Tag: Zanu-PF

Zim opposition, unions scoff at VP’s 2.2 million jobs claim – report

Zim opposition, unions scoff at VP’s 2.2 million jobs claim – report

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly rubbished claims by Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the government had created more than 2.2 million jobs. According to the state-owned Chronicle newspaper, Mnangagwa said that the government had exceeded President Robert Mugabe’s 2013 election promise of creating 2 million jobs. On the sidelines of a […]

Evictions, beatings at Mugabe-Linked Farm

Evictions, beatings at Mugabe-Linked Farm

The police affirmed in a court filing that the Arnolds Farm in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central province, which the families have occupied since 2000, is owned by the president’s family. Human Rights Watch could not independently verify the farm ownership. On March 17, 2017, about 100 anti-riot police began demolishing homes […]

Stage set for violent 2018 campaign

Stage set for violent 2018 campaign

Opposition parties yesterday predicted a bloody run-up to the 2018 election judging by the high levels of violence and intolerance already exhibited by rival Zanu PF camps since the beginning of this year, with the latest incident recorded in Bulawayo at the weekend. Similar bloody clashes occurred at the ruling party’s […]