Robert Mugabe

Latest stories

5h
New Zimbabwe
Armageddon for Zim agricultureTHE land reform program in Zimbabwe might have gone a full cycle, 15 years afte
Armageddon for Zim agriculture
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 hours ago
THE land reform program in Zimbabwe might have gone a full cycle, 15 years after the initiation of jambanja (violent and chaotic land dispossessions), possibly to the complete shock of beneficiaries and government alike. Never mind the devastating... Read more
7h
iol.co.za
Mugabe, Kirr can learn from JobodwanaREUTERSAnaso Jobodwana, right, bagged the bronze medal in a hotly contested 200
Mugabe, Kirr can learn from Jobodwana
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
REUTERSAnaso Jobodwana, right, bagged the bronze medal in a hotly contested 200m final at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. Usain Bolt, left, won gold. Photo: David Gray If only Robert Mugabe and Salva Kiir had the same desperation that drove... Read more
9h
New Zimbabwe
You're out of order, Moyo tells MnangagwaEVEN as President Robert Mugabe was clearly struggling to walk, pausing every f
You're out of order, Moyo tells Mnangagwa
New Zimbabwe / Posted 9 hours ago
EVEN as President Robert Mugabe was clearly struggling to walk, pausing every few seconds for breath at the Heroes Acre on Saturday, Jonathan Moyo was taking issue with an unguarded remark by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa regarding the Zanu PF... Read more
10h
The Zimbabwe Standard
We will challenge Labour Act: ZCTU THE biggest labour union in the country, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (Z
We will challenge Labour Act: ZCTU
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 10 hours ago
THE biggest labour union in the country, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) on Friday said it would apply pressure on the government to amend the recently enacted Labour Amendment Act. President Robert... Read more
10h
AllAfrica.com
Ncube Weekly - From Bread Basket to Beg BasketThose of us who grew up in Rhodesia knew from an early age that the foundationa
Ncube Weekly - From Bread Basket to Beg Basket
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Those of us who grew up in Rhodesia knew from an early age that the foundational pillars of the strength of the Rhodesian economy lay in agriculture, mining and manufacturing. So strong was Rhodesia's agriculture, whatever could be said of its... Read more
10h
AllAfrica.com
Propaganda, Rhetoric Aside - Time Zanu-PF Walked the TalkPolitics is all about freedom, democratisation, justice, emancipation, happines
Propaganda, Rhetoric Aside - Time Zanu-PF Walked the Talk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Politics is all about freedom, democratisation, justice, emancipation, happiness, equity and equality; and generally it is held that at the center of achieving all this is power. As such, in politics there are three main ways of attaining power,... Read more
6 related stories
10h
AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Struggles to WalkPRESIDENT Robert Mugabe needed assistance from First Lady Grace to walk up and
Mugabe Struggles to Walk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe needed assistance from First Lady Grace to walk up and down the podium during proceedings to lay to rest national hero and former High Court judge Andrew Mutema. A jaded looking Mugabe, 91, had to take a few breaks to walk... Read more
10h
New Zimbabwe
Mugabe struggles to walk, leans on GracePRESIDENT Robert Mugabe needed assistance from First Lady Grace to walk up and
Mugabe struggles to walk, leans on Grace
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 hours ago
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe needed assistance from First Lady Grace to walk up and down the podium during proceedings to lay to rest national hero and former High Court judge Andrew Mutema. A jaded looking Mugabe, 91, had to take a few breaks to walk... Read more
10h
New Zimbabwe
Heroes Acre no place for sell-outs, MugabePRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has scorned political rivals demanding a more open sele
Heroes Acre no place for sell-outs, Mugabe
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 hours ago
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has scorned political rivals demanding a more open selection process for citizens deserving burial at the Heroes Acre in Harare, insisting they should find their own hill to bury "sell-outs". President Mugabe said Saturday... Read more
12h
The Zimbabwe Standard
Grace stokes succession fire FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has again emerged as a leading contender in the race
Grace stokes succession fire
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 12 hours ago
FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has again emerged as a leading contender in the race to take over from her ageing husband President Robert Mugabe after resuming her high profile rallies. Mugabe, now 91, shows clear signs of... Read more
5 related stories
12h
The Zimbabwe Standard
Mugabe’s 10-point plan to nowhere President Robert Mugabe last week provided the prescription for the economic
