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Here’s why President Emmerson Mnangagwa will not win this year’s elections

By Allen Moyo 1. He is not popular: President Emmerson Mnangagwa simply doesn’t have the popularity enjoyed by Robert Mugabe and will struggle to have…

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Are Mobile Network Operators shackling digitalisation of Africa financial inclusion?

By Brian Richardson Financial inclusion is a key enabler of sustainable economic and social development. Initiatives by the United Nations and the World Bank Group…

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Serious problems ahead for President Mnangangwa… if Robert Mugabe is making a political comeback

By Sally Nyakanyanga and Peter Fabricius State media in Zimbabwe are reporting that former president Robert Mugabe is backing the National Patriotic Front (NPF), a…

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Cyril Ramaphosa: In future this revolving door of ministers, ministries and DGs will have to end

By Keith Gottschalk South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has announced his new cabinet. As widely expected, he either fired or demoted almost all cabinet…

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Let the old generation die, their hate and prejudice with them

  By Grace Ashley Tribalism is the behaviour and attitudes that stem from strong loyalty to one’s own tribe or social group, while racism is…

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South Africa still trying to decode Cyril Ramaphosa (and they’re getting it wrong)

  By David Everatt During the Cold War, a new profession emerged – “Kremlinologists”, a hodge-podge of academics, journalists, other scoundrels, and commentators, who would study…

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Three great ways to utilise the Brawlers Golf Society for strategic business networking

  By Washington Mashanda   Business is all about connections and while virtual connections continue to grow, their value pales in comparison to a real…

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Opinion: Mnangagwa is the honourable leader that Zimbabwe needs: Serobe

  By Jacky Serobe   Emmerson Mnangagwa, the new President of Zimbabwe, is not an ogre with evil intent as his detractors make him out…

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Zanu-PF, Mnangagwa and the military: The three barriers blocking Zimbabwe’s transition to democracy

  By James Hamill Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been cautiously welcomed with the hope that he will place Zimbabwe on a morew democratic trajectory. He…

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President Mnangagwa’s false dawn

  By Darlington Nyambiya After 37 years of Mugabe’s rule, Zimbabwe finally had a forced transition through a mixture of people power, political pressure and…

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President Mnangagwa should surround himself with proven academics and policy makers, not chancers

  By Tinashe Eric Muzamhindo One critical area that damaged the government of Robert Mugabe was the issue of staffing government and strategic areas with…

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The secret to talking to Zimbabweans is not to shout at them. And never underestimate the traditional chiefs

  By Brian Tawanda Manyati The sick view that Zimbabwean chiefs have lost it is noted, as all open views are part of democratic discourse….

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Zimbabwe has learnt the lesson of the dangers of leaders staying in power for too long

  By Jonathan Katzenellenbogen   Operation Restore Legacy, which saw the end to Mugabe’s 37 year rule, has broken the log jam in Zimbabwe’s politics….

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The story of militarised masculinities that characterises modern Zimbabwean politics

By Tinashe Mawere For decades, a key facet of Robert Mugabe’s rule in Zimbabwe has been how he has used the symbols and rhetoric of…

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Deny it the Chinese may want, but we have reason to believe the conspiracy theories

  By Cobus van Staden and Chris Alden The fall of Robert Mugabe has dominated global coverage of Africa over the past few weeks. In…

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