Tag: Zimbabwe

Walk for peace – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

Walk for peace – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

Thirty people joined the Vigil at the Embassy after a 15-mile walk to raise funds for the Zimbabwe Peace Actors’ Platform (ZimPAP) which seeks to train 100,000 civilian peacekeepers for next year’s elections. The thirty included Margaret Munenge’s toddler Ethan (who made his mother walk twice the distance) but excluded […]

Old Mutual director quits to run for president in Zimbabwe

Old Mutual non-executive director Dr Nkosana Moyo has left the company to concentrate on running for president in Zimbabwe’s presidential elections next year. Moyo was previously the country’s trade and industry minister and will be the presidential candidate for the Alliance for the People’s Agenda (APA), standing against the incumbent, Robert […]

“The problem in Africa is corruption”

The fact that corruption in Africa is both endemic and horrendous cannot be denied. Some highly reputable sources believe ten times more illegal money leaves Africa than the official foreign aid it receives. Whether that is true or not, it is irrelevant because everyone knows that the mass of African […]

Zanu PF factions escalate fight ahead of Mugabe rally

PREPARATIONS for President Robert Mugabe’s rally tomorrow in Masvingo are reportedly on the rails after it emerged that Zanu PF’s two factions — G40 and Team Lacoste — were yesterday still fighting for control of the event. Zanu PF youth league chairperson Kudzanayi Chipanga Zanu PF factions yesterday squared off […]