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Critical Discourse - Zimbabwe in the post-Mugabe Era. What's next?

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As-Salaam-Alaikum (God's peace upon you),

So, it's official. The Lion of Africa, Robert Mugabe, has resigned, after the "bloodless coup", paving the way for the new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has pledged to "re-engage the country with the world". 

How are we to look at this, through the lens of the rise and fall of icons of the past (Lumumba, Nkrumah, Cabral, Kabila)? Who can we trust? What pressure will the west, place on Zimbabwe, to have it conform to its ideology and cultural values? Can it economy revive?

What about the back-and-forth between president Trump and LaVar Ball? The last I checked, his son, along with two other UCLA basketball players, disgracing themselves, their school, country and race, were facing 10 years in prison, in China. Credible reports support, it was the president, who was able to prevail upon Chinese president Xi Jinping, to allow them to come home.

It would seem to me, thanks were due to (after God) both presidents, for saving these men from a bad situation (I don't know how the other two, have dealt with it). 

What concerns me, are some of the remarks that the Mr. Ball, made, which seemed to not take seriously, the gravity of the crimes, that were committed, and to this end, tends to speak to a narrative, too common among the black community, that we are not to held accountable, for our wrongs.

Since it's been a little more than a year from the historic election, who is Hillary Clinton blaming, this week, for her "humbling" (her conduct, indicates, it's been anything BUT humbling) loss?

Did you realize, November 22, marked the 54th anniversary of the assassination of president John F. Kennedy? Will they ever resolve this case (no, I do not believe, they've even come close)?


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