November 20, 2017
Zimbabwe: How Impeachment Would Actually Work
Impeaching President Mugabe will not be a quick or a simple affair. Read more »
November 16, 2017
Zimbabwe: Only the Short-Sighted Would Say We've Been Liberated" - Life Continues Amid Zimbabwe's Political Limbo
Zimbabweans are on tenterhooks and social media is abuzz. But most are going about their daily business as they wait to see what happens next. Read more »
Zimbabwe: Power to the Party - Zimbabwe's Coup Isn't a Revolution but a Consolidation
President Mugabe's successor may make some economic reforms, but don't expect ZANU-PF to loosen its grip on power. Read more »
November 15, 2017
Zimbabwe: Coup or Not, This Is the End of an Era
The liberation generation has decided to maintain its power through the use of gun. What now? Read more »
November 18, 2017
Zimbabwe: Who Will Rule Next? Mnangagwa? Sekeramayi?
Many in Zimbabwe and beyond are talking about the events of the past 48 hours as if it marks the start of a profound political transformation. This is misjudged. Read more »
November 08, 2017
Zimbabwe: The UK's Misguided Role in the Rise and Fall of Mnangagwa
The UK's faith in the former VP taking over from Robert Mugabe revealed its deep misunderstanding of Zimbabwean politics and history. Read more »
July 27, 2017
Zimbabwe: Is There an Opposition Urban Voter Problem?
Towns and cities used to be safe MDC strongholds. Not anymore. Read more »
June 13, 2017
Africa: Why Do Opposition Coalitions Succeed or Fail?
Some sweep to power. Many more crumble. Why? And which way will Zimbabwe's 2018 coalition go? Read more »
May 11, 2017
Zimbabwe: Opposition Coalition - Avengers Assemble or Suicide Squad?
If the coalition holds until the 2018 elections, it could lead the strongest challenge yet to Mugabe. But that's a big if. Read more »
January 10, 2017
Africa: Continent to Face Intense Political Contests in 2017
Electoral commissions, the battle for the control of social media, and a hesitant international community could define many of the political stories of the coming year. Read more »
August 04, 2016
Zimbabwe: The Role of the "Secret Police" in Zimbabwe's Deepening Poaching Crisis
There are many reasons poaching in Zimbabwe is on the rise. The involvement of influential government operatives appears to be one of them. Read more »
July 28, 2016
Zimbabwe: Fed Up, Unafraid, and Just Getting Started - What #ThisFlag Must Do Now
Through social media, Zimbabweans in the country and diaspora have been organising, debating and planning with great effect. But the movement must now evolve if it is to continue… Read more »
July 25, 2016
Zimbabwe: How Long Can Mugabe Survive Without War Veterans?
The war veterans and Emmerson Mnangagwa have been key pillars underpinning Mugabe's 36-year-long rule. Without them, it could quickly disintegrate beyond repair. Read more »
July 04, 2016
Zimbabwe: The Revolution Will Be Hashtagged
With traditional avenues of criticism being closed off, Zimbabweans have taken to protesting online. But don't mistake this for slacktivism. Read more »
February 11, 2016
Zimbabwe: The UK Needs to Stay Out of Nation's Succession Politics
Whether the UK favours Mnangagwa over Mugabe and Chamisa over Tsvangirai is immaterial. What matters is that it remains a disinterested bystander. Read more »
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