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By fstimes On 2 Aug, 2013 At 04:18 PM | Categorized As Africa | With 0 Comments
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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 29 Jul, 2013 At 03:31 PM | Categorized As Columns | With 0 Comments
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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 […]

By fstimes On 18 Jul, 2013 At 10:23 AM | Categorized As Africa | With 0 Comments
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An independent Zimbabwe election monitoring group says many of the nation’s voters are not likely to cast their ballots if elections are not delayed. According to the Election Resource Centre on Wednesday, many of the nation’s 6.2-million voters will not be likely to cast their ballots if elections are not delayed. Less than 2% of police and […]

By Freestate On 11 Jul, 2013 At 04:46 PM | Categorized As Africa | With 0 Comments

The military’s increasing involvement in private enterprise has raised concern that it is preparing to back up a parallel government. The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) is increasingly expanding its business empire, raising concern in the opposition party that it is strengthening its financial muscle to back up a parallel government. Of late, the army has […]