Tag: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe dares to dream of life after Mugabe

Robert Mugabe is 93 years old, and ailing. What might happen after he dies is a source of hope but also deep anxiety in his troubled country Daniel Mugabe was waiting for his first customers of the day amid the 1,000-year-old ruins of Great Zimbabwe, the former capital of one […]

Zimbabwe opposition rejects post-Mugabe coalition deal-making

HARARE, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) said on Wednesday it had no plans to join factions of the ruling ZANU-PF party to form a national unity coalition after the eventual death of 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe. A Reuters investigation this week revealed that Vice-President […]

Some white farmers still hope to return to Zimbabwe

Some of the thousands of white Zimbabwean farmers evicted from their land in the early 2000s by President Robert Mugabe’s supporters continue to hold out hopes of one day receiving compensation and returning to the country. “I know friends who have gone to Zambia, Britain, South Africa and Australia. They’d […]

Zimbabwe completes gold mining probe

Following a string of allegations about illegal gold mining mafias generating millions of dollars in lost revenue, the Government of Zimbabwe launched an investigation in early August whose results should be made public in the coming weeks. According to the Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Development, Fred Moyo, the […]