Tag: Sanctions

US sanctions blow for Mnangagwa as Trump says Harare ‘still a threat’

US sanctions blow for Mnangagwa as Trump says Harare ‘still a threat’

US President Donald Trump has reportedly “extended sanctions against Zimbabwe for another year”, saying that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration “remained a threat to Washington’s foreign policy”. According to Voice of America (VOA), the extension was made in a notice signed by Trump on Friday. The notice stressed that the situation in […]

Obama’s ‘hostile goodbye’ to Mugabe

Obama’s ‘hostile goodbye’ to Mugabe

Outgoing United States President Barack Obama has extended sanctions against Zimbabwe by at least another year, a report said on Sunday. This came as reports on Friday indicated that Obama’s administration was set to ease sanctions against Sudan and broaden now limited talks with the long estranged African government. However, […]

Bob demands total sanctions removal

Bob demands total sanctions removal

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe typically railed against Western sanctions on Wednesday and demanded that the United States, United Kingdom and their allies to abolish them. Addressing the United Nations general assembly in New York, the 92-year-old leader said that while his country is “the innocent victim of spiteful sanctions,” it cannot […]

Zanu PF divided on western sanctions

Zanu PF divided on western sanctions

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has revealed having internal differences with his lieutenants on how to respond to Western imposed sanctions his regime blames for the country’s protracted economic ruin. The veteran leader said in his closing address during a Zanu PF annual national conference in Victoria Falls Saturday there were some […]