Jan 27th, 2013
Opinion by Pauline Henson While Zimbabweans in the UK diaspora were shivering in the snow, their families and friends at home were being pelted with non-stop rain. Robert Mugabe and the late Libyan president Colonel Muammar Gaddafi At Vice-President John Nkomo’s funeral at Heroes Acre in Harare, a hu...
Jan 17th, 2013
Zimbabwean Vice-President John Nkomo died on Thursday after treatment for cancer in South Africa, President Robert Mugabe said, removing a potential successor to the ageing leader who has his own health problems. Nkomo, 78, was nominated for the joint number two position alongside Joice Mujuru two ye...
Oct 8th, 2012
By Nkosana Dlamini Harare Zimbabwe could now have earned itself this not so impressive distinction of being a country that has witnessed the death of three sitting Vice Presidents in a single decade. Then Vice Presidents Joshua Nkomo died in 1999 at the age of 82, Simon Muzenda died in 2003 at 81 and...
Aug 13th, 2011
It’s a well known fact that our “beloved” president Robert Mugabe and his ZANU-PF chums have a deposition for travel – holidays, shopping trips and now in desperation for Robert, health reasons. It comes as no surprise that in six months, Robert has racked up an astounding bill of US$20.6 million for...