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DisGrace

Grace Mugabe, second wife of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, had a moment of awful clarity about her future three years ago. Speaking about Joice Mujuru, the woman who was then

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On being the solution

Correcting where (what/when) others have gone/done wrong seems the darnedest thing to the figure that relies more on the weaker instinct of the common critic, that is; them that play

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Unpacking the historical roots of Lesotho’s political instability

“I regard conversion of Basuto into British subjects… as the best guarantee we can take against future disturbances (i.e. instability).” Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse to the Secretary of State for

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keep on moving

The recurring image of the bus as a universal motif representative of the political landscape on the African continent has proven itself true time and time again. Only the drivers

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Adult Supervision

Here’s the scenario. Late one evening Donald Trump is watching Fox News and a report comes on that North Korea is planning to launch a missile that can reach the

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we talk more and do less

I use the 4th October each year to look back into our past and to reflect. And by “reflect”, I do not mean to romanticise about the past. I mean to

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What nature teaches us

Ants should have a special place reserved for them everywhere they go; forget the new declarations on their being ‘invasive’ by the most destructive species on earth, the newbie: the

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Coping with Trump

We have to face facts: there is no US federal government any more in the normal sense of the word. Social Security payments still get made and the 2.79 million

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Let’s talk about this Marijuana industry

THE legalisation and decriminalisation of cannabis has been a moot point for decades. The issue has been revived once again with the recent news surfacing about the issuing of a

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Follow the middle way

Legality is a hard term to define for the layman, and the very mention of it by the layman should be an affair handled with kid-gloves largely due to its