Tag: Political Violence

Mujuru supporter’s home razed down

Mujuru supporter’s home razed down

Supporters of former Vice President Joice Mujuru’s People First movement got a taste of the violent nature of Zimbabwean politics last week after the home of one of its followers was burnt down in Murehwa by suspected Zanu PF supporters. In a statement yesterday, the Centre for Community Development (CCDZ) […]

Political violence flares up again

Political violence flares up again

MBARE councillor, Antony Shingadeya (MDC-T), was on Tuesday night hospitalised after he was assaulted by suspected Zanu PF supporters, who besieged an opposition meeting in the politically-volatile suburb. Shingadeya and another opposition supporter, identified as Charles Majiga, were assaulted ahead of a scheduled visit to the suburb by MDC-T leader […]

No apology, no reconciliation, Mugabe told

No apology, no reconciliation, Mugabe told

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF have been challenged to apologise for their roles in political violence if they are sincere about engaging in a peace and reconciliation process. Political violence victims from different parts of the country, including Zaka, Muzarabani, Hurungwe and Tsholotsho, told a Heal Zimbabwe Trust (HZT)-organised workshop […]

Tsvangirai, Mujuru ratchet up pressure on Mugabe

Tsvangirai, Mujuru ratchet up pressure on Mugabe

POLITICAL tension is rising in Zimbabwe, with some parts of the country being rocked by intermittent violence, riots and strikes — amid revelations yesterday that leading opposition players are ratcheting up their plans to either impeach President Robert Mugabe or force an early general election. Harare and its dormitory town of […]