Good intentions, and good ideas, then, are no guarantee of success and so are bad intetions and bad ideas, good forces can alter the course of a policy to good ends
We are bombarded with information, we strip back the unnecessary to deliver simple explainers of what is happening.
Remnants of the 2008 political crisis are everywhere, victims of the 2008 state sponsored violence are still marked as the opposition even though there is no evidence to that matter.
Taxing the poor to death, evictions from ancestral lands, hunting vendors with guns and sjamboks, houses demolitions and unjustified lockdown measures, it seems as if the “new dispensation” is set to make the poor vanish from the face of earth be it as a matter of written policy or otherwise.
These are the times when you look for an adult in the room to calm things down only to see that your the adult in the room. We don’t have to wait for politicians at the national level to bridge the divide, we have to bridge the divide, maybe we can fix the country from the bottom up.
For development’s sake the deployment of the military maybe the only viable course of action to save lives, protect national interests and cement alliances, however for Zimbabwe underlying elite interests always precede national interests and that is why citizens have to demand transparency and monitor the imminent deployment of troops to Mozambique.