Operation Restore Legacy
24 Nov 2020
The military coup of November 15, 2017, in Zimbabwe, which the protagonists who carried it out euphemistically call Operation Restore Legacy (ORL) was an ultimate power play between two compet...
Blessing Vava (Editor)
Zimbabwe’s leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as president on the 24th November 2017 to replace president Robert Mugabe who was deposed through a military coup. Today marks exactly three...
Prof. Jonathan Moyo
EMMERSON MNANGAGWA completes three tumultuous years at State House on 24 November 2020, as President of Zimbabwe, having been sworn into the office backed by tanks and bullets on the same date...
Dinizulu Mbiko Macaphulana
The most stubborn question about the Zimbabwean social and political condition is exactly how the protracted war against Rhodesian settler colonialism did not lead to the liberation of Zimbabw...
It is exactly three years since the late former President Robert Mugabe was booted out in a military coup. Many Zimbabweans poured onto the streets celebrating the ouster, the humiliation of a...
Three years ago, euphoria gripped a nation that was epitomised by cronyism, corruption mis-governance and repression when President Emmerson Mnangagwa took over from long-time leader Robert M...
30 Oct 2020
Zimbabwe is on the tip of an iceberg with a deteriorating economy, abuse of human rights and
the shrinking of democratic space as the ruling ZANU PF government seems determined to entrench a o...
Dr Toendepi Shonhe
Is South Africa going back to Zimbabwe? It's time to ask; if so, to what end? Might SADC be the next? These and many other questions seize the Zimbabweans, as they search for ways of ending th...
SOUTH Africa president Cyril Ramaphosa has in the last three months send two delegations to try to unlock Zimbabwe’s political and economic logjam. The interventions have unruffled feathers in...
Chengetai Faith Gumbo
The Covid-19 induced lockdown which was not unique to Zimbabwe saw the country plunging into a deep economic and socio-political crisis as the government of took advantage of the lockdown to c...
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Zimbabwe @40: A dream deferred?
3 years after November 2017, where are we going as a country? Was the ‘legacy’ restored?
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After three years: Whither Operation Restore Legacy
Zimbabwe: The Return of the Colonial
Zimbabwe: A deferred dream
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