Politics

Nkurunziza lobbies Mugabe to whitewash ‘genocide’

Nkurunziza lobbies Mugabe to whitewash ‘genocide’

Embattled Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has been busy seeking support ahead of the forthcoming African Union (AU) summit amid escalating Western pressure on African leaders to “work behind the scenes” to force the tiny African State to accept the deployment of international troops amid deadly political violence in Bujumbura. Nkurunziza’s […]

Succession: CIO raises red flag

Succession: CIO raises red flag

THE Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) has raised the red flag over escalating factional fights in Zanu PF, warning President Robert Mugabe to read the riot act to Zanu PF stalwarts positioning to succeed the soon-to-be 92 leader as concerns of a political crisis heighten. Intelligence sources said a detailed report […]

Mujuru supporter’s home razed down

Mujuru supporter’s home razed down

Supporters of former Vice President Joice Mujuru’s People First movement got a taste of the violent nature of Zimbabwean politics last week after the home of one of its followers was burnt down in Murehwa by suspected Zanu PF supporters. In a statement yesterday, the Centre for Community Development (CCDZ) […]

Mnangagwa sings Mugabe praises

Mnangagwa sings Mugabe praises

Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday went on overdrive bootlicking President Robert Mugabe, describing the 91-year-old as a sophisticated, charismatic, iconic and morally upright leader. Mnangagwa proceeded to describe his boss as a rare gift to Zimbabwe, whose visionary leadership was unparralled, a steadfast thinker and an intellectual giant. Mnangagwa was introducing […]