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At 93, Will Robert Mugabe live to see his last election? 

At 93, Will Robert Mugabe live to see his last election? 

Robert Mugabe, on his final political campaign in eastern Zimbabwe on Friday told thousands of supporters that he had delivered political and economic freedom since he came to power in 1980.  But Zimbabwe is bankrupt –  it cannot pay monthly government salaries on time and there is hardly any cash in the banks.  Mr Mugabe is standing in elections […]

Chinese Duped Me, Still Upset Over Diamond Losses Says Mugabe

Chinese Duped Me, Still Upset Over Diamond Losses Says Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe said plans to deliver prosperity to people in Manicaland through their diamond wealth were frustrated by ousted mining Chinese firms with whom he said he was still “upset” because they “duped him”. He was addressing thousands of Zanu PF followers who braved the chilly weather to attend his ‘youth interface’ rally in […]

Retired cleric urges youths to take Zimbabwe government head-on

Retired cleric urges youths to take Zimbabwe government head-on

MUTARE-BASED retired cleric Sebastian Bakare has urged unemployed and impoverished youth can only improve their fortunes by taking head-on the Zanu PF government through demonstrations and other democratic means. Bakare told NewsDay on Wednesday that even if it meant to be beaten by the “repressive” government, youth should stand their ground. Referring to President Robert […]

How to uproot Zimbabwe’s power intoxicated dictatorship

How to uproot Zimbabwe’s power intoxicated dictatorship

That ZANU PF is a deeply entrenched, well organised and well oiled dictatorship is incontestable. That the dictator in chief, Robert Mugabe together with his equally power intoxicated minions have presided over atrocities of epic proportions against Zimbabweans doesnt require a rocket scientist to authenticate. That that gang is forcing itself on Zimbaweans using unorthodox […]

Thokozani Khupe pledges ‘undying loyalty’ to Morgan Tsvangirai

Thokozani Khupe pledges ‘undying loyalty’ to Morgan Tsvangirai

MDC-T deputy president, Thokozani Khupe has pledged her “undying loyalty” to party leader, Morgan Tsvangirai and dismissed reports she was plotting his ouster. Khupe, through her personal assistant, Witness Dube, said she remains “undistracted” from pulling all the stops to ensure Tsvangirai wins the 2018 presidential election. “The facts are, and remain that, (Thokozani) Khupe […]

Robert Mugabe orders Zimbabwe police to reduce roadblocks

Robert Mugabe orders Zimbabwe police to reduce roadblocks

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, two weeks ago, reportedly ordered the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) to reduce the number of roadblocks, saying they were becoming an inconvenience to motorists and the travelling public. Home Affairs deputy minister Obedingwa Mguni made the revelations in Parliament yesterday. “Two weeks ago, President Mugabe chaired a meeting that resolved that roadblocks […]

President Edgar Lungu does a Mugabe, as Zambia follows Zimbabwe’s disastrous path

President Edgar Lungu does a Mugabe, as Zambia follows Zimbabwe’s disastrous path

Zambia and Zimbabwe used to be pretty much one ‘country’; Rhodesia. Separated by a natural barrier, the Zambezi, one was Northern Rhodesia, one was Southern Rhodesia. Political history determined otherwise, but recent occurrences seem to indicate the countries have become one entity again, and it is under all the wrong reasons. As it stands, both territories […]

Opposition plots to derail President Robert Mugabe Mutare rally

Opposition plots to derail President Robert Mugabe Mutare rally

POLITICAL tension is reportedly mounting ahead of President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF youth rally in Mutare on Friday, with opposition parties distributing anti-Mugabe flyers and mobilising residents to snub the event. This comes amid threats by ruling party youths to shut down all businesses in Mutare, commandeer school buses to carry Zanu PF supporters and […]

Zimbabwe Passengers’ Association petitions Mugabe to ban King Lion buses

Zimbabwe Passengers’ Association petitions Mugabe to ban King Lion buses

THE Zimbabwe Passengers’ Association (ZPA) has petitioned President Robert Mugabe to cancel King Lion Bus Company’s operating licence after one of the firm’s buses veered off the road and killed 43 people along the Harare-Chirundu Highway last week. ZPA secretary-general Paul Makiwa yesterday said government should intervene and suspend the bus company’s operating licence pending […]

President Donald Trump Sends Special Envoy, Demands Reform

President Donald Trump Sends Special Envoy, Demands Reform

THE visiting Deputy assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs at the United State Department Carol O’Connell has urged the government to urgently make political and economic reforms. Speaking during a media briefing in Harare Tuesday, O’ Connell said the US government is keen to see reforms made to allow for a robust working relationship between […]

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