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Governance is simpler than we are made to believe. Equally resourcing our security clusters is important

Zimbabwe Under The Patriotic Front: Series 11: Third Way News By Andrew Nyathi I am not a man of jokes or scoring cheap points where matters of national interest are at stake and this week I saw the picture of what is essentially two Zimbabwe Republic Police officers riding on a scotch-cart on a dusty road somewhere deep in the districts of Zimbabwe. It's unclear where they were coming from or where they were going, or indeed any matter of facts of the circumstances. All I know is that the picture is flying on social media  - and everyone is having a laugh at our police - the people who we turn to first where-ever or whenever we need to report a crime, an emergency, accident or any form of threat, harm, community disorder, or where-ever we need police. The irony of the police riding on a scotch-cart is not lost - and the perceptions are plenty to draw from that picture - no matter its origins or authenticity of circumstance. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Fundamentals of service and defence Governance is simpler than we are made to believe. Defending the people is equally another matter.

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