BY MOSES MATENGA ZIMBABWE has failed to end the culture of human rights abuses witnessed under its former leader Robert Mugabe, while the optimism generated by the election ...Read more 0
“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones; So let it be with Caesar,” Mark Anthony in Julius Caesar. ...Read more Comments Off on Mugabe: Whereto on Look East policy?
A story is told of a young child about five years old who attended church with his mother and father. During the service and as is normal with such a young soul, the young child started to stand up and down, wriggle and fidget. ...Read more Comments Off on We might be seated but, we are actually standing!
REPORTS of two government commissions of inquiry into post-independence massacres in Matabeleland and parts of Midlands “have been lost”, National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) chairperson Justice Selo Nare has claimed. ...Read more Comments Off on ‘Gukurahundi inquiry reports lost’
FORMER President Robert Mugabe is unwell and in Singapore receiving medical attention, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday while millions of Zimbabweans contend with lack of drugs at public hospitals. ...Read more Comments Off on Ill Mugabe in Singapore
A signature characteristic of former President Robert Mugabe (pictured)’s administration was silence in the face of crippling crises. Zimbabweans, at the height of Mugabe’s rule, had become resigned to fate. ...Read more Comments Off on Situation in hospitals a damning indictment on government
High Court judge Justice Ester Muremba has saved former President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, together with their family business Gushungo Holdings, from being promptly evicted from a Mazowe farm after dismissing an urgent chamber application filed by three farmers. ...Read more Comments Off on Court saves Mugabe from eviction
ZANU PF has challenged former President Robert Mugabe to respond to allegations that he was funding opposition leader Nelson Chamisa’s campaign to outfox his rivals ahead of the MDC party’s congress scheduled for May. ...Read more Comments Off on Zanu PF dares Mugabe on Chamisa
THE retirement of four military generals and their immediate reassignment to Foreign Affairs has been widely interpreted as President Emmerson Mnangagwa moving to coup-proof his regime by getting rid of key elements that toppled long-time ruler Robert Mugabe in 2017. However, this could have been a smoke and mirrors game, with the military entrenching itself to drive the country’s diplomatic offensive and direct its foreign policy. ...Read more 1
ZANU PF youths have postponed their planned march to express solidarity with President Emmerson Mnangagwa because the event coincided with the burial of former Cabinet minister Callistus Ndlovu at the National Heroes’ Acre tomorrow. ...Read more Comments Off on ED solidarity march postponed
The ancient wisdom of old has one classic nugget, which has remained as true as it was when old barefooted Socrates said it at the banks of the Ganges. Socrates is credited for having said that when one finds themselves in a hole they must stop digging. This is pure logic and the truth of it applies to the Zimbabwean situation with equal force. ...Read more 2
The dispute between former President Robert Mugabe’s family business, Gushungo Holdings and Seed Potato Co-op (Pvt) Ltd, is set to be resolved today at the High Court where the two parties will appear before Justice Helena Charehwa. ...Read more Comments Off on Court to rule on Mugabe’s potato wrangle
Fresh details have emerged on how the Zanu PF government plotted to kill the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo at his house in Bulawayo, as authorities escalated the Gukurahundi massacres, newly-released documents, seen by NewsDay, reveal Nkomo survived a mass shooting at his house in Pelandaba, where two of his aides were killed, a clear indication that the government wanted him dead. ...Read more 7