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Massive festivities slated for Bulawayo on Unity Day

Massive festivities slated for Bulawayo on Unity Day

Massive festivities are slated for Bulawayo on this year’s Unity Day on 22 December with three combined milestone events lined up to honour one of Zimbabwe’s founding fathers, Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo. President Mugabe is expected to first officially open the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International ... Read More »

SADC endorses Zimbabwe’s elections

Source :AP Southern African leaders opened an annual summit on Saturday endorsing disputed elections in Zimbabwe that extended President Robert Mugabe‘s 33-year rule by another five years. “Congratulations to comrade Robert Mugabe for conducting peaceful elections,” said the incoming head of the Southern African Development ... Read More »

Grand coalition key to removing Mugabe

Grand coalition key to removing Mugabe

Opposition political parties should work towards forming a grand coalition if they want to unseat ZANU-PF in the next elections, political analysts have said. This comes after the three main opposition fared badly in the hotly contested harmonised elections that saw ZANU PF winning the ... Read More »

Byo residents blast Zuma, AU over elections

Byo residents blast Zuma, AU over elections

Bulawayo residents have lashed out at the South African President Jacob Zuma and the African Union (AU) for endorsing the just ended harmonised elections as fair and credible. The election whose result are being disputed by MDC-T, MDC and ZAPU saw Robert Mugabe win the ... Read More »

ZANU-PF representative embarrasses party

ZANU-PF representative embarrasses party

A Zanu-PF official humiliated the party and himself when he stammered and stuttered in front of a packed crowd at the Bulawayo Small City Hall during an election debate  pitting Zanu-PF, MDC, ZAPU and MDC-T. The party official only identified as Bokosha shocked all and ... Read More »

Coltart predicts UNTWO disruption

Coltart predicts UNTWO disruption

The Professor Welshman Ncube led MDC has disputed the June 29 poll dates proposed by Zanu-PF saying this would disrupt the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNTWO) General Assembly to be held in August given that the elections may culminate in a run-off. In a ... Read More »

Mugabe's many faces

by Blessing Miles Tendi Guardian Africa Network-Welshman Ncube, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Commerce and Industry and leader of one of the factions of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), lost his grandfather in the 1980s Gukurahundi. The Gukurahundi was a violent campaign in which thousands of opposition ... Read More »

Former ZIPRA cadres resist Chiwenga's moves

Former ZIPRA liberation war fighters have resisted moves by Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General Constantine Chiwenga to allegedly co-opt them in his efforts to position himself in ZANU PF succession politics. A member of Former ZIPRA High Command who is also chairperson of the ZIPRA ... Read More »

MDC-T leader cornered by Mugabe on constitution:MDC

Political differences in Zimbabwe’s coalition government have stalled progress in every program that it seeks to execute. The constitution making process has been the most affected. On Monday, the two GPA parties’ principals President Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai met in Harare with Deputy Prime ... Read More »

Can MDC and MDC-T put their eggs in one basket?

ONE important development that has lately become the subject of interest in the political happenings of this country, and of course in the background of the about to happen elections, is the need and possibility of unification between the two Movement for Democratic Change formations, ... Read More »