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I want to live till 100yrs, no successor yet – Mugabe

I want to live till 100yrs, no successor yet – Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Mugabe, says his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife would not automatically inherit the role. He said on Monday in Harare that this was a serious warning to feuding members of the ZANU-PF party and that he is still in charge after 36 years in power. “Why successor, I

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe wins Confucius Peace Prize

The founder of the Confucius Peace Prize, a would-be Chinese rival to the Nobel, on Thursday defended this year’s award to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who has often been accused of rights abuses. Qiao Damo, founder of the little-known China International Peace Studies Centre, which runs the accolade, told AFP that Mugabe had been recognised

ADB writes off Zimbabwe’s $601m debt

The African Development Bank on Tuesday announced the cancellation of Zimbabwe’s 601million dollar debt arrears. ADB representative, Sibry Tapsoba, said in Harare that the move was aimed at helping the country emerge from a long economic crisis. “We want to assure Zimbabwe of the commitment of the African Development Bank to the country in clearing

Zimbabwe information minister describes some Nigerian journalists as uncouth for mocking Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Jonathan Nathaniel Moyo who is also the Zanu-PF Secretary for Science and Technology has described some Nigerian journalists as not well behaved. He took to his twitter account to express his concerns on the treatment Zimbabwean president got from some Nigerian reporters in what he described as

Zimbabwe Sex Workers go Cashless

Sex workers in Harare are now demanding that clients pay for services through mobile platforms to avoid being duped with most now moving around with at least two mobile phones to facilitate transactions. Mobile payment technology was introduced as Zimbabwe struggled with liquidity after ditching the local dollar for foreign currencies in 2009 with the