Tag: Mugabe

Mugabe bombers’ case goes to ConCourt

Mugabe bombers’ case goes to ConCourt

TWO soldiers charged with trying to bomb the First Family’s Alpha and Omega dairy farm in Mazowe had their case referred to Constitutional Court after they challenged the summons used to bring them to court. This comes after the National Prosecuting Authority nullified a decision by Prosecutor­ General Johannes Tomana […]

US extends sanctions: Mugabe still ‘a threat’

US extends sanctions: Mugabe still ‘a threat’

PRESIDENT Barack Obama has extended for another year, sanctions the United States imposed against Zimbabwe, saying the regime in Harare continues to represent “an unusual and extraordinary threat to the foreign policy of the United State”. Washington imposed the sanctions in 2003, reacting to allegations of gross human rights abuses […]

Chiefs now Mugabe’s auxiliaries

Chiefs now Mugabe’s auxiliaries

Tendai Biti’s opposition PDP has accused traditional chiefs of being unwittingly and gradually drawn into the political fray by the State, becoming agents of coercion for President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF, contrary to their much-vaunted role as custodians of national culture and traditional values. Gorden Moyo, the PDP secretary-general, said […]

Zimbabwe: Stranded in Stasis

Zimbabwe: Stranded in Stasis

Zimbabwe is floundering, with little sign of meaningful reform and sustainable, broad-based recovery. Political uncertainty and economic insecurity have worsened; the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) government has consolidated power, as the opposition stumbles, but is consumed by struggles over who will succeed President Robert Mugabe. Upbeat […]