Robert Mugabe

Covid-19 shows what Zimbabwean nationalism means

The country’s elites can no longer jet away to overseas health facilities and must now face the hospital system that could not help Zororo Makamba, a 30-year-old who died of the virus

South Africa’s lockdown may push Zimbabwe to the edge

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation in Zimbabwe could not have been much worse

From cholera to corona: The politics of plagues in Africa

What lessons can we learn for today from the 2008-09 cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe’s Solomon Mujuru: general and nonpartisan

Mujuru sought to professionalise Zimbabwe’s army in the 1980s; later, as an MP, he stood against partisanship. Today’s officers and politicians should follow his lead

Save Fort Hare and stop with the theatrics

The university with its rich history is not only the pride of the Eastern Cape but of the continent. It needs to regain its glorious status in academia and not only be in the news for unfortunate reasons

Writing rises from the ashes

In 1980 Zimbabwe barely had a literature scene to speak of. Independence brought with it a short-lived local publishing boom

What would Dambudzo be saying?

Tinashe Mushakavanhu has an imaginary conversation with Dambudzo Marechera

Africa’s  ‘dinosaurs’ are dying out

Countries in political transition have very little time in which to deliver socioeconomic and political change

From Zimbabwe to Bolivia: What makes a military coup?

When the military intervened against Mugabe in Zimbabwe in 2017, it wasn't widely called a coup. New research shows that's exactly what it was

Before re-engagement, Zimbabwe needs to regain lost trust

Initial enthusiasm for President Mnangagwa’s ‘new dispensation’ is waning - and Zimbabwe has lots of work to do to win back the trust of its citizens

Who’s who on the US blacklist

The Mail & Guardian dug through the list of more than 7 000 entries on the US Office of Foreign Assets Control’s report

African leaders prefer overseas to local health care

Medical facilities at home are seemingly not good enough for people who head African countries

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Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders