Tag: Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe turns 93; lauds Trump’s nationalist stance

One of Africa’s longest-standing leaders has voiced his approval for US President Donald Trump and his nationalist stance. In an interview with state television broadcaster ZBC-TV to mark his 93rd birthday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe praised Trump, saying that he agrees with Trump’s isolationist position, while encouraging the world to […]

Mugabe shuts door on Mnangagwa

Mugabe shuts door on Mnangagwa

President Robert Mugabe has effectively ruled out his two deputies, Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko, from the succession race, declaring in excerpts of a yet-to-be-aired interview to mark his 93rd birthday, that he would rather cling onto power for now until an “acceptable successor” has been identified. “The majority of […]

Zimbabwe: The Return of Evan Mawarire

After spending a week in remand prison following his arrest as he returned home from a brief stint in exile, many had expected outspoken pastor Evan Mawarire to scale down his activism and take stock after his brave decision to return home. They were mistaken. The Harare-based pastor was back […]