Mugabe wants to give few remaining whites the boot too

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Wednesday ratcheted up pressure against few hundred white remaining farmers saying they too must go adding whites would no longer be allowed to own land in Zimbabwe.

In an address filled with anti-western rhetoric at the … Read the rest

Education is about values… not a commodity

Top ten academic performers at Hoërskool Wagpos, an Afrikaans government school in South Africa
Top ten academic performers at Hoërskool Wagpos, an Afrikaans government school in South Africa

by TAU Bulletin

And a school matriculation certificate is not a ticket to the corner office, the VIP lift and the executive washroom.

Education is holistic: … Read the rest

US men accused of illegally lobbying for Mugabe

It’s a headache

Federal prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against two Chicago men who they accuse of illegally lobbying US lawmakers to lift sanctions against longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and members of his regime in exchange for a promise of … Read the rest

Mugabe does not care about Western criticism over elections

Robert Mugabe
Robert Mugabe

by Susan Njanji

International unease mounted Sunday over the re-election of Africa’s oldest leader Robert Mugabe in polls denounced by Zimbabwe’s opposition as “stolen”.

Mugabe, 89, in power since 1980, trounced his long-standing rival Morgan Tsvangirai in Wednesday’s … Read the rest

African Union observers find Zim election ‘credible and fair’

Emblem of the African Union
Emblem of the African Union

Zimbabwe’s election was credible and fair, the chief of the African Union observer mission said Friday, but the bloc’s report noted some problems with the voter roll and of people being turned away from polling … Read the rest

ANC accuses Zanu-PF of destabilising Limpopo

Malema wearing Mugabe
Malema wearing Mugabe

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe has accused Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF of using Julius Malema’s party to destabilise the ANC in Limpopo.

Mantashe also accused Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) of distorting the Freedom Charter.

He was addressing political journalists … Read the rest

No criticism for Zim, says Presidency

Not appreciated...
Not appreciated…

Recent comments made by members of Jacob Zuma’s technical team on the situation in Zimbabwe were “unfortunate”, says the presidency.

“The presidency has noted with great concern, recent unfortunate statements made on the situation in Zimbabwe,” spokesperson Mac … Read the rest

Mugabe tells US to keep their ‘pink noses’ out

Taking on the Superpower
Taking on the Superpower

President Robert Mugabe on Thursday rebuked the “insane” US for criticising his push for elections without key reforms and told it to keep its “pink nose” out of Zimbabwe’s affairs.

“America must be mad, absolutely insane,” … Read the rest

Robert Mugabe plotted Jacob Zuma assassination, document claims


Zimbabwe’s political rivals have clashed over an apparently secret document said to be from intelligence sources that alleges an outlandish plot by President Robert Mugabe to hire a Lebanese murder squad to assassinate his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, … Read the rest

Mugabe seeks to delay Zim elections – minister

Robert Mugabe
Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has filed an urgent application with the country’s top court to push back crucial elections by two weeks, his justice minister said Wednesday.

Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa told AFP he had filed papers “yesterday … Read the rest