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Mugabe’s tyranny and misrule lives on

The despot of Zimbabwe was ousted in 2017. But much remains of his tyranny and misrule. Reviving a country from the devastation and plunder of a dictator is a daunting challenge for the best intentioned of leaders. Whether it’s possible at all if the successor is a close comrade of […]

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Chamisa calls on SADC, AU and UN to help end Zim crackdown

The leader of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) says the United Nations, Southern African Development Community, African Union and other international organizations should play a key role in normalizing the current political situation in Zimbabwe where at least 12 people have died, hundreds injured and over 600 locked […]

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Zimbabwe’s Capitalist Crisis: Finance Minister a ‘Fraud’ and ‘Political Moron,’ as Army Represses Protests

By Patrick Bond Once again, a formidable burst of state brutality against Zimbabwe’s citizenry has left at least a dozen corpses, scores of serious injuries, mass arrests, internet suspension and a furious citizenry. The January 14-17 nationwide protests were called by trade unions against an unprecedented fuel price hike, leading […]

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MDC Alliance dossier exposes army’s role in crackdown

The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance has submitted a dossier to the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) detailing alleged gross human rights violations by the security forces as pressure mounts on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to end a military crackdown on citizens. By Everson Mushava According to the report compiled by the […]

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The real Mnangagwa is now fully exposed

Under pressure, the president’s ‘new dispensation’ has reverted to the repressive policies of Robert Mugabe. By Derek Matyszak Ever since he assumed office in 2017, the big question has been whether President Emmerson Mnangagwa could stop Zimbabwe’s economic slide before social unrest erupted in response to biting hardships, driving away […]