More-of-the-same Robert Mugabe seems to have lost touch with his audience during this campaign, writes Chenjerai Hove.
Memories of a forced departure haunt Chenjerai Hove, who explains why he's unlikely to return to his birthplace anytime soon.
Cracking a joke about the president or circulating a photoshopped picture of him is hazardous business.
Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove gives us a rare glimpse into a Shona ceremony that transformed his deceased father into one of the living-dead.
Politics is not about persuasion, it is about forcing people to shout allegiance at the barrel of a gun, says Chenjerai Hove.
Such 'airport observers' judge the freedom and fairness of the ballot from the luxury of the nearest hotel bar.
Not enough has changed in Zimbabwe for its people in exile to heed Tsvangirai's call to return.
The new government is window-dressing to conceal motives that have nothing to do with the welfare of the country.
The MDC has learnt from experience that dictators give away only mirages of power.
The man shuns the beautiful landscapes, the winding rivers that pour down magical gorges and the glossy inland lakes of his own country and goes to Malaysia on holiday. He addresses villagers in complicated English and keeps himself away from any personal contact with his people. Though an avowed "democrat", he hates elections, and loves the British monarchy.