Politics

Mugabe foreign trips cost cash-strapped Zim $50 million

Mugabe foreign trips cost cash-strapped Zim $50 million

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s office spent more than $50 million on foreign travel last year, official figures show. According to a financial statement published in the latest government gazette, foreign travel expenses totalled $53.2 million in 2016. According to the figures in the “Consolidated Statement of Financial Performance of the […]

Walk for peace – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

Walk for peace – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

Thirty people joined the Vigil at the Embassy after a 15-mile walk to raise funds for the Zimbabwe Peace Actors’ Platform (ZimPAP) which seeks to train 100,000 civilian peacekeepers for next year’s elections. The thirty included Margaret Munenge’s toddler Ethan (who made his mother walk twice the distance) but excluded […]

‘Go and herd cattle,’ Mugabe, 93, tells unemployed Zim youth

‘Go and herd cattle,’ Mugabe, 93, tells unemployed Zim youth

Masvingo – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, on Friday told unemployed youths to “go and herd cattle” in the rural areas amid a critical shortage of jobs in the southern African country. During his election campaign of the 2013 polls, Mugabe promised Zimbabweans that his government would create more than 2.2 […]