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MDC Alliance extends olive branch to Mujuru, Mangoma

MDC Alliance extends olive branch to Mujuru, Mangoma

THE Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC Alliance has extended an olive branch to the other opposition coalition groups — People’s Rainbow Coalition led by Joice Mujuru and Elton Mangoma’s Coalition for Democrats — to come on board and form a broad grand coalition before the end of next month and contest the […]

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe plans $1 billion Robert Mugabe university

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe plans $1 billion Robert Mugabe university

Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped government plans to build a $1 billion university named after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, the higher education minister said on Wednesday, a move that was quickly criticized by the opposition as a waste of resources. Jonathan Moyo, Higher and Tertiary Education Minister, said the Robert Gabriel Mugabe University […]

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 […]