Mr. Tawanda Nyambirai v Miriam Mutizwa – Part 3

Why are Zimbabweans generally poor? This question speaks directly to the idea of the Banking on Africa’s Future (BOAF) as it cannot be said that what is missing in Zimbabwe are aspirations and opportunities but values. It started as a debate on tweeter Twitter about the underlying causes of the dispute that arose at AGM of the policyholders of FML about the operations of this company. One of the disputes relates to the investment made by FML in the Econet IPO in 1998. It is contended by Mr. Jackson Muzivi,…

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Mr. Tawanda Nyambirai v Miriam Mutizwa – Part 2

The dispute in relation to the origins of the First Mutual Life (FML) dispute will continue to occupy many minds in Zimbabwe not because of the merits of the dispute but because some have sought to characterize it as part of broader agenda to defame and undermine the integrity and reputation of Mr Strive Masiyiwa. Ms. Miriam’s bona fides has been challenged by Mr. Tich Mutyambizi and now by Mr. Tawanda Nyambirai whose interest in facts that clearly fall outside his personal knowledge is problematic and startling. The dispute has…

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Mr. Tawanda Nyambirai v Miriam Mutizwa – Part 1

What started as a conversation on tweeter involving Mr. Tichatonga Mwanawevhu aka Mutyambizi in relation to the facts and circumstances of Econet’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) has now come full circle roping Mr. Tawanda Nyambirai in this bare knuckle fight on where the truth lies. Mr. Nyambirai has responded on his Facebook page stating as follows: We have asked Ms. Mutizwa to respond to the allegations made by Mr. Nyambirai and her Part 1 response is as follows: “I am encouraged that you have responded to my comments regarding the…

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Lady Justice must be blind, says Ms Miriam Mutizwa

A few weeks have seen Zimbabweans being engaged on twitter contesting the idea of justice and how relevant it is that this idea be interrogated to establish whether its absence can cause happiness and safety problems for its peoples. What is justice? And more specifically what is meant by the term Lady Justice? Ms. Mutizwa argues that Lady Justice is a well-established allegorical personification of the moral force in judicial systems. Her attributes are and ought to be a blindfold, a balance and a sword. This artificial woman often appears…

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Is Hon Mliswa an apologist and agent of tyranny in Zimbabwe? asks Mr. Elvis Mugari

Mr. Elvis Mugari, a human rights Zimbabwean activist, as whether Hon. Themba Mliswa, an independent legislator representing the constituency of Norton, is an apologist or agent of tyranny in Zimbabwe. This is after Hon. Mliswa’s controversial interview on Zimeye in which he stated as fact President Mnangagwa had assisted Mr. Mutumwa Mawere to acquire SMM Holdings Private Limited (SMM) in 1996 from T & N Plc. Hon. Mliswa followed by a tweet in which he stated that he looked forward to seeing ED empower his generation of business people like…

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A open to Hon. Themba Mliswa on the prescripts of the law, by Ms. Miriam Mutizwa – Part 1

On Thursday, 27 December, 2018, Ms. Miriam Mutizwa, who like many Zimbabweans in the diaspora listened attentively to Hon. Themba Mliswa’s interview with Simba of Zimeye.net, was concerned that a number of allegations were made which strike at the heart of the global concerns about the character of former Mugabe’s administration and whether the promises to restore the rule of law can be honoured. Below is the video whose contents form the subject matter of Ms. Mutizwa’s letter to Hon. Mliswa that is set out below: In response, to the…

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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.Citizenship when…

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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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