Robert Mugabe

ED’s naked power grab 

Source: ED’s naked power grab – NewsDay Zimbabwe THE Crocodile is his moniker. He came to power in a dramatic two weeks in November 2017. His rise was heralded as a new dispensation for the southern African country, but since then all his actions are proving it was a false dawn. Paidamoyo Muzulu Crocodiles are […]
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Letter from Africa: How Zimbabwe is still haunted by Robert Mugabe

Long-serving ruler Robert Mugabe, who died in 2019, seems to be causing trouble from beyond the grave. Source: Letter from Africa: How Zimbabwe is still haunted by Robert Mugabe – BBC News IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES In our series of letters from Africa, Zimbabwean journalist-turned-barrister Brian Hungwe writes that long-serving ruler Robert Mugabe, who died in […]
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Why is a company accused of looting diamonds back in Zimbabwe’s mines? 

A Chinese-Zimbabwean military venture has been handed one of the country’s most lucrative diamond-producing blocks, despite past problems Source: Why is a company accused of looting diamonds back in Zimbabwe’s mines? | openDemocracy In 2006, major diamond discoveries were made in Marange, in the east of Zimbabwe In 2016, Robert Mugabe, then the president of […]
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Birthday Greetings, Zimbabwe 

Like yesterday, I remember the day that Ian Smith declared independence from Britain. I was driving down what was North Avenue in Salisbury when the car radio broke into its programming to make the announcement. Source: Birthday Greetings, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwean Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Robert Mugabe clenches his fist, in July 1984 in Harare […]
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Zimbabwe: The Mnangagwa squad

Zimbabwe was full of hope after Robert Mugabe was ousted and Emmerson Mnangagwa took over. But has anything really changed? Source: Zimbabwe: The Mnangagwa squad Propelled into prime position by the military coup that overthrew President Robert Mugabe, Emmerson Mnangagwa holds the reins of power in Harare. The Africa Report examines how tightly he is […]
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Former minister Chitauro dies 

Source: Former minister Chitauro dies – NewsDay Zimbabwe Former cabinet minister and diplomat Florence Chitauro (79) has died.Chitauro died Monday night after she collapsed at her Borrowdale home with relatives suspecting she suffered a severe stroke. BY SIZALOKUHLE NCUBE A relative of the former minister, Egypt Chitauro confirmed the death, but would not shed more […]
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Militarisation worse in post-Mugabe era: ZDI

Source: Militarisation worse in post-Mugabe era: ZDI | Theindependent (Zimbabwe) MIRIAM MANGWAYA PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has used the military to infringe on the rights of Zimbabwean citizens and the media, far more than his late predecessor, Robert Mugabe, a fresh report by the Zimbabwe Democracy Institute (ZDI) has revealed. Mnangagwa, who rose to power after […]
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