Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday signed the Constitutional Amendment Bill into law, paving the way for replacement of the current constitution that was crafted on the eve of the country’s independence from Britain 33 years ago. This brings a process that started almost four years ago closer to the end, as only a few steps [...]
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says he will not tolerate foreign interference in the country’s upcoming elections. Mugabe was speaking at an event in Harare marking 33 years of independence from Britain.
Talk about embarrassing: Zimbabwe’s finance minister made the admission to journalists yesterday that after the government paid its civil servants last week, it had just $217 left in its bank accounts. But after that scary news quickly spread around the world, Finance Minister Tendai Biti said the stories were distorting the point he was trying [...]
President Robert Mugabe yesterday said the forthcoming African Union (AU) summit should discuss the appointment of a president of Africa to foster unity and ensure that member states adhere to the founding principles of the continental body. Mugabe was addressing journalists at State House in Harare after a two-hour meeting with President Thomas Boni Yayi [...]
Disparaging comments made by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe about the men of Jamaica have led to general outrage on the Jamaican island—but also to some soul searching, as some Jamaicans wonder whether there is some truth to Mugabe’s diatribe. During a three-hour speech Mugabe made last week at a research exposition at the University of [...]
The prime minister of Zimbabwe claims that President Robert Mugabe would step down from his 32-year rule if he did not win elections planned for next year. The comments by prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai, while doubted by many, are a welcome sign that perhaps the longtime leader of Zimbabwe may be ready to relinquish power. [...]
China has committed to investing in Zimbabwe’s failing water, power and transportation infrastructure, after a recent meeting with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and government ministers Gordon Moyo and Samuel Sipepa Nkomo in Bejing. During the visit, Tsvangirai told Chinese officials that Zimbabwe needed assistance to begin “an aggressive program of infrastructure rehabilitation.” Nkomo, the Water [...]