Author: Angus Shaw

Monkey business in Milton Park

My old friend Brown Moyondizvo has already spoken of the stunning surrealism in Kiki Divaris, once a staunch follower of Ian Smith, being declared a liberation hero before her burial...

Bootlicker of the Year Award, 2015

And the Oscar goes to the Zimbabwe Sunday Mail for this second-to-none performance. The British have a similar trophy. It is called BrownNose of the Year: “When Obama, Cameron met...

Missed the boat again …

It looks like Zimbabwe has missed the boat again. No-one here has thought about it lately, but when the nearest harbour in neighbouring Mozambique was being rehabilitated three decades ago...

Thank you

  Thank you one and all for your warm birthday greetings. My 66th was an excellent day. To use a golfing term, I have played more than half the course...

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,...

God giveth what ZANU PF hath taken away

It is abidingly and enormously satisfying to stand in the shower and, for the first time, wash away the grime, dust and chaos of Zimbabwe with water heated by God’s...

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...