Leadership is knowing when it’s time to pass the baton
When we talk about leadership it is often about one rising to the occasion or preparing oneself to assume a specific leadership position.
Nigeria’s membership of religious organisations
WHILE on a courtesy visit to the Presidency the other day, leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) justifiably urged the Federal Government to pull Nigeria out of some international religious bodies or organisations, which tend to suggest that the nation officially endorses a particular religion. Going further, they referenced the Nigerian Constitution, which…
End of the road for Mugabe
SIR: Had Robert Mugabe bought into the philosophy of Muhammadu Buhari regarding the place of the spouse of a serving political leader, he probably would have held on to his job until God decides to remove him, Were the place of Grace Mugabe to have been in the kitchen and the other room, just as…
Zimbabwe's former VP returns home after Mugabe ouster
Zimbabwe's former vice president, who was on a trip abroad during last month's military takeover that led to Robert Mugabe's resignation, has returned home, local media reported Saturday.
Sleeping with the dragon queen
Finally, Robert Mugabe is separated from power. One impertinent journalist was said to have once asked the perennial president: “Mr Mugabe, when are you going to say bye-bye to the people of Zimbabwe?” He replied: “Where are they going?”
Mugabe, power and the burden of history
The peaceful altercation of power from President Robert Mugabe by the Zimbabwean army few days ago should be softly, softly threaded and with cautious optimism.
Zimbabwe declares Mugabe's birthday a holiday
Zimbabwe has made former president Robert Mugabe’s birthday a public holiday, a state daily reported Monday, nearly a week after the long-time ruler stepped down.
Mugabe “glowed” with relief after he quit, says priest
Robert Mugabe’s face “glowed” with relief when he agreed to step down as Zimbabwe’s president last week under pressure from the military and his party after 37 years in power, the priest who mediated his resignation said.