Zimbabwe crisis: Zanu-PF to discuss impeachment as Mugabe ignores deadline to quit

. Mugabe  ____________________________   embers of Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party are preparing to meet to discuss the possible impeachment of President Robert Mugabe, after a deadline for his resignation came and went on Monday. The deadline was set by Mr Mugabe’s own party, Zanu-PF. The embattled leader surprised Zimbabweans on Sunday, declaring on TV that […]

After the Mugabes, which African dynasties remain?

. Mugabe & wife, Grace, greeting supporters after his address during an election rally in 2013  ___________________________________________________   ith Robert Mugabe’s hopes of handing power to his wife in Zimbabwe over, which political dynasties are still going strong elsewhere in Africa? Since the 1990s, multi-party elections and peaceful transfers of power have become far more […]

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe vows to stay on despite party pressure

. Embattled President Mugabe  __________________________________   imbabwe’s embattled leader Robert Mugabe has vowed to stay in power for several weeks, despite mounting calls for him to stand down now. In a live TV address, Mr Mugabe said he would preside over the ruling party’s congress in December. Zanu-PF earlier sacked him as party leader, and […]

Mugabe detention photos emerge as pressure grows on Zimbabwe’s military

. Ousted President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, chats with Zimbabwean Defence Force (ZDF) Commander, General Constantino Chiwenga, at state house in Harare on Thursday. Photo: Zimpapers/Herald  _______________________________________________   . Calls grow for military to lay out its plan two days after it confined 93-year-old president to Harare residence   imbabwe’s military is under pressure to outline its plans […]

My tweets won me the White House – Trump

US President Donald Trump   U.S. President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, saying that his tweets won him the White House. In an interview airing on Sunday on “Fox Business Network,” Trump said that with his use of Twitter, he could bypass “unfair media coverage” and speak directly. “Tweeting […]