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Hon Obert Mpofu refuses to submit to Mliswa as Chairman of a parly committee

Hon Obert Mpofu accuses Mliswa of being conflicted. Mliswa is a former ZANU-PF legislator who is now an independent Member of Parliament representing Norton. Mpofu was the former Minister of Mines and Mining Development. Among many disputes, is a dispute regarding the allegation by former President Mugabe that about $15 billion disappeared from the proceeds from the Chiadzwa diamond operation. Mpofu argues that he is bound by the official secrets and as such is limited as to what he could divulge to the public. Hon Mliswa on the other hand…...

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What is public power?

Is it the case that there exists a pervasive illiteracy about public power? If illiteracy abounds, what follows or ought to obtain? It means its allocation necessarily becomes distorted and undemocratic. The inevitable reality is that proximity to it or its equivalent makes those whose names and lives that are attached or associated to any pole public office bearer an attractive candidate. It can be concluded that the women who have broken what ordinarily is a political glass ceiling have been or are associated with political male names who have…

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SHOULD MINDS MEET ON INEQUALITY?

Towards minds meeting on the true nature and possible causes of inequality among human beings. Why does inequality in life exist having regard to the veracity of the idea that all men are by nature equally free and independent? What could have been the purpose of life from from its architect if living it would in reality be painful? I have been trying to better understand the idea of inequality with my fellow members in the 1873 Network www.the1873netwirk.org and through a radio platform www.the1873fm.com we have started conversations on…

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Shifting the Paradigm on Movers and Shakers

We enter the society of humans with nothing and exit also with nothing but memories. The distance from birth to death is what is generally described as life. The human spirit is so powerful that it gives us the urge to lift ourselves to a higher ground in pursuit of happiness. The majority of humans operate in the valley and each second of life sees people climb up the mountain of opportunity step by step leaving the majority in the valley wondering why some appear to be so lucky. Those…

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