Tsvangirai walked an arduous journey, says Mnangagwa

* Mourners place flowers as they pay respects to Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai at his residence in Harare, Zimbabwe February 17, 2018. Photo: REUTERS ____________________________________   ORMER Prime Minister and opposition MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, who passed away in South Africa last Wednesday after a long battle with colon cancer, walked […]

Ramaphosa and Mnangagwa: The new brooms that might sweep better

* Mnangagwa & Cyril Ramaphosa  _____________________________________   he books of history have been emblazoned with the mark of a new South African president. This comes less than 3 months after a new Zimbabwean president was inaugurated. Cyril Ramaphosa in South Africa and Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe did not only inherit two of Southern Africa’s intertwined democracies […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa offers 3 months amnesty for funds stashed abroad

. Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to crack down on corruption during his inauguration last week _____________________________________ imbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for individuals and companies to surrender public funds illegally stashed abroad. In a statement, he said the government will prosecute those who fail to comply when the amnesty ends in […]

Zimbabwe: Mugabe to get $10 million payoff, immunity for his family

. Mugabe & wife, Grace, shortly after Mnangagwa took over as interim President  ___________________________________   obert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, will receive a “golden handshake” worth many millions of dollars as part of a deal negotiated before the resignation of the ageing autocrat last week. The exact sums to be paid to the former […]

Meet Zimbabwe’s new First Lady, Auxilia Mnangagwa

. Zimbabwean newly sworn-in President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his wife Auxilia sit during the Inauguration ceremony at the National Sport Stadium in Harare, on November 24, 2017. Photo: AFP ____________________________________     s Zimbabwe celebrates its new president Emmerson Mnangagwa, many have already begun to draw comparison between the new first lady, Auxilia, and former President  Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace. Mugabe is believed to have fired […]