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What’s happening in Zim?
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What’s happening in Zim?

Editor Southern Times - Nov 17, 2017

By Innocent Gore Harare - Calm returned to Zimbabwe this week after the military appeared to have taken over the government earlier in the week in protest against…

War vets back army
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War vets back army

Editor Southern Times - Nov 17, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - Veterans of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle have backed the military’s intervention in the political affairs of the country saying the move was necessary…

Liberation parties brace for elective congresses
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Liberation parties brace for elective congresses

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - At least three governing parties in the SADC region are bracing for elective congresses by year-end meant to reconstitute their top…

Blow peace trumpet, Mugabe tells Trump
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Blow peace trumpet, Mugabe tells Trump

Editor Southern Times - Sep 22, 2017

From Munyaradzi Huni in New York, US Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said the world is “embarrassed, if not frightened” by what appears to be a return…

Africans scrabbled for Chinese $60 billion package
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Africans scrabbled for Chinese $60 billion package

Editor Southern Times - Sep 18, 2017

Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka – Many African countries apart from Swaziland and two others have either secured loans or grants for various national undertakings under the $60 billion…

Mugabe bids Masire emotional farewell
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Mugabe bids Masire emotional farewell

Staff Reporter - Jul 10, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe last week delivered an emotional farewell speech for Botswana’s second post-independence President Sir Ketumile Masire, describing him as…

Calling for more leaders like Ya Toivo
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Calling for more leaders like Ya Toivo

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

"I'm greatly disappointed by the current situation of tribalism in Namibia. I fought against tribalism, but today I'm hearing people mentioning Ndonga, Kwanyama, Damara, Herero and so…

I am not against use of rand – Mugabe
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I am not against use of rand – Mugabe

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire PRESIDENT MUGABE has said the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe have been somewhat lethargic ensuring that the South African…

Mugabe worried about ‘backdoor’ takeover of land
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Mugabe worried about ‘backdoor’ takeover of land

Staff Reporter - Feb 24, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire PRESIDENT MUGABE has derided some resettled farmers, who had bequeathed their farms to former commercial farmers under the guise of partnership saying the…

Rhodes to witness Pres Mugabe’s celebrations
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Rhodes to witness Pres Mugabe’s celebrations

Staff Reporter - Feb 06, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire A place that bears the name of the infamous British imperial chief, Cecil John Rhodes has been chosen as the venue for this…

Fake news: An insidious problem
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Fake news: An insidious problem

Staff Reporter - Jan 30, 2017

By Lazarus Sauti THE INTERNET is an amazing place, crammed with information from different news sites, but the only problem is that some devious elements are using…

It’s economic interests, stupid! Why SA will always stand with Zim
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It’s economic interests, stupid! Why SA will always stand with Zim

Staff Reporter - Nov 11, 2016

By Ranga Mberi AS PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe celebrated his victory in the 2002 presidential election, the very first visitor to arrive at State House to toast the…

Lessons from commodity price fall
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Lessons from commodity price fall

Staff Reporter - Oct 07, 2016

IT MAY sometimes sound awkward to positively mention both Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe and President Ian Khama of Botswana in the same communication. But somehow, they should…

Dehumanising African leaders for regime change
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Dehumanising African leaders for regime change

Staff Reporter - Sep 23, 2016

By Prof Jonathan Moyo IF THERE’S one inescapable reality to interrogate without fear or favour today, it is that Zimbabweans have reached a moment of truth to come…

WHAT THEY SAID: 71st Session of UN General Assembly
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WHAT THEY SAID: 71st Session of UN General Assembly

Staff Reporter - Sep 23, 2016

Jacob Zuma, South Africa  Illicit financial flows Illicit financial flows deprive developing countries of the much-needed economic resources to uplift their economies in order to provide basic…

Mugabe slaps down FinMin over job cuts
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Mugabe slaps down FinMin over job cuts

Staff Reporter - Sep 16, 2016

HARARE - IT WAS 1992, and drought-hit Zimbabwe had just a week’s supply of maize left. Cephas Msipa was chairman of the Grain Marketing Board, then the…

CHECKMATE Mugabe lays the law
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CHECKMATE Mugabe lays the law

Staff Reporter - Aug 01, 2016

I’m going nowhere: Mugabe By Michael Marange PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe was supposed to have met his waterloo last week, when a faction of Zimbabwe’s independence war veterans said…

Liberation Movements Have Become Oppressive Governments
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Liberation Movements Have Become Oppressive Governments

Staff Reporter - Apr 17, 2016

By Tatenda Gwaambuka Sadly, governments are not liberation war movements and policies are not guerrilla warfare. In the last half of the 20th century, much of Africa was…