Tag: Opinion

Opinion: Zimbabwe and sunset of African dictators

Opinion: Zimbabwe and sunset of African dictators

Not long ago a large international multilateral agency invited me to Zimbabwe. The country’s economy was (and continues to be) falling apart, and there was some hope I would be able to provide some insight on one very small part of the sprawling mess. I said yes, they said great, […]

Zimbabwe Voices Grow Louder…

Zimbabwe Voices Grow Louder…

IF there is one thing Zimbabweans are desperate for, it is for their government to take responsibility and to stop passing the buck each time an issue arises. The government has come up with the most disingenuous ways to dodge responsibility, first claiming that a third force was responsible for […]

Mugabe versus the military

Mugabe versus the military

Since the emergence of the opposition MDC in 1999 largely due to dramatically deteriorating social and economic conditions at the turn of the new millennium, war veterans have been President Robert Mugabe’s foot soldiers; storm-troopers if you like. They carried out dirty tasks to keep him in power, but did […]