When asked if the IRA should be admitted to Northern Ireland talks without first ending its campaign of violence, Mandela fumbled his reply
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Friday 22 February 2013
Broadcasters and politicians criticised senior BBC executives for refusing to give interviews in response to the evidence uncovered in the Pollard report transcripts.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Tendai Biti made the extraordinary revelation at a press conference yesterday
Saturday 01 December 2012
Friday 03 August 2012
On a return visit, Sue Watt finds a captivating country poised to welcome tourists again.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Zimbabwe's first licensed commercial radio station went live yesterday, ending a 32-year monopoly by the state-controlled broadcaster and meeting some demands to free up the nation's airwaves ahead of proposed elections.
Sunday 17 June 2012
Ruling will decide if Britain is right to expect deportees to protect themselves by dissembling
Monday 27 February 2012
A panel of MPs in charge of rewriting Zimbabwe's constitution says it it has not reached any conclusions about imposing an age limit for the presidency.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Mystery surrounds death of Vice-President's MP husband in suspicious fire at home
Wednesday 17 August 2011
A raging house fire has killed one of Zimbabwe's main political brokers, raising questions about the battle within President Robert Mugabe's party over who will succeed the ailing 87-year-old leader.
Monday 08 August 2011
Rajan's Wrong 'Un
Monday 01 August 2011
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.
Thursday 28 July 2011
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.
Friday 24 June 2011
A powerful general has called Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai a "security threat" and accused him of taking instructions from Westerners who are seeking "illegal regime change".
Thursday 31 March 2011
An ally of Morgan Tsvangirai, the Zimbabwean Prime Minister and former opposition leader, was re-elected as Speaker of Parliament late on Tuesday in a bitter political battle against President Robert Mugabe's party ahead of a possible general election.
Saturday 19 March 2011
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.
When it comes to promoting equality of the sexes, we tend to think that we’ve come a long way in the past 40 years.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
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Myleene Klass: Ed Miliband 'strikes back' by comparing UK's need for Labour's mansion tax to Hear'Say track
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- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'