Why Is the Radical Right Obsessed With Southern Africa?

September 12, 2019

In 2018, the President of the United States Donald Trump posted a rather enigmatic tweet about“farm seizures and expropriations and the large scale killing of farmers” by the South African government. What initially seemed puzzling was soon everywhere. A few days later, during the former UK...

Hope in Zimbabwe

July 16, 2013

Mugabe's rule has deprived Zimbabweans of the most basic necessities. The monolithic over-road monument that one drives under while going to or coming from the airport in Harare, reminds one clearly of the importance of the country’s 1980 independence. Hard won in the bush and...

Zimbabwe and Robert Mugabe: Change or Continuity?

December 12, 2012

Robert Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe for 32 years running, will 2013 break the chain? Background In 1980 Robert Mugabe was voted into power as a hero of the liberation struggle, the war campaign which overthrew the white minority government in Zimbabwe. This image however soon became overshadowed by...