Tag: Zimbabwe

Opinion: Zanu PF tells Zimbabweans to ‘Go hang’

Opinion: Zanu PF tells Zimbabweans to ‘Go hang’

PRESIDENTIAL spokesperson George Charamba is fond of the statement his appointer and principal, President Robert Mugabe, is famous for using it to sledge the “West” when he feels like. But, if before the enemy was far away and perceived white, this time the target is much closer to home. As […]

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 […]