Tag: Zimbabwe

Mugabe UN exit call suicidal

Mugabe UN exit call suicidal

Opposition parties and political analysts yesterday described President Robert Mugabe’s threat to withdraw Zimbabwe’s membership of the United Nations (UN) as “suicidal.” They added Zimbabwe’s comatose economy could not sustain itself without aid from international bodies. Yesterday, the parties told NewsDay in separate interviews that the pull-out would trigger unmitigated suffering, […]

Final demand: Zimbabwe’s debt defaulters

Final demand: Zimbabwe’s debt defaulters

Zimbabwe is being hit by a tidal wave of debt – defaulters are on the rise as the ailing economy continues to hit ordinary citizens hard. Many are losing their properties to debt collectors or live in fear of having their homes given to creditors. Thirty-two-year-old Hazel Mhembere, who lives […]

Police claim Zimbabwe headed for civil war

Police claim Zimbabwe headed for civil war

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has alleged that the country is on the brink of a civil war being plotted by social media activists. The claim emerged in a statement used to ban an application by the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to hold its anniversary in Bulawayo on 11 […]

Mawarire: I don’t want to die; I’m no martyr

Mawarire: I don’t want to die; I’m no martyr

WE have lost enough people in Zimbabwe. I don’t want to be another martyr,” Pastor Evan Mawarire said Tuesday, explaining his decision to go into exile which has divided Zimbabweans and particularly angered some of his supporters. Mawarire, left the country after his arrest last month, initially crossing the border […]