Tag: President Robert Mugabe

Mugabe laments the death of ‘Nkrumahism’
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Mugabe laments the death of ‘Nkrumahism’

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Lloyd Gumbo ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe has bemoaned the death of Nkrumahism among the majority of African leaders who are given to foreign capitals, particularly from the…

It’s Armageddon as floods hit region
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It’s Armageddon as floods hit region

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire SADC and the United Nations have warned regional leaders to brace for possible humanitarian crisis due to floods that have hit the region…

Hands off Mugabe: Only Zimbabweans can determine his tenure
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Hands off Mugabe: Only Zimbabweans can determine his tenure

Staff Reporter - Feb 27, 2017

The Southern Times Writer WINDHOEK  - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe continues to provide strong leadership to Zanu-PF and Zimbabwe, and only the people of that country can determine…

Mugabe succession – the people will decide
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Mugabe succession – the people will decide

Staff Reporter - Feb 27, 2017

ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe this week gave a long television interview on the eve of his 93rd birthday anniversary in which he covered a plethora of areas.…

A continental beacon of hope and struggle against imperial domination
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A continental beacon of hope and struggle against imperial domination

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire PRESIDENT ROBERT Mugabe celebrated his 93nd birthday on 21 February, marking a major milestone in the life of a mortal blessed with the…

Trump win: lessons from Zimbabwe
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Trump win: lessons from Zimbabwe

Staff Reporter - Nov 14, 2016

By Siobhan Fenton & Lenin Ndebele AFTER one of the most extraordinary elections in history, Donald Trump became the most powerful man in the world, storming to…

Foreigners ditch Zim equities over currency move
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Foreigners ditch Zim equities over currency move

Staff Reporter - Nov 11, 2016

HARARE- FOREIGN buyers are deserting the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange in record numbers, with net outflows of US$56.28 million in the 10 months to October, the biggest sell-off…

Zim pushes ahead with bond notes
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Zim pushes ahead with bond notes

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire FACED with a biting cash shortage, Zimbabwe this week laid the groundwork for the introduction of bond notes to complement other currencies in…

Bond notes and ‘power of demonstration’
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Bond notes and ‘power of demonstration’

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Joram Nyathi ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe on Monday this week signed Statutory Instrument 133 of 2016. It amends the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Act to make…

Hawking ‘bond notes’ fear in Zimbabwe
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Hawking ‘bond notes’ fear in Zimbabwe

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

ZIMBABWE is on tenterhooks over the pending introduction of a surrogate currency designated as bond notes. There is a lot of uncertainty and confusion about how the…

HISTORY MAKER: Zimbabwe’s youngest graduate wants more
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HISTORY MAKER: Zimbabwe’s youngest graduate wants more

Staff Reporter - Nov 01, 2016

By Lenin Ndebele LIKE the fictional character in American film maker Steven Bochco’s film Doogy Houser, MD, Zimbabwe’s youngest university graduate Maud Chifamba who graduated from the…

Zim currency: a necessary bitter pill
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Zim currency: a necessary bitter pill

Staff Reporter - Oct 17, 2016

ZIMBABWE’S central bank governor must be a very anxious man as the end of the month hurtles ever closer. He has every reason to be. As if…

Humpty Dumpty falls in New York
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Humpty Dumpty falls in New York

Staff Reporter - Oct 02, 2016

By  Joram Nyathi THERE is precious little to be done for those who live in denial, those who are obsessed with Zimbabwe’s “chaotic land grab”. Others, though, are…

Zim stirs, enough food by 2017
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Zim stirs, enough food by 2017

Staff Reporter - Sep 26, 2016

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire ZIMBABWE has embarked on an ambitious “command agriculture” initiative, which, when successfully executed, will see the country produce two million metric tons of the…

Go on Shylock, but no blood on the floor
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Go on Shylock, but no blood on the floor

Staff Reporter - Sep 19, 2016

By Joram Nyathi DID Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe attack the judiciary last week? Is there a war between the Judiciary and the Executive, or is someone trying to…

Lungu confronts multiple crises
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Lungu confronts multiple crises

Staff Reporter - Sep 19, 2016

By Staff Reporters CONCLUDING his 18-minute speech at the inauguration of Zambia President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday, President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe closed with the slogan: ‘One Zambia,…

SADC a must, not a choice
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SADC a must, not a choice

Staff Reporter - Sep 09, 2016

By Joram Nyathi SO FAR as one can recall, the recent SADC Heads of State and Government summit in Swaziland takes the crown for one of the most…

MDC youths torch cars in Harare
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MDC youths torch cars in Harare

Staff Reporter - Aug 29, 2016

ZIMBABWEAN police used teargas, water cannon and batons on Wednesday to disperse opposition youths who demonstrated in the capital against alleged police brutality. More than 200 youths…

‘Rigging’: a tired excuse for poll losers
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‘Rigging’: a tired excuse for poll losers

Staff Reporter - Aug 22, 2016

By Edmund Kudzayi DONALD Trump claims the United States November election will be rigged against him. Given his increasingly desperate polling numbers, he can be forgiven for borrowing…

The troubled history of coalitions
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The troubled history of coalitions

Staff Reporter - Aug 19, 2016

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire ZIMBABWE’S opposition political parties that have perennially failed to dislodge Zanu-PF from power are contemplating forming coalitions presumed strong enough to usher them…