Tag: Zimbabwe

“The problem in Africa is corruption”

The fact that corruption in Africa is both endemic and horrendous cannot be denied. Some highly reputable sources believe ten times more illegal money leaves Africa than the official foreign aid it receives. Whether that is true or not, it is irrelevant because everyone knows that the mass of African […]

Zanu PF factions escalate fight ahead of Mugabe rally

PREPARATIONS for President Robert Mugabe’s rally tomorrow in Masvingo are reportedly on the rails after it emerged that Zanu PF’s two factions — G40 and Team Lacoste — were yesterday still fighting for control of the event. Zanu PF youth league chairperson Kudzanayi Chipanga Zanu PF factions yesterday squared off […]

Zim police arrest student leaders after fees demo

Harare – Police in Harare have arrested three student leaders from the University of Zimbabwe, as rights lawyers went to court to challenge the eviction of hundreds of medical students in the wake of this week’s fees protest. Those arrested are Steven Tsikirai, president of the UZ’s Students Representative Council […]

The fallacy of political government

The damage left by the ex-colonial powers is devastating. It is not putting it too strongly to say that, to this day, their legacy has been to help keep African citizens in extreme poverty for years longer than was necessary, and it still pervades every aspect of African life. One […]