Evicted White Zimbabwe Farmer ‘Was Victim Of Racial Discrimination, Greed And Abuse Of Power’

Zimbabwe’s new government ordered Thursday that land confiscated from a white farmer to give to an ally of former president Robert Mugabe must be returned. Robert Smart, who grew tobacco and corn on his farm in Makoni in eastern Zimbabwe, was evicted in June after a former minister ordered that the plot be turned over to pro-Mugabe […]
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LATEST IN ZIM: Mnangagwa Government ‘Orders Land Grabbers To Vacate Farms’

Emmerson Mnangagwa. (Picture: AP)   Zimbabwe’s new minister of lands, agriculture and rural settlement, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, has reportedly ordered those who have illegally occupied farmlands “immediately” or face the wrath of law. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Shiri said: “If we are to meet the goals set out by government to use […]
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Mnangagwa Government Moves To Freeze Mugabe Allies’ Bank Accounts

Jonathan Moyo The Zimbabwean government has reportedly frozen bank accounts of two top allies of former first lady Grace Mugabe. The state-owned Herald newspaper reported on Friday that Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofuhad confirmed that the accounts of former local government minister Saviour Kasakuwere and ex-higher education minister Jonathan Moyo had been frozen. In an advertisement to all financial institutions, […]
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Mnangagwa’s Government ‘Is Illegitimate… Zimbabwe Needs Coup Cure’

Zimbabwe needs to cure the coup and needs the African Union to help with this, publisher and academic Ibbo Mandaza have said. “It is true that the AU initially condemned the coup, but it has said nothing ever since, not to mention SADC (the Southern African Development Community),” he told a seminar on Zimbabwe’s future, […]
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White Farmer Has Land Returned By New Zimbabwe President

New Zimbabwe President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has reportedly ordered that a white Zimbabwean farmer – who was evicted in June – be allowed to return to his land, according to media reports. Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as Zimbabwe’s President According to Bloomberg, the new President has also ordered “an end to […]
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How Mnangagwa Deceived The world: Zimbabwe Emerges As Military Junta

Many Zimbabweans thought any president would be better than Robert Mugabe. What’s more, they high hopes that the Crocodile – Emmerson Mnangagwa – had undergone a Damascene conversion as he took over the reins from Mugabe following a military take-over. But, as the dust settles, it becomes clear that Mnangagwa has not made good on his early commitment to overhaul […]
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‘The Dream Has Turned Into A Nightmare’: Zimbabweans Respond To New Cabinet

  Zimbabweans have been sharing their disappointment over news that a new cabinet appointed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa has not made a break with the past.Most people woke up to the ews on Friday that the cabinet not only included veterans of Robert Mugabe‘s previous cabinets, but prominent members of the military. ‘A Cabinet Or A Regiment’ Airforce […]
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Both Zimbabwe And Angola Have Lessons For South Africa

President Jacob Zuma, right, and Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Pretoria last week.  In 1987, 30 years ago, we had the holiday of our lives in Zimbabwe. The country was doing so well with good exports, successful agricultural crops, booming tourism and impressive gains in educational and health standards.Zimbabwe was working and former president […]
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Don’t Give Zimbabwe Land Back To Colonial Settlers, EFF Tels Mnangagwa

The EFF says Emmerson Mnangagwa and his ruling Zanu-PF must not give the land back to white people. Zimbabwean new interim President Emmerson Mnangagwa (L) gives an address after he is officially sworn-in during a ceremony in Harare on 24 November 2017. While the new Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country’s economy will be based on […]
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The Limits Of Bribery As Illustrated By Zimbabwe

South Africa’s Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, and President Robert Mugabe had one thing in common: they were confused by the bloodless coup executed by the Zimbabwean army, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela. The source of their confusion has exposed the limits of the power of bribery to secure preferable political outcomes. According to Mapisa-Nqakula, who visited Zimbabwe […]
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