Mugabe admits land reform blunder

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has admitted he blundered by giving ill-equipped black farmers vast tracts of farmland seized from whites under his controversial land reforms.

I never wanted to lead Zimbabwe – Mugabe

2015-02-25 13:41

Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe reportedly says he never wanted to be president - despite the fact that the nonagenarian continues to cling to power, almost 35 years after Zimbabwe attained its independence.

UK's betrayal led to Zim's land grabs – London mayor

2015-02-24 09:54

London mayor Boris Johnson, who is also reportedly tipped to be the next Conservative Party leader, has openly admitted that Britain played a “shameful” role in Zimbabwe’s economic woes.

Several birthday parties planned for Mugabe, 91

2015-02-21 15:45

President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe for 35 years, has celebrated his 91st birthday, as his supporters prepare a party in Victoria Falls where two elephants are to be slaughtered.

Mugabe triumphant ahead of 'obscene' birthday bash

2015-02-20 16:27

The world’s oldest leader, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, turns 91 with much to celebrate – even as critics condemn as "obscene" his lavish birthday party plans in a country he is accused of plunging into poverty.

MDC: Mugabe birthday 'obscene jamboree'

2015-02-18 19:21

President Robert Mugabe’s 91st birthday party is an “obscene jamboree” and should be cancelled, Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change says.

Zim-EU relations 'to remain frosty over Mugabe travel ban'

2015-02-18 11:14

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has reportedly said that relations between Zimbabwe and the EU will remain frosty until a travel ban on President Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, is lifted.

Mujuru friends targeted

2015-02-05 05:00

Supporters of Zimbabwe's ousted vice president Joice Mujuru are now being targeted in ways previously used by the ruling Zanu-PF party only against the opposition Movement for Democratic Change.

Zim forced flood victim removals - HRW

2015-02-03 18:46

The Zimbabwe government used violence and restricted humanitarian aid to force about 20 000 flood victims to resettle on tiny plots earmarked for a sugar cane plantation HRW says.

Increase in number of mentally ill in Zim

2015-01-29 19:22

Zimbabwe Health Minister David Parirenyatwa says the country’s continued economic hardships have contributed the increase of people suffering from mental illness.


Mugabe: Wife not the power behind my throne

2015-02-27 12:46

Zimbabwe's 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe has told state television that his wife Grace, a rising political star in the ruling party, is not the power behind his throne.

Mugabe is my hero, says man donating 2 jumbos

2015-02-24 13:58

A prominent Zimbabwean farmer who has pledged to donate wild animals towards President Robert Mugabe’s birthday bash says the donation is just "a drop in the ocean" compared to what the veteran leader has done for him.

Mugabe slowly sheds pariah image as he turns 91

2015-02-21 22:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has turned 91, showing no sign of giving up power as the West slowly eases pressure on a man who has been an international pariah for the last decade.

I'm happy God has looked after me – Mugabe, 91

2015-02-21 14:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who has turned 91, says he thanks God for giving him a long life.

Zim’s ruling Zanu-PF party expels top official in purge

2015-02-19 14:34

Zimbabwe’s ruling party has expelled a former top official and ally of President Robert Mugabe, the party says, in an apparent purge targeting allies of ex-deputy president Joice Mujuru.

$1m planned for Mugabe’s birthday bash

2015-02-18 13:47

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party says it is planning to raise not less than $1m for the veteran leader’s birthday bash set for later this month.

Grace Mugabe 'fit' after surgery in Far East

2015-02-16 10:55

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly told Zanu-PF supporters that she is "fit" to drive the ruling party’s Women’s League agenda, following her return after undergoing surgery in the Far East.

EU lifting Mugabe ban inconsequential - Zanu-PF

2015-02-04 12:03

The EU’s decision to lift a travel ban on Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe while he serves as African Union chairperson is "inconsequential", his ruling party says.

Africa adores Mugabe: Zanu-PF

2015-02-01 16:52

Africa "completely and absolutely adores President Robert Mugabe", that is why he has been elected head of the African Union, his Zanu-PF party says.

We don't entertain outside interference, Mugabe tells former ally

2015-01-23 08:04

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has fired a salvo at former governing Zanu-PF administration chief Didymus Mutasa for seeking external intervention to resolve the party’s internal problems.

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