Tag: Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe Day for Zim?

Robert Mugabe Day for Zim?

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s closest allies want his 92nd birthday next month to be declared a national holiday. Former information minister Jonathan Moyo on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of voices pressing for the day to be declared work-free. But not everyone thinks it’s a good idea. Moyo tweeted: “All things considered & without […]

Govt issues leases to white farmers

Govt issues leases to white farmers

GOVERNMENT has started issuing leases to white commercial farmers who were recommended to remain on their properties throughout the country. Lands and Rural Resettlement Minister Dr Douglas Mombeshora last Friday said the duration of the leases being issued to the white farmers varied depending on the type of their farming operations. […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe back home after heart attack rumours

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe back home after heart attack rumours

ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe returned home late on Friday after a month-long holiday in the Far East, just over a week after the presidency dismissed rumours that Africa’s oldest president had suffered a heart attack and collapsed. Mugabe, who turns 92 on Feb. 21, is the only leader that the Southern […]

Brace for massive human rights violations

Brace for massive human rights violations

ZIMBABWEANS should expect the worst in 2016 as government has failed to address the socio-economic challenges facing the country, a local human rights group has said. Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) said failure by Zanu PF to improve the economy would lead to a series of demonstrations across the country […]