Mugabe’s 10-point plan to nowhere
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 12 hours ago
President Robert Mugabe last week provided the prescription for the economic crisis, the same path he has walked since 1980 but failed on implementation. The prescription, a 10-point plan for economic growth, looks... Read more
4 related stories
12h
The Zimbabwe Standard
Mugabe lashes out at MDC-T PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Saturday launched a scathing attack on his opponen
Mugabe lashes out at MDC-T
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 12 hours ago
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Saturday launched a scathing attack on his opponents, telling them to “find their own hill for sell-outs” as they were not fit to be buried at the Heroes’ Acre. Mugabe’s outburst came a few days... Read more
20h
AllAfrica.com
Poll Reforms Alone Inadequate in ZimWith three years to go before the 2018 elections in Zimbabwe, there are discuss
Poll Reforms Alone Inadequate in Zim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
With three years to go before the 2018 elections in Zimbabwe, there are discussions on reforming the electoral management body, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), the Electoral Act through the recently gazetted General Laws Amendment Bill, but... Read more
20h
AllAfrica.com
Mahachi Demands Typify Looting MentalityTHE outlandishly lavish exit package demanded by suspended Harare town clerk Te
Mahachi Demands Typify Looting Mentality
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
THE outlandishly lavish exit package demanded by suspended Harare town clerk Tendai Mahachi is a window unto the utopian island inhabited by a minority rapacious elite in Zimbabwe's sea of poverty occasioned by a collapsing economy. Mahachi's... Read more
20h
AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Falls From GraceWATCHING President Robert Mugabe being booed and heckled by opposition MPs in p
Mugabe Falls From Grace
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
WATCHING President Robert Mugabe being booed and heckled by opposition MPs in parliament during a state of the nation address on Tuesday was a sad spectacle and pitiful sight. It just showed how he has now fallen from grace to grass. At the height... Read more
1d
AllAfrica.com
Govt Securitises U.S.$600 Million RBZ DebtGOVERNMENT has securitised the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) debt amounting to
Govt Securitises U.S.$600 Million RBZ Debt
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
GOVERNMENT has securitised the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) debt amounting to US$603,8 million. The securitisation of part of that debt means that government has taken over assets underlying that debt, which is now secured. It can now begin... Read more
1d
AllAfrica.com
Where Is Social Justice?If government is indeed serious about stopping the practice once and for all, i
Where Is Social Justice?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
If government is indeed serious about stopping the practice once and for all, it must also find a way of ensuring that those people who lost their money to these land barons are compensated. RECENTLY, a number of families had their homes demolished... Read more
1d
New Zimbabwe
Mugabe ranked 3rd worst African leaderPRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been judged the most educated African leader by a p
Mugabe ranked 3rd worst African leader
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been judged the most educated African leader by a popular African website which however places him an ignominious third among the continent’s worst leaders. According to the latest rankings published by AnswersAfrica.com,... Read more
2 related stories
1d
AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Ranked 5th Worst African Leader but the Most EducatedPRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been judged the most educated African leader by a p
Mugabe Ranked 5th Worst African Leader but the Most Educated
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been judged the most educated African leader by a popular African website which however places him an ignominious third among the continent's worst leaders. According to the latest rankings published by AnswersAfrica.com,... Read more
2 related stories
1d
New Zimbabwe
Mugabe ranked 5th worst African leaderPRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been judged the most educated African leader by a p
Mugabe ranked 5th worst African leader
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been judged the most educated African leader by a popular African website which however places him an ignominious third among the continent’s worst leaders. According to the latest rankings published by AnswersAfrica.com,... Read more
2 related stories
2d
AllAfrica.com
Mphoko Proud to Be Mugabe's Errand BoyWe have pointed out before in this column that Vice-President Phelekezela Mphok
Mphoko Proud to Be Mugabe's Errand Boy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
