Spare the circus, Minister Kazembe

Spare the circus, Minister Kazembe

Home Affairs minister, Kazembe Kazembe, must be watching quite a load of blurred James Bond comic strips under this partial lockdown. Tawanda Majoni This dude drew out a limping stunt last week. In the wee hours of the morning on Thursday, Kazembe—to read the surname,...
Traffic jams and bad citizens

Traffic jams and bad citizens

This is one truth that easily becomes unpopular, but Zimbabweans—the majority of them—live one big hypocrisy where governance is concerned. Tawanda Majoni You see, since time immemorial, we have heard them whine and groan about how bad the dudes who are in power are....
Here’s why people are not getting vaccinated

Here’s why people are not getting vaccinated

Not exactly the best thing to do on a Sunday, but let’s do some bit of math to start with. Tawanda Majoni Zimbabwe has received slightly under two million Covid-19 free and purchased vaccine doses since mid-Feb this year. The vaccines comprise a batch of one million...
Chilonga evictions: State capture at play

Chilonga evictions: State capture at play

You would have hoped that the post-Mugabe establishment could—at least—get one or two things right. But, ouch, this so-called “new dispensation” is as crude, primitive and self-serving as such regimes ever come. Tawanda Majoni Just recently, the government gazetted...
National heroes: How the law is an ass

National heroes: How the law is an ass

A popular dancehall artist, Soul Musaka, known to many as Soul Jah Love, passed on just under two weeks ago.  What happened subsequently sparked the now fickle and feeble debate on the conferment of hero status in Zimbabwe. Tawanda Majoni You will remember that...