Columnist / Wilbert mukori
98 covid-19 positive out 123 tested: proof test regime wilfully inadequate - 'Seri kweguva!' Still, must learn lessonsZimbabwe has handled the corona virus pandemic like it has everything else the characteristic blundering incompetence. "Masvingo marked a record single-day increase in the number of Covid-19 c...
Published: 13 Jan 2021 at 08:32hrs | 1531 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 02 Jan 2021 at 10:25hrs | 1732 | by Wilbert Mukori
USAID accused of wasting US$ 10 m 'trying to democratise Zimbabwe' - penny has finally dropped in WashingtonThe proverbial penny has finally drop in Washington: the Americans have finally woken up to the reality they are wasting money trying to democratise Zimbabwe!"In a damning 2020 Festivus report...
Published: 30 Dec 2020 at 17:22hrs | 2212 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 27 Dec 2020 at 09:22hrs | 555 | by Wilbert Mukori
'MDC preoccupied with opposing itself' said Moyo - no substitute for quality, especially with life at stake"The political opposition in Zimbabwe, particularly the MDC, is stuck in the middle: between making news headlines and making reform headways," wrote Professor Jonathan Moyo."This is not new....
Published: 13 Dec 2020 at 22:58hrs | 1319 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 10 Dec 2020 at 09:14hrs | 1324 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 06 Dec 2020 at 08:10hrs | 579 | by Wilbert Mukori
Mnangagwa's straitjacket has no wriggle room, especially now coups are 'legal' - off with his head with crown upon it"Zanu-PF has a constitution and under that constitution, we sit as a congress to elect our president," said Zanu PF acting national spokes-person Patrick Chinamasa."In 1977, a lot of the leade...
Published: 21 Nov 2020 at 08:31hrs | 830 | by Wilbert Mukori
'Trump promised an elixir for their racial anxiety' said Obama - Thank God and democracy Trump lasted only one term"It was as if my very presence in the White House had triggered a deep-seated panic, a sense that the natural order had been disrupted," CNN quoted an excerpt from former US President Barack Obama upc...
Published: 18 Nov 2020 at 08:15hrs | 2594 | by Wilbert Mukori
Over the moon Trump lost 2020, his 'America (cum Trump) first' divided free world - folly to tempt providence againIt was not until Friday evening 6th November 2020, three full day after the voting date, that it was finally clear Joe Biden had won the USA presidential election. I was over the moon with joy and, li...
Published: 09 Nov 2020 at 08:14hrs | 2411 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 07 Nov 2020 at 18:48hrs | 805 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 31 Oct 2020 at 07:46hrs | 4956 | by Wilbert Mukori
After 40 years, still failing to hold free and fair elections: 'to find the strait gate and narrow way'The root cause of Zimbabwe's economic and political crisis is the country's failure to hold free, fair and credible elections. For 40 years the nation has beeb stuck with corrupt, incompetent and tyra...
Published: 21 Oct 2020 at 07:32hrs | 896 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 12 Oct 2020 at 08:07hrs | 1710 | by Wilbert Mukori
'Every anointed will fight resistance (Zanu PF) and betrayal (Khupe)' said Chamisa - 'Memento mori!'Chamisa's arrogance knows no bounds!"Every chosen person under assignment will fight these seven battles; accusation, frustration, criticism, rejection, disappointment, resistance and rebellio...
Published: 08 Oct 2020 at 21:59hrs | 3896 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 18 Sep 2020 at 13:59hrs | 1557 | by Wilbert Mukori
Boris Conservatism: law protects in-group but does not bind, it binds out-group but does not protect = essence Zanu PF thuggeryWhen the British people voted to leave the European Union in the 2016 Referendum, then Prime Minister, David Cameron, who had campaigned to remain, resigned and chaos ensued. Voting to leave was the e...
Published: 14 Sep 2020 at 17:50hrs | 774 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 13 Sep 2020 at 09:27hrs | 2673 | by Wilbert Mukori
'Ramaphosa can't end Zimbabwe crisis with stakeholders at cross purpose' - worst of all, lack visionIt has been a hard slog just to reach a consensus that Zimbabwe is facing a serious economic and political crisis. There is a mountain of evidence to prove the crisis but even that has not helped sinc...
Published: 09 Sep 2020 at 08:41hrs | 1510 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 04 Sep 2020 at 06:40hrs | 2576 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 01 Sep 2020 at 16:29hrs | 2208 | by Wilbert Mukori
'Anjin corruption and meddling in Zimbabwe's affairs are not China's foreign policy' - nonsense, they are the core pillarsChina and Russia are the two countries that have played a major role in many African countries' fight for independence. It is a historic fact that most of these African countries have since found that...
Published: 25 Aug 2020 at 20:28hrs | 1967 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 24 Aug 2020 at 09:14hrs | 2088 | by Wilbert Mukori
'Military role in politics cannot be wished away' argue Biti - always paid lip service to democratic changes"Biti says military role in Zimbabwe politics cannot be wished away!" screamed the headlines in Bulawayo24."There must be dialogue that takes care of military concerns. In 2008 after the MDC w...
