Tag: Zimbabwe

How Zimbabwe’s LGBTQI+ Community fights Queerphobia on Social Media

Written by Joyline Maenzanise Edited by Purple Romero Illustration by Walker Gawande The story was published by our partner Unbias the News. A trans man sharing his life as a parent. A “rainbow” love story over a span of 10 years. Queer people and the challenges they face in seeking[Read More…]

Covid-19 surge: United Kingdom has placed a travel ban on the following countries

United Kingdom has placed a travel ban on Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Eswatini, Zambia, Malawi, Lesotho, Mozambique, Angola, Seychelles and Mauritius over covid-19 surge. This according to a statement obtained from gov.uk, the latest development was to stem the spread of Coronavirus in the country. Part of the statement reads: “The[Read More…]

Jubilation In Harare As President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe Finally Resigns

Car horns blared and cheering crowds raced through the streets of the Zimbabwean capital Harare Tuesday as news spread that President Robert Mugabe, 93, had resigned after 37 years in power. “We are just so happy that things are finally going to change,” Togo Ndhlalambi, 32, a hairdresser, told AFP.[Read More…]

Crisis Looms In Zimbabwe: Army Chief Threatens To Take Over Power From President Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s top military general on Monday called for an immediate end to purges against former liberation war fighters in President Robert Mugabe’s ruling party, after Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa was removed from office. In a move that highlighted the tensions rising in the southern African nation, Constantino Chiwenga, commander of Zimbabwe[Read More…]

‘We Will Field Robert Mugabe’s Corpse For Election’, Says Grace Mugabe

  Grace Mugabe has been giving a speech at a campaign rally as she continues to position herself as her husband’s potential successor as leader. She has reportedly offered to field 92-year-old Robert Mugabe’s corpse as an election candidate to demonstrate Zimbabweans’ affection for him.    If Mugabe dies, we[Read More…]

Ruling Party Endorses, 93 -Year-Old Zimbabwe’s “Tired” President Mugabe For 2018 Election

Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party’s congress endorsed on Saturday President Robert Mugabe as its candidate for the 2018 election, which could extend his 36 years in office. The leader was endorsed by all party structures at the meeting held in Masvingo, 300 kilometres (186 miles) southeast of the capital Harare. The[Read More…]

“I’m The President Already” – Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe Says

Zimbabwean first lady, Grace Mugabe has announced herself as the new president to take over when her husband, Robert Mugabe finally steps down due to his concerned health issues. Robert Mugabe, is the world’s oldest and one of the longest serving Head of State at 92 years old. Mugabe having[Read More…]

“Nigerian Men Are Snatching Our Wives” – South African Politician Explains Reasons For Xenophobic Attacks

by Deji Abiodun South African politician, Makashule Gana, has said some of his compatriots have complained to him that they are angry with Nigerians and other immigrants because they snatched their girldfriends. Gana, a Deputy Federal Chairperson of Democratic Alliance, made this disclosure in at an anti-xenophobia rally, held at[Read More…]

Robert Mugabe; Zimbabwe’s 91-Year Old President Admits Fatigue

President of Zimbabwe and the country’s long-serving ruler, President Robert Mugabe, who has long been accused  of running down the southern African nation’s economy has come out to voice his frustrations, saying he is “tired and very worried”. Last month, the octogenarian admitted he blundered by giving ill-equipped black farmers vast tracts of[Read More…]

Grace Mugabe Declares To Take Over From Octogenarian Husband Robert

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe on Thursday announced her candidacy to succeed her husband, 90-year-old president Robert Mugabe, when he leaves office, Sowetan Live reports. “People say I want to be president, why not? Am I not a Zimbabwean?” the 49-year-old said when addressing veterans of the country’s liberation struggle[Read More…]