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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Evicted White Farmers Dispute Government Compensation Claims

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Evicted White Farmers Dispute Government Compensation Claims

Zimbabwe grabbed world headlines in 2000 when supporters of 93-year-old Mugabe invaded white-owned farms and evicted their owners, often violently.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Admitted in Singapore Hospital

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Admitted in Singapore Hospital

Africa’s oldest ruler at 93, Zimbabwean President Mugabe was last in Singapore in May for what his spokesman Charamba said was treatment for eye problems.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe: First Lady Grabbing Mazowe Dam

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe: First Lady Grabbing Mazowe Dam

The Mugabe family reportedly has more than 10 farms, becoming part of the new land aristocracy ushered in by government’s chaotic land reform programme.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Donates $1m to African Union

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Donates $1m to African Union

“Africa needs to finance its own programmes. Institutions like the AU cannot rely on donor funding as the model is not sustainable,” Mugabe said in comments broadcast on Zimbabwe’s state television.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 30% Anjin Investments Diamond Mining Revenues Controlled By Military

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: 30% Anjin Investments Diamond Mining Revenues Controlled By Military

Anjin is a joint venture between Afec, a large construction company which sources say is connected to the military-industrial complex in China.

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TANZANIA POLITICS: Tanzania Budget Tops Three East African Community (EAC)

TANZANIA POLITICS: Tanzania Budget Tops Three East African Community (EAC)

Finance and Planning Minister Philip Mpango presented 31.7tri/- budget, beating by far his Rwanda and Ugandan counterparts, Claver Gatete and Matia Kasaija.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC Slams Mugabe Government Choosing Chinese Firm for Voter Registration

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC Slams Mugabe Government Choosing Chinese Firm for Voter Registration

Zimbabwe is due to hold presidential and parliamentary elections next year. Mugabe will be 94 if he stands for re-election, as he has indicated he is likely to.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Agrippa Mutambara Says Repression Under White in Rhodesia Better Than Under Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Agrippa Mutambara Says Repression Under White in Rhodesia Better Than Under Mugabe

Agrippa Mutambara Retired Brigadier General: “The level of oppression we fought against during white minority rule was better than what we are currently experiencing.”

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Emmerson Mnangagwa Close to Succeeding Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Emmerson Mnangagwa Close to Succeeding Mugabe

“Inevitably, this self-serving proselytising leads to destination (Emmerson) Mnangagwa,” Biti said in his contribution.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Lesotho King Letsie III to Consult Mugabe on Elections

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Lesotho King Letsie III to Consult Mugabe on Elections

Lesotho King Letsie III, born David Mohato Bereng Seeiso to consult President Robert Mugabe and members of his inner circle on election management as the mountain kingdom prepares for crunch polls in June this year.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu PF Organisers Are Idiots: Mugabe’s Nephew Patrick Zhuwao Says

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Zanu PF Organisers Are Idiots: Mugabe’s Nephew Patrick Zhuwao Says

Zhuwao is accused of supporting one of Zanu PF factions, G40 locked in a fight with a rival faction reportedly pushing for Mnangagwa to succeed Mugabe.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Tsvangirai, Mujuru to Challenge Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Tsvangirai, Mujuru to Challenge Mugabe

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 POLITICS: Opposition Parties Demand UN-Conducted Vote, Police Out in Force

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Opposition Parties Demand UN-Conducted Vote, Police Out in Force

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.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Government to Pay Bonuses After Civil Servants Sit-In Protest

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Government to Pay Bonuses After Civil Servants Sit-In Protest

“The issue we were clamoring for, which is the cash payment of bonuses, has been accepted,” said Raymond Majongwe, Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mujuru Changes Zimbabwe People First to National People’s Party

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mujuru Changes Zimbabwe People First to National People’s Party

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.”

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Says Party Will Choose Successor

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Says Party Will Choose Successor

“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.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe At 93 Dismisses Corruption Allegations

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe At 93 Dismisses Corruption Allegations

“I think the big fish, more of it has been talk, talk and talk. People have not come out and actually said here is a case against a big fish,” Mugabe said.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: ‘Give Trump Chance to Prove Himself’: Mugabe Says

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: ‘Give Trump Chance to Prove Himself’: Mugabe Says

“I do not know. Give him time,” said President Mugabe speaking to ZBCTv during a wide-ranging interview ahead of his 93rd birthday.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe Castigates Zanu-PF Power-Hungry Bigwigs

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Grace Mugabe Castigates Zanu-PF Power-Hungry Bigwigs

“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.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Court Rejects Case Against Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Court Rejects Case Against 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.

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