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Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe fires bodyguards

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe fires bodyguards

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe it has be reported that fired six security details provided by the state because he suspected they were spying on him on behalf of the current Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, it has been revealed. According to sources at Mugabe residence, Former President Mugabe took the drastic action last week […]

Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa speaks on Mugabe links

Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa speaks on Mugabe links

MDC Alliance Presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa says he will not stop former President Robert Mugabe from voting for him as he is building a national project. There have been unconfirmed claims in state media that Chamisa and Mugabe are working together to in a bid to defeat President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the impending elections. It […]

Zanu-PF’s incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa (75) vs MDC Alliance’s Nelson Chamisa (40)

Zanu-PF’s incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa (75) vs MDC Alliance’s Nelson Chamisa (40)

The key players in the polls on 30 July have to prove to Zimbabweans and the world that they are capable of turning the country around. Expectations are high that the council, House of Assembly and presidential elections, which have been termed “harmonised elections”, will usher in a turnaround for Zimbabwe. The two main contenders […]

Zanu PF jobs galore claim, silly joke in sea of poverty

Zanu PF jobs galore claim, silly joke in sea of poverty

“Clearly, finding real criminals is not as easy as throwing spikes on the roads, waylaying drivers at traffic intersections, and extorting random old lady drivers for money.” Zimbabweans were excited to learn this week that President Emmerson Mnangagwa had created 60 000 new jobs since the start of the year just like the US$1 billion […]

Zimbabwe Defence Forces dodges questions on power transfer

Zimbabwe Defence Forces dodges questions on power transfer

ZIMBABWE’s military, for long accused of dabbling in partisan Zanu PF politics, yesterday ducked questions on whether they would allow for smooth transfer of power in the event of a victory by an opposition presidential candidate in the July 30 elections, curtly saying they will be guided by the Constitution. Addressing journalists in the capital, […]

On the ground, Zimbabweans tell of hopelessness ahead of elections

On the ground, Zimbabweans tell of hopelessness ahead of elections

Seven months into the new presidency, and just a month before elections – the first without Robert Mugabe since independence – Zimbabweans are telling a story of lost hope. “What difference does it make? I don’t expect the elections to change anything for me. I am just here trying to make ends meet and look […]

‘A New Life’: An Activist Comes Home To Zimbabwe, Hoping To Hold Leaders Accountable

‘A New Life’: An Activist Comes Home To Zimbabwe, Hoping To Hold Leaders Accountable

Savanna Madamombe’s life is very different than it was a year ago. Originally from just outside Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, Madamombe moved to Manhattan in 2000, where she worked in hotels and restaurants — and watched from afar as her country slowly crumbled under the authoritarian rule of President Robert Mugabe. She felt helpless, like she […]

Mugabe ghost haunts Emmerson Mnangagwa in Tanzania

Mugabe ghost haunts Emmerson Mnangagwa in Tanzania

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Tanzania last week intent on projecting Zimbabwe as a country that has moved on from the shadow of former president Robert Mugabe, the man he deposed in a military coup last November. Mnangagwa, who has visited Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique, Angola, Botswana and the Democratic Republic of Congo in […]

‘There will never be a coup again in Zimbabwe,’ says VP Chiwenga

‘There will never be a coup again in Zimbabwe,’ says VP Chiwenga

Zimbabwean Deputy President Constantino Chiwenga has reportedly assured citizens that the military would never interfere with the country’s politics again – after it helped oust former president Robert Mugabe in November. According to NewsDay, Chiwenga said the ruling Zanu-PF party had created a situation which became bad for the country, thus, forcing him, as the […]

Zimbabwe security forces deeply divided

Zimbabwe security forces deeply divided

LAST Saturday’s explosion in Bulawayo which claimed the lives of two security officers has exposed the growing tensions between the country’s various security agencies following the ouster of long-time leader Robert Mugabe in November last year, it has been established. While investigations are currently ongoing, sources in the security sector, who spoke to the Zimbabwe […]

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