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Days before election, Zimbabweans read allegations of corruption in ruling party
Another sporting Andy?
Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister said his party is ready to contest elections on 31 July, despite worries that the poll is taking place before democratic reforms can be completed.
Giovanni di Stefano claimed he had links with Bin Laden, Mugabe and Saddam
Mystery surrounds death of Vice-President's MP husband in suspicious fire at home
He is the sorcerer's apprentice of South African politics. But deluged by a flood of damaging allegations, the African National Congress (ANC) Youth League leader Julius Malema suddenly faces the prospect that the sorcerer, President Jacob Zuma, will not wave his saviour's wand this time.
Protest leaders in Malawi said yesterday they were coming out of hiding and would stage fresh demonstrations one week after 19 people were killed in a violent government crackdown.
The once-banned Daily News, known for its criticism of President Robert Mugabe, returned to the streets of Zimbabwe yesterday, appearing for the first time in nearly eight years with a promise to highlight bad governance.
I was carrying Peter Godwin's book across the lobby of a South African hotel when a beaming waitress, pointing to the picture of Robert Mugabe on the cover, stopped me to exclaim proudly: "That's my uncle!" But he's a bad man, I said. "This book shows the terrible things he has done, and is still doing." She clearly didn't believe me. "But it's just a book," she said, her smile fading. "He's really a good man."
A south african pop group known for its World Cup collaboration with Shakira has been barred from Zimbabwe after releasing a video depicting Robert Mugabe as a chicken.
Tony Blair secretly courted Robert Mugabe in an effort to win lucrative trade deals for Britain, it has emerged in correspondence released to The Independent under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents show that the relationship between New Labour and the Zimbabwean President blossomed soon after Tony Blair took office in Downing Street.
It lasted 11 hours and five minutes, a total of 138 games and 112 aces served. The epic Wimbledon match between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut was the longest game of tennis ever played. Their showdown was just one of many things to have gone on too long. Here are some others that went on way after they should have been put out of their misery.
South African politicians put a lid on their racial invective yesterday amid fears that the image of the World Cup – due to begin in 65 days – could be affected by fallout from the murder of the white extremist Eugene Terreblanche.
There are no cars, no zombies and no hope in this poetic, cheerless trudge through a post-apocalyptic America
They are trained to be the stormtroopers of political violence – but now a veteran of Zimbabwe's freedom struggle is working to redeem them, writes Basildon Peta
President Robert Mugabe has called for a new start to relations with those Western countries he has spent years insulting for their criticism of his leadership.