Zimbabwe news

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Jul 27th, 2013
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In a somewhat chilling development for Zimbabwe and its people, leader Robert Mugabe is beginning to send mixed signals about whether he will tolerate the outcome of the elections he himself picked to be held July 31. Mr. Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe with an iron fist for the past 33 years, has beg...
By IndepthAfrica
In Politics
Jul 27th, 2013
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By Knox Chitiyo analysis Zimbabwe’s election on 31 July will mark the formal end of the fragile 2009 Government of National Unity (GNU) which, for all its fractiousness, has proved surprisingly resilient and brought economic stability to Zimbabwe after a decade of national trauma. There are fiv...
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Jul 27th, 2013
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Zimbabwe election: Africa’s oldest leader turns from violence to sex in bid to see off rival Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi / AP, file By Henry Austin and Ian Johnston, NBC News Five years ago, Africa’s oldest head of state was re-elected president after a wave of violent attacks persuaded his main rival...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Jan 10th, 2013
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The influential Forbes Magazine, has listed the country as ranking high in global index for habouring one of the world’s saddest people, saying the country’s leadership must move from corrupt practices and official profligacy to render quality leadership to the people. This is contained in the annual...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Dec 23rd, 2012
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FINANCE minister Tendai Biti has written to President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai advising them that the country does not have sufficient funds to hold elections and the referendum set to next year. Speaking at the monthly state of the economy address in Harare yesterday, Biti ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Nov 5th, 2012
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has laid into the United States and its ally Britain for perpetuating lies to impose and maintain illegal sanctions imposed on his country at the turn of the century. President Mugabe said this at a luncheon following the official opening of the Fifth...
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In Hottest News
Jun 19th, 2012
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“Insanity is repeating the same mistakes and expecting different results,” said American writer Frank Herbert. When it comes to the ANC succession battle, it’s not so much insanity as it is desperation that makes President Jacob Zuma do to his challengers what he so resented when it was done to him. ...
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Mar 4th, 2012
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Julius Malema has asked to stay on as a member of the ruling African National Congress despite being expelled from the party earlier this week, a South African newspaper reported on Sunday. Speaking at a gathering of the ANC’s women’s wing on his 31st birthday on Saturday, Malema said he ...
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Feb 29th, 2012
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Johannesburg – ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has been expelled from the ANC. This comes after the party’s prosecutors argued successfully for his five-year suspension to be aggravated, while Malema pleaded for mitigation. This brings Malema’s eventful political career closer...
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Feb 19th, 2012
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Johannesburg – The prosecution in ANC Youth League (ANCYL) president Julius Malema’s mitigation hearing have argued that he should be expelled from the party, reported the Sunday Times. The prosecution was reported to have stated on Thursday that Malema should be expelled from the ruling ...