Anotida Chikumbu

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Young voters could decide Zim’s 2023 presidential election: Will they?

There are varied reasons for the low levels of participation by young people in elections.
By Anotida Chikumbu Sep. 20, 2022

Blinkered loyalty to corrupt leaders is not patriotism

Since independence, Zimbabwe, just like any other African country has been riddled by the familiar problem of unethical conduct among public officials.
By Anotida Chikumbu Oct. 26, 2022

Embrace radical politics or perish

Much to their surprise, Chenoweth and Stephan found that nonviolent movements were nearly twice as effective as armed action.
By David Chikwaza and Anotida Chikumbu Jan. 5, 2024

‘Remembering Colonialism in Zim’

The contributions in the book do not, however, dismiss the idea of a national memory, they only emphasise that it is one way of looking at the past.
By Anotida Chikumbu Jan. 12, 2024

Corruption is complex, multifaceted

President Emmerson Mnangagwa was right to point out that, “nyika inovakwa nevene vayo”, but the reverse is also true, “nyika inoputswa nevene vayo”.

Book Review: African decolonisation in Southern Rhodesian Politics, 1950–1963

The book begins by examining how white Rhodesians sought to push-back, delay or prevent African nationalism
By Anotida Chikumbu Apr. 12, 2024