Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: robert mugabe

Nigeria Calls Out Mugabe’s ‘Dishonorable’ Comments on...

Nigeria has summoned Zimbabwe's envoy over remarks President Robert Mugabe made about corruption, state media reports. Mugabe reportedly said last month that Zimbabweans were becoming...

Stand Your Ground: 6 Cases Where Black...

Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe since the country fought and won independence from Britain in 1980. At that time 46.5% of the country's...

Robert Mugabe Gives Defiant Speech During 90th...

Thousands of people turned out on Sunday to wish happy birthday to Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who threw 90 balloons into the air to...

Robert Mugabe’s Invitation to Africa-EU Summit Prompts...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — British MP Kate Hoey has reportedly urged British Prime Minister David Cameron to boycott the upcoming summit between Africa...

12 Pairs of Black Icons Who Share...

  Louis Armstrong, born Aug. 4, 1901, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans. Barack Obama,  born Aug. 4, 1961,  is the 44th and current president of the United...

Zimbabwean Spokesman on Snub to US-Africa Summit:...

Zimbabwean ruling party, the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU–PF) has stated it is "not bothered" by the U.S. decision to not...

Zimbabwe President Mugabe Silences Death Rumors With...

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe appeared in public for the first time in several weeks on Monday to mourn the death of his sister, ending...

Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe Swears in New Cabinet

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has sworn in a 26-member Cabinet that he describes as aggressive. Mugabe told his new administration that he wants to...

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe Sworn in as President

Robert Mugabe, Africa's oldest leader, takes oath of office for fifth term as the president of Zimbabwe. According to a report in The Guardian: "Zimbabwe's president,...

Zimbabwe Opposition Withdraws Court Challenge to Mugabe...

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's main rival Morgan Tsvangirai has withdrawn his party's court challenge against last month's poll outcome. According to a report on businessweek.com: "Zimbabwe's...

Robert Mugabe Denies Vote Rigging In Zimbabwe...

Zimbabwe's presidential election was a "huge farce," Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has said, alleging vote-rigging by rival President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF party. According to...

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe Vows to Step Down...

Zimbabweans are voting in what could be President Robert Mugabe's last ever election. Lines are getting longer every hour as are authorities considering extending...

President Mugabe Sets July 31 for Zimbabwe...

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has unilaterally declared elections will be on July 31 amid opposition by his partner in government and former rival, Prime...

Zimbabwe Court Orders Mugabe to Hold Elections...

Zimbabwe's highest court on Friday ordered President Robert Mugabe to hold elections by the end of July, chiding the longtime leader for what it...

Even With New Term Limits, Mugabe Isn’t...

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled the former Rhodesia since it gained independence 30 years ago, said he has no intentions of stepping...

Robert Mugabe Blasts Mandela for Being Too...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe  has criticized former South African President and Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela for allegedly taking a...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Signs Constitution Limiting Government Power

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...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Calls For Peaceful Elections

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...

Story of $217 in Zimbabwe’s Bank Account...

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...

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Seeks African Unity...

President Robert Mugabe yesterday said the forthcoming African Union (AU) summit should discuss the appointment of a president of Africa to foster unity and...

Robert Mugabe’s Disparaging Comments Bring Anger in...

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...