Eddison Zvobgo was both implicated in and a critic of Mugabe's rule. He paid for it. His niece remembers him.
For Zimbabweans, we're back where we started, then. Hope, no change. Still.
Recent events reveal the Mnangagwa administration in Zimbabwe will extend, if not intensify, the kleptocracy, corruption and repression of the Mugabe regime.
On the eve of Zimbabwe's elections, it's worth reflecting on the British government's expropriation of Southern Rhodesia, and the mark that act left on the country 100 years later.
At this early stage, there is little to suggest that South Africa will follow the same path as Zimbabwe.
While entertaining, the showy presidential campaign of Zimbabwe's opposition may not amount to much on July 30th.
The writer, a student in New York City, on the emotional experience of living the Zimbabwe #NotCoup in real time online and away from home.
Mugabe was a neoliberal stooge up until the 2000s and far from being a Pan-Africanist hero sent his army to intervene in the most rapacious war in Africa's history in the Congo.
Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s newly inaugurated President, suggests that Zimbabwe is “witnessing the beginning of a new and unfolding democracy”.
The moral of Grace Mugabe of Zimbabwe: While men continue to share the spoils of their misrule, it seems there must always be a harlot who can be brought to heel.
Watching the unfolding events in Zimbabwe, the world media has given an impressive amount of focus
In the four decades that Robert Mugabe was at the helm of power in post-colonial Zimbabwe, his rule was anything but admirable.
I write this quick note as an outsider (and well aware of my physical distance from
Sam Nujoma (born in 1929) was the first president of Namibia’s liberation movement, the South West
Zimbabwe is the fourth country in Southern Africa to have a post-independence coup. (The others are
It would be an understatement to sum it up as a tragic tale.
We consider ourselves an indispensable and integral part of its national life, because it is our home, writes a Zimbabwean scholar.
Zimbabwe's regime does not to surrender to anyone its guardianship of the post-independence narrative, symbols and authority.
All sorts of countercultural, even radical signifiers have been ransacked of their meaning in Zimbabwe.
In late August and early September, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visited Nigeria’s Silicon Lagoon and Kenya’s