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Constitutional Court rules national pledge is unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe on Monday ruled that the country’s national pledge was an unconstitutional violation of school children’s right to freedom of conscience and parental rights. The court’s decision comes four years after Mathew Sogolani applied to the court on the basis of the national pledge’s unconstitutionality. The father of […]

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UK considered honouring Mugabe with membership to elite cricket club

John Major vetoed a Foreign Office idea to offer honorary membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, saying it was a “dodgy precedent”, records released by the National Archives reveal. The FCO proposed the offer for Mugabe’s 1994 state visit to the UK, stating he was “reportedly […]

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Chamisa challenges Mnangagwa to end violence, arrests and abductions

OPPOSITION MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa (pictured) has challenged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to stop violence in the country, arbitrary arrests, abductions and torture of civilians under his watch as such atrocities have rendered Unity Day “irrelevant”. This came as Mnangagwa, in his Unity Day speech emphasised peace-building and conflict resolution […]