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Africa’s Richest Man To Pump Billions Into Zimbabwe

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria, has said he is ready to invest billions of dollars in Zimbabwe’s economic enablers, among them power generation, cement production and coal mining. The investments will start early next year as long as the Government of Zimbabwe expedites logistical issues.

Mugabe Tells The Truth About White South Africans

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabawe’s President Robert Mugabe on Monday used his farewell speech, as outgoing chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), to remind Botswana’s President Ian Khama that relations between their two countries- now rather strained – were once close.

Mugabe Says Ivory Coast Refused Him Entry

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said that some African leaders have refused to recognise his leadership on regional bodies at the prodding of the French government. In Ivory Coast, a former French colony, French-installed dictator Alassane Ouattara blocked President Mugabe from entering the country after his plane landed at the airport, Mugabe said, without giving more details.

Nine Things You Did Not Know About Robert Mugabe

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is by no means the globe's most-loved man. He's been targeted by the West for his land reclamation policies, stripped of some of his honorary degrees, and the freedom to travel to Western countries. But at 91 years old, Mugabe is the world's oldest sitting president and is still going strong. Tendai Marima rounds up a few things you may not know about Robert Gabriel Mugabe.

Mugabe Not To Blame For Zimbabwe’s Problems

AFRICANGLOBE - The problems in Zimbabwe are not caused by President Robert Mugabe but by "capital", EFF leader Julius Malema said on Thursday. "President Mugabe is the only leader who knows for the real change to come, Africans will have to go through the necessary pain, exactly what Zimbabweans are going through now," he told reporters in Johannesburg.

Time For Africa To Stand On Its Feet

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa said it is time for Africa, with its rich resources, to economically “stand on its feet.” Mnangagwa said Africa’s economic structure was that each and every one traded with its former colonial master, exporting raw materials from its resources and trade among African states was limited, a structure that was blamed for the continent’s slow pace of development.

‘Mugabe Is The Only Leader Holding Africa Together’

AFRICANGLOBE - Malema says Mugabe is the only African president who makes decisions in the interest of the entire continent without apologising for them. “We may not agree with him on this or that issue but on a broader perspective, he’s the man that represents the kind of Africa we want… An Africa where Africans own their land and their economy.”

President Mugabe Urges Africa To Be Wary Of West

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has accused Western countries of starting conflicts in Africa and the Middle East because of their lust for vast resources in the region. "There are those who grudge us because of what God has given us. They wish our oil was theirs. They cause war where there is peace," Mugabe told African presidents and diplomats at the African Union summit in the South African city of Johannesburg on Sunday.

Africa Is About To Launch A Cairo-To-Cape Town Free Trade Area...

AFRICANGLOBE - The world is just about to get a free trade area that's bigger, by population, than either the European Union or NAFTA. It's got nothing to do with the much-publicised Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). In fact, you've probably never heard of it.

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Meets Putin Over U.S.$4 Billion Deal

AFRICANGLOBE - President Robert Mugabe was yesterday set to leave for Russia for that country's Second World War commemorations during which he will meet with President Vladimir Putin and investors to discuss implementation of the US$4 billion platinum mining deal signed last year.

Mugabe To Go This Year – Tsvangirai

AFRICANGOBE - MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday said President Robert Mugabe's "inevitable end was nigh" and vowed that the opposition party would remove the country's democratically elected president from power this year.

Mugabe On Historic State Visit To South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite the dreary weather on Wednesday morning, visiting Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been given the royal treatment at the Union Buildings. The red carpet was rolled out and President Jacob Zuma and his wife Thobeka Zuma were on hand to receive their visitors.

West Causing Many Of Africa’s Troubles – Mugabe

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says the West is the cause of many of Africa's problems, urging the continent to "build resistance against them", a report says.

We Will Never Kneel To The West – Robert Mugabe

AFRICANGLOBE - “We don’t want a system that reduces us to labourers, no, we want to be participants in our economy; to be owners of our economy, to assert that the natural resources are ours, they’re our worth and they should be developed with assistance yes, but assistance that does not reduce us into semi-slavery,”

Zimbabwe: Government Nationalizes Diamond Mining

AFRICANGLOBE - The Zimbabwean government will bring all diamond mining operations in the country under one firm in which the State will have a 50 percent shareholding, Mines Minister Walter Chidhakwa announced on Thursday, adding that the miners have until Monday to accept the proposal.

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Vows To Expel More White Invaders

AFRICANGLOBE - White farmers still occupying African land in Zimbabwe must brace for more land reclamation after President Robert Mugabe revealed Saturday that his government was investigating how many of them managed to maintain their grip on some parcels of African land.