Why Chamisa Winning Will Contradict Nature of African Politics

By Correspondent In 2014/15 Afrobarometer carried out a survey across five African countries focusing on the state of multi-party democracy. The survey involved 9 500 interviews conducted in Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. The results were unanimous in supporting multiparty politics but uniquely also revealed a deep distrust for opposition parties. According to […]

Mwonzora’s Scorched Earth Policy Attracts Amendments

By Correspondent The massive amount of recalls instigated by MDC-T’s Douglas Mwonzora has spurred residents into calling for amendments to the responsible law to reduce the power of political parties. Residents associations under the banner of Residents’ Association Coalition for Electoral Reforms (RACER) delivered a petition to Parliament laying out their wishes. Among various demands, […]

Mbare and Sikhala Were Opportunities for Chamisa, He Missed Them

By Correspondent Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) leader Nelson Chamisa’s photographic credential as a battle hardened leader is a bloody image from 2007 when he was assaulted at the Robert Mugabe airport while on his way to Brussels. His supporters and defenders have constantly pointed at the image as a graphic capture of the resolute […]