Category: Opinion

The Night the Vuvuzelas went silent.

khune.jpgBy Albert Chekayi

 

June 16 is quite a significant day in the history of Africa. In 1976 on the same day, in Soweto, South Africa, the then apartheid regime butchered innocent school children who were protesting against the teaching of the Afrikaans language. The day was later adopted by the continent as the Day of the African Child.

 

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Politics of Awards

jenni williams  clinton awards.jpgBy Panganai Nzira
According to the online dictionary answers .com, an award is something given to a person or a group of people to recognize excellence in a certain field; a certificate of excellence. Awards are often signified by trophies, titles, certificates or medals. An award may carry a monetary prize given to the recipient and may also simply be a public acknowledgment of excellence, without any tangible token or prize.

 

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MDC-T parliamentarians at crossroads?

MDC-T Parliamentarians at crossroads?

By Justin Mahlahla

parly flot.jpgIt appears the MDC-T think-tank has collapsed, what with the sudden u-turn by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai as he openly challenged the party’s backers and financiers – Denmark and its European partners, Britain and the United States to remove the illegal sanctions imposed Zimbabwe.

The media was awash with reports that MDC-T members of parliament were visibly shocked to hear their leader, who had previously denied that sanctions existed in Zimbabwe, openly call for their removal and advised that any form of assistance offered to the country should come through the inclusive government.

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