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Not targeting Grace’s allies

“Zimbabwe’s anti-graft watchdog has reportedly denied reports that it is targeting former first lady Grace Mugabe’s allies” http://allafrica.com/stories/201801090091.html You may…

Confiscation and then redistribution

“Zimbabwe’s Agriculture Minister Perrance Shiri has reportedly ordered an audit of former president Robert Mugabe’s “multiple farms”, with a view…

History repeats itself:

According to Karl Marx history repeats itself. The remarks made recently by Mugabe’s nephew seem to support Marx’s claim. Roughly…

Government not treating Mugabe well

The newphew of Mugabe believes that the government is not treating well his uncle. That’s an understandable opinion from a…

Does Zanu-PF face defeat?

“Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party faces defeat in 2018 polls because many of its members still support ousted president, Robert Mugabe,…

Mugabe’s retirement plan

It turned out to be a very generous retirement plan for Mugabe: “Zimbabwe’s ousted president Robert Mugabe will get a…

From one cent to 100 trillion

I a previous note on Mugabe we noted that his presidency was characterized by uncharacteristically high inflation. During Mugabe’ presidency…

Why Mugabe was ousted

Why Mugabe was ousted was fairly clear: nobody wanted Grace to be the new president, nobody liked her politics and…

Army rewarded for the coup

“Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday named the former army chief who led a coup that ended Robert Mugabe’s…

Had to run for my life

Emmerson Mnangagwa reveals that after he was sacked by President Mugabe, he had to run to escape assassins. He claims…

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