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Corrupt Mugabe must resign: Sipikita

Corrupt Mugabe must resign: Sipikita

It is not every day that an ordinary vendor gets to meet the head of Zimbabwe’s apex bank to complain about the crippling cash shortages. For 28-year-old Grievance Sipikita, Zimbabwe “is my country too” and there is no office that is too important not to be knocked at in his quest for answers. Sipikita wrote […]

WATCH: Zimbabwe traffic cops assault man at roadside in full view of motorists

WATCH: Zimbabwe traffic cops assault man at roadside in full view of motorists

A short video has emerged on social media of Zimbabwean traffic cops assaulting a man at the side of a busy suburban road. In the video, taken by a motorist waiting behind a truck which the officers appear to have jumped off, the man is dragged to the roadside by two of the policemen dressed […]

Mthwakazi party appeals to South Africa over Gukurahundi

Mthwakazi party appeals to South Africa over Gukurahundi

THE secessionist Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) has started lobbying South Africa President Jacob Zuma’s government to push for the Gukurahundi atrocities to be included on Sadc’s agenda for the victims to get justice. MRP foreign affairs secretary Ackim Gasela Mhlanga said they chose South Africa because it had the muscle to cause the regional bloc […]

No Wall for Ethiopia, Rather an Open Door – Even for Its Enemy

No Wall for Ethiopia, Rather an Open Door – Even for Its Enemy

It’s one thing to read about the exodus of souls flowing out of Eritrea, it’s quite another to look into the tired eyes, surrounded by dust and grime, of a 14-year-old Eritrean girl who’s just arrived on the Ethiopian side of the shared border. She is carrying a scruffy plastic bag. Inside are a few […]

Ethiopia Was Colonised

Ethiopia Was Colonised

Like many African countries that were colonised by the British, Ethiopia’s educational system strongly privileges the English language. I learnt this first hand going through school in the capital Addis Ababa. Along with my classmates across the vast country, I was taught in my local language from Grades 1 to 6 (ages 6 to 12). […]

President Robert Mugabe Is a Dictator, Direct Opposite of Hebert Chitepo

President Robert Mugabe Is a Dictator, Direct Opposite of Hebert Chitepo

Veteran politician and now Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) elder, Rugare Gumbo, has launched a scathing attack on President Robert Mugabe whom he described as too obsessed with power and a total opposite to his predecessor Hebert Chitepo. Gumbo was speaking during the launch of former Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara’s book at Dr Ibbo Mandaza’s […]

Leave Our Land and Go Play Golf, Mugabe Loyalist Chipanga Tells White Farmers

Leave Our Land and Go Play Golf, Mugabe Loyalist Chipanga Tells White Farmers

Zanu-PF youth leader Kudzi Chipanga has reportedly urged Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to eject all remaining commercial white farmers in the country’s Manicaland province, saying they should relocate to Harare’s leafy Borrowdale suburb “where they can relax and play golf”. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Chipanga said this during a rally that was also addressed by […]

Are People Forced To Attend Robert Mugabe’s Rallies?

Are People Forced To Attend Robert Mugabe’s Rallies?

THE MDC-T has urged the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to pull rank and stop Zanu PF from marshalling innocent citizens to President Robert Mugabe’s on-going rallies around the country. Party spokesperson, Obert Gutu, also urged SADC leaders to exercise their influence on their elderly peer fearing this could tilt next year’s vote in Zanu PF’s […]

Commission of Inquiry Says Human Right Violation Persist

Commission of Inquiry Says Human Right Violation Persist

On 15 May, the Commission of Inquiry on Human rights in Burundi has presented the second oral briefing to the UN Human Right Council. Members of the commission say human right violations persist. Burundi Government accuses the commission of producing biased and politically oriented reports. “We were struck in our investigations by the feeling of […]

Nigerian Man Who Works As Female Prostitute for 5 Years Arrested

Nigerian Man Who Works As Female Prostitute for 5 Years Arrested

A man who worked as a female prostitute for five years has been arrested by the police. The man who go by the female name Jennifer Kpaakpa, said in Makurdi yesterday that he would take on the physical attributes of a woman at night and sleep with men after his secondary school classmate initiated him […]

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