Tag: Mugabe

Mugabe’s Zanu PF burns over bonuses

Mugabe’s Zanu PF burns over bonuses

BRAWLING post-congress Zanu PF bigwigs have opened another battlefront in their party’s seemingly unstoppable factional and succession wars, this time exchanging deadly barbs over the government’s unfulfilled bonus promises to restless civil servants. At the same time, the continued inability by the broke State to pay its employees their promised 13th […]

Ex-Botswana President blasts Mugabe

Ex-Botswana President blasts Mugabe

FORMER Botswana President Festus Mogae has uncharacteristically called on President Robert Mugabe to “stop hiding behind sovereignty, while abusing people” and to accept gay rights. In a recent interview with a United Nations online magazine, Africa Renewal, Mogae, who is Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko’s business partner in the Choppies Supermarket group, […]

Mugabe Worst AU Chair Ever, Says Biti’s PDP Party

Mugabe Worst AU Chair Ever, Says Biti’s PDP Party

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been the weakest and worst chairperson of the African Union (AU), the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said. In a statement this week, party secretary for international relations, Willas Madzimure, said Mugabe whose term of office comes to a conclusion later this month has “folded his […]

Zim is in dire straits

Zim is in dire straits

WITH Zimbabwe continuing on its precipitous decline that is widely blamed on President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF — as manifested by rising poverty levels and a stone-broke State that cannot pay its workers — a ruling party bigwig has admitted that the country is “in dire straits”. The unusual but […]