This Has Been A Week of Oaths. What Is An Oath?

By Correspondent Beginning with President Mnangagwa at the National Sports Stadium various politicians have taken oaths this week. From Councilors in Bulawayo, Ruwa, Harare to legislators all have been taking oaths. What is an oath after all? An oath is a public pledge that the politician understands the requirements of the position. In it he […]

FAZ Is Mnangagwa Just Trying to Shine…And Survive

By Pieter Ziegler President Emmerson Mnangagwa has the unenviable record of being a poor candidate when it comes to polls. That track record has failed to change even when he became the presidential candidate in the 2018 elections. He scuttled through by electoral millimeters beating Nelson Chamisa by a mere 300 000 votes. In the […]

Chamisa’s Redemption Plan is An All or Nothing Leap

By Pieter Ziegler After the announcement of the 2023 presidential election results Zimbabwe once again faces a trying period as the opposition has alleged fraud in the plebiscite. Late on Saturday, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) announced that Emmerson Mnangagwa had won a second term bid with 52.6 percent against Chamisa’s 44 percent. However, Chamisa […]

Why Chamisa Has Lost Before The Elections

By Pieter Ziegler If one were to go by the sights of his rallies and exuberance of the accompanying crowds at the various shopping centres, then we are in for a tight electoral race. However, when what is considered are practical gears of the election system, the context and the political ecosystem of the opposition […]

CCC Primaries Have Become A Secretive Assembly of The Illuminati

By Correspondent Today is two days before the biggest opposition party in the country holds its equivalent of primary elections. As revealed by its leader Nelson Chamisa, Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) will be selecting representatives for all offices. Even Chamisa himself is open to being contested. “Zanu PF looks for a leader who wants […]

Chamisa’s Guerilla Template May Do The Trick

By Correspondent The sight of Nelson Chamisa at Harvest House addressing a wave of supporters just after he assumed power is one that electrifies any politician with orgasmic thralls. It’s the stuff of political wet dreams. However, the journey since then was very much in keeping with the motif of copulation as everything gradually dissipated […]

Is This A Baboon Attack Or Suicide?

By Correspondent It’s often stated that all political projects carry the seeds of their own destruction within. In the same picturesque narratives of a bright new future, there lie the wire strands that will snag the movement. Nelson Chamisa’s Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC), is carrying the dreams of many hoping to escape the vapid […]

Opposition Clamping Itself Out Of Power

By Correspondent The opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) has suddenly found itself at crossroads with its urban support base due to a wave of vehicle clamping operations in the CBD. In a bid to restore order to the CBD municipal police and City Park officials have been clamping and towing many vehicles including those […]

Mafume’s Small Victories Offer Hope For Opposition

By Pieter Ziegler This week the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (ZINARA) finally conceded ground in its trench warfare with Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume and agreed to a meeting. Over the past months, the two have been waging an attritional media battle with statements and accusations flying all over the place. Barely armed for combat against […]

Having Failed With Gvt, ZACC Is Now Hunting In Councils

By Correspondent By September 2021 ZACC had twenty-six (26) cases undergoing trial, nineteen (19) were allocated dates and forty-five (45) were still in the set down the office. “However, our worry is the lack of completion of these trials due to the delays in the court process,” it’s spokesperson John Makamure stated. ZACC Chairperson Loice […]