Democracy

Democracy

Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Two inter-related issues — highlighted in two feedbacks I have received over the past six months — should be addressed as a matter of priority and urgency. ...
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National News Slider
INFORMATION deputy minister Energy Mutodi has called on MDC leader Nelson Chamisa to relinquish his position to Thokozani Khupe, leader of another faction of the MDC-T. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
That Zimbabwe has become the proverbial cursed nation, which simply can’t unshackle itself from an economic abyss and political crisis that has rankled for decades, is beyond doubt. ...
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Comment & Analysis
THE violence seen during the fuel price increase protests and stand-off last week was not limited to the capital city Harare. The clashes between the police, army and protesters should not have happened in the first place had the authorities applied their minds to the real challenges facing the majority of poor Zimbabweans. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
On December 30, 2018, 46 million people cast their ballots in a historic election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There hasn’t been a peaceful transition of power in this country since the end of Belgian rule in 1960. If this election produces a result that’s widely viewed as credible, it will cement a new era of representative government in Africa. ...
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Kleptocracy replacing democracy
THE extent of corruption in Zimbabwe has now assumed staggering proportions, and is still getting worse. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Political perception national surveys carried out since 2010 have consistently shown a steady confidence and belief in elections by citizens of Zimbabwe. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
The move by government to have its security agencies pry into people’s private phone records, text messages and Internet communication is a sad development. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Democracy is a way of life, an attitude, personal and collective experience. ...
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News
THE draft constitution which the three principals in the inclusive government have endorsed, forbids commissioners from holding political offices — a provision that should see a number of commissioners having to leave their posts. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
“Democracy has not yet produced accountable and therefore legitimate government,” writes Paul Collier in his book Wars, Guns and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places (2009). ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
Immediately after the March 2008 elections, terror was unleashed on MDC supporters whose only crime was choosing to support a party that Zanu PF accused of “selling out”. ...
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‘Democracy still elusive in Zim’
ZIMBABWE still lags behind most African countries in upholding democratic principles, while neighbouring Botswana was seen as a shining beacon of democracy, the Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) survey has shown. ...
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