By Kofi A. Annan, The Internet and social media were once hailed for creating new opportunities to spread democracy and freedom. And Twitter, Facebook, and other social media did indeed play a key role in popular uprisings in Iran in 2009, in the Arab world… Read More
HARARE, February 15 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa led tributes to late opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Thursday, describing the long-time rival of recently ousted president Robert Mugabe as a dedicated defender of democracy.
HARARE – A powerful orator from humble beginnings, Morgan Tsvangirai was arguably Zimbabwe’s most popular politician and came within a whisker of unseating Robert Mugabe only to be outmanoeuvred and ultimately outlived by his long-time nemesis.
By Tafadzwa Mundida, JOHANNESBURG, January 22 (The Source) – I have recently come across many advocates of what they call the ‘China model’ or the ‘Beijing model’ of government.
By Simplice A. Asongu, Africa’s policymakers understand that strong economic and political leadership is essential to growth and stability. For years, African economies have fared better than expected, owing to a commitment to improving governance. The question now is how to sustain the momentum.
HARARE, January 18 (The Source) – Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, the state-owned Herald newspaper quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying on Thursday, the first time the southern african country will hold a vote that does not involve former president Robert… Read More
HARARE, January 17 (The Source) – An ailing long-time leader allegedly being taken advantage of by a faction that is using his wife. A presidential spokesman under attack. Party leaders responding to calls for new leadership with shouts of “there’s no vacancy.”
HARARE, January 10 (The Source) – Trying to predict events in Zimbabwe is worthless when even the likes of TB Joshua and Shepherd Bushiri can actually credibly claim to have got some predictions correct in 2017.
HARARE, January 5 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has ruled out forming a coalition government after visiting opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai at his home in Harare on Friday.
HARARE, November 24 (The Source) – Emmerson Mnangagwa was on Friday sworn in as Zimbabwe’s third president by Chief Justice Luke Malaba to loud cheers at a packed National Sports Stadium, marking the end of Robert Mugabe’s nearly four decades rule and a new chapter… Read More
HARARE, November 24 (The Source) – Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa will become president today, completing a comeback that seemed improbable three weeks ago when he was fired as vice president by the man he is replacing, Robert Mugabe. His rise reads like a fairytale. After his… Read More
HARARE, November 17 (The Source) – The fate of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe hung in the balance on Friday as he apparently resisted moves to make him step down after the military seized power on Tuesday this week. The army has been, until this week,… Read More
HARARE, November 17 (The Source) – President Robert Mugabe’s imminent fall at the hands of his own military men is not without its irony.
By Kenneth Matimaire, MUTARE, November 15 (The Source) The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) increased its personnel along the Forbes Border Post which shares the border with Mozambique, The Source can report.
HARARE, November 15 (The Source) – Zimbabweans awoke this morning to flurries of confused reports, leading some to ask, “Did I go to sleep and miss the revolution?” Tanks and armoured vehicles were seen last night by our reporters and on social media, as they… Read More