Mugabe succession – the people will decide
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Staff Reporter - Feb 27, 2017

ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe this week gave a long television interview on the eve of his 93rd birthday anniversary in…

Southern Africa in the New World Order
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Southern Africa in the New World Order

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni THE STRUGGLES against colonisation in Southern Africa were in actuality struggles for another WORLD ORDER that…

Why are we ashamed of our traditional medicine?
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Why are we ashamed of our traditional medicine?

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Thandekile Moyo I HAVE SOME strange markings on my chest. Well, I think I used to have them. I…

Should we have humane or gender roles?
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Should we have humane or gender roles?

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

> Thandekile Moyo I WAS taught that it is rude and disrespectful to have a seat on the bus while…

Regime change: Donald Trump and Adama Barrow
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Regime change: Donald Trump and Adama Barrow

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

>Edmund Kudzayi DONALD Trump and Gambia’s president- elect Adama Barrow share an unlikely predicament; both are facing the unforgiving consequences…

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Who advises African leaders?

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

>Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni MOST of the early literature on African leaders and African governance has been produced by Eurocentric scholars,…

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Africa: Towards South to South Dialogue

Staff Reporter - Jan 17, 2017

> Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni IN AFRICA and outside, even in the West itself, most serious thinkers agree that the problems…

What if Africa has  her own God?
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What if Africa has her own God?

Staff Reporter - Jan 17, 2017

> Thandekile Moyo I HAVE NEVER totally understood what we know as the African traditional religion. I just know it…

All relationships are compromises
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All relationships are compromises

Staff Reporter - Dec 05, 2016

By Thandekile Moyo I HAVE KEPT a diary for as long as I can remember. I recall shutting myself in…

The good slave and African leaders
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The good slave and African leaders

Staff Reporter - Nov 28, 2016

> Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni NOTHING terrifies an oppressor more than that oppressed individual who begins to think, and to think…

Infertility is not the end of family dreams
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Infertility is not the end of family dreams

Staff Reporter - Nov 28, 2016

> Thandekile Moyo A FEW years after we graduated, I bumped into a college friend as I was happily going…

Language colonialism, and our part in it
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Language colonialism, and our part in it

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

By Thandekile Moyo MY MOTHER was strict and tolerated no nonsense from us. I grew up knowing that I always…

Bond notes and ‘power of demonstration’
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Bond notes and ‘power of demonstration’

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Joram Nyathi ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe on Monday this week signed Statutory Instrument 133 of 2016. It amends the…

Curbing the animal instinct to cheat
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Curbing the animal instinct to cheat

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Thandekile Moyo I WAS 16 when I first fell in love. The object of my affection was the same age…

Factionalism, graft spur Zanu PF rivals
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Factionalism, graft spur Zanu PF rivals

Staff Reporter - Nov 01, 2016

By Joram Nyathi ZIMBABWE’S ruling Zanu PF party has just lost a crucial by-election. It can be argued that the…

SEXUAL CRIMES All women are, or will be victims
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SEXUAL CRIMES All women are, or will be victims

Staff Reporter - Nov 01, 2016

By Thandekile Moyo I WAS a very sensitive child. Everything used to touch me deeply. I remember sobbing so hard…

Libya: Empire’s lessons for Africa
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Libya: Empire’s lessons for Africa

Staff Reporter - Oct 24, 2016

By Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni SOCIAL misery and political chaos walk on two legs in Tripoli. Multitudes queue up for days in…

Zimbabwe’s electoral reform politics
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Zimbabwe’s electoral reform politics

Staff Reporter - Oct 24, 2016

By Joram Nyathi ZIMBABWE is hardly ever too far from election mode. But it also differs from regional countries in another…

Broken dreams of an unemployed graduate
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Broken dreams of an unemployed graduate

Staff Reporter - Oct 21, 2016

By Thandekile Moyo THERE are things every child knew, growing up in Zimbabwe in the 1990s. What you wanted to be…

African intellectuals: An absent presence in politics
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African intellectuals: An absent presence in politics

Staff Reporter - Oct 17, 2016

By Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni THE ongoing turmoil and chaos in South African universities, the cries for new decolonisation and liberation must…