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Morgan Tsvangirai: The great river is flowing no more

Some 20 years ago I was a first-year journalism student, fresh from high school, full of energy but also wet behind the ears. I became friends with one Dumisani Sigogo, a student leader at the Christian College of Southern Africa (CCOSA), who organised was involved in organising discussion seminars on the prevailing political situation in the country. It […]

Southern Africa

Mnangagwa visits Zambia as regional tour continues

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa continues with his regional tour and today (Friday) he will be in Zambia on the fifth leg of his tour of SADC countries to apprise his regional counterparts on political developments in Zimbabwe. The state-owned newspaper, The Herald, said Mnangagwa will meet President Edgar Lungu and Zimbabweans living in that country. […]


Robert Mugabe warned of Gaddafi moment

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe was warned by his generals to step aside as protests against him grew, or face being “lynched” like Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi. Media reports from Harare quotes one of Mugabe’s aides, George Charamba saying: “The commanders sent us with a very chilling message, they said ‘please go and get the president […]

Southern Africa

Zimbabwe to reduce number of diplomatic missions to cut costs

The new Zimbabwe government is reportedly considering shutting down some of its 46 embassies around the world in a measure aimed at cutting costs. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government is using every means available to it to turn around the economy and cost-cutting has featured prominently in his recent speeches. The state-owned Herald newspaper reports that […]