Zimbabwe court frees American journalist accused of ‘insulting’ Mugabe

A Zimbabwean court has freed an American journalist who was charged with attempting to overthrow the government, after police accused her of insulting then-president Robert Mugabe. Martha O’donovan who works for Harare based Magamba TV ....

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‘Mugabe must go’: huge protest rolls as Mugabe resists generals’ pressure

Thousands of protesters are expected to turn out in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare for march organized by war veterans’ groups [caption id="attachment_104878" align="alignnone" width="620"] Protesters dance and sing, one holding a poster asking President Mugabe to ....

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New Malawi ambassador, Thoko Banda called Mugabe an idiot

Malawi's ambassador designate to Zimbabwe is a man who described President Robert Mugabe as an idiot and a horrible man in 2006 while he was an asylum seeker in Germany. According to reports from Lilongwe, ....

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In World News, there’s still hope for Zimbabwe elections, US Ambassador to the country, Bruce Wharton told RFI on Friday.

According to information on allafrica.com, a number of countries including the US, had expressed fears that elections, set for the end of the month, will not be credible. However, Wharton is quoted as saying it ....

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Sata gives free maize to Mugabe, but 100, 000 threatened with starvation in Namwala

Acting Namwala District Commissioner Godwin Sanjase has disclosed that over 100, 000 people in the district are now on the verge of starvation due unprecedented crop failure. And Health Deputy Minister Christopher Mulenga has promised ....

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JB ‘impressed’ after visiting Zim’s Gushongo diary: ‘Lessons learnt on job creation’

President Joyce Banda has applauded the Zimbabwe First Family, Grace Mugabe for establishing a thriving enterprise and taking the lead in value-addition and employment creation in the wake of Zimbabwe’s land reform programme. Presidential assistant ....

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe dodges EU travel ban and arrived in Italy for pope’s inaugural

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's controversial president, is under a European Union travel ban, but he arrived in Italy for the inauguration of Pope Francis on Monday. The much reviled leader can skirt the EU travel ban ....

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Zimbabweans vote to adopt new constitution

Zimbabweans began voting on Saturday in a referendum expected to adopt a new constitution that would clip presidential powers and lead to an election that will decide whether Robert Mugabe extends his three-decade rule. Mugabe's ....

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Zimbabwean Vice-President John Nkomo dies in South Africa

Zimbabwean Vice-President John Nkomo died on Thursday after treatment for cancer in South Africa, a Zimbabwean political source said, removing a potential successor to ageing President Robert Mugabe, who has his own health problems. Nkomo, ....

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ZANU-PF Conference Confirms President Mugabe’s Candidacy for Zimbabwe Elections

Zimbabwe's long-time president says his party is geared up for a "resounding'' victory in elections scheduled for next year. Robert Mugabe, addressing 5,000 loyalists at the end of his party's annual convention in the city ....

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Entrepreneurs rising, research shows 72% of African students consider starting a company

The Association of Business Executives (ABE) is a British qualifications body, which provides a range of business management qualifications to more than 50,000 students worldwide every year. ABE was interested to find out about attitudes ....

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