Feb 20th, 2013
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...
Feb 11th, 2013
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...
In Southern Africa
Jan 3rd, 2013
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...
Nov 25th, 2010
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...