Ian Smith

 
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...
When the media's voice is misheard
When the media's voice is misheard
What is the voice of the media? The question was sparked by a recent complaint about a report on service delivery protests, as well as some...
'Reform the ICC, or we walk'
'Reform the ICC, or we walk'
Cricket faces the threat of the biggest revolt in its history, with elite players ready to call for a breakaway from the International Cricket...
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....
Opposition voters defy odds to make their voices heard
Opposition voters defy odds to make their voices heard
Will Mugabe accept the result? Zimbabweans didn't so much speak in Saturday's presidential election as shout so overwhelmingly that Robert Mugabe...
Zim meltdown: SA keeps counsel
Zim meltdown: SA keeps counsel
South Africa has steadfastly refused to join in the chorus of criticism of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe despite paying an ever higher price...