Things are looking bleak in Zimbabwe, after the authoritarian regime confirmed it would soon clamp-down on criticism of the government.
Three veteran South African politicians were sent to Zimbabwe in early August to mediate the crisis.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ZANU-PF government faces mounting opposition amid an imploding economy, deepening political discord and social strife.
This unpleasant exchange just about sums up what’s happening in Zimbabwe: ZANU-PF’s Tafadzwa Mugwadi shocked the TV panel on Tuesday.
On Sunday, 9 August 2020, former speaker of parliament Baleka Mbete and former minister Sydney Mufamadi met with President Emmerson Mnangagwa to offer assistance to the country.
The DA’s Shadow Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Darren Bergman has accused Mbete and Mufamadi of holding a political bias towards the ZANU-PF-led regime in Zimbabwe.
The ANC has admitted it is ‘concerned’ with reports of brutality in Zimbabwe. But ZANU-PF officials have told our government to get its own house in order.
Amid ongoing unrest in Zimbabwe, Ramaphosa has appointed special envoys to identify possible ways in which South Africa may assist.
The South African government has been criticised for turning a blind eye to the unrest in Zimbabwe. The silence has officially been broken.
With reports of human rights abuses rife in Zimbabwe, Cyril Ramaphosa’s alleged inaction has given his critics all the ammunition they need.
Amidst mass protest in Zimbabwe, Mnangagwa blamed the state of the ailing economy and the chaos unfolding on the streets on rogue detractors.
Mnangagwa has ordered police and military personnel to fill the streets amid a mass anti-corruption protest on Friday.
In 2000, the Zimbabwean agricultural sector took a beating as a result of the land reform programme spearheaded by then President Robert Mugabe and left an approximated 4 000 farmers homeless.
While some of Shiri’s colleagues have praised him for serving the nation, other Zimbabweans have instead used his death to remember the victims of the Gukurahundi massacre, in which he is alleged to have played a central role.
Minister Moyo is expected back in court on 31 July to answer charges of fraud and corruption.
Amid rising COVID-19 numbers, nurses are becoming increasingly ‘stressed out’.
This comes after a Chinese coal mine owner opened fire on an employee in June.
Authorities in Hungary raise the alarm over payments to a two-month-old company.
With reports of opposition politicians being ‘abducted and abused’ in Zimbabwe, Cyril Ramaphosa is being asked to take action.
Zimbabwe’s economy, which is underpinned by small-time informal street traders, has been severely damaged by lockdown.
An obscene photoshopped image of Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa led to the arrests of two people in Beitbridge, who now await trial.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa blamed political opponents and the private sector for economic hardships.
Police order pedestrians to ‘leave town and go home’.
Trump’s national security adviser described Zimbabwe as a ‘foreign adversary’.
Zimbabwe has so far recorded 56 cases of the respiratory disease including four deaths.