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Ms. Miriam Mutizwa on her take on the Great Sanctions Conversation

Ms. Miriam Mutizwa, a human rights activist, called yesterday to give her deposit on whether sanctions imposed primarily by the US government since 2001 should be removed or should remain as leverage to lift Zimbabwe out of its current political and economic mess. A dispute seems to be in existence between the US administration and the Zimbabwean government as to whether the conditions set out in the ZIDERA Act and its subsequent 2018 amendment have been met. President Mnangagwa has made a number of positive and encouraging pronouncements since assuming…

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Putting the interests of Zimbabwe first by Miriam Mutizwa

Reflections of Ms. Miriam Mutizwa, an activist based in the UK on whether the interests of Zimbabwe are sufficiently shared to provide a glue that should unite this divided and polarized nation: “Today is the last day of the year of the Lord, 2018. As I look back at the events of the year, I saddened that Zimbabwe remains a divided and polarized nation. The elections have come and gone yet the contestation for public office positions remains alive as if no elections have taken place. I like many of…

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Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s Open Letter to Ms. Tsitsi Masiyiwa – Part 7

In this Part 7 of Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s letter addressed to Mrs. Tsitsi Masiyiwa, Ms. Mutizwa examines why citizenship ought to mean fraternity or solidarity in the context of the legacy bequeathed by the French Revolution to humanity. It is significant that the motto “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” became the rallying cry of the French Revolution.  It was Maximilien Robespierre in a December 1790 speech on the organization of the National Guards who advocated that the words “The French People” and “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” be written on uniforms and flags, but…

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Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s Open Letter to Ms. Tsitsi Masiyiwa – Part 6

In this Part 6 of Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s letter addressed to Mrs. Tsitsi Masiyiwa, Ms. Mutizwa examines why citizenship ought to mean equality of opportunity, a point often ignored when equality is framed and contextualized in the affairs of mankind. Although no one can doubt that the design of life was meant to confer on all human beings with the same properties and features to live live from birth to death, the evolution of life has seen inequalities become crystallized as some kind of a gift or curse of nature.…

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Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s Open Letter to Ms. Tsitsi Masiyiwa – Part 5

In this Part 5 of Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s letter addressed to Mrs. Tsitsi Masiyiwa, Ms. Mutizwa critically examines the broader import of Mrs. Masiyiwa’s worldview on her take on what motivate the fragmented outcries and actions in the pursuit of justice as expressed in her tweet set out below: “Some outcries and actions in pursuit of justice seem and look so right until you discover the source of the outcry and sponsor of the cause. Take a step back and reflect on some of the things we consider good and…

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Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s Open Letter to Ms. Tsitsi Masiyiwa – Part 4

In this Part 4 of Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s letter addressed to Mrs. Tsitsi Masiyiwa, Ms. Mutizwa critically examines the broader import of Mrs. Masiyiwa’s worldview on justice and citizenship as expressed in her tweet set out below: “Some outcries and actions in pursuit of justice seem and look so right until you discover the source of the outcry and sponsor of the cause. Take a step back and reflect on some of the things we consider good and just causes.” Ms. Masiyiwa asks of the reader to step back and…

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Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s Open Letter to Ms. Tsitsi Masiyiwa – Part 3

How best can the equation of power be changed in Zimbabwe after 38 years of hegemony by a select few? Ms. Miriam Mutizwa, a Zimbabwean-born UK resident activist, argues in a her letter below addressed to Mrs. Tsitsi Masiyiwa, the wife of Zimbabwe’s richest black man, Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, that in order to lift Zimbabwe from its current economic and political morass you don’t need to be sponsored but to be driven my inner moral conscience and personal will power. Ms. Mutizwa asserts that: “In order to change the equation…

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Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s Open Letter to Ms. Tsitsi Masiyiwa – Part 2

This is part 2 of Ms. Miriam Mutizwa’s open letter to Ms. Tsitsi Masiyiwa following her tweet that has generated a storm on the true meaning of what justice is and is not against a backdrop of accusations as to the bona fides of outcries and actions of persons she has not identified so far who she believes to be the driving minds behind what she considers to be questionable and suspect causes. The letter reads as follows: “I am grateful that your tweet that may have been targeted at…

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