Russia signs platinum deal with Zimbabwe

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has signed economic and cooperation deals in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe is in “desperate need of investment,” Thea Fourie, an analyst at IHS Global Insight in Johannesburg, told Bloomberg in an e-mailed statement. Mugabe “has reached out … Read the rest

Mugabe got a knighthood and honorary doctorates from Britain!

by Monocular

If I was a white Zimbabwean with a vote in that country’s (sham) elections, I would definitely vote for Mugabe. Which African leader has done more to show Western governments the true colours of black African leadership?

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Bob says AU is failing because of whites

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe says South Africa is failing to lead the economic development of countries in the African Union (AU) because its economy is in the hands of the white minority.

Speaking at a function attended by African diplomats … Read the rest

Hedge funds gave Mugabe millions for genocide in return for platinum mines

Zimbabwe’s dictator Robert Mugabe unleashed a storm of brutal, genocidal violence after losing the 2008 elections — and now we know that it was funded by western hedge-funds and banks, led by Och-Ziff Capital Management, the largest publicly traded fund, … Read the rest

Zim government can’t pay salaries

While liberal media in the West, such as the New York Times, have been lauding Zimbabwe’s antiwhite “land reform” and confiscation of white assets as a “success”, its government is currently unable to pay salaries.

According to reports, the Zimbabwean … Read the rest

While liberal media in the West, such as the New York Times, have been lauding Zimbabwe’s antiwhite “land reform” and confiscation of white assets as a “success”, its government is currently unable to pay salaries.

According to reports, the Zimbabwean … Read the rest

Mandela: muti for white guilt

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by Dan Roodt

Ever since Nelson Mandela died, but even before, one was utterly flabbergasted before the intensity of media fervour pouring out en hommage to the Big Man. In Africa, of course, there are all kinds of theories about … Read the rest

Mugabe: Mandela was great friend

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe described Nelson Mandela as a “great friend” and “a man of real principle”.

Mugabe was among many world leaders who attended the memorial service for Mandela at the FNB Stadium, in Johannesburg on Tuesday. On Wednesday … Read the rest

Complaint against Zimbabwean officials for crimes against humanity

Rights activist, Ben Freeth, have laid a complaint of crimes against humanity against several high ranking Zimbabwean officials.

The action stems from alleged human rights abuses by the Zimbabwean government against farm workers, commercial farmers and the opposition. They want … Read the rest

Blair denies plotting to oust Mugabe

Tony Blair, the former British prime minister denied on Wednesday that he put pressure South Africa while he was in office to remove Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe in a military operation.

Thabo Mbeki, South Africa’s ex-president, said in an interview … Read the rest

Zimbabwe’s factories grinding to a halt due to mandatory black ownership

by Chris Chinaka

Across Zimbabwe, dozens of factories lie idle with peeling paint, rusting machines and broken roofs in once bustling industrial districts, symbols of the huge economic challenge facing President Robert Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party.

On the surface, … Read the rest

‘SA’ is for Sadists’ Apocalypse

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by Dan Roodt

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In a recent article in the Sunday Independent, Gillian Schutte mistakenly blames so-called “white conservative narratives” for the appalling sexual violence that is sweeping South Africa … Read the rest

Anti-racists are the new racists

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by Dan Roodt

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South Africa’s multiracial and multicultural society is exploding into a never-ending Kulturkampf or American-style culture war. Anti-racists are the new racists, spreading intolerance and even violence ahead … Read the rest

Who will succeed Mugabe?

When Zimbabwe’s veteran President Robert Mugabe suavely hosted journalists at State House on the eve of last month’s election, there was only one question that caught him off guard.

Asked if the presence of Defence Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa by his … Read the rest