“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all,” articulates Dale Carnage the renowned human relations expert.
I HAVE lived to see believers backsliding, and in extreme cases renouncing Christianity. Some insincerely tried Christianity and after a while, abandoned it after failing to get specified demands.
AFTER the launch of her party, and her initial tour of the country, and then the Diaspora a year or so ago, I was more than convinced that National People’s Party leader Joice Mujuru presented the biggest opportunity to end President Robert Mugabe’s four-decade tyranny in Zimbabwe.
As Zimbabweans we have hated each other in many different ways and over long periods of time — during the pre-colonial period, during colonisation, soon after independence and in the period 2000 up to now, affirms the Catholic Church’s Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe (CCJPZ).
IT is rare to find near-unanimity about the greatness of a person who has blood — human blood — on his hands.
WHAT goes around comes around aptly describes what is happening to First Lady Grace Mugabe’s women’s league deputy and Bulawayo Metropolitan minister Eunice Sandi-Moyo and treasurer Sarah Mahoka as Grace has twisted the sharp-edged knife into her top allies.
The building pillar and foundation of every nation is the family. Humanity is nurtured, trained, coached and groomed in the family. What we see around us today is what the family system has produced and is producing.
Fellow Zimbabweans, I want to say from the outset thank you for making me wiser. After a one-and-a-half-month-long tour of all the country’s provinces and listening to your many voices, concerns and inputs, most of them from outside the party I lead, all I can say is: “Thank you, Zimbabwe.”
Zimbabwe’s democratic deficit is undeniable, but reports that the police issued stringent conditions for yesterday’s National Electoral Reform Agenda (Nera)-organised demonstration against government’s decision to take over the procurement of biometric voter registration (BVR) kits, are regrettable as that should never be allowed in progressive societies.
The iconic picture of him kneeling before First Lady Grace Mugabe for whatever reason, remains as poignant as any on Zimbabwe’s tortured political landscape.