Ian Smith

 
The making of Mugabe’s intolerance
The making of Mugabe’s intolerance
How an autocratic strain of pan-Africanism of the early 1960s sheds light on Mugabe's seemingly contradictory roles as freedom fighting...
Robert Gabriel Mugabe, 1924-2019: A tragedy in three acts
Robert Gabriel Mugabe, 1924-2019: A tragedy in three acts
“I have died many times — that’s where I have beaten Christ. Christ died once and resurrected once.” Robert Mugabe, on his 88th...
Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66
Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66
Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died at the age of 66. The news was confirmed by Gallo Records on Wednesday afternoon
Why Mnangagwa’s been wooing Zim's white sports heroes
Why Mnangagwa’s been wooing Zim's white sports heroes
Sport in general, and particularly gifted sports people, have been known to rouse feelings of national unity. In the process, they instil a sense...
Only a third way will fix Zimbabwe
Only a third way will fix Zimbabwe
For those who are still in denial, it is worth restating: Zimbabwe is broken. Its people are broken. Their minds and spirits are broken. The...
Zim government seizes former PM Smith's farm
Zim government seizes former PM Smith's farm
Owen Jarman, manager at the cattle ranch Gwenoro in the central Zimbabwean district of Shurugwi said he was winding up affairs at the farm after...
Soweto Open called off amid sponsorship crisis
Soweto Open called off amid sponsorship crisis
South African tennis received another major blow on Monday with the news that the successful and innovative Soweto Open, which was due to be staged...
Zimbabwe by book: The good, the bad and the dire
Zimbabwe by book: The good, the bad and the dire
At the Deep End by Morgan Tsvangirai (Penguin) ...
Cloud of doubt casts shadow over Montecasino finale
Cloud of doubt casts shadow over Montecasino finale
As the third version of the resurrected South African Open tennis tournament comes to an absorbing conclusion this weekend, it would seem that all...
Don't worry, be happy
Don't worry, be happy
Ian Smith, South African Tennis Association (Sata) chief executive, adopted the philosophical if not always justifiable approach of Mad...
The only thing we have to fear is 'The Fear' itself
The only thing we have to fear is 'The Fear' itself
When I got the email inviting me to the Johannesburg launch of Peter Godwin's new book, The Fear: The Last Days of Robert Mugabe (Picador), complemented by a discussion with Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Roy Bennett, I dutifully forwarded it to some of the people...
Mugabe set to come out fighting
Mugabe set to come out fighting
Zimbabwe's beleaguered President Robert Mugabe was set on Friday to make his first keynote speech since the country's disputed polls at celebrations to mark the 28th anniversary of the country's independence....

Client Media Releases

IIE Rosebank College opens campus in Cape Town
Pharmacen makes strides in 3D research for a better life for all
UKZN neurosurgeon on a mission to treat movement disorders
Teraco achieves global top 3 data centre ranking
ContinuitySA's Willem Olivier scoops BCI award
Innovative mobile solutions set to enhance life in SA
MBDA to host first Eastern Cape Fashion and Design Council
Sanral puts out N2/N3 tenders worth billions
EPBCS lives up to expectations
The benefit of unpacking your payslip
South Africans weigh in on attitudes towards women