“[President Emmerson] Mnangagwa is a true student of Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa’s administration has introduced a lot of legislation including ... the Constitutional Amendment Bill and the Patriotic Bill which reflect the consolidation of power by an authoritarian leader and a continuation of Mugabe’s legacy,” Bhekezela Gumbo, a Zimbabwe Democracy Institute (ZDI) researcher tells The Africa Report.
Zimbabwe attained its independence after more than 10 years of armed struggle. On the day that the former Southern Rhodesia gained national sovereignty, ... Bob Marley performed in front of an audience that included Robert Mugabe, who would go on to serve as the country's first prime minister.
Against popular outcries, the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa is removing Black Zimbabweans from the land in Chilonga to make room ... for a white-owned dairy farm. His policies have strong differences from his successor, authoritarian Robert Mugabe, who took land from white farmers and gave it to Black Zimbabweans and his cronies.
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In Zimbabwe, over 20,000 families are facing displacement from urban areas following a crackdown on land barons by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ... government. Many of these residential settlements were created under Mugabe, when the ruling party Zanu-PF used land in urban areas to lure voters.
Zimbabwe’s inflation slowdown in February may reflect the impact of COVID-19 restrictions imposed in January rather than a genuine downward ... trend. But prospects of a good harvest and improving confidence from business leaders points to relief down the road.
Zimabwe's second Vice President Kembo Mohadi was caught in a kompromat trap. Recordings of phone calls full of lurid sexual banter, thanks to ... intercepts that were almost certainly the work of a state intelligence agency, were faithfully reproduced on the Zimlive online news site in a series of salacious stories.