“IF HITLER invaded Hell, I would make at least a favourable reference to the Devil in the House of Commons,” said Winston Churchill in 1941.
THE recent Scottish independence referendum was such a remote issue in Zimbabwe in terms of proximity of interest to the public and media.
It was interesting having Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in town last week.
FORMER Justice minister Patrick Chinamasa’s appointment last year as Finance minister was generally met with apprehension amid fears he would adopt a belligerent approach informed by his party’s anti-Western stance.
This is the first article written by Eric Bloch in his column on May 10 1996 when the Zimbabwe Independent was launched.
ERIC Bloch was born in South Africa in 1939 but was resident continuously in Zimbabwe since 1950.
ORDINARY Zimbabweans should brace for tough times in the months ahead.
AFRICA is the new, if not last, frontier.
Zanu PF luminaries seem to be falling over each other to acquire advanced university degrees which are in many cases the product of patronage rather than performance.
WE continue with a report titled The Mortal Remains: Succession and the Zanu PF Body Politic, produced by the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum and the Research Advocacy Unit.