Tag: Zimbabwe

Opinion: Political parties should shun violence

Opinion: Political parties should shun violence

POLITICAL parties across the nation should be encouraged to turn away from violence. Violence can be defined as the unlawful and unauthorised use of force to effect decisions against the will or desires of other people in a society. When talking of political violence, it refers to all collective attacks within […]

Grace denies presidential ambitions

Grace denies presidential ambitions

ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe’s wife Thursday denied harbouring ambitions to succeed her husband, pledging instead to support the 91-year-old’s next presidential bid. “I am standing here as the wife of the president as well as the person you chose to lead the women’s league. It ends there,” she told ruling party […]

Only a gun can stop me: Grace

Only a gun can stop me: Grace

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday warned hawks in the faction-ridden Zanu PF party she would only be silenced by a gun and would stop at nothing in admonishing divisive behaviour by party members though she did not harbour any presidential ambitions. Grace said although she had no liberation war credentials, […]

‘Increased power cuts to affect economic growth’

‘Increased power cuts to affect economic growth’

ZAMBEZI River Authority (ZRA)’s intention to allocate reduced water supply to Zimbabwe due to declining water-levels in Kariba Dam will significantly affect the country’s future economic growth prospects, economic analysts have warned. Zimbabwe’s economy is predicted to grow by 2,7 percent next year by the International Monetary Fund up from 1,5 […]