Zimbabwe African National Union

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 20th, 2013
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by Marko Phiri Since independence in 1980, there appears to be an ingrained political psyche peculiar to Zimbabwe’s Matebeleland region,  where the region’s political landscape has been painted by some in ethnicity colours.  Historians say today’s tribal politics date back to the 1960s and 70s when n...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2013
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On 6 February 2013, the draft for the new constitution of Zimbabwe finally reached the country’s parliament, which will engage in further discussion of the document. As all major parties support the new constitution, over which the population will vote in April, it is unlikely that the legislative wi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
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 benim
In Analysis
Sep 14th, 2011
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In order to address the topic adequately, I believe it is important to give a brief background of our history, especially the aspects of our colonisation and the liberation struggle. It is important to highlight what the liberation struggle was about. Following the invasion of our country by the Brit...
By benim
In Analysis
Aug 13th, 2011
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News that more than 300 members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police including recruits are headed for a tour of former camps of ZANLA and ZIPRA guerillas in Mozambique and Zambia made interesting reading. More fascinating is the picture of a policeman with a raised fist ‘Zanu-pf style’ as he reportedly s...
By benim
In Election
Nov 25th, 2010
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President Robert Mugabe’s party said Zimbabwe would go ahead with a general election next year with or without constitutional reforms seen by many as critical to a free and fair vote. Mugabe, who was forced into a unity government with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democ...