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Takura Zhangazha
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Takura Zhangazha 22h
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Ah you see now cde. Its my list. I am ok with it.
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 18
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13 Hendrick Witbooi () 14 Patrice Lumumba ( Democratic Republic of the Congo)
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 18
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6. Dedan Kimathi () 7. Frantz Fanon (, Africa and the Diaspora) 8. Gamal Abdel Nasser () 9. Robert Sobukwe () 10. Nelson Mandela (South Africa) 11 Haile Selassie () 12 Herbert Chitepo ()
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 18
My greatest 14 political revolutionaries of all time- in this order... 1. Amilcar Cabral (Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde) 2. Julius Nyerere () 3. Nehanda Nyakasikana () 4. Kwame Nkrumah () 5. Samora Machel ()
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larry kwirirayi Jan 17
Zimbabwe's finishes fourth in first ever Side by Side at Rally
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DrDormanIsOnASOS Jan 17
Exceptionally pleased to have a copy of ‘s new book in my hands.
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 16
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Forgot to add "Religion as a business" and still is going nowhere. Very fast.
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 16
The media as a business, the school as a business, the hospital as a business, the clinic as a business, water as a business.. is going nowhere. Very fast.
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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and you have a sum total of the exercise of power and symbolism.  Even if the majority of us don’t see it.//
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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benevolent attitude toward women and the youth via extending, for the former, the quota system and for the latter, introducing it.  Add to this, the new Chinese facilitated massive new Parliament building made in the image of Great Zimbabwe
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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recognizable source of the changes is the ruling party which in doing so is asserting not only its authority for public recognition but also for its own party structures.  That is giving meaning via this sort of action to its own exercise of power.  In the second instance is the
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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but entirely functional one. Especially for the political elite that wrote it and got their supporters to vote for it. A final hidden element to the constitutional amendments as proposed is the fact of their symbolism in the exercise of political power.  First of all the
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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The general lack of populism around the matter indicates a continued public ignorance of the provisions of the constitution but more significantly a continued lack of desire at public ownership of the same.  In other words, the constitution of Zimbabwe is not an organic
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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economic survival) that is top of the list.  This does not mean there will be no entertainment of the subject in general or in its parliamentary specificity and televised antics when it is read for the first and second times.
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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technicality or the other.The next hidden element to these proposed amendments is a desultory political public.  Amending the constitution is not high on the Zimbabwean public’s priority or concern list.  Instead it’s the  political economy (with an emphasis on economy and
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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constitutionally do so.  Except for Chapter 4 (Bill of Rights) and Chapter 16 (Agricultural Land) where it will require a constitutional referendum.  So on the face of it, it is within Zanu Pf’s legal right to do so. Unless someone takes them to the Constitutional court on some
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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may be lost in translation.  The first and what should be the most obvious one is that the government wants to change the constitution because it can.  The ruling Zanu Pf party has a two thirds majority in both houses of Parliament (Section 328 (5) and can therefore
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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Same with the extension of the women’s quota and the introduction of the youth quota in Parliament. Beyond these arguments against  or for amending the constitution as proposed by Constitutional Amendment Bill No 2 of 2019, there are some stark political realities that
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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reasons why it wants to change the constitution.  On the issue of presidential running mates it has argued that it does not require two centers of power.  On devolution it is arguing that it is fulfilling its electoral campaign promises.
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Takura Zhangazha Jan 14
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issue to is first fulfill the alignment requirements before seeking to change it.  The only problem with this is that Mnangagwa’s government has no legal obligation to do that. It can always argue that it is all ‘work in progress’.The ruling Zanu Pf party has also given some
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