Rugare Gumbo

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2013
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HARARE – President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF says it is not worried by the United States’ decision yesterday to maintain sanctions against Zimbabwe, but confirmed Mugabe’s threats to retaliate. The United States yesterday said it will not lift the travel and economic embargoes imposed on Mugabe’s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 13th, 2012
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HARARE – Sharp differences among the main parties over whether or not to invite western election observers have set GNU partners on a collision course. The squabbles are set to place more potholes on the road towards elections as the process of making a new constitution, a condition for the nex...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 19th, 2012
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By Mutsa Murenje (Johannesburg, South Africa) The first time I wrote about democratic government becoming chimera in Zimbabwe was in May 2011 and I wrote, then, from Ibadan, Oyo State, in Nigeria where I read for a Master of Science in Humanitarian and Refugee Studies at the Centre for Peace and Conf...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 27th, 2012
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By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye Two interesting incidents that played out on the international scene recently clearly underlined the profound confusion of values that has crept into Western policies and attitudes towards President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe. Late in May, the United Nation’s World Tourism Orga...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 6th, 2011
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Harare – Loyalists of the Zimbabwe president’s party are gathering in the nation’s west to chart the path toward elections to end the nation’s fragile 30-month coalition. Rugare Gumbo, spokesperson for President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party, said the five-day convention...
By benim
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Oct 12th, 2011
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Harare – President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party has set up a committee to probe revelations contained in the WikiLeaks documents that party officials told US diplomats that the 87-year-old leader had prostate cancer and would be dead by 2013, a spokesperson for the party said on Wednesda...
By benim
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Oct 12th, 2011
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe may probe top party officials who said that he has prostate cancer in US diplomatic cables on the whistle blower website WikiLeaks, state media said on Wednesday. “The president was very clear that as a party we are looking into the matter...
By benim
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Sep 14th, 2011
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  The Zanu PF Politburo which met in Harare this Wednesday has unanimously declared the late, Kantibhai Gordanbhai Patel, whose nickname ‘PP’ which stood for People’s Person, a national hero. Zanu PF Secretary for Information and Publicity, Rugare Gumbo said the conferrement is in re...
By benim
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Sep 8th, 2011
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Harare – Revelations made by WikiLeaks about talks between members of Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF and United States officials are “disturbing,” a spokesperson for the party said on Thursday. The whistleblower website has released US diplomatic cables showing senior Zimbabwean of...