Rhodesia

By IAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2014
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President Mugabe, who is Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, delivers a speech at the National Sports Stadium during celebrations to mark the 34th anniversary of the ZDF yesterday Address by His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, Cde R. G. M...
By IAfrica
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Jun 8th, 2014
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For any country to prosper in this modern age, it must be ruled by educated, democratic, upright and selfless men and women who venerate justice and human rights and whose sole goal is to attain the highest standard of living for the people. Sunday Opinion by Pious Wakatama Alas, this is not the case...
By IAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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Isdore Guvamombe Reflections Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve no sun sets without leaving behind its own piece of history. The sun is so crafty and inherently stubborn that between dawn and dusk of each day, history is written. Last night in April 1980 and under the [...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2013
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by Percy Zvomuya In 2008 or so, I registered for a Masters degree at Wits University with a rather interesting research component that I never got to finish. My thesis was to be an examination of the coverage of Zimbabwe in South Africa’s Sunday Times; the use of the prism of Zimbabwe to debate...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2013
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Edmund Msiska, zimeye. WHAT brouhaha was kicked up by that British conservative (or is it New Labour?) MP Kate Hoey’s proposal for the commemoration of the shooting of the viscount during the Rhodesian war! But brouhaha aside, the whole episode has helped to shed more light on our sad past and has eq...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 21st, 2013
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African politicians are a strange breed indeed, quick to condemn and shout against colonialism and imperialism, but slow to shed their personal colonial comforts. It is always a dangerous occupation to generalize. As Mark Twain once said; “All generalizations are false including this one”. However, I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 21st, 2013
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zimeye.org The Chimurenga war left too many bloody memories that still haunt many to this day. The sad part was that the villagers were the ones who faced the music as they served as the sea for the Freedom Fighters who deemed themselves the fish. Their side of the story always landed them in danger ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 3rd, 2013
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Here’s a closer look at the life of Robert Mugabe.   Personal: Birth date: February 21, 1924 Birth place: Kutama Mission, Southern Rhodesia Birth name: Robert Gabriel Mugabe Father: Gabriel Mugabe, a carpenter Mother: Bona Mugabe Marriages: Grace Marufu (August 17, 1996 – present); S...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2012
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“I move that the House take note that tomorrow (Thursday) I will move a motion to nationalise and prescribe all Marange diamond fields.” The year was 2011; the month was October, slightly over the first week of October. The speaker was Eddie Cross. Another view, another day “The min...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 17th, 2012
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As Canada withdrew vital aid to Zimbabwe and announced it this week, a top journalist wrote to claim that aid or no aid will mean nothing to Zimbabwe; that visible political change recognised by the North American region will materialise after Robert Mugabe’s departure from the world of the living. T...