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Tsenengamu stands his ground on Mugabe’s retirement

Tsenengamu stands his ground on Mugabe’s retirement

Former Zanu PF Mashonaland Central youth chairperson, Godfrey Tsenengamu, who is facing charges of subverting a constitutionally-elected government, insists President Robert Mugabe must retire to make way for his deputy, Emerson Mnangagwa, arguing such utterances have nothing to do with toppling the 93-year-old leader from power. Tsenengamu said his remarks […]

How Robert Mugabe ruined Zimbabwe

How Robert Mugabe ruined Zimbabwe

In 2016 it became a common sight in the capital of Zimbabwe to see fearful citizens queuing outside banks, waiting hopefully for cash. It was the most obvious manifestation of anxiety about Robert Mugabe’s latest economic scheme. In November the central bank started printing a new kind of money, in […]

He’s 93 and frail, but Mugabe pledges to carry on ruling

He’s 93 and frail, but Mugabe pledges to carry on ruling

There were dancers, musicians, singers and flag-waving students – and, astonishingly, a break in the belts of rain that had been sweeping in across the sodden plains from the Matopo hills for days. On the podium raised above a muddy school sports field in south-west Zimbabwe, Robert Gabriel Mugabe stepped […]