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Praise for Zimbabwe military at anti-Mugabe gathering in Pretoria

PRETORIA, November 18 – Zimbabweans gathered in Pretoria on Saturday to demand the removal of President Robert Mugabe praised their country’s military led by General Constantino Chiwenga for this week’s intervention which has shaken the 93-year-old’s 37-year rule. “We could not have removed Mugabe without the army. Opposition parties tried, but they failed. The SADC […]

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Grace Mugabe flees to Namibia – reports

JOHANNESBURG, November 15   – Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly fled to Namibia after the army took control of Harare and the Namibian government on Wednesday said it was concerned about unfolding events in its southern African neighbour.   Namibian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, said […]

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SADC urged to intervene in fresh Zimbabwe crisis

JOHANNESBURG, September 26 – A Zimbabwean opposition party has called for urgent dialogue involving the country’s political parties to resolve the recurring economic challenges. The Zimbabwe Communist Party (ZCP) headquartered in Johannesburg also called on the Southern African Development Community (SADC), especially those countries led by former liberation movements, to oversee the process as the […]

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BRICS, SADC delegates attend Israeli water conference

JOHANNESBURG, September 15 – Delegates from a number of municipalities across South Africa have picked up expertise on water management after returning from this week’s bi-annual Israel-Africa Water Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. The WATEC conference was attended by 10,000 visitors, including delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), the Southern African […]