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Retracing the last hours of Solomon Mujuru

By Blessing-Miles Tendi he day before he died, General Solomon Mujuru — also known as Rex Nhongo — ordered whisky from the bar at the Harare Sports Club. “He would stand up and cheer each time our guys hit four or six runs. He was very relaxed and joyful, just […]

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Chiwenga back in China despite coronavirus scare

Zimbabwe’s vice president Constantino Chiwenga was flown at the weekend to China for medical checks, an official said Tuesday. Presidential spokesman George Charamba told AFP Chiwenga, a former army general who led President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rise to power following a brief military takeover in 2017, “flew back to China for […]

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We have not captured the State, says Sakunda

Company denies receiving US$3 billion from RBZ By Veneranda Langa Sakunda Holdings has denied capturing government, insisting the Command Agriculture deal was approved by Cabinet and that the company was allocated US$1,010 billion by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), contrary to claims that US$3 billion was advanced towards the […]

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Mozambique: the West is propping up a failed state

Donor countries and international organizations are propping up a corrupt government rather than criticizing it—leaving millions of Mozambicans mired in poverty. On Jan. 15, 2020, Filipe Nyusi was sworn in for his second term as the president of Mozambique following his reelection in October. Elections have been held every five […]

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ZANU-PF has infiltrated our structures, MDC claims

The mainstream opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) says Zanu PF has infiltrated its structures by planting intelligence agents and sponsoring some top-ranking officials to destabilise the party ahead of the 2023 general election. In an interview with the Zimbabwe Independent on Wednesday, MDC president Nelson Chamisa’s spokesperson, Nkululeko Sibanda, […]