FORMER Premier Services Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) CEO Cuthbert Dube his management team must be prosecuted and banned from running public service organisations, legislators said on Tuesday.
  • Zimbabwe: The state of the nation

    I have always thought that the American idea of an annual "State of the Nation" address by the President to both Houses in Washington DC was a great idea.

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  • The dictators of Bongo Bongo Land will be at the funeral pretending to be liberals.

    When Mandela is buried, many world leaders will come to bid the great son of Africa farewell. But worryingly, there will be so many of Africa's dictators as well. The very same people who hate what Mandela stood for.

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  • Why I hate being a black man

    We espouse 'black is beautiful', but the true image of blackness is ugly. If we confront our self-hatred, maybe we'll have real pride

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  • Commonwealth's member states should act on Robert Mugabe's ruthless rule in Zimbabwe

    YOU could do worse than be born in Zimbabwe. But not much worse. Zimbabweans die young, the UN estimating their average lifespan about 46 years, among the lowest on earth.

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  • African monitors must tell the truth about Zimbabwe’s vote

    When I was a graduate student and Senate intern in the late 1980s, I wrote a master’s thesis that proved to be a rather shallow attempt to explain Robert Mugabe’s hold on the Zimbabwean electorate nearly a decade removed from independence. Twenty-five years later, that hold on the electorate has long since been exposed as brute force and chicanery. What is left to explain is Mugabe’s mystifying hold on the rest of Africa.

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  • Are tried and tested horses better than the younger and fresher?

    It is an image that has been, literally, glued to my mind, horses. In my mind I have an image of a beautiful carriage with all the comforts a carriage can provide, the sort of carriage a Disney princess travels in. There is no doubt the carriage’s passengers are riding in comfort. However this beautiful image is disturbed by the horses that are drawing the carriage.

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  • What has Mugabe ever done wrong really?

    Since I moved away from Zimbabwe many years ago, I have not kept in contact with many of my old friends. I chose not to stay in contact with them because most of them never liked me anyway and some of them were idiots. The latter was confirmed when I spoke to an old friend who now lives in South Africa.

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  • ZESN: The West’s Trojan horse

    The Zimbabwe Election Support Network convened a Press conference at the Holiday Inn in Harare on August 1 2013 where it tried to discredit the peaceful, free and fair harmonised elections. Commenting on the elections, ZESN said that “generally the environment was relatively calm and peaceful. Based on the empirical reports from our observers, regardless of the outcome, the credibility of the 2013 harmonised elections is seriously compromised by a systematic effort to disenfranchise an estimated million voters.”

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  • Why Tsvangirai must quit politics

    MORGAN TSVANGIRAI is a courageous man with a historic achievement to his credit. Despite being assaulted, locked up, threatened and endlessly vilified, he did more than anyone else to dismantle Zimbabwe’s one-party state and force Robert Mugabe to contend with serious opposition.

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  • After Mugabe: the infighting begins now

    With the presidency in the bag and parliament in their pocket, Zanu-PF can relax in the certainty that they will dictate Zimbabwe’s foreseeable future. But who will dictate to Zanu-PF? Botox or no Botox, Robert Mugabe’s not getting any younger, and the circling sharks can smell the blood in the water.

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