Tag: Election

Zanu PF dictatorship must be sent packing in 2018

The people of Zimbabwe have endured almost four decades of political repression and acute socio–economic decline and deprivation at the hands of the Robert Mugabe – fronted Zanu PF dictatorship. From being the bread–basket of Southern Africa just a few years ago, Zimbabwe has degenerated into a basket case; a […]

Violence Flares in Zimbabwe as Mugabe Readies Election Bid

Political violence has flared in Zimbabwe as the southern African nation gears up for elections next year that may see a united opposition seek to end President Robert Mugabe’s near four-decade rule. The Zimbabwe Peace Project recorded attacks on 745 people last month, up from 435 in July. The ruling […]

Mugabe’s bloody poll plot ‘exposed’

Mugabe’s bloody poll plot ‘exposed’

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is reportedly plotting a bloody 2018 election campaign, with Zanu PF youth militia acting as his storm troopers ahead of the polls, NewsDay has learnt. Political analysts and opposition leaders yesterday said Mugabe’s recent order blocking the planned retrenchment of more 2 000 National Youth Service graduates, […]

Mphoko: Mugabe must clean his mess

Mphoko: Mugabe must clean his mess

President Robert Mugabe must sort out the mess he has created in the country before handing over power to a successor, Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko said in a subtle message to Zanu PF supporters in Bulawayo at the weekend. Mphoko told a Zanu PF inter-district meeting that Mugabe should be mature […]