Making History in Mugabe’s Zimbabwe-London 21-feb

Meeting in London’s SOAS with author Blessing-Miles Tendi, Clare Short, Sue Onslow, Tiseke Kasambala, Jocelyn Alexander.

Cocky Mugabe not deterred by sanctions

Zimbabwean president says he’ll be running things for years to come. Zimbabwe’s ageing President Robert Mugabe, who turned 86 last month, yesterday told journalists that he was not planning to retire any time soon. Mugabe held a four-hour news briefing with about 20 of the country’s top journalists at Zimbabwe House in the capital, Harare. […]


The joint head of the body meant to draft a new democratic constitution for Zimbabwe has been charged with insulting President Mugabe by calling him a goblin, lawyers confirmed on Friday. Douglas Mwonzora, a parliamentarian for Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and co-chairperson of the key parliamentary constitutional commission, allegedly told […]


The world’s heads of state gathering in Denmark for the climate change summit next week probably have little more than the effects of changing weather patterns on the mind. But when Danish Queen Margrethe II has her gala dinner on Thursday night, she and her closest dinner guests will have much to talk about. Purely […]