Tag: Power

Zimbabwe gives Mugabe power to appoint judges

Zimbabwe gives Mugabe power to appoint judges

Zimbabwe’s parliament on Tuesday passed a bill amending the constitution to give the president sweeping powers to appoint the country’s top judges without consulting any other institution. If passed into law, the bill will give Robert Mugabe the sole responsiblity to appoint the chief justice and their deputy. Under the 2013 constitution, […]

Why is Mugabe still in power?

Why is Mugabe still in power?

Zimbabwe’s problem is not Mugabe. Your problem is the opposition. That is because Mugabe is still in power for one reason and one reason only: your opposition leaders are working at a level no higher than school children fighting over sweets. They are not behaving in the adult, responsible way […]

Mugabe: I Will Rule Till God Says Come

Mugabe: I Will Rule Till God Says Come

President Robert Mugabe yesterday launched a tirade against critics who say he has overstayed in power, vowing to hang on to power until he dies. Mugabe became AU chairperson in January 2015 amid pomp and fanfare, but local analysts and opposition groups say his term was a disaster. In his […]