Zimbabwe: The chalice that should not pass

By Caesar Zvayi March 01, 2011 – herald.co.zw WELL yesterday, March 1, was supposed to mark the start of an ominous Ides of March against President Mugabe and Zanu-PF’s rule in the form of a “Million Citizen March” through the streets of Harare to force President Mugabe out of office. The organisers were clearly motivated by the ongoing uprisings in the Arab Maghreb and believed...

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Zimbabwe land reform critics eat humble pie

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire The Herald BRITAIN’S Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University has said Zimbabwe’s land reform programme is not an economic failure as widely portrayed by most Western media. In a study recently released by the institute, the lead author of the research, Mr Ian Scoones, told BBC News that he was surprised with a lot of activities happening on farms...

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Bridging The Divide to Rebuild Zimbabwe

By Dambudzo Mapuranga April 22, 2010 Zimbabweans are the masters of their destiny. SADC and AU despite pressure from the West to intervene militarily or other wise have over the past decade affirmed this with their repeated assertion that only Zimbabweans can find a solution to their problems. (more…)
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Zimbabwe: U.S. Must Come Clean – SA Envoy

The Herald April 14, 2010 South Africa is maintaining pressure on the United States and Europe to lift their illegal economic sanctions on Zimbabwe with the latest call directed on Washington to engage Harare in dialogue rather being “divisive” and polarising the country. South African President Jacob Zuma has been calling on the West to remove the sanctions regime saying the embargo puts...

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Zimbabwe: PM Morgan Tsvangirai tells West to face reality

New Ziana-Herald Reporter The Herald – April 10, 2010 PRIME MINISTER Morgan Tsvangirai said on Thursday President Mugabe is part of the solution to the political equation in the country and the West should recognise this. Addressing delegates to the Zimbabwe-Africa Business Opportunities Day commemorations, PM Tsvangirai advised cynics to accept the reality of the country’s political situation. “If...

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Malema hails Zimbabwe’s empowerment drive

By Zvamaida Murwira April 05, 2010 The Herald, Zimbabwe Firebrand African National Congress youth president Cde Julius Malema yesterday saluted Zimbabwe’s indigenisation and empowerment programme saying that was the basis for waging the liberation struggle. The tough-talking ANC youth leader said it was imperative that indigenous people take a keen interest in empowering themselves, as imperialists...

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Zimbabwe: Haiti As Seen Through Pan African Eyes

By Tichaona Zindoga February 23, 2010 – The Herald FOLLOWING the devastating earthquake that left over 200 000 people dead and destroyed almost everything in Haiti last month, the world was treated to eccentric Western hype about self-inflicted poverty, hopelessness and the heroism of foreign rescue efforts. The West, through its media, even justified the occupation of this second largest Caribbean...

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Zimbabwe: Zuma Blasts Sanctions’ Extension

The Herald February 23, 2010 THE continuation of the illegal economic sanctions against Zimbabwe undermines the Global Political Agreement signed by the country’s three main political parties, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has said. In a recent interview with the Sunday Times, President Zuma blasted the European Union and critics of South Africa’s stance on Zimbabwe. The EU...

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2009 Statement by President Mugabe at UN

The following text is a full transcript of statement by President Robert Mugabe at the 64th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September 2009. Your Excellency, President of the 64th Session of the General Assembly, Mr. Ali Abdulsalam Treki; Your Majesties; Your Excellencies, Heads of State and Government; Your Excellency, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki Moon; Distinguished...

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Obama Talks to AllAfrica at the White House

optical communicationsJuly 02, 2009 allafrica.com Part 1 Part 2
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Africa, Obama’s punch bag

Prince Kahari – Opinion July 09 2009 I READ with utter disgust and sadness US President Barack Obama’s recent statement that the United States and the West cannot be held responsible for the problems that afflict the African continent today; and especially the problems in Zimbabwe. The irony of this statement is that it was made at a time when he (Obama) has renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe....

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Obama should not absolve West of problems in Africa

By Mhofeti – Opinion July 09, 2009 THE following opinion piece by regular contributor, Mhofeti, is a response to President Barack Obama’s recent statement that the West and US is not to blame for Zimbabwe’s present woes in the last 15-20 years. See original article here. I AM not an expert on international co-operation but for President Barack Obama to try to absolve US and the West...

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