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AFRICANGLOBE - U.S. critics of Zimbabwe‘s human rights record “can go and hang on a banana tree,” a Zimbabwean official said in comments published Tuesday, while he also indicated that the southern African country is watching the administration of President Donald Trump. On Monday, the U.S. Embassy expressed deep concern about what it called the “continuing deterioration” of human rights in Zimbabwe.
AFRICANGLOBE - Let us not forget that when the Bush administration decided to make an example of President Mugabe by imposing crippling economic sanctions, John Lewis did not hesitate to vote in favour of this white supremacist and isolationist measure. Just because John Lewis skipped an inauguration does not mean he will not fall in line when President Trump calls for all hands on deck when it's time for US imperialism to wreak havoc on a nation that refuses to succumb or capitulate.
AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has lashed out at African leaders, saying they lack principles and are easily swayed after they voted to readmit Morocco to the African Union. Thirty-nine of 54 countries approved Morocco’s return to the AU. President Mugabe told journalists on arrival in Harare on Tuesday that most African leaders had no ideological grounding. “I think its lack of ideology.”
AFRICANGLOBE - As a parting gift to white supremacy, outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama put beyond any doubt his abhorrence for President Robert Mugabe's government last Friday when his outgoing administration extended its sanctions against Zimbabwe by another year. Zimbabwe's foreign-funded opposition welcomed the development but a Zanu PF minister scorned the move, describing it as inconsequential from an Obama government nearing its end.
AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday said that the country’s efforts to achieve Agenda 2030 goals were being hampered by economic sanctions imposed by the West. President Robert Mugabe, noted in his address at the United Nations General Assembly that the 16 years of illegal sanctions are hurting the economy and constraining Zimbabwe’s ability to achieve Agenda 2030 goals.
AFRICANGLOBE - There are two things that loom large when people discuss Botswana’s president Ian Khama in Zimbabwe: his maverick (if queer is not the word) nature and a particular knack for taking potshots at President Mugabe. Over the years, Khama has been calling for President Mugabe to step down, for the implied benefit of his pal Morgan Tsvangirai, and more to please the Americans, their mutual master.
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 - The Zimbabwe government took a major step towards completing the country's land reclamation programme this week by gazetting 23 of the remaining 300 farms owned by white settlers for expropriation.
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.
AFRICANGLOBE - Botswana’s President Ian Khama, the new Chairperson of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) paid tribute to his predecessor President Robert Mugabe...
AFRICANGLOBE - Yeah!… not only actresses and screen models pack on beauty; royalty too, displays some loveliness. Here are the top 8 Most Beautiful First Daughters in Africa of 2015.
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.
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.”
AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, says he will divorce his wife as plans to ask Barack Obama for his hand in marriage following the legalization of gay marriage in the US. The veteran leader made the remarks as he mocked the Supreme Court ruling that made same-sex marriage legal across all 50 American states.
AFRICANGLOBE - President Mugabe has saluted some African nations for standing by Zimbabwe despite pressure from Western countries compelling them to isolate the country. A few African countries, President Mugabe said, had at the last minute turned down invitations to visit Zimbabwe for fear of reprisals from powerful countries in Europe and America.
AFRICANGLOBE - “I used to hate Mugabe with passion for making Zimbabweans come in millions to our country South Africa, but now, my eyes have been opened. I now see, know why the Zimbabwean economy was deliberately plunged by West as they sabotaged it in order to instil fear in other African nations wishing to take the Zimbabwean route – taking away land and other mineral resources stolen by whites,” Tshabalala said.