Opinion, Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa’s ‘open for business’ train fell off the rails. What happened?

Henning Melber and Roger Southall In November 2017 Zimbabwe’s military replaced Robert Mugabe as head of state with his long-time confidante Emmerson Mnangagwa. He declared Zimbabwe “open for business”, linking foreign relations with economic policy. As he stated We look forward to playing a positive and constructive role as a free, democratic, transparent and […]

Opinion, Zimbabwe

#ZimbabweanLivesMatter: Can the democratic struggle be digitalised?

The advent and growth of the internet revolutionised the way we communicate, interact, socialise and network. Accordingly, information and communication technologies (ICT) have become a fundamental tool and oxygen for the highly globalised and information saturated 21st century. One of the areas in which ICT has had transformative and far […]