WHILE Zanu PF and government leaders wine and dine at the high table commemorating Zimbabwe’s 34th independence celebrations and gloat about the sovereignty of the country, some widows of fallen national heroes have expressed mixed feelings about the day.
SOME youths born in 1980 when Zimbabwe attained its independence from Britain say there is little to celebrate as there are no employment opportunities.
Welshman Ncube, who emerged from a nine-month self-imposed hibernation on Wednesday, has said his party was not bothered by the spate of resignations by senior members insisting that those who were power hungry could move on as political parties were driven by a small group of committed individuals.
The United States yesterday slapped sanctions on Registrar-General (RG)Tobaiwa Mudede and some Asian businessmen believed to have close links with President Robert Mugabe’s family.
MOST war veterans continue to live in abject poverty 34 years after the country attained independence from Britain in 1980.
Tomorrow, we mark a combined Easter and Independence Day to celebrate our significant freedoms as a nation from both political and spiritual bondage.
MDC leader Welshman Ncube yesterday said Zimbabwe’s opposition leaders had a responsibility to “recapture the spirit of 1999” when the the Movement for Democratic Change was formed.
ZIMBABWEANS have suffered years of poverty and oppression similar to the Ian Smith era as Zanu PF has since independence in 1980 focused its energies on stifling opposition, Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa has said.
THE Southern African Political and Economic Series (Sapes) Trust director Ibbo Mandaza has called for the 1987 Unity Accord between Zanu PF and PF Zapu to be revisited saying it has failed to unite Zimbabweans.
MDC-T is literally on fire in Masvingo as officials in the faction-riddled provincial executive trade accusations of trying to topple party leader Morgan Tsvangirai among many other issues.