President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s call to “let bygones be bygones” should not extend to serious human rights violations like the Gukurahundi massacres of the 1980s, the violence that engulfed the country in the run-up to the presidential elections run-off of 2008, and the massacres of illegal diamond miners in Marange also in 2008.
Former Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front secretary for administration Ignatius Chombo seems to be paying for all the sins of the G40 faction.
Zimbabwe Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo, the man who announced the country’s new dawn on 15 November, has blasted the team of Tendai Biti, Dewa Mavhinga and Peter Godwin that testified before the United States Foreign Relations Committee for tarnishing the country’s image.
The Movement for Democratic Change says the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front should not abuse traditional leaders by directly or indirectly converting them into de facto commissars of the party.
Hamish Rudland resigned from the CFI board yesterday, a day prior to the agro-industrial group’s extraordinary general meeting (EGM) which was meant to fire him, marking the end of Stalap representation on the CFI board.
Three South African rights groups have joined forces with the opposition Democratic Alliance to appeal to the courts to set aside the diplomatic immunity granted to former Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe to shield her from being prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a South African model Gabriela Engels at a Johannesburg hotel in August.