 23, 2016
Zimbabwe:War Veterans Flee Mugabe's Sinking Ship
8 August is Heroes' Day in Zimbabwe. The annual holiday celebrates the men and women who fought on the winning side in Zimbabwe's brutal war of independence, and is synonymous with… Read more »
July 18, 2016
Zimbabwe:Can Zimbabwe's #thisflag Movement Lead to Real Political Change?
On Wednesday 6 July, thousands of Zimbabweans participated in a peaceful 'stay-at-home' protest against the ruling Zimbabwean African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF).… Read more »
July 21, 2016
Zimbabwe:As Mugabe Fights for His Political Future, Why Is China So Silent?
As Zimbabwe teeters on the brink of economic and political crisis, there's one voice that has been conspicuously silent: China. Despite the mutual professions of admiration and… Read more »
July 04, 2016
Zimbabwe:Can IMF Really Drag Nation Out of Crisis?
Zimbabwe's coffers are empty. Salaries for the army and air force have been delayed for several weeks; and other civil servants will only receive their pay cheques by the middle of… Read more »
February 17, 2016
Africa:New AU Chair Has Friends in High Places
There was a palpable sense of relief at the African Union (AU) as Robert Mugabe's term as chairperson of the continental body came to an end. It's not that Mugabe is unpopular -… Read more »
January 12, 2016
Africa:What (Else) to Expect in Africa in 2016?
Africa starts the New Year with many burning issues that escalated in 2015 and need urgent action. The crisis in Burundi, where grave human rights violations are continuing, and… Read more »
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