Tag: Mugabe

“I’m not a traitor” Gumbo

“I’m not a traitor” Gumbo

President Robert Mugabe recently described former Zanu-PF spokesperson Rugare Gumbo (RG) as a traitor. The Daily News caught up with the former Dare Rechimurenga supremo to discuss this and  recent developments in the country. Below are excerpts of an interview with our Chief Writer, Fungi Kwaramba (FK). FK: I understand President […]

Letter from Africa: Mugabe the feminist?

Letter from Africa: Mugabe the feminist?

In the BBC’s series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo considers whether the best way to empower women could be to let them make their own decisions about their bodies. Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe recently left the stage as chairman of the African Union (AU) to a […]

Mugabe declares disaster in drought-stricken areas

Mugabe declares disaster in drought-stricken areas

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster in most rural parts of the country severely hit by a drought, with 26 percent of the population said to be in need of food aid, the government said in a statement late Thursday. Declaring a state of disaster allows international […]