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#Tajamuka spokesperson Mkhwananzi quits after donations abuse allegations

HARARE, October 3 ‑ Zimbabwean Tajamuka/Sesijikile lobby group spokesperson Promise Mkwananzi quit following allegations of donor fund embezzlement, the group confirmed on Monday. The Tajamuka/Sesijikile pressure group has been lobbying for President Robert Mugabe to be ousted. “We want to inform stockholders of the campaign and all progressive activists that Promise Mkwananzi voluntarily decided to […]

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South Africa, Zimbabwe set to solidify ties

PRETORIA – SOUTH Africa is determined to expand its long-standing relations with neighbouring Zimbabwe, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has said. The South African minister spoke in the capital Pretoria on Monday at the second session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between the two countries. Her Zimbabwean colleague, Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, led a […]

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Zim youth threaten “Boko Haram route” against Mugabe regime

HARARE, October 1 – Political temperatures are boiling in Zimbabwe as citizens increasingly lose faith on the authoritarian regime of President Robert Mugabe. Police have in recent days fired teargas canisters and rubber bullets to disperse enraged youths violently protesting against general economic meltdown marked by cash shortages, dearth of basic commodities and worsening unemployment […]

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Zimbabwe drifting towards another “2008”

PRETORIA, September 27 – Opposition parties in Zimbabwe, under the banner of National Electoral Reform Agenda (Nera) on Wednesday warned that the socio-economic situation in the country was deteriorating to the levels previously seen in 2008. “We are fast trending towards 2008. They [the government of Zimbabwe] are printing bond notes to bankroll their 2018 election campaign. Sad […]

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Zimbabwe’s ailing economy his rock bottom

HARARE, September 25 – Zimbabwe’s economic crisis is at its worst in years after panicking citizens horded commodities and left supermarket shelves empty in recent days. Alarmed buyers bought goods in bulk after unspecified reports of impending goods shortages in a country ravaged over the years by drought and cash shortages. The resultant shortages have […]