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Mugabe's wife joins fray over Zimbabwe succession
The surprise nomination of President Robert Mugabe's wife to head the ruling party's powerful women's wing has injected new intrigue into the fight to succeed the 90-year-old strongman.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Harlan Daily Enterprise
Today in History a " July 3112:01 am
On July 31, 1964, the American space probe Ranger 7 reached the moon, transmitting pictures back to Earth before impacting the lunar surface.
Editorial Comment: Zanu-PF: Time for introspection
TWELVE months ago today, Zanu-PF scored a crushing victory against the MDC-T sweeping 1 493 out of 1 958 wards in the local authority elections, translating to over 76 percent dominance in local government countrywide.
Cde Cain Nkala: A fighter who epitomised principle
Chairman of the Bulawayo Province of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association Cde Cain Nkala was abducted from his Magwegwe West home in Bulawayo and his body was later found buried in a shallow grave on November 15, 2001.
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I don't know it all, says Biti as he calls for dialogue
Ex-Finance Minister Tendai Biti has agreed with President Robert Mugabe's wife that no one person has all the answers to the Zim crisis, saying that is why dialogue is crucial.
Gideon Gono's Way To Parliament Cleared
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono's elevation to Manicaland Senator now appears imminent after Parliament passed the Electoral Amendment Bill.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Grace Mugabe steps on road to succeed her husband
Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwe's long-time president Robert Mugabe, has agreed to head his party's powerful women's league in a surprise first move into frontline politics.
Cde Tawengwa stood for social justice, welfare
Cde Solomon Chirume Tawengwa, the first Executive Mayor of Harare and Zanu-PF Politburo member, died at his Highlands home on Tuesday afternoon, October 26, 2004.
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Media Commission rejects invitation by Moyo's media panel
The Zimbabwe Media Commission has reportedly rejected an invitation to appear before the controversial media panel created by Information Minister Jonathan Moyo, insisting that the panel is duplicating the responsibilities of the constitutionally appointed Commission.
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The devil always has more off-spring than angels
In her corner, of course Opah Muchinguri who has, since independence, eroded any respect the women of Zimbabwe should have gained.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Blog: Zimbabwe court strikes down criminal defamation; implementation to be seen
In a landmark ruling, the Zimbabwean Constitutional Court on July 22 declared unconstitutional a section of the draconian Criminal Law Act that criminalizes defamation.
Zimbabwe: EU to Review Mugabe Sanctions Next Year
The European Union has expressed mixed feelings over political developments in Zimbabwe at a time the continental bloc is in the process of assessing chances of resuming direct cooperation with the Zimbabwean government in November.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe Lays Into 'Arrogant' Biti
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, on Friday hit out at ousted MDC-T secretary general Tendai Biti, accusing the former finance minister of arrogance, adding that his party's electoral loss to Zanu PF a year ago was God's punishment for his 'know-it-all' attitude.
Zimbabwe: MP in the Dock for Insulting Mugabe
AN opposition MP who is being accused of insulting President Robert Mugabe way back in 2005 was back in court last week.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
President Mugabe Obsessed With Tsvangirai
If Morgan Tsvangirai was a woman, he would by now be Mugabe's second wife. It is hardly a day without a ZANU PF cabinet Minister chanting derogatory tunes or blame on Tsvangirai.
Zimbabwe: New Permits Offer Few Gains for Resettled Farmers
Newly introduced land permits for resettled smallholder farmers will bring little gain to the thousands of beneficiaries who are struggling to get loans from banks to finance their operations, say farmers' organizations and analysts.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Editorial Comment: Why a good education system benefits us all
Research around the world confirms that the most important of the criteria to improve quality of education is having good teachers.
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Grace Mugabe joins political fray
President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has declared her intention to vie for political office by seeking nomination to become ZANU PF's next chairperson of the powerful Women's League.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Cde Muchachi: Doughty fighter of the liberation war
A veteran politician and nationalist, Cde Clement Muneri Muchachi, died in Gweru on October 8, 2001 after a long struggle with hypertension.
Zimbabwe: One Year On Zanu-PF Consolidates Power, but Economy Remains in Dire Straits
One year on from Zimbabwe's heavily disputed 2013 elections, we asked Simukai Tinhu, a Zimbabwean political analyst and Nicole Beardsworth, a PhD student at Warwick University, to comment on how they think President Robert Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party have performed in the past year.