Tag: AU

Bob gives AU 300 cows yet 3m locals starve

Bob gives AU 300 cows yet 3m locals starve

NO LONGER able to feed itself and with three million of its citizens facing hunger after a severe drought, Zimbabwe earlier this month appealed for $1.6bln from donors to help avert starvation. But President Robert Mugabe is not happy that the African Union (AU) should be dependent on the same […]

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 […]

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 […]