Tag: Mugabe

Mugabe battles to contain army

Mugabe battles to contain army

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is anxiously trying to mend fences with military bosses after heightened suspicion and tensions between the First Family and security service chiefs following First Lady Grace Mugabe’s recent stinging attacks on army commanders whom she accused of helping Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidential bid. Mugabe this week invited […]

Bob gives AU 300 cows yet 3m locals starve

Bob gives AU 300 cows yet 3m locals starve

NO LONGER able to feed itself and with three million of its citizens facing hunger after a severe drought, Zimbabwe earlier this month appealed for $1.6bln from donors to help avert starvation. But President Robert Mugabe is not happy that the African Union (AU) should be dependent on the same […]

Ignore Mugabe UN pull-out threat

Ignore Mugabe UN pull-out threat

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has urged United Nations (UN) secretary-general Ban Ki Moon to ignore President Robert Mugabe’s recent threat to mobilise African Union (AU) members to pull out of the world body. Tsvangirai, in a belated response to Mugabe’s threat at the AU summit earlier this month, last […]

Giant cake as Bob parties

Giant cake as Bob parties

Mugabe’s turned 92 on Sunday and Monday’s low-key shindig was just an appetizer; the bigger bash will be held in Masvingo at the weekend with supporters spending more than $800,000 to celebrate with the veteran leader. Supporters chose the historic city because it hosts the Great Zimbabwe monuments – a […]