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By fstimes On 2 Aug, 2013 At 04:18 PM | Categorized As Africa | With 0 Comments

Harare   PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s rivals rubbished his claim to election victory yesterday, branding the vote a “sham” and calling for a campaign of resistance to bring Zimbabwe to a standstill. A top member of Mugabe’s Zanu PF party claimed Mugabe had trounced Morgan Tsvangirai and his Movement for Democratic Change in Wednesday’s presidential and […]

By fstimes On 31 Jul, 2013 At 09:22 AM | Categorized As Africa | With 0 Comments

President Robert Mugabe says Zimbabwe’s generals will not interfere with the smooth transfer of power, should he lose Wednesday’s elections. Speaking to journalists at a rare press briefing at the state house on Tuesday, Mugabe said his generals were disciplined and law-abiding persons, who would follow the rule of law. Several service chiefs, among them Zimbabwe defence force Commander […]

By fstimes On 29 Jul, 2013 At 03:31 PM | Categorized As Columns | With 0 Comments

EVEN in Zimbabwe, with its smaller population and a so-so economy, July is still Durban month. Never mind that this rich horse race is held in faraway Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, Zimbabweans pay it the same attention as do South Africans. This July was probably not different, except that many Zimbabweans were told that at the […]