Monthly Archive: October 2015


Blessed are we no more

Much as there is sympathy for migrants streaming into Europe, the families of the victims of the latest earthquake or flood and shock at the unending violence between Israelis and Palestinians,...


Dysfunctional Zimbabwe

If it’s at all possible, forget about the debilitating  18-hour electricity  cuts for a moment. The agonising and costly writing of a new Zimbabwe constitution, accepted overwhelmingly in a 2013...


No laughing matter

  Much as Zimbabwe’s ability to laugh at itself is to be applauded, the lighter side of the 18- hour 4.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. power cuts isn’t a laughing...