Zimbabwean opposition leaders ally to challenge Mugabe - The Star Online

HARARE (Reuters) - Two of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's chief rivals said on Wednesday they were allying to deny the 93-year-old another term in office. Morgan Tsvangirai, 65, who was Zimbabwe's prime minister in an uneasy coalition ...

Zimbabwe opposition figures team up to challenge Mugabe - Fox News

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Two major opposition figures in Zimbabwe have signed a pact pledging to work toward establishing a united front to challenge President Robert Mugabe in next year's elections. Morgan Tsvangirai, whose MDC-T party is the biggest ...

Tsvangirai, Mujuru deal to scuttle Nkosana Moyo's plans - Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)

Morgan Tsvangirai the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change and former vice president Joice Mujuru the leader of the National People's Party today signed a Memorandum of Understanding ahead of the crucial 2018 elections. This deal could scuttle ...

Zimbabwe: 'We've Had No Power Cuts for 15 Months' - Mugabe's Independence Day Boast - AllAfrica.com

On Thursday President Robert Mugabe, 93, said Zimbabweans should be happy that there haven't been any power cuts for the last 15 months. "We all should be pleased that since January 2016 the country achieved a 15-month period without load shedding ...

Zimbabwe: Students Applaud Strides in Education - AllAfrica.com

Student unions have saluted President Mugabe for his sterling efforts in ensuring all Zimbabweans receive a sound education. The students, including those on Presidential Scholarship and studying in South African universities, said they were proud of ...

Zimbabwe: Economy On Growth Path - President - AllAfrica.com

Tendai Mugabe — Government has registered remarkable development in various sectors of the economy and is implementing several policies to consolidate the gains of independence, President Mugabe said yesterday. The policy interventions cut across ...

Not yet Uhuru, Tsvangirai says - DailyNews

HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has challenged President Robert Mugabe to stop his warring ruling Zanu PF's mindless bloodletting and instead focus on giving long-suffering Zimbabweans “real freedom” and a better life. In addition ...

A letter from Zimbabwe at 37 and a day - The Daily Vox (blog)

Marching bands, long speeches and colourful acrobatic displays marked Zimbabwe's 37th independence celebrations held around the country on Tuesday. People filled up White City Stadium in the second-biggest city of Bulawayo, just as they do every year, ...

Mugabe fails to address cash shortages - DailyNews

HARARE - President Robert Mugabe yesterday skirted addressing the shortages of cash and policy inconsistencies within his government when he delivered a dour independence speech to spark fierce criticism from opposition parties who say he is now ...

Mugabe calls for concerted development efforts as Zim celebrates 37 years of independence - Southern Times Africa

Harare – Zimbabwe on Tuesday celebrated 37 years of independence from British colonial rule with President Robert Mugabe saying the freedom remained incomplete until the country attains full economic development and its citizens prosper.

Opposition snub Zimbabwe freedom celebrations - Caj News Africa

HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN opposition parties have boycotted the country's independence celebrations in protest of the deteriorating human rights situation and the collapse of the economy. On Tuesday, the country marked 37 years since ...

Zimbabwe: Unity Vital for Economic Prosperity - AllAfrica.com

A strong message which came out of President Mugabe's speech marking Zimbabwe's 37 years of Independence yesterday was the importance of unity. It is something that has eluded many nations, sadly, something which Zimbabweans often take for ...

'Our liberators freed us in order to capture us' - DailyNews

HARARE - As Zimbabweans celebrate 37 years of independence, the Daily News spoke to a number of people with diverse interests to find out how our journey has been so far. Zimbabwe's independence is celebrated on April 18 each year since President ...

Zimbabwe: 'The Enemy Is Ever Ready to Pounce' - Mugabe - AllAfrica.com

President Robert Mugabe has told Zimbabweans to remain vigilant on the country's 37th anniversary of independence - as his main rival Morgan Tsvangirai bemoaned the "stinking poverty" so many here live in. Frequently losing his place as he read out a ...

Freeman Razemba — Diplomats accredited to Zimbabwe yesterday congratulated the country on attaining 37 years of ... - AllAfrica.com

The diplomats were part of scores of Zimbabweans and dignitaries who thronged the giant National Sports Stadium in Harare, the venue of the main Independence celebrations. The celebrations were held under the theme "Zimbabwe @37: Embracing Ease ...

OUT OF TOUCH GRANDPA SHOCKS NATION - NewsdzeZimbabwe

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday appeared completely detached from the reality on the ground when he painted a rosy picture of the otherwise comatose economy, saying the government's ZimAsset policy had yielded success stories since its launch in ...

Zimbabwe: Doddery Mugabe Driven to Podium, Helped By Security Aides - AllAfrica.com

'ZIMBABWE @37, embracing ease of doing business ...' was the theme for this year's independence celebrations which President Robert Mugabe totally embraced fully by ditching his 100-metre traditional walk for a ride. The 93-year-old Mugabe this Tuesday ...

Zimbabwe: Chinese President Hails Sino-Zim Relations - AllAfrica.com

Congratulatory messages from world leaders continued to pour in yesterday on the occasion of Zimbabwe's Independence Day with Chinese President Xi Jinping saying the trade, economic and cultural relations between Harare and Beijing have generated ...

Zimbabwe Economic Troubles Cloud Independence Day Celebration - New Delhi Times

Zimbabwe marked 37 years of independence Tuesday. However, the country's persistent economic problems cast a shadow over the celebration, despite President Robert Mugabe's promise of better times ahead. In a speech to the more than 50,000 people ...

I Didn't Gun Down A Chopper For This – Mujuru Speaks - ZimEye - Zimbabwe News

Joice Mujuru | Fellow Zimbabweans; and countrymen, I am humbled to meet and address you on our historic occasion of celebrating 37 years since we got independence from the colonial rule of Ian Douglas Smith. As National People' s Party we join the ...