US Empire: Get Out of Cuba’s Way

Obi Egbuna Remarks by Obi Egbuna Jr External Relations Officer to the Zimbabwe Cuba Friendship  Association/Organizer of the Get Out Of Cuba Way Movement/Campaign delivered at the Black  Lives Matter Educational Webinar Monday July 26th 2021.  On behalf of the Zimbabwe Cuba Friendship Association and the Get Out Of Cuba Way  Movement, we are thrilled…

South African Trade Unionists Stand in Solidarity with Zimbabwean People’s Struggle

Peoples Dispatch Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) picketed outside the Zimbabwean embassy to denounce the ongoing human rights violations committed by the ZANU-PF government against the ZImbabwean people. Photo: NUMSA In “an expression of solidarity” with the people of Zimbabwe, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA)…

“Coronavirus and Black Lives Matters is a Double Revolution that Opens a Possibility for Africa to Change its Relationship with the West”

Alex Anfruns In his youth, Professor Yash Tandon was a presidential adviser to Uganda’s government soon after the country’s political independence. Because president Milton Obote tried to change the economic structure of the country in order to achieve real independence, as the first president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah advocated, a coup d’etat broke out which…

The A-APRP Salutes Robert Gabriel Mugabe

The All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) takes pause to join ZANU-PF and the People of Zimbabwe in honoring the life of freedom fighter, Robert Gabriel Mugabe. Our elder freedom fighter and Pan-African statesman will be missed, but his great achievements and the ideals for which he steadfastly fought, will continue to endure. In the immortal…

Left Forces in Zimbabwe are Wary of Centrist Opposition

Peoples Dispatch Zimbabwe’s economy has been reeling for the past year, but left forces say the IMF package will do little to alleviate the hardships faced by the working class. Photo: REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo The centrist Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), the main opposition party in Zimbabwe, has called for a mass-protest against the worsening economic…

Zimbabwe: Government Shuts Down Internet After Protests Turn Deadly

Lynsey Chutel After five people were killed in widespread protests against record high fuel prices in Zimbabwe, the country’s government responded by deploying the military and shutting down the internet. On Monday, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions and activists called for a national shutdown in protest over fuel price hikes. Businesses and schools were…

Zimbabwe: Over 300,000 Civil Servants Demand Wages Paid in USD

Pavan Kulkarni At least 300,000 civil servants are set to strike work in Zimbabwe in less than 10 days if the government fails to agree to their demands of a wage hike and payment in USD. The demand for payment in USD has been voiced because the bond notes and electronic money with which they…

Zimbabwe: Protests Escalate in as Economic Crisis Spirals

People run at a protest as barricades burn during rainfall in Harare, Zimbabwe January 14, 2019. Protesters barricaded roads and burned tyres in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare on Monday, as anger over the worst economic crisis in a decade spilled onto the streets and piled pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Police fired teargas to contain unrest…

Zimbabwe: Hundreds of Trade Unionists Arrested Ahead of Nation-wide Protests

Peoples Dispatch Riot police manhandle a ZCTU member outside the organisation’s offices in downtown Harare yesterday. The police assaulted many union members before arresting the president and general secretary of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions. Police arrested hundreds of trade unionists and activists across Zimbabwe on Thursday just ahead of a planned protest against…

Zimbabwe on the Path to Neoliberal Ruin

Gregory Elich With the defeat of the court challenge by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), the election has cemented in place the results of last year’s coup.[1] The men who unleashed the military against the nation to install themselves in power, Emmerson Mnangagwa and Constantino Chiwenga, remain firmly ensconced in the positions they…

Zimbabwe: President Emmerson Mnangagwa Wins Election Amid Riots

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe’s removal in a coup in November, was elected on Thursday after a poll marred by the deaths of six people in an army crackdown on opposition protests. After two days of claims and counterclaims, 75-year-old Mnangagwa secured a comfortable victory, polling 2.46 million…

Robert Mugabe Speaks Out: It Was a Coup. I Was Betrayed.

SABC Digital News Published on Mar 15, 2018 Former president Robert Mugabe has spoken out for the first time since he was forced out as Zimbabwe’s president after 38 years. Before we hear what he has to say, lets take a look at how events unfolded last year. Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has called…