We have pointed out before in this column that Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko is not the sharpest mind in Zanu PF's classroom. Last week he was telling villagers in Matabeleland South that the next time he visited the province he hoped he... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Govt's 10-Point Plan a Worthless DudThe 10-point plan presented by President Robert Mugabe in his state of the nati
Govt's 10-Point Plan a Worthless Dud
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The 10-point plan presented by President Robert Mugabe in his state of the nation address in parliament on Tuesday has been widely dismissed as not worth the paper it is printed on. Analysts say unless substantive reforms are introduced and funds are... Read more
4 related stories
2d
AllAfrica.com
Diamonds Lose Their Bling in ZimbabweTHE value of Zimbabwe's diamonds on the international market tumbled by as much
Diamonds Lose Their Bling in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
THE value of Zimbabwe's diamonds on the international market tumbled by as much as 56% between 2013 and 2014 to US$238,6 million as the country's precious stone seems to be losing its shine. According to the latest figures obtained from the Kimberly... Read more
2d
Eye Witness News
‘Zimbabweans will miss Mugabe when he dies’ Grace Mugabe says that Zimbabweans will miss her husband's leadership when he
‘Zimbabweans will miss Mugabe when he dies’
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Grace Mugabe says that Zimbabweans will miss her husband's leadership when he's gone. President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace. Picture: GCIS. Zimbabwe,Robert Mugabe,Grace Mugabe HARARE – Zimbabwe’s First... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Grace Calls Mujuru 'Demon', Threatens to Expose HerGrace Mugabe has called former Vice President Joyce Mujuru a demon, warning her
Grace Calls Mujuru 'Demon', Threatens to Expose Her
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Grace Mugabe has called former Vice President Joyce Mujuru a demon, warning her to stay away from trouble as she could expose her. The First Lady was speaking at a Zanu PF Women's League rally at Murombedzi Growth Point in Zvimba, Thursday. Clad in... Read more
5 related stories
2d
International Business Times
Don't blame Cecil the lion's killer, says Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has sparked fresh controversy after she to
Don't blame Cecil the lion's killer, says Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has sparked fresh controversy after she told a women's rally that US dentist Walter Palmer should not be blamed for slaying the iconic lion, Cecil. The comments came as she addressed supporters at a Women's League... Read more
5 related stories
2d
iafrica.com
Mugabe inks law to stop mass lay-offsZimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe. Credit: AFP Zimbabwean President Robert Mu
Mugabe inks law to stop mass lay-offs
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe. Credit: AFP Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has signed a new law banning mass lay-offs following a spate of redundancies that unions say put 30 000 people out of work, local media reported Friday. The Supreme... Read more
2d
iol.co.za
Mugabe bans mass lay-offsHarare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has signed a new law banning mass l
Mugabe bans mass lay-offs
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has signed a new law banning mass lay-offs following a spate of redundancies that unions say put 30 000 people out of work, local media reported on Friday. The Supreme Court ruled last month that employers... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Notable QuotesNaming the paper, The Namibian and proclaiming that it stood for independence o
Notable Quotes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Naming the paper, The Namibian and proclaiming that it stood for independence of Namibia, while the country was still South West Africa must have irritated the regime to no end. - Oshana Governor Clemens Kashuupulwa said. Oshana governor Clemens... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Mnangagwa Finally Has His Way On CIO OfficersThe close security aides (CSA) and senior security aides (SSA) from the Central
Mnangagwa Finally Has His Way On CIO Officers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The close security aides (CSA) and senior security aides (SSA) from the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) rejected by Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa have been formally withdrawn from his office, the Zimbabwe Independent has learnt. Among... Read more
5 related stories
2d
AllAfrica.com
No South African Cash for ZimBy Elias Mambo and Hazel Ndebele South Africa is prepared to enter into invest
No South African Cash for Zim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Elias Mambo and Hazel Ndebele South Africa is prepared to enter into investment arrangements with Zimbabwe instead of providing convenient rescue packages or bailouts which President Robert Mugabe desperately needs. This comes as it emerges... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Time for Zimbabwe to Look Beyond 'Mugabe Must Go' HypeAs Zimbabwe's economic and political situation continues to dwindle, News24 spe