Published: 22 Aug 2020 at 08:02hrs | 1141 | by Wilbert Mukori
'SA leaders, including Mandela, toothless to solve Zimbabwe crisis' - Not true, especially of the big man"So, why is it that Vorster could bring about real change, twisting Smith's arm to engage in negotiations with his liberation movement opponents that eventually led to a settlement and a transition to...
Published: 13 Aug 2020 at 23:50hrs | 1442 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 10 Aug 2020 at 15:39hrs | 560 | by Wilbert Mukori
First Mbeki now Ramaphosa seeking solution to Zimbabwe's crisis - Solution is still to deliver free electionsSouth Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has reportedly appointed former South African Security minister Sydney and ex-Vice-President Baleka Mbete to "engage the Zanu PF regime and other relevant stak...
Published: 09 Aug 2020 at 08:59hrs | 426 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 09 Aug 2020 at 08:57hrs | 497 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 07 Aug 2020 at 21:46hrs | 1764 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 30 Jul 2020 at 07:56hrs | 378 | by Wilbert Mukori
'State did not demand repay US$ b RBZ loans, all above board' said Gono - essence of institutionalised corruptionAfter decades of denying that corruption was rampant is Zimbabwe, Mugabe shocked the nation in his 2016 birthday interview with ZBC TV when he admitted the country was "been swindled out of US$15 bill...
Published: 20 Jul 2020 at 11:45hrs | 1510 | by Wilbert Mukori
MDC A U-turn on boycotting 'illegitimate Mnangagwa' – next big U-turn, boycotting flawed 2023 electionsMDC Alliance in yet another political U-turn! A few weeks ago the party resolved that its MPs and Senators would boycott parliamentary activities to protest the recall of some of their members by Dr T...
Published: 16 Jul 2020 at 21:37hrs | 7885 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 09 Jul 2020 at 15:45hrs | 2275 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 09 Jul 2020 at 07:58hrs | 1224 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 06 Jul 2020 at 06:57hrs | 2617 | by Wilbert Mukori
'Baffling, MDC leaders endorsed ED's coup and now in bed with G40' - done a lot worse, it's madhouseDear Grace Kwinjeh, First of all, I would like to thank you for this insightful contribution, "Is Khupe an MDC or Zanu-PF creation?" in Bulawayo24."A pattern that continues to repeat i...
Published: 29 Jun 2020 at 20:33hrs | 3405 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 27 Jun 2020 at 08:39hrs | 7787 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 25 Jun 2020 at 19:07hrs | 3967 | by Wilbert Mukori
MDC bulls have locked horns, they will fight to death - no glory for either much less for nation, 'Shaisano!'Now that the MDC bulls have locked horns, there is no stopping the fight! There is death for both bulls, no glory! "Shaisano!" as one would say in Shona. Ever since the Supreme Court jud...
Published: 25 Jun 2020 at 13:10hrs | 2089 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 23 Jun 2020 at 12:39hrs | 2296 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 15 Jun 2020 at 22:25hrs | 3045 | by Wilbert Mukori
'SA will never use its soldiers to enforce democracy in Zimbabwe' - after 2008 GNU fiasco, it makes perfect senseSouth Africa's International Relations minister Naledi Pandor said SA would support all efforts to bring an end to Zimbabwe's worsening economic and political crisis short of a military invasion. ...
Published: 12 Jun 2020 at 11:19hrs | 1532 | by Wilbert Mukori
'Am not at liberty to disclose covid-19 cases' - yet, per se, to condemn 100s X 1000s to covid-19 death"We do have new (covid-19) cases at the hospital and the figures have changed but am not at liberty to disclose anything at the moment," said Mpilo Central Hospital Clinical Director and Acting CEO Dr...
Published: 01 Jun 2020 at 23:00hrs | 4199 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 30 May 2020 at 21:49hrs | 4103 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 26 May 2020 at 09:38hrs | 2263 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 22 May 2020 at 00:24hrs | 1937 | by Wilbert Mukori
Mtetwa, I'm done flattering tyrants: if ED 'committed no crime' then who is 'the monster of depravity'My dear sister Beatrice Mtetwa, I am done with appeasing tyrants! We have allowed tyrants like Mugabe and Mnangagwa ride roughshod over us, denying us our freedoms and rights for the l...
Published: 20 May 2020 at 07:56hrs | 3902 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 16 May 2020 at 13:00hrs | 1335 | by Wilbert Mukori
Chinese built 1 000 bed covid-19 hospital in 10 days: our isolation centres don't even have running water - after 6 months!"The (Beitbridge Rainbow Hotel) Isolation Centre has no tap water because Beitbridge generally has a serious water crisis attributed to the inefficiencies of the local council. The borehole that the c...
Published: 08 May 2020 at 15:02hrs | 989 | by Wilbert Mukori
Published: 07 May 2020 at 07:32hrs | 2768 | by Wilbert Mukori
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