[Zimbabwe Independent] THE vicious political warfare between President Robert Mugabe and his lieutenants on one side and the war veterans, backed by Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the military on the other, intensified this week to boiling point amid a fierce backlash on ex-combatants by the veteran leader.
[Zimbabwe Independent] THE shock communiqué by war veterans denouncing President Robert Mugabe's leadership on Thursday last week despite being endorsed by the same grouping in April this year reflects the turbulent love-hate relationship between the former liberation war fighters and the nonagenarian.
[Zimbabwe Independent] THE long-awaited dualisation of the Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu highway now estimated to cost US$3 billion -- a dramatic price escalation from the initial US$2 billion - has moved a step closer after the dodgy companies awarded the project began meetings in Harare this week to seal final agreements with government.
[Deutsche Welle] Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre has been ordered by a court to pay up to tens of thousands of euros to each of his victims. In May, Habre was sentenced to life in prison for atrocities during his eight-year reign.
[Zimbabwe Independent] Pastor Evan Mawarire, #ThisFlag campaign leader, has been summoned by the Law and Order Section of the Criminal Investigations Department amid speculation that government wants to charge him again for subverting a constitutionally elected government.