Tag: Zanu-PF

Robert Mugabe begins speaking tour across Zimbabwe aged 93

Robert Mugabe begins speaking tour across Zimbabwe aged 93

Robert Mugabe has launched a 10-venue speaking tour across Zimbabwe aimed at drumming up support ahead of elections next year when he plans to seek office again. The 93-year-old president, who appeared in better health than at, spoke for an hour-and-a-half on Friday at a rally outside Harare attended by several […]

Zanu-PF has been widely accused of vote-rigging

‘God will remove poll-rigging Mugabe’

MDC-T national organising secretary, Abednico Bhebhe, has declared that God will intervene and “remove” President Robert Mugabe from power if the 92-year-old Zanu PF leader rigs his way back into power in the crunch 2018 election. Addressing MDC-T supporters during the party’s 17th anniversary celebrations in Bulawayo on Saturday, Bhebhe […]

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 […]