Politics

Winnie Mandela: South Africa’s ‘Mother of the Nation’ Who was Never First Lady

Picture: Government of South Africa Flickr. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela – doyen of South Africa’s liberation struggle and the matriarch who was dubbed ‘the mother of the…

The Empire That Grace Mugabe Built – And Destroyed

 Photo: AP/TT By EDINAH MASANGA | Sweden “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche” translated to English “Let them eat cake” is a quote attributed to the…

By Her Own Admission, Grace Mugabe Had Captured Zim Presidential Powers

UPDATE – BREAKING NEWS: Robert Mugabe has resigned as President of Zimbabwe Any time is a long time in politics. It’s only last week that…

Five Ways The Media Hurts Female Politicians — and How Journalists Everywhere Can do Better

Virginia García Beaudoux, Professor of Politics and Public Opinion, University of Buenos Aires What do we see when we look closely at media coverage…

Is Zimbabwe’s Joice Mujuru practicing femocracy?

by SALLY NYAKANYANGA | Zimbabwe Is Joice Mujuru an ally of women or is she practicing ‘femocracy?’ Various explanations have been given in relation to women…

Why Zim women politicians are opting to run independently

by THELMA CHIKWANHA | Zimbabwe Linda Masarira is a name which needs no introduction in her home country and beyond. She is a prolific Zimbabwean…

Meet one of the women challenging Robert Mugabe in 2018

by GRACE MUTANDWA | Zimbabwe Zimbabwe goes back to the polls in 2018. The political terrain is still unpredictable and the odds favour the ruling…

SA’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma & other powerful women we can’t just blindly follow because they are women

EDINAH MASANGA | South Africa South Africans will elect Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to succeed her ex-husband Jacob Zuma if they wish but I have a few…