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Open Letter to PM from Ben Freeth

OPEN LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER MORGAN TSVANGIRAI FROM FARMER BEN FREETH OF MOUNT CARMEL FARM, CHEGUTU   A call for the Prime Minister to act in a time of “Controlled Anarchy” where crimes against humanity are being committed in Zimbabwe A…

SA should buy Matabeleland & Midlands

Hon President Zuma This is an open e-mail to Jacob Zuma notifying him of the opportunity available for him to redress one of the negative effects of the colonial borders and Mfecane wars which led to the loss of an undoubtedly integral part…

Spirits on the Battle Field

By Eddie Cross  Yesterday we were out in the bush, some 220 kilometres from Bulawayo speaking at a MDC rally in a tiny village. A fairly large crowd had gathered with villagers walking into the site from many kilometres in every direction.…

Wild Pigs vs Air Zimbabwe

By Denford Magora Five warthogs (wild pigs) grounded a Chinese-made Air Zimbabwe plane at Harare International Airport yesterday, after the plane collided with them as it taxed down the runway for take off. The plane, an MA60, was damaged…

Letter to Mr Robert Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe Office of the President Munhumutapa Building Samora Machel Avenue/ 3rd Street Harare, Zimbabwe 25 October 2009 Dear Mr President, On behalf of voiceless Zimbabweans, I write this letter pregnant with anger over the…

Robert Mugabe vs. Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, and his party have been trying to blow up the power-sharing arrangement ever since neighboring states put it together last year. They are now perilously close to succeeding. Prime Minister Morgan…

Timid SADC can learn from ECOWAS

By S'Thembiso Msomi As Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai embarks on yet another emergency regional tour, searching for help, he must be wishing that his troubled country was in West Africa, where political leaders are made of…

GNU Boycott & Pull-Out Method

By Phil Matibe  In cases where family planning is used to limit the size of a family unit and modern contraceptives are unavailable, or because of certain religious beliefs, Coitus Interruptus is often practised. This is a method of birth…

Remembering Ignatious Mushangwe

By Adrian Smale It's a sad fact that people in Zimbabwe are judged by their political views, or racial background rather than as Martin Luther dreamed "by the content of their character" and this in Africa in 2009. So many, many precious…

Boycott will not pressure Mugabe

By Basildon Peta The decision by Morgan Tsvangirai to disengage from Robert Mugabe appears dramatic, but it is hardly surprising. Yesterday he implicitly admitted that he has been lying to the world about all being well in Zimbabwe's unity…