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Khupe: no leader can lead without followers

By Learnmore Zuze The Supreme Court ruling nullifying the MDC presidency of Nelson Chamisa came at an odd time such that upon hearing the news, some dismissed it as the conveyor belt of social media gibberish or a ploy to emasculate the opposition. A lot had transpired ever since the […]

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Bulawayo man becomes Zimbabwe’s second COVID-19 death

Zimbabwe has recorded its second COVID-19 death, with a 79-year-old Bulawayo man succumbing to the disease on Saturday, in yet another illustration of the country’s preparedness in dealing with the virus. The Bulawayo man’s results were only confirmed Tuesday, three days after his death. The unidentified man, who becomes the […]

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Boris Johnson admitted to hospital with coronavirus

Move follows rumours that prime minister’s condition had been worsening Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital due to coronavirus after suffering 10 days of symptoms including a high fever, bringing doubts about his capability to lead the response to the pandemic despite No 10 insisting it was purely precautionary. Johnson […]

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Magaisa weighs in on MDC Supreme Court ruling

Kent University law lecturer, Dr Alex Magaisa, dissects the Supreme Court judgment concerning a longstanding legal wrangle over the leadership of the MDC-T. By Alex Magaisa This week, the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe delivered a judgment concerning a longstanding legal wrangle over the leadership of the MDC-T. There were two […]

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Yuval Noah Harari: the world after coronavirus

This storm will pass. But the choices we make now could change our lives for years to come By Yuval Noah Harari Humankind is now facing a global crisis. Perhaps the biggest crisis of our generation. The decisions people and governments take in the next few weeks will probably shape […]

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What the Khupe-Chamisa Supreme Court ruling means

By David Hofisi On March 31, 2020, the Supreme Court delivered a unanimous ruling in the seemingly interminable battle over stewardship of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). In the case of MDC and Others vs Elias Mashavira and Others SC 56/20, the Supreme Court confirmed the ruling of […]