Bulawayo

By IAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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The Eternal Flame of Independence should burn for eternity Jorum Nyathi Group Political Editor FORMAL sector unemployment is very high, companies are closing down, the economy is teetering on the brink, we don’t have a national currency and corruption is running riot in high offices. That is the stat...
By IAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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President Mugabe Dingizulu Mahlathini-Moyo UNDER normal circumstances public proclamations made by a head of state and/or government for any given nation at a particular time gives direction as to what policies he would want to pursue. Such public proclamations are usually followed up by the key stat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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By Audrey Charowa Mugabe turns to vile comedy Not content with the position of super villain, Robert Mugabe has turned to vile comedy for some much needed laughs. In his address dress, Mugabe verbally shredded to pieces Western governments and in particular the United States of America (USA) at the j...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 28th, 2013
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BULAWAYO — President Robert Mugabe yesterday mocked rival Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, labelling him a cry baby and accused him of usurping the responsibility of Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) by threatening to announce elections results. BY NQOBILE BHEBHE Addressing his campaign rally at W...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) set up under the Government of National Unity (GNU) to investigate human rights abuses is yet to start operating even as the coalition’s five-year term draws to a close on June 29. Report by Herbert Moyo Newly appointed ZHRC chairperson Jacob Mudenda said i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Mar 9th, 2013
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HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwean police have increased threats against civic groups a week away from a referendum on a new constitution and before crucial elections to end the nation’s shaky coalition later in the year, rights organizations said Saturday. An alliance of 15 human rights, pro-democr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Mar 2nd, 2013
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Bindura – Zimbabwe’s president, celebrating his 89th birthday, said on Saturday he believes he will resoundingly defeat his opponents in elections this year and remain in power for another five years. President Robert Mugabe cut an 89 kilogram cake at a sports arena in this mining town of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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by Marko Phiri Since independence in 1980, there appears to be an ingrained political psyche peculiar to Zimbabwe’s Matebeleland region,  where the region’s political landscape has been painted by some in ethnicity colours.  Historians say today’s tribal politics date back to the 1960s and 70s when n...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Jan 11th, 2013
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A joke picture of a ‘naked’ Robert Mugabe has once again seen a young Zimbabwean face criminal charges, after the image was shared on a mobile chat application.   A 20 year old Bulawayo woman, Shantel Rusike, was arrested on Christmas Eve after sharing the image with a colleague, who then reported Ru...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2012
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Cathy Buckle Cathy Buckle on a fortnight of bizarre, sad, and strange-but- true incidents   Dear Family and Friends, Infected by the searing October heat, we’ve had a fortnight of  bizarre, sad, and  strange-but- true incidents. It started in hot, dry Matabeleland. In a notice in the Chron...