Tag: Mugabe

Mugabe foreign trips cost cash-strapped Zim $50 million

Mugabe foreign trips cost cash-strapped Zim $50 million

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s office spent more than $50 million on foreign travel last year, official figures show. According to a financial statement published in the latest government gazette, foreign travel expenses totalled $53.2 million in 2016. According to the figures in the “Consolidated Statement of Financial Performance of the […]

Why is Mugabe still in power?

Why is Mugabe still in power?

Zimbabwe’s problem is not Mugabe. Your problem is the opposition. That is because Mugabe is still in power for one reason and one reason only: your opposition leaders are working at a level no higher than school children fighting over sweets. They are not behaving in the adult, responsible way […]

‘Go and herd cattle,’ Mugabe, 93, tells unemployed Zim youth

‘Go and herd cattle,’ Mugabe, 93, tells unemployed Zim youth

Masvingo – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, on Friday told unemployed youths to “go and herd cattle” in the rural areas amid a critical shortage of jobs in the southern African country. During his election campaign of the 2013 polls, Mugabe promised Zimbabweans that his government would create more than 2.2 […]