Operation Restore Legacy
18 Apr 2020
One of my earliest recollection of General Solomon Mujuru, the mystified hero, was when we played ‘fake’ guerrillas with my cousins around the yard in rural Zimbabwe, and blissfully singing th...
22 Nov 2019
Two years ago Zimbabwe’s National Army carried out a putsch that removed President Robert Gabriel Mugabe. Once the coup was carried out Zimbabwe’s parliament began a process of ‘impeaching’ a...
25 Oct 2019
In 2011, the late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe riled against sanctions, launching a campaign to collect the signatures of millions of citizens on a petition against sanctions imposed on him...
11 Jul 2019
In the historical legend of how human beings have tried to obtain extra-ordinary powers, wealth and influence there is the folklore story of Dr Faustus who is said to have struck a bargain wit...
7 Jun 2019
Liberation Deferred: From Liberation to Early Reformers
On the 25th of May 2019, Africa celebrated over half a century since the original meeting in Ghana, under Kwame Nkrumah, which set the co...
16 May 2019
Extractive Taxation and the Grand Heist
In a recent quarterly report of the country’s public finances, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) openly bragged that revenue collection had gone up...
6 Jul 2018
When an incendiary tragically blew up right in the middle of the President’s entourage in Bulawayo on the 23rd of June, it was glaring evidence that, [since the November coup] the political an...
Three years on...Mnangagwa's crisis of expectations
November 24, 2020
Coordinator's Note: Is South Africa best placed to spearhead Zim mediation?
October 30, 2020
Prospects for genuine engagement and shifting power structures in Zimbabwe
South Africa/Ramaphosa's Zim headache...?
Can South Africa solve Zimbabwe's crisis?
African Liberation Day: Historical Perspective for Pan Africanism Today
May 26, 2020
"When Natives become Colonisers"
Coordinator's Note: Zimbabwe’s 40th Independence Anniversary
April 18, 2020
The Army and Politics in Zimbabwe: Mujuru, the Liberation Fighter and Kingmaker, Blessing Miles-Tendi (2020, OUP): A review.
Zimbabwe @40: A dream deferred?
3 years after November 2017, where are we going as a country? Was the ‘legacy’ restored?
Coordinator's note: Three years after Operation Restore "Legacy"
After three years: Whither Operation Restore Legacy
Zimbabwe: The Return of the Colonial
Zimbabwe: A deferred dream
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