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August 29, 2018 3:20 PM New Cabinet must help ‘restore legacy’

Former president Robert Mugabe was notorious for stuffing his Cabinet with poor performers. The ultimate for him was to reward his cronies for their loyalty and ensuring fair representation across regions, while also serving as a retirement home for his bosom buddies. With his fall last November, many expected his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa to depart 27

August 29, 2018 12:14 PM Bev, Robert Mugabe Junior photos go viral

Photos of former president Robert Mugabe’s son Tinotenda Robert Junior and raunchy dancer Beverly “Bev” Sibanda taken at a South African pub have broken the Internet, leaving social media users with more unanswered questions. Social media has gone wild and with the sexual controversies that Bev has found herself in before, it is everyone’s guess what the comments 27

August 12, 2018 9:46 AM Wimbo’s estate distributed peacefully

Thousands of people, some coming in from as far afield as South Africa and the United Kingdom, last week converged at Goora near Mount Darwin for the memorial service and the distribution of the estate of the late Mudzidzi Wimbo. Born Aaron Mhukuta, the late religious leader succumbed to renal failure at the age of 96. Mudzidzi Wimbo shot to national 24

August 10, 2018 1:56 PM MDC challenges election results in court

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party is filing a legal challenge to the results of the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot. Lawyers for the Movement for Democratic Change party have arrived at court less than an hour before closing time to submit papers alleging the July 30 vote was rigged. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has said President 15

July 31, 2018 1:52 PM #Zimbabwe opposition preparing court order for release of vote results – Tendai Biti

Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) opposition party is preparing a court application to force the election commission to release results from Monday’s national ballot, a senior MDC official said on Tuesday. Tendai Biti, a former finance minister, said some election results that were supposed to be posted outside voting stations were not available 37

July 30, 2018 3:50 PM EU observers offer mixed picture of first Zimbabwe vote since Mugabe’s fall

Zimbabwe held its first election on Monday since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup and European Union observers said the vote was “very smooth” in some places and “totally disorganised” in others. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a long-time ally of Mugabe, faces opposition leader Nelson Chamisa in the vote. Mnangagwa is the frontrunner 44

July 29, 2018 4:27 PM Mugabe responds to Itai Dzamara abduction

Former President Robert Mugabe for the first time responded to a question from journalist Kumbirai Mafunda who sought his comment on the abduction of fellow journalist turned activist Itai Dzamara. Mugabe convened a press conference at his Blue Roof Mansion in Harare and fielded questions from local and international journalists about a variety of subjects 33

July 23, 2018 2:40 PM Elections hold back Sulu’s ‘Asante Sana’

The Alice Mbewe hit maker postponed the launch of the yet-to-be-titled album in April. “The album is as good as ready. We were supposed to launch it in April, but after studying the current trends, we saw it sensible to move the launch date further. This is good for Dendera music and for the fans. The country is in an election mood and we can’t compromise 22

July 18, 2018 3:39 PM Robert Mugabe Jnr admitted at Parirenyatwa

Robert Mugabe (junior) claims he was briefly admitted at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals on Monday evening. When news of this development reached online media and social media, people who posted their comments were actually celebrating that he had been treated at a general hospital and not flown abroad. Without giving away much, Robert took to Instagram 30

July 17, 2018 2:41 PM MPOI to unveil latest presidential opinion poll

The Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) — a nonprofit, nongovernmental research organisation — will on Friday reveal its final findings how people intend to vote in the crunch July 30 vote. Zimbabwe is heading for a presidential, parliamentary and municipal vote — that will be the first since Robert Mugabe was forced to resign in November after a coup — pitting 46