Politics

Grace, Mnangagwa rift widens

Grace, Mnangagwa rift widens

First lady Grace Mugabe’s onslaught against Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa is part of a strategy to undo gains made by the veteran politician in Zanu PF’s fluid battle to succeed President Robert Mugabe, a Cabinet minister has admitted. Grace shocked Zimbabweans at a Chinhoyi rally on July 31 when she ripped […]

Zimbabwe’s opposition unites to take on Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s opposition unites to take on Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai re-united with his former allies on Saturday to forge a coalition aimed at ending President Robert Mugabe’s near four-decade hold on power in elections next year. Mugabe, in power since independence from British colonial rule in 1980, has been endorsed as his party’s candidate […]

Mugabe not a land reform hero, say War Vets

Mugabe not a land reform hero, say War Vets

War Veterans who spearheaded the controversial land reform programme from 2000 say it is disheartening to hear Zanu PF supporters and its leaders giving President Robert Mugabe credit for the agrarian reform. Mugabe, according to the former freedom fighters, never said anything about the land after independence until they took […]