Zimbabwe

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2014
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– By Simukai Tinhu Just prior to the Zanu-PF Elective Congress in early December, Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe initiated her ‘meet the people’ tour after having been nominated as leader of the ruling party’s powerful women’s wing. The tour took a dramatic turn when the First Lady launched a sca...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 15th, 2014
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Dear Editor, US Movie Director Ridley Scott has made a movie ‘Exodus’ in which the heroes are white, the criminals black and the servants black. A pathetic example of stereotyping. Yet Jesus was African looking and black. Egyptians were coffee coloured Africans, not white and arabesque. Ridley Scott ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 13th, 2014
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Notorious for her foreign shopping sprees and obsession with Ferragamo shoes, Grace Mugabe has long been a figure of derision in Zimbabwe. Now the 49-year-old – known as ‘Disgrace,’ ‘Gucci Grace’ or the ‘First Shopper’ – is launching an astonishing bid ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2014
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President Robert Mugabe’s inordinate delay in naming a new Zanu PF presidium is fuelling speculation about the candidates that will be chosen to the top posts. In the week since Mugabe, 90, surprised the 6th Zanu PF congress by announcing he will not immediately name the presidium, he has provided li...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2014
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Abdelmalek Alaoui Last week Robert Mugabe, the 90-year old President of Zimbabwe, made his succession one of the trickiest of Africa during his party’s conference, leaving little or no visibility on who might rule this country of 13 million people when biology finally takes its toll on the autocrat. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 29th, 2014
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South Africa nursed the Zmbabwean political crisis right from its infancy in the late 90s. Every decision that South Africa took towards the Zimbabwean crisis was not aimed at delivering rule of law and democracy which its citizens have never tasted since their so called independence was attained in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 29th, 2014
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If there is anything we should learn from the recent purges within its leadership ranks, it is that most Zanu PF leaders are actually tired of President Robert Mugabe and, like most of us, would like to see him go. What they have lacked are the scruples to unite and dismiss him. And so it [...]
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 28th, 2014
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The party congress of Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC)’s, an electoral exercise whose main purpose was to reinvigorate the party in preparation for the 2018 elections, has come and gone. Much of what happened was conveyed by the headlines in local newspapers; ‘Tsvangirai eme...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Sep 17th, 2014
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John Goss Correspondent IN 1707 a shaky union was set up that made Scotland a part of the United Kingdom. Scottish parliamentarians were bribed with vast sums of money and lucrative pension schemes to move their seats to Westminster, London. It was a sell-out of the Scottish electorate that would lat...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Sep 16th, 2014
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The main purpose of art is to have the ability to communicate with an audience, and the longer the conversation is, the better Knowledge Mushohwe Correspondent A picture is said to be worth a thousand words. The use of visual elements to convey meaning or an idea, commonly termed “graphicacy&rd...