Tag: Mugabe

Robert Mugabe Day for Zim?

Robert Mugabe Day for Zim?

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s closest allies want his 92nd birthday next month to be declared a national holiday. Former information minister Jonathan Moyo on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of voices pressing for the day to be declared work-free. But not everyone thinks it’s a good idea. Moyo tweeted: “All things considered & without […]

Write positive stories, Mugabe tells reporters

Write positive stories, Mugabe tells reporters

AFRICAN journalists are “stuck in a rut” of writing negative stories and should concentrate on positive things like football, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is reported to have said. The 91-year-old president, who has just disproved press rumours that he had collapsed while on holiday in the Far East, said reporters should […]

The UK government has warned of security threats

Mugabe sued over Unity Day

MDC-T Chitungwiza MP Alexio Musundire and civic activists Tinomudaishe Chinyoka and Coliwe Mufaki have taken President Robert Mugabe to the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of declaring December 22 a national holiday. The three, who filed their papers last Friday, argue that December 22 was not a national holiday, but […]

Mugabe feels heat on return

Mugabe feels heat on return

WITH Zanu PF’s deadly factional and succession wars reaching what insiders say is “a tipping point”, and Zimbabwe continuing on its precipitous economic decline that is blamed on the ruling party, all eyes are on President Robert Mugabe (pictured) who has just returned from his annual holiday in the Far East. […]