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By IAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2014
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By Nurye Yassin Coming from the uprooted communities in the New World and Europe, the ideology of Pan-Africanism has been triumphant as a libratory force in freeing the people of Africa from the dungeons of European imperialism, colonialism, and neo-colonialism. Some posit that Pan-Africanism has suc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 8th, 2013
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Zanu PF’s landslide election ‘victory’ was probably at least partly the result of five years hard campaigning for new voters, as there is still no proof of rigging, according to a report from the Solidarity Peace Trust (SPT). Respected academic, Brian Raftopoulos’s analysis in SPT’s election report, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 13th, 2013
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Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF has outwitted its main opposition, Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change, once again. The Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front’s 61% to 33% victory in Zimbabwe’s July 31 presidential race and its 2/3 majority in parliament guarantee it a firm hold for t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2013
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Alemayehu G Mariam  Unfree and Unfair Elections in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe had its presidential elections last week. Elections as in rigged. Robert Mugabe, the senile octogenarian and the only president since Zimbabwe gained independence in 1980,  “won” for the seventh time by 61 percent of the vote. His Z...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 5th, 2013
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s defeated presidential candidate Morgan Tsvangirai on Monday prepared to mount a legal and political challenge against the “sham” election that looks set to extend Robert Mugabe’s 33-year rule. Tsvangirai’s allies have announced they will launch a constituti...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 5th, 2013
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  In Zimbabwe, Zanu-PF supporters in the throes of victory have been walking through the streets carrying shovels, calling on their re-elected president Robert Mugabe to bury the Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai. But Tsvangirai saved Mugabe the trouble by burying himself l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 5th, 2013
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Zanu-PF’s parliamentary majority raises concerns about fewer checks and balances, and what an all-powerful Mugabe means. Robert Mugabe is planning the ‘indigenisation’ of businesses in Zimbabwe, compelling foreign firms to hand over at least 51% of shares to local ownership. Photogr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 4th, 2013
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Voters queue in last week’s Zimbabwean presidential election The US has rejected Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s election win while the European Union has expressed concern over the poll.US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the results are the culmination of a deeply flawed proc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 4th, 2013
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By Moshoeshoe Monare For President Robert Mugabe, this victory is against the bully West, but it is unlikely to usher in a better economic outlook for Zimbabweans, writes Moshoeshoe Monare in Harare.   For a man notorious for his violent temperament and intolerance for opposition, President Robe...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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The fire of liberty and freedom within us can never be extinguished. As I write this article the fraudulent results of our elections are being announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission; a body that has proven once more, that in Zimbabwe, even judges can break the law and get away with it. Yester...