Patrick Chinamasa

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Jul 2nd, 2014
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By Nkululeko Sibanda As Zimbabwe approaches a year since the re-election of President Robert Mugabe and the end of the Government of National Unity, we asked journalist Nkululeko Sibanda to assess some of the key policy and political developments in the country over the past 12 months. Indigenisation...
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Sep 17th, 2013
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In the last decade, good governance and sensible policy-making have been in short supply in Harare. But in 2009, at least one good decision was made: to scrap the failed Zimbabwean dollar in favour of foreign currencies, including the US dollar and the South African rand. This stabilised the country,...
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Apr 11th, 2013
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By Audrey Charowa, zimeye There is an undercover, highly funded, premeditated plot to arrest Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on a named date just before elections and charge him with treason, it has emerged. This development now revealed comes after Justice Miunister Patrick Chinamasa was drilled on...
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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...
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In Southern Africa
Mar 26th, 2013
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By Tichaona Sibanda,SW Radio Africa (London) A former lawmaker has accused President Robert Mugabe of ‘manipulating the judiciary’ and using ‘scandalous tactics’ to delay three by-elections in Matabeleland constituencies as directed by the Supreme Court. Abednico Bhebhe, who l...
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Feb 13th, 2013
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HARARE: Zimbabwe elections chief has resigned ahead of crucial polls this year citing ill health, local media reported Wednesday.   Retired Justice Simpson Mutambanengwe took up his post in March 2010, two years after President Robert Mugabe won elections marred by bloodshed and intimidation. Th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Nov 22nd, 2012
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The only peaceful, free and fair election in Zimbabwe was probably in 1980 when ZANU PF was confident that it enjoyed popular support which would result in resounding victory. Thereafter, we have had a litany of shameful and farcical formalities disguised as elections as the progressively unpopular b...
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In Southern Africa
Nov 22nd, 2012
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PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is under renewed pressure to call for by-elections in three vacant constituencies in Matabeleland after their former legislators appealed against a High Court ruling in which Judge President George Chiweshe allowed the ZANU-PF leader to collapse the outstanding polls into harm...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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ABOUT 1,500 Zimbabweans attended a rally in Johannesburg Saturday – the first of a series around the world by Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) leader Morgan Tsvangirai to woo voters home ahead of elections next year. Zimbabwe’s constitution does not allow nationals living outside the coun...
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May 10th, 2012
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Zimbabwe’s justice minister has denounced a South African court ruling that would allow prosecutions related to alleged torture under President Robert Mugabe. “The ruling brings the South African justice system into disrepute. No specifics have been identified, because they should have la...