Tag: Opinion

Mugabe versus the military

Mugabe versus the military

Since the emergence of the opposition MDC in 1999 largely due to dramatically deteriorating social and economic conditions at the turn of the new millennium, war veterans have been President Robert Mugabe’s foot soldiers; storm-troopers if you like. They carried out dirty tasks to keep him in power, but did […]

Opinion: Mugabe, Grace’s delusions of grandeur

Opinion: Mugabe, Grace’s delusions of grandeur

The hallmark of a dictatorship is the obsessive desire to die in power and, beyond that, perhaps to rule from the grave. And if the remarks made by First Lady Grace Mugabe at the so-called “million-man march” in Harare on Wednesday are anything to go by, then Zimbabwe now has […]