That the Government of Zimbabwe has provided funds for the procurement of BVR equipment cannot be “an assault on democracy”

BVR and the paranoid opposition

Nick Mangwana View From The Diaspora The biggest scandal in America right now is whether a third party interfered with their electoral system or not. Political heads are rolling, careers ending and t...
Beef production cannot be rehabilitated if we squeeze out those that have already invested in this and new producers need the support of the Government

Matabeleland beef production, politics

Nick Mangwana View from Matabeleland South is a province which is attracting attention this year. Like every province, they will host the 21st February Movement celebrations for this year on Saturday
Command Agriculture promises to be an unparalleled success

The Economy: Let’s think about it

Nick Mangwana View from Diaspora— THE by-elections in Zimbabwe have come and gone. All, but one of the 30 odd elections have been won by Zanu-PF. A lot of chest puffin, political grandiosity wi...
Chief Justice Chidyausiku

When ideology meets justice

Nick Mangwana View From the Diaspora— Zimbabwe’S Constitution is going to get its first amendment and, boy, has this caused a lot of concern. Some are worried that a Constitution that took 33 y...
BILATERAL FRIENDS . . . Then British prime minister David Cameron and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit by the Chinese leader to No. 10 Downing Street. Just in 2014 the UK exported goods worth £18,7 billion to China and imported goods worth £38,3 billion from China

Link foreign policy to our Diaspora

Nick Mangwana View From the Diaspora— At the recent Zanu-PF people’s conference, some ministers made presentations. Most if not all of them sounded very positive. The interesting thing was the ...
Africa boasts of so much natural richness, yet it is over represented in negative things such as poverty and disease

Indignity of poverty in land of plenty

Nick Mangwana View from  the Diaspora— Poverty is an indignity, a scourge and an indictment on the priority of African leadership. How can it be justified when Africa has most of the world’s re...
Dr Mzembi

Our Africa is not a country

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora— The last time this columnist was at Chatham House was when Joice Mujuru gave that forgettable performance. It would surprise many to learn that many Zimbab...
The Constitution is very clear on S106(3) that there should be an Act of Parliament to direct and dictate how top officials of the State should behave

Pointless laws and codes

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora It is understandable that the Government of Zimbabwe is trying its best to align laws with the Zimbabwean Constitution. This process is frustratingly taking its t...
Joice Mujuru’s UK adventure has seen her having a meeting with Mr Guy Watson Smith, the former owner of her Ruzambo Farm in Beatrice

Why Mujuru cannot be trusted

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora They say every government makes mistakes. No matter how principled, how democratic, how fair minded or how welfare minded it is, it will make mistakes. So when a ...
There have been suggestions that since a substantial number of drivers have obtained their driver’s licences clandestinely and others through bribery, there should be retesting of all drivers

Retesting all drivers not a solution

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora About 90 percent of accidents in Zimbabwe are caused by human error. Even though we talk of narrow roads, vehicles which should not be on the road, stray animals ...
COURT

ZACC: Simply inept, disempowered or both?

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora Having prosecutorial powers would probably help ZACC very much. But let us hear what they have done with the powers they already have. Let us have a look at some ...
VIOLENCE

Detoxing Zim’s political atmosphere

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora Our political differences should be differences of ideas, vision and ideology. There is nothing personal about it. Leave children out of it. The translation of ve...