Tag: Politics

Zimbabwe: Beyond the Zanu PF hegemony

Zimbabwe: Beyond the Zanu PF hegemony

ZIMBABWE is at the crossroads. The political trajectory along which the nation is travelling has never been so slippery and unpredictable. Our country is at the tipping point. One doesn’t have to be a rocket scientist to appreciate that President Robert Mugabe’s hold on power has become increasingly tenuous and […]

Diplomatic offensive, demos for poll reforms

Diplomatic offensive, demos for poll reforms

TWO years before the next general elections, little progress is evident in the opposition campaign to force reforms needed, they insist, to ensure credible voting with the ruling Zanu PF blissfully ignoring pressure from its bitter rivals. The main MDC-T opposition party and offshoots led by Welshman Ncube and Tendai […]

MDC-T loses ground in Bulawayo, but…

MDC-T loses ground in Bulawayo, but…

THE year 2015 could go down in history as the most memorable one for ZANU-PF as it was able to claim seats in Bulawayo after more than a decade-long routing at the hands of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) led by Morgan Tsvangirai. By winning the Nkulumane seat in last […]

Tsvangirai, Mujuru ratchet up pressure on Mugabe

Tsvangirai, Mujuru ratchet up pressure on Mugabe

POLITICAL tension is rising in Zimbabwe, with some parts of the country being rocked by intermittent violence, riots and strikes — amid revelations yesterday that leading opposition players are ratcheting up their plans to either impeach President Robert Mugabe or force an early general election. Harare and its dormitory town of […]