Harare’s kombie ban nipped in the bud

In a move reminiscent of Robert Mugabe's government the City of Harare authorities decided to ban kombies from the CBD. They did this without consulting anyone let alone residents who would have been the most affected. Their callous solution Commuters were being dropped out of town yesterday at "ranks" like the one along Seke road. Some of these ranks have [...]

By |2018-02-23T06:40:33+02:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: News, Opinion, Politics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Harare’s kombie ban nipped in the bud

Zuma’s impending day of reckoning

In one of articles last year we talked about Mr. Jacob Zuma. The South African president appeared to have so many lives it would put a cat's supposed nine lives to shame. The man seemed to be made out of  Teflon in that no matter how many scandals he took pgart in or orchestrated he seemed to thrive with no [...]

By |2018-02-13T06:12:18+02:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Opinion, Politics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Zuma’s impending day of reckoning

City of Harare spends $10 million monthly on salaries

Despite widely being known for poor and sub standard service city employees are well rewarded for their effort the capital's mayor has revealed. Following years of denial the mayor recently admitted that municipal tap water which comes in an assortment of odd colors is probably not safe to drink. In another shocker the mayor has finally agreed that council workers [...]

By |2018-01-03T07:54:02+02:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on City of Harare spends $10 million monthly on salaries

Zimbabwe’s Rotten Police

To quote and paraphrase William Shakespeare's Hamlet: Something is rotten in the state of Zimbabwe. And I think I can supply the answer to the mystery of what is rotten. It is Zimbabwe's state police. Hardly anyone I know who has had a run in with the people who are supposed to be serving and protecting us has something positive [...]

By |2017-11-27T07:30:16+02:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Opinion, Politics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Zimbabwe’s Rotten Police

Waiting for the Cabinet

This morning I woke up to the news of Dr Timothy Stamps' death. Most people who grew up in the 90s, Zimbabwe's golden age when we were the pride of Southen Africa, ought to know who he is. For a a long time he was the Minister of Health and Child Welfare. In those days ministers were chosen on merit. [...]

By |2017-11-27T06:35:28+02:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Business, Opinion, Politics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Waiting for the Cabinet

A week of fear, hope and confusion

Vladimir Lenin the Communist is attributed with the quote  “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” By this standard Zimbabwe has gone through decades just this past week. This time last Monday we woke up with the sinking feeling that Grace Mugabe the President's wife who had clear designs on the Presidency would inevitably [...]

By |2017-11-20T09:58:20+02:00November 20th, 2017|Categories: Editorial, News, Politics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on A week of fear, hope and confusion

The State vs O’Donovan

After weeks of memes about how Zimbabwe now has a Minister of Whatsapp the Zimbabwean government have fired a warning shot. Late last week the Zimbabwean police arrested a 25 year old US citizen: Martha O’Donovan. What is her supposed crime? Charge Sheet for Martha O’Donovan Miss  O’Donovan works for Magamba TV network a local production house that creates [...]

By |2017-11-06T07:37:23+02:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The State vs O’Donovan

What happened in Kenya?

African judiciary branches are seen as mere appendages of ruling governments. Incumbent governments make sure during the selection process that the branches are staffed with their allies or at the very least pliant weaklings who will bend to their will. Kenya's supreme court made a mockery of this established trend.On Friday they sided with the opposition to invalidate the results [...]

By |2017-09-04T07:11:23+02:00September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What happened in Kenya?

The many lives of Jacob Zuma

There are many people who think of Donald Trump as somewhat of an anomaly. No matter how many scandals he finds himself tangled in, like a wily cat he manages to land on his feet. For now. Unknown to a lot of people in the wider world however is how Mr Jacob Zuma, South Africa's president has successfully peddled this [...]

By |2017-08-10T10:34:21+02:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Editorial, Politics|Tags: , |Comments Off on The many lives of Jacob Zuma