Tsvangirai Defies Armed Cops

[Zimbabwe Standard] A truck-load of armed riot police reportedly swooped on MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s scheduled private meeting with opinion leaders in Hurungwe in President Robert Mugabe’s home province of Mashonaland West.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A truck-load of armed riot police reportedly swooped on MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai's scheduled private meeting with opinion leaders in Hurungwe in President Robert Mugabe's home province of Mashonaland West.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

No Deal Signed With CPs Yet – Sassa

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has not signed any new contract or confirmed any new deal with current service provider Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) to issue grants to 17 million beneficiaries.

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has not signed any new contract or confirmed any new deal with current service provider Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) to issue grants to 17 million beneficiaries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

He’s Back – Mugabe Jets in From Singapore, Defies ‘Gravely Ill’ Rumours

[News24Wire] Defying rumours he was “gravely ill”, Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old president Robert Mugabe arrived back in Harare early on Sunday after a trip to see his doctors in Singapore – and he’s looking pretty good, the state ZBC broadcaster reported.

[News24Wire] Defying rumours he was "gravely ill", Zimbabwe's 93-year-old president Robert Mugabe arrived back in Harare early on Sunday after a trip to see his doctors in Singapore - and he's looking pretty good, the state ZBC broadcaster reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Obasanjo At 80 – I Am a Village Boy Who Did Some Things By Accident

[Guardian] The Guardian Team of Marcel Mbamalu, Gregory Austin Nwakunor, Leo Sobechi and Samson Ezea, met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo, as part of his 80th birthday celebration. He decided to take them with him on a memory lane, through his …

[Guardian] The Guardian Team of Marcel Mbamalu, Gregory Austin Nwakunor, Leo Sobechi and Samson Ezea, met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo, as part of his 80th birthday celebration. He decided to take them with him on a memory lane, through his growing up years, military life and thoughts for Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe, First Lady Misread Mood

[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe is a nation under siege. Yes, we are a tormented nation at crossroads. When a country is being led by a nonagenarian who unwittingly clings on to power, notwithstanding clear signs of frailty and fatigue, compounded by the …

[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe is a nation under siege. Yes, we are a tormented nation at crossroads. When a country is being led by a nonagenarian who unwittingly clings on to power, notwithstanding clear signs of frailty and fatigue, compounded by the natural ageing phenomenon, and when such a leader, totally misreads the mood of the nation and brazenly believes that he is still popular and irreplaceable as head of state -- an absurdity he shares with his wife -- then such a nation is in serious danger of sliding into anarchy

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Another Vabvuwi Group Emerges

[Zimbabwe Standard] Mufudzi Wakanaka, a 14-piece choral ensemble, is on the verge of taking their compositions to the studio as they move to professionalise their calling.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Mufudzi Wakanaka, a 14-piece choral ensemble, is on the verge of taking their compositions to the studio as they move to professionalise their calling.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mujuru Can’t Have That Party, Says Politician

[Zimbabwe Standard] A little-known politician, Amos Chiseri has claimed that former vice-president Joice Mujuru stole the name of a political outfit he formed over two decades ago.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A little-known politician, Amos Chiseri has claimed that former vice-president Joice Mujuru stole the name of a political outfit he formed over two decades ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mujuru Outwits Gumbo, Mutasa

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former vice-president, Joice Mujuru has presented herself as a shrewd political strategist by changing the name of her political party, dumping the name Zimbabwe People First that had been at the centre of controversy with former al…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former vice-president, Joice Mujuru has presented herself as a shrewd political strategist by changing the name of her political party, dumping the name Zimbabwe People First that had been at the centre of controversy with former allies-turned arch-rivals, analysts have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe