Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front

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Feb 6th, 2014
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The graft and corruption that is now being unearthed means that the President has failed to do his job. The main responsibility of any President must be to effectively preside over the affairs and administration of the country. In order to achieve that, the President appoints ministers who should be ...
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Oct 28th, 2013
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Britain’s relationship with Africa has always been a tricky one; and this is particularly so for a former settler colony like Zimbabwe. Robert Mugabe’s recent win in the contested election in Zimbabwe has been seen by some as a victory for independent, sovereign Africa over the former colonial power ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 8th, 2013
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By Jos Martens Since the first preliminary results of Zimbabwe’s 31 July 2013 harmonised elections emerged, most talk has been about whether or not the elections were free, fair and credible, with the main bone of contention being the rigging of the voters roll. Little has been said about the voting ...
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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, ...
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Sep 26th, 2013
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South Africa has the potential and the desire to lead in Africa. It has an economy far larger than any in southern Africa and an advanced and powerful military. However, South Africa’s failure to resolve the ‘political crisis’ across the Limpopo in Zimbabwe has left many doubting its capability as an...
By IndepthAfrica
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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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Sep 12th, 2013
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The post-election fun has begun in Zimbabwe with the appointment of a brand new cabinet (which looks suspiciously like the old cabinet, just with no place for the MDC). SIMON ALLISON runs through the key appointments that give us some idea of what Comrade Bob is thinking and where he plans on taking ...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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Baku-APA.Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe said Wednesday that Zimbabwe will not be destroyed by Western sanctions and will rely on its natural resources and friendly countries for survival, APA reports quoting Xinhua.   Mugabe made the remarks during a press conference soon after swearin...
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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...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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I understand that the British Empire was founded upon the plunder of treasures through the use of arms against other weaker countries. Its expansion was based on the tacit approval by the British monarchy at that time, on the use of violence and subjugation of natives for profit, under the pretext of...