After almost four decades of Zanu-Pf rule in Zimbabwe, the southern African nation is at the threshold of defining elections in many ways. Zimbabwe will know that the stakes are high. There’s no Zimbabwean I know who doesn’t seek the prosperity of this former bread basket of Southern Africa. On the eve of probably the most significant elections since independence, people relive and analyse the climax of rallies. Every party and ‘leader’ making a case to be the people’s choice.Continue reading “Zimbabwe Elections: Could Voting For Zanu-Pf ‘Legitimise’ Army Involvement In Politics And Government?”
“On truth as a personal compass and means of changing the world” as a title already sounds somewhat philosophical. A topic that seems evasive as its subject. What does it even mean? And, what is truth, anyway. Many philosophers and normal people since the beginning of humanity have wrestled with what truth is. No doubt some people have asked and will ask, “What is truth?”.
The world is a big and small place, all at the same time. Beyond the geography, it is vast in diversity. The Internet and means of transport obliterated time and geographic divides. We now get to meet more people from places and cultures than generations before us. As a result, we’re all talking but don’t always understand each other. This makes creating understanding in diversity critical.
Milestones often trigger reflection. At least for me. I don’t know if I can call today a milestone. Perhaps it is more like the inevitable we all can’t and never will escape. Sounds gloomy, right? Not really. To put it modestly, we all advance in years. Our responses to experiences in the past, are our reality today. I’ve said it before, thinking about the rest of my life doesn’t freak me out. But, here is another year, and I think on the rest of my life, again.
One of the most iconic artists of the last few decades is undoubtedly Michael Jackson. Dubbed, “The King of Pop”, he entertained, influenced and inspired generations. The evolution of Michael Jackson influenced culture. Makes me think…