Author: Angus Shaw

Flying high for the few

As Mr Mnangagwa gets a luxury jet to fly from Harare to Bulawayo, his people insist the plane is on free loan from his new friends in the United Arab...

Water, water, what a mess

Bravo, bravo to the gallant conservationists who have stopped construction work on the Monovale vlei and wetlands.  Opposition to their campaign came from vested interests but at least this time...

What a palaver

So grandfatherly old Mr Biden kissed a woman’s hair on the back of her head. He touched noses with another, not the eskimo greeting but an encroachment on her private...

Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah

It goes on and on. Sanctions blah, blah, blah. Economy rebounding, blah, blah, blah, currency collapsing blah, blah blah. A looting continua, blah, blah, blah.  Not to leave Kim Jong-un...

Lies, lies and more damned lies

It beggars belief. Our friend Botswana was going to lend us $600 million, we were told in the state media. ( The equivalent in height in $100 bills of 600...

Danger: Zimbabwe is harmful to health

Is it any wonder we are all confused? The state media says one thing – which is mostly very far from the truth – and independent voices say another, not...

Lunatics running, robbing the asylum?

Er, umm … It’s hard to think of anything to say except that the lunatics are running the asylum and they think we will believe anything they say. The torrent...

Thinking too much

We have a local word in these parts: ‘kufungisisa.’ Literally in the Shona language it means ‘thinking too much.’ But it is also the accepted word for the condition we...