The end of an era-Robert Mugabe
The news of the sudden demise of the foremost nationalist and doyen of liberation struggles in Southern Africa, former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe was received by the global community with great shock and utter grief.
Zimbabwe's opposition MDC meets to elect leader
Zimbabwe's main opposition this weekend is expected to elect Nelson Chamisa as its next president at its first congress since the death of its revered founder, Morgan Tsvangirai. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is likely to elect Chamisa unopposed, boosting a party plagued by infighting since Tsvangirai's death and battered by an election defeat.…
Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe on May 9
A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on May 9 over diamond corruption costing billions of dollars, underlining his dramatic fall from power after 37 years of autocratic rule. Mugabe, now 94, ruled Zimbabwe from 1980 until he was ousted last year when the military took over briefly and…
Sycophantic fangs in our civil society
Sycophantic fangs are baring themselves out so flagrantly, that these sharp protruding prongs have hooked the brains of many in the society. Sycophancy - flattery and praise-singing.
Mugabe, power and the burden of history
The peaceful altercation of power from President Robert Mugabe by the Zimbabwean army few days ago should be softly, softly threaded and with cautious optimism.
End of an era: Mnangagwa replaces Mugabe
Robert Mugabe has finally resigned as president of Zimbabwe thereby ending his 37-year- tenure. This announcement came a week after the army and his party moved to oust him.
A prophecy on Zimbabwe
I spent some weeks in Zimbabwe in August/September of 1996. Against the background of my lived experience many years earlier, I captured my impressions and prognoses...
Noon deadline looms for defiant Mugabe as Zimbabwe crisis deepen
Robert Mugabe faced the threat of impeachment by his own party on Monday, after his shock insistence he still holds power in Zimbabwe despite a military takeover and a noon deadline to end his 37-year autocratic rule.
Strongman of Zimbabwean politics goes the way of all dictators
Tuesday night, 14th of November, 2017, the last chapter in the long history of Mugabe in the Zimbabwean public space was opened. He was brought under house arrest by the military as a first step to his forced departure from office.
Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF picks ousted VP Mnangagwa for 2018 polls
Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party said on Sunday that former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking sparked a military takeover earlier this week, would be its candidate for president in elections scheduled for 2018. "Mnangagwa was elected as president and first secretary of ZANU-PF... and was nominated as the party's presidential candidate for the 2018 general…