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Thomas Mapfumo Asks, And Answers Why Zimbabweans 'd Rather Die in SA


Thomas Mapfumo and his band members - destined to remain in diaspora?

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015 08:23

Militarisation of Zimbabwean Government Continues Unabated

mugabeIn the continuing militarisation of the civil service in Zimbabwe, President Mugabe has appointed three brigadiers, a major general, and an air commodore into permanent secretary and principal director positions in the civil service.

The jobs are clearly meant to pad the civil service with military people who will collect intelligence and help keep the military junta in power - but because they are military people, service delivery from their ministries will to suffer and corruption will increase as they concentrate on power retention. The President's Secretary, Dr Misheck Sibanda, announced the following appointments among others:

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 21:15

SA People's Patience With Zimbabwe Running Out

ZwelithiniXenophobic violence is reported to be escalating in South Africa, with the President's own son, Edward Zuma, tacitly encouraging it and his father, the President, clearly feeling powerless to reprimand him.

In fact for any politician in South Africa, the issue is a hot potato. How do you argue with someone who says that the country has enough of its own problems without importing the neighbours' problems?

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 13:25

Presidents Zuma, Mugabe, Obama, King Zwelithini Is This Happening On Your Watch?

This has been a really difficult video to watch. Xenophobic attacks on children as the public watched and cheered the perpetrators on.

I don’t know what has got into the minds of South Africans to perform such barbaric acts in this day and age.

Surely the international community needs to condemn such disregard for human life.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 14:42

MDC Gutu's Open Letter to Zimbabwe Electoral Commissioner Makarau

Lawyer To Lawyer

Dear Justice Makarau

I write this open letter to you in my capacity as a concerned Zimbabwean patriot and also as one of your learned friends.I hope I find you well.

I have known you since the early 1980s when both of us were law students at the University of Zimbabwe. You were a few years ahead of my stream.I have nothing but absolute respect for you as an individual, a lawyer and a jurist.You have distinguished yourself as a legal practitioner and your record as a jurist is impeccable.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 08:25

"Zuma, Mugabe Failed to Deal with Shit of Xenophobia" - Elinor Sisulu

While Robert Mugabe was being wined and dined on his state visit to South Africa Zimbabweans and other foreigners in that country were being butchered in what is likely to turn out to be the worst xenophobic violence in South Africa.

Shocking images of people being necklaced and stoned in the street in broad daylight are emerging in violence which has prompted the South African News Service News24 to put the word "shit" in a headline for the first time.

The South Africans were responding to the call by the Zulu King Goodwills Zwelithini to drive foreigners out of their country because he holds them responsible to the lack of job and business opportunities.

Below is the News 24 report:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 10:14

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Bhadharai Pano