Tag: Mugabe

Zim opposition, unions scoff at VP’s 2.2 million jobs claim – report

Zim opposition, unions scoff at VP’s 2.2 million jobs claim – report

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly rubbished claims by Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the government had created more than 2.2 million jobs. According to the state-owned Chronicle newspaper, Mnangagwa said that the government had exceeded President Robert Mugabe’s 2013 election promise of creating 2 million jobs. On the sidelines of a […]

Mugabe’s daughter joins Censorship Board

Mugabe’s daughter joins Censorship Board

The government has roped in President Robert Mugabe’s daughter, Bona Mugabe-Chikore, into the new 11-member Censorship Board chaired by former Cabinet minister Aeneas Chigwedere. The board, announced yesterday by Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo, has been mandated to regulate the media, particularly to gag social media platforms ahead of next year’s […]

Evictions, beatings at Mugabe-Linked Farm

Evictions, beatings at Mugabe-Linked Farm

The police affirmed in a court filing that the Arnolds Farm in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central province, which the families have occupied since 2000, is owned by the president’s family. Human Rights Watch could not independently verify the farm ownership. On March 17, 2017, about 100 anti-riot police began demolishing homes […]