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July 11, 2018 1:36 PM Man who brought Mugabe to power dies

Lord Carrington, Margaret Thatcher’s Foreign minister and one of the chief architects of a peaceful outcome to the 1979 Lancaster House Conference that ushered Zimbabwe’s independence, has died. He was aged 99. The Conservative politician, who was also Britain’s former defence secretary, masterminded an agreement that led to the first one person-one 20

September 19, 2017 7:02 PM Mnangagwa’s Magazine Choice Investigates Tongogara’s Death Mystery, “Sharp Fingers Point At Mugabe”

But six days after the Lancaster House agreement was signed, Mugabe, on the Voice of Zimbabwe radio station, conveyed “an extremely sad message” to “all the fighting people of Zimbabwe”: the 41-year-old Tongogara was dead, killed in a car accident in Mozambique on Christmas Day 1979. Two questions have haunted Zimbabwe ever since. How different would 33

February 20, 2017 8:06 PM Grace Mugabe Zimbabwe’s Next President ?

During a state banquet in Pretoria, South Africa, in April 2015, I had a brief encounter with Grace Mugabe, the first lady of Zimbabwe. I was asking her husband, Robert Mugabe, about the question of her succeeding him as president. “She doesn’t have those ambitions,” began Mugabe, the spectacles perched on his nose reminiscent of an elderly librarian 17

June 22, 2015 8:08 AM Lancaster House: What UK owes Zim

I HAVE written several articles that have addressed Zimbabwean human rights and rule of law, as well as South African foreign policy. I now turn my attention to Zimbabwean legal constitutional history and in particular "The Declaration of Rights' clause that says - Zimbabwean land redistribution programme had to wait for ten years. That clause was greatly 3

April 12, 2015 10:01 PM Flashback to Independence, 1980

Fred Zindi This week, the nation celebrates 35 years of independence. In the past 35 years, these celebrations have been marked by musical galas and this trend continues today, but it no longer has the same impact as when we were all gripped by the independence euphoria of 1980. Most of the musicians who were involved at these celebrations, including 13

March 12, 2015 9:32 AM Zanu-PF membership a right for some, Cdes

COMRADES, like I said at the weekend, we should not be losing sleep over the frivolous court challenge being mounted by Didymus & Co against their self-expulsion from the great revolutionary party. This is not a case that the courts should be wasting time on in the first place because those people simply dismissed themselves from the party. Apart from the fact that the fools 5

August 19, 2014 8:03 AM Military bosses want Lancaster House attendee as Mugabe's successor

COLOGNE - In a sure move, that seals the demise of Vice President, Joice Mujuru, and killing her bid to succeed President Robert Mugabe, the country's hardline military chiefs have reportedly declared that, Zimbabwe can only be led by a Zanu PF politician who not just participated in the liberation war against British Colonial rule, but also attended 43