Politics

PDP: Hypocrite Mugabe no Pan-Africanist

PDP: Hypocrite Mugabe no Pan-Africanist

THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed President Robert Mugabe for hypocrisy in parroting the ideals of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (Nepad) when he is not promoting the programme at home. On Friday, President Mugabe bemoaned the flight of skilled young Africans to Western countries and failing to […]

Maiming of opposition activists evokes memories

Maiming of opposition activists evokes memories

EPHRAIM Muvungani will never forget last year Christmas. While most were merrymaking with loved ones, he was writhing in pain, nursing wounds inflicted by suspected Zanu PF youths in the dormitory town of Chitungwiza. Muvungani, a former Zanu PF youth activist, now Chitungwiza Zone coordinator for former vice-president Joice Mujuru’s […]

Mugabe: I Will Rule Till God Says Come

Mugabe: I Will Rule Till God Says Come

President Robert Mugabe yesterday launched a tirade against critics who say he has overstayed in power, vowing to hang on to power until he dies. Mugabe became AU chairperson in January 2015 amid pomp and fanfare, but local analysts and opposition groups say his term was a disaster. In his […]

Mogae backtracks on Mugabe

Mogae backtracks on Mugabe

Former Botswana President Festus Mogae has denied reports that he attacked President Robert Mugabe over the latter’s anti-gay stance, claiming he was quoted out of context. Mogae told Botswana’s weekly newspaper, Mmegi, that he was never interviewed by journalists from the United Nations’ online magazine Africa Renewal, saying the only […]