Time for Zimbabwe to Look Beyond 'Mugabe Must Go' Hype
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
As Zimbabwe's economic and political situation continues to dwindle, News24 speaks to the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party spokesperson, Obert Gutu, who says the country needs to develop policies that go beyond the "Mugabe must... Read more
6 related stories
2d
Mail & Guardian
South Africans rise to the call of #SomeoneTellProfMoyoZimbabwe’s Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Professor Jonathan Moyo,
South Africans rise to the call of #SomeoneTellProfMoyo
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Zimbabwe’s Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Professor Jonathan Moyo, has sparked a heated debate on Twitter after he posted a tweet ridiculing the South African economy. After SA lost position as Africa’s largest economy to Nigeria, Rand... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Proposes Ten Point Plan for Sustained Economic GrowthPRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Tuesday proposed a 'Ten Point' plan which will be us
Mugabe Proposes Ten Point Plan for Sustained Economic Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Tuesday proposed a 'Ten Point' plan which will be used to maintain economic growth in particular the creation of jobs. The plan will be anchored on the agriculture sector and value addition and beneficiation. In his maiden... Read more
4 related stories
2d
AllAfrica.com
State Security Agents Threaten MPs for Heckling MugabeZimbabwe's state security agents reportedly threatened legislators from the opp
State Security Agents Threaten MPs for Heckling Mugabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Zimbabwe's state security agents reportedly threatened legislators from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) with unspecified action, after accusing them of embarrassing President Robert Mugabe by heckling him during his state of the... Read more
2 related stories
2d
New Zimbabwe
'Mugabe must go' hype redundant, MDCAS Zimbabwe’s economic and political situation continues to worsen, News24 spea
'Mugabe must go' hype redundant, MDC
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
AS Zimbabwe’s economic and political situation continues to worsen, News24 speaks to the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party spokesperson, Obert Gutu, who says the country needs to develop policies that go beyond the "Mugabe must... Read more
6 related stories
2d
New Zimbabwe
Grace threatens to expose ‘demon’ MujuruGRACE Mugabe has called former Vice President Joyce Mujuru a demon, warning her
Grace threatens to expose ‘demon’ Mujuru
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
GRACE Mugabe has called former Vice President Joyce Mujuru a demon, warning her to stay away from trouble as she could expose her. The First Lady was speaking at a Zanu PF Women’s League rally at Murombedzi Growth Point in Zvimba, Thursday. Clad in... Read more
5 related stories
2d
New Zimbabwe
Ncube: From bread basket to beg basketTHOSE of us who grew up in Rhodesia knew from an early age that the foundationa
Ncube: From bread basket to beg basket
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
THOSE of us who grew up in Rhodesia knew from an early age that the foundational pillars of the strength of the Rhodesian economy lay in agriculture, mining and manufacturing. So strong was Rhodesia's agriculture, whatever could be said of its... Read more
2d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Zimbabwe’s-‘Amazing-Grace’In the Arab world presidents have been grooming their sons for power for decade
Zimbabwe’s-‘Amazing-Grace’
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
In the Arab world presidents have been grooming their sons for power for decades in a game that only finally lapsed with the eruption of the Arab Spring. But in Africa the tradition has been going on uninterrupted. In Togo, Gabon, and the Democratic... Read more
2d
Mail & Guardian
Mugabe to face parliamentary grillingZimbabwe’s opposition MPs used a rare opportunity on Tuesday to heckle Presiden
Mugabe to face parliamentary grilling
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Zimbabwe’s opposition MPs used a rare opportunity on Tuesday to heckle President Robert Mugabe. He was presenting the State of the Nation address, after failing to give one for the past eight years. MPs described his speech as a “non­event” and... Read more
2 related stories
2d
New Zimbabwe
Ncube: From bread basket to beg basketTHOSE of us who grew up in Rhodesia knew from an early age that the foundationa
Ncube: From bread basket to beg basket
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
THOSE of us who grew up in Rhodesia knew from an early age that the foundational pillars of the strength of the Rhodesian economy lay in agriculture, mining and manufacturing. So strong was Rhodesia's agriculture, whatever could be said of its... Read more
3d
iol.co.za
‘The rand is falling... HAHA!’INDEPENDENT MEDIAZim minister Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic Mexican Wav
‘The rand is falling... HAHA!’
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAZim minister Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic Mexican Wave on Twitter by gloating over the fall of the rand. File Photo: Bonile Bam Johannesburg - Zimbabwe’s poison-tongued cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic... Read more
3d
New Zimbabwe
Moyo sparks backlash over Rand remarkPROFESSOR Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic Mexican Wave on Twitter by gloa
Moyo sparks backlash over Rand remark
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
PROFESSOR Jonathan Moyo has sparked a patriotic Mexican Wave on Twitter by gloating over the fall of the rand on Twitter. President Robert Mugabe was reported recently as having banned his cabinet from using social media, apparently because of... Read more
3d
New Zimbabwe
Mugabe signs new labour lawPRESIDENT Robert Mugabe Tuesday appended his signature to Parliament’s amendmen
Mugabe signs new labour law
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe Tuesday appended his signature to Parliament’s amendments to the country’s labour law in the process giving effect to a hotly disputed retrospective clause. Both the national assembly and Senate last week were recalled by... Read more
2 related stories
3d
AllAfrica.com
Why Zim Firms Prefer the RandSouth Africa maybe be lamenting its misfortunes owing to its currency's continu
Why Zim Firms Prefer the Rand
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
South Africa maybe be lamenting its misfortunes owing to its currency's continued depreciation, but companies in Zimbabwe prefer the rand, saying it is a case of better the devil they know than the United States dollar. Zimbabwe uses a... Read more
3d
New Zimbabwe
Wafawarova: Zanu PF must walk the talkPOLITICS is all about freedom, democratisation, justice, emancipation, happines
Wafawarova: Zanu PF must walk the talk
New Zimbabwe / Posted 3 days ago
POLITICS is all about freedom, democratisation, justice, emancipation, happiness, equity and equality; and generally it is held that at the center of achieving all this is power. As such, in politics there are three main ways of attaining power,... Read more
3d
News 24 South Africa
Do atheists have a moral compass? A common question put to atheists by believers is: "" Believers seem to think
Do atheists have a moral compass?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
A common question put to atheists by believers is: "" Believers seem to think that only they have a moral compass. Scientific research however explains that a conscience which is... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Nothing Wrong With Africa - We Just Need to Stop Being Chinese for a WhileThis year feels like 1989 all over, in Africa. That year the Berlin Wall came d
Nothing Wrong With Africa - We Just Need to Stop Being Chinese for a While
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
This year feels like 1989 all over, in Africa. That year the Berlin Wall came down, representing the end of the bitter post-World War II divide between countries that were socialist/communist (led by the Soviet Union), and those that were capitalist... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Zim MPs Go for 9 Months Without Allowances – ReportAs Zimbabwe's economy continues on a downward spiral, the southern African coun
Zim MPs Go for 9 Months Without Allowances – Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
As Zimbabwe's economy continues on a downward spiral, the southern African country's members of parliament claim they have gone for nine months without getting allowances, a report said on Wednesday. Some of the legislators, especially those based... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Mugabe's Signature Ends 'Free' RetrenchmentsContested new labour regulations making it harder to retrench workers in Zimbab
Mugabe's Signature Ends 'Free' Retrenchments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Contested new labour regulations making it harder to retrench workers in Zimbabwe came into force on Wednesday, a legal watchdog said. That meant President Robert Mugabe, 91 has signed the amendments that were hastily passed by both houses of... Read more
More

People in this news