Xenophobia negates the spirit of pan-Africanism, especially its ideal that Africans share a mutual bond, regardless of their geographical location.
It remains to be seen how much longer the 'old men syndrome' will persist in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa, despite growing frustration among the politically powerless.
Robert Mugabe's years of playing one group off against the other to favour himself finally wore too thin in 2017.
Where should we place Mugabe among the pantheon of African nationalists who led their countries to independence?
It's time for a new approach as it becomes increasingly clear that protests won't topple the Zanu-PF government.
The Mnangagwa regime's coercive acts are a continuation of the violence and brutality of the Mugabe era, while he seeks global re-engagement and selective national dialogue.
Only psychologists could discern how Dumiso Dabengwa maintained his legendary composure, a necessary trait for an intelligence supremo.
Nelson Chamisa has the opportunity to foster peace, tolerance and democracy within Zimbabwe's main opposition party.
The debate on sanctions on Zimbabwe has been lost in the southern African region and on the continent.
Oliver Mtukudzi has left the world his greatest prized possession -- the gift of song.
The Zimbabwean government's brutal response to protests has dashed hopes for democracy under President Mnangagwa.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to double the price of petrol shows very poor judgement and bad leadership.
Two new books about Zimbabwe deal with the coup in November 2017. But the country's treasures haven’t been dug up yet.
2018 is on track to become only the second coup-free year in a century. Coup risk is way down worldwide, thanks to growing political stability in Latin America. Africa has the highest risk of coup.
For many Zimbabweans Robert Mugabe will remain a contested figure.
Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is struggling to overcome the national economic destruction wreaked on Zimbabwe over two decades under Robert Mugabe.
In mending the relations with Zimbabwe's white community by roping in Kirsty Coventry and Bruce Grobbelaar, President Mnangagwa might just have pulled off a masterstroke.
The time for words is over – the world wants to see positive action if it is going to engage and invest.
Zimbabwe's new president promised to deliver the country citizens want but the nation remains on edge.
He left an enduring legacy of embedding democracy and involving civil society in the pursuit of peace.