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Nelson Chamisa most trusted Zimbabwe political leader with 48 percent approval rating

Nelson Chamisa most trusted Zimbabwe political leader with 48 percent approval rating

33 percent of the respondents said they still trusted Mugabe, a man without a political party HE may be retired from politics, but former President Robert Mugabe would still give the current crop of political leaders a run for their money, according to a new poll. Mugabe, 94, was ousted in a military coup last […]

Despite being Mugabe-less‚ Zanu-PF is still the party to beat in Zim elections

Despite being Mugabe-less‚ Zanu-PF is still the party to beat in Zim elections

Zanu-PF goes into the upcoming general election in Zimbabwe as the party to beat – but a lot has happened since former president Robert Mugabe was forced to step down in a military-assisted transition. A lot has also happened in opposition circles‚ with the death of Morgan Tsvangirai leading to a split in the Movement […]

Opposition Divided as Zimbabwe Prepares for Post-Mugabe Elections

Opposition Divided as Zimbabwe Prepares for Post-Mugabe Elections

On July 30th, Zimbabwe holds its first general elections since the resignation of longtime ruler Robert Mugabe. The polls give opposition parties their first real chance of taking power since Zimbabwe won independence. The main opposition MDC is divided into factions, and analysts say this hurts the party’s chance of claiming the presidency. The elections […]

Mugabe system still in place with Mnangagwa at the helm

Mugabe system still in place with Mnangagwa at the helm

MDC Alliance official Descent Bajila has said the systems of former President Robert Mugabe are still intact with President Emmerson Mnanggwa at the helm. He said those who are haunted by the terror of their past, always think that anyone who disagrees with them does so because they want to bring back the past. He […]

Chief Charumbira faces ouster frog-marching other chiefs into Zanu PF politics

Chief Charumbira faces ouster frog-marching other chiefs into Zanu PF politics

SOME traditional leaders have reportedly started pushing for the ouster of the Chiefs’ Council president Fortune Charumbira (pictured), whom they accuse of frog-marching them into Zanu PF politics when they were supposed to be non-partisan. The council is set to hold elections for new office bearers today in Masvingo under the auspices of the Zimbabwe […]

Mnangagwa Mugabe’s crony in chief – How ED became the richest politician in Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa Mugabe’s crony in chief – How ED became the richest politician in Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa is involved in various business activities. He is into farming and has been involved in mining, particular in the DRC. He was personally involved in the Zimbabwean army’s mining deals with Congo-based holding company, JFPI Corporation. But there are a lot of illicit activities he has been linked to such as illegal gold panning […]

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 […]

Zimbabwe under Mugabe’s Zanu-Pf reign of terror – Zim had lowest life expectancy in the world

Zimbabwe under Mugabe’s Zanu-Pf reign of terror – Zim had lowest life expectancy in the world

Mugabe’s reign of terror: In 2007 Unreported World travelled through Zimbabwe dodging President Robert Mugabe’s security forces, meeting members of the political opposition, women who said they had been tortured and families struggling with an inflation rate of 2,000 per cent. Among the worst hit were children in the countryside orphaned by the Aids pandemic, […]

The satirists and comics who stood up to strongman Robert Mugabe

The satirists and comics who stood up to strongman Robert Mugabe

Standing up to Mugabe: During his presidency, Robert Mugabe brutally suppressed opponents and critics. But in early 2015 very different images of him trended worldwide on twitter with the hashtag #Mugabefalls. The then President had tripped at a press conference and his security services had tried but failed to suppress the photos. Reporter Seyi Rhodes […]

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 […]

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