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Report: Zanu PF most violent party

Report: Zanu PF most violent party

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party continues to be the most violent among the country’s political parties, often without any consequences to the perpetrators, a local rights group has reported. In its latest report covering political violations in November this year, the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) reported Friday that some […]

Generals at Zanu PF meeting ‘shocking’

Generals at Zanu PF meeting ‘shocking’

OPPOSITION political parties have scoffed at the recent Zanu PF national conference and condemned the involvement of the military in the ruling party’s succession fights. President Robert Mugabe, who is also the Zanu PF leader, warned members of the security services against meddling in the party’s affairs while addressing the […]

Malnutrition up as agri funding cut

Malnutrition up as agri funding cut

SUCCESSIVE poor harvests have diminished Ndodana Makhalima’s household food stocks and the family’s nutrition status. A subsistence farmer in Lupane, about 110 kilometres north of Bulawayo, 56 year-old Makhalima has learnt to live with hunger on his door step. “In the past I could eat umxhanxa (a mix of maize […]

‘No softening on indigenisation’

‘No softening on indigenisation’

PRESIDENT Mugabe has set 2016 as the deadline for all foreign- owned companies to submit their empowerment proposals, saying Government will not tolerate any actions by firms that continue to defy the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act. Officially closing the 15th Annual National People’s Conference in Victoria Falls last Saturday, President Mugabe […]