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NEW YORK. - US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World war Three," because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia.
Former Zimbabwean Deputy President Joice Mujuru talks to the Associated Press during an interview at her house in Harare, Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

She was referring to her switch from Third Generation that is known as a group of "soldiers" to the brand "war vet" that she has assumed. Despite the Cold War that followed her departure, Gonyeti says they are now in good books with Jah Prayzah. She ...
HIGHLANDERS coach Erol Akbay believes his team's Chibuku Cup exit will enable them to fully focus on chasing the league title.
Mujuru - who now heads the opposition Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) following her expulsion from the ruling party last year on allegations of plotting to dethrone President Robert Mugabe - made the remarks in an interview with The Africa Report during ...
I particularly admired the work you produced in Zimbabwe - the war veterans - when it was becoming increasingly difficult as journalists to operate under our British employer whom we used to jokingly refer to as "the Baron" - Reuters.

Christopher Clark, GroundUp Port Elizabeth - Aisha Ali Noor, 29, sits on the bed in her dimly lit first-floor apartment on Durban Road in the Port Elizabeth su.
The Zimbabwe National army, which is said to be pro-Mnangagwa (team Lacoste) has finally spoken on corruption allegations levelled against senior government officials (G40), equating the menace to 'a direct' national security threat as may stir citizen ...
After telling reporters in Harