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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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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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 1

Below is an open letter to Mr. Tsitsi Masiyiwa, a philanthropist in her own right and the wife of Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, the founder and Econet Wireless Private Limited, (Econet), written by Ms. Miriam Mutizwa, in response to the storm that has ensued following Ms. Masiyiwa’s tweet that she has since deleted on her worldview that some of the people calling for justice are not genuine as in her considered opinion that such campaigns are in truth and fact sponsored by nameless and faceless principals. “Having read Ms. Masiyiwa’s threat…

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