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AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has accused Western countries of seeking to overthrow his government through violent protests that have rocked his country over the past weeks. Zimbabwe has seen a mounting tide of demonstrations in recent weeks, with protesters calling for the resignation of the veteran leader.
AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean opposition MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai is reportedly grappling with a quandary after Western donors made clear he either joins up with former vice president Joice Mujuru or risk losing financial support.
AFRICANGLOBE - MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday received a barrage of criticism from furious Zimbabweans for saying he missed Rhodesian rule that enabled him to get drunk for a dollar or one Rhodesian pound. The morally bankrupt MDC-T leader, who was addressing his party’s youths in Chitungwiza on Wednesday, said he looked back to the Rhodesian days with homesickness (nostalgia).
AFRICANGLOBE - Back in 1998 when White farmers went to complain about the people of Svosve taking back their lands, the Governor stated, the people of Svosve had taken no farms. Just their land. It was just unfortunate for the farmers that their farms happened to be on the Svosve people’s lands.
AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's main opposition party MDC is facing a crisis. It failed to defeat President Mugabe in the last election. Now infighting has effectively split the party.
AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's foreign backed opposition party is in disarray after a faction in the Movement for Democratic Change said at the weekend it had suspended the party leader and notorious womanizer Morgan Tsvangirai, in a move that could herald a split in the opposition.
AFRICANGLOBE - Former Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has been rebuked by its long-time allies –Australia and the United States – for political violence.
AFRICANGLOBE - Once you have lived in the Diaspora for a while your view of the world somewhat changes. You begin to realise that corruption is everywhere and not only an African problem. Within advanced nations they change the wording and try to regulate the manner in which unfair practices are carried out. Therefore corruption is defined as lobbying. Nepotism is called affirmative action, bribery is defined as consultation fees, whilst tribalism is defined as grandfathering/legacy or patronage — take your pick.
AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa was under pressure from the Labour regime of British premier Tony Blair to co-operate in a military invasion of Zimbabwe to depose President Mugabe and Zanu-PF, but Tshwane refused, former South African president Cde Thabo Mbeki has revealed. Cde Mbeki made the revelations in an interview with Aljazeera on Saturday, saying the British wanted to replace President Mugabe with their cat’s paw, MDC-T leader Mr. Morgan Tsvangirai, who is on record pledging to violently unseat President Mugabe.
Uganda has its own dictator, but no one seems to care. For the last decade, Ugandan activists have been trying to draw attention to Yoweri Kaguta Museveni's brutal excesses, but the world won't listen. In May, Museveni shut down independent media in Uganda, after they published a controversial memo written by Gen David Sejusa. The general has since fled to the UK, fearing to be "arrested like a cockroach".
AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's veteran leader Robert Mugabe has been sworn in for a new five-year term in a massive stadium inauguration that was boycotted by his election rival. Robert Mugabe, 89, pledged "to observe, uphold and defend the constitution of Zimbabwe" in an oath administered by Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku, extending his 33-year rule.
Like a jilted lover, the West is trying to arm-twist Zimbabweans into accepting what they think is right, just because it serves their interests. If democracy is government by the people, of the people, for the people, why do some politicians in Zimbabwe put Western interests ahead of the National Interest?
Robert Mugabe has known, since their days in the liberation struggle, that the people’s aspirations have primarily been economic emancipation. At the heart of Zimbabwe’s struggles since the First Chimurenga to date has been our struggle to claim back and control our national economy.
European countries, America and Australia with no observer teams on the ground jumped the gun and declared that Zimbabwe's elections were not free and fair. The West wanted Morgan Tsvangirai to win, but they failed to realise that Africa in general and Zimbabwe in particular are no longer colonies.
No, this election was not rigged. Morgan Tsvangirai lost it fair and square. Because after 2008, when the votes were so close, Zanu-PF went out to campaign while he went to Germany and made a fool of himself in front of the world media, acting more like the buffoon that he is than a representative of our noble country.