Morgan Tsvangirai and Joice Mujuru would seek to form coalition government to bring political change. President Robert Mugabe has run Zimbabwe since 1980.
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Zimbabwe is due to hold its next presidential and parliamentary election by July 2018. Mugabe has been endorsed as the ruling party’s presidential candidate.
“The issue we were clamoring for, which is the cash payment of bonuses, has been accepted,” said Raymond Majongwe, Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe.
Mujuru said, “We realised that there were limitations that the name Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) had in reflecting and selling the national democratic ideology and core values we espouse as a party.”
“Others saying ‘President, choose a successor before you retire’. Is that not imposition? Me imposing someone on the party? No, I don’t want that,” Mugabe said.
“Some are saying President Mugabe is old and should retire. No! At least myself, I can say that because I did not start with him in 1980,” said Grace Mugabe.
Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court dismissed case against President Robert Mugabe lodged by an activist who accused Mugabe of violating the southern African country’s supreme law during protests last year.
Zimbabweans have reportedly been urged to donate at least 150 cattle towards President Robert Mugabe’s upcoming birthday celebrations later this month.
Mugabe turns 93 on February 21.
Evan Mawarire – whose #ThisFlag movement led the biggest anti-government rallies in a decade in 2016 – is also charged with inciting violence and insulting the national flag.
EFF reaffirms Mugabe is the bastion of the reactionary phenomenon of “lead to the death” that has crippled the image and praxis of post-colonial Africa.
Patrick Mugadza, a preacher, told journalists last week that he had received a prophecy from God that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe would die on Oct. 17.
Supporters of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe chanting “tongai, tongai baba” (rule, rule father) endorsed the 92-year-old leader for a 2018 election run.
“Top security officers have told Mugabe not to blame them if Rome starts to burn,” the report said.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe who has ruled Zimbabwe for 36 years, hinted at his possible retirement, but said he would leave office on his own terms.
Moyo, a senior ZANU-PF official, said in a public statement that Mnangagwa was illegally using the anti-graft commission to further his political career.
Mugabe, 92 and one of Africa’s longest serving leaders, is eligible to seek re-election at end of his current 5-year term in 2018, but looked frail.
First Lady Grace Mugabe, war veterans and Zanu PF youths were some of the beneficiaries of funds drawn from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef).
“The resulting institutionalization and systematization of corruption in Zimbabwean political and economic spheres has been extensive,” TIZ said.
Robert Mugabe has claimed that African countries along with other nations from other regions such as Asia are prepared to pull out of the United Nations and form their own splinter Union.
“He’s not really able to provide the leadership that could get it out of its predicament,” Botswana President Ian Khama said.