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 ...

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: Economic Troubles Cloud Independence Day Celebration - AllAfrica.com

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Citizens wail over Zim's stolen dream - DailyNews

HARARE - Zimbabweans from all walks of life yesterday bemoaned the wretched life that they continue to endure under President Robert Mugabe and his warring Zanu PF's misrule of the past 37 years of the country's independence from Britain. This comes ...

Zimbabwe marks 37 years of independence amid economic crisis - New Jersey Herald

A grasshopper sits on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's hand as he inspects the guard of honour during the country's 37th Independence celebrations in Harare, Tuesday, April, 18, 2017. Zimbabwe is celebrating 37 years of Independence from British ...

Zanu-PF violence cause for concern - Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)

Despite President Robert Mugabe's calls for calm in Zanu-PF in response to the several demonstrations held countrywide against embattled party national political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere, deadly violence erupted in Harare on Saturday as supporters ...