Tag: Robert Mugabe


Was Mugabe better?

In Zimbabwe, a deteriorating economic situation, coupled with renewed repression, is tempting ordinary citizens to think they were better off under Robert Mugabe. Cyril Zenda reports. After the harrowing experience that Zimbabweans went through under Robert Mugabe’s extended misrule, it is unimaginable that anyone can think, let alone suggest, that […]


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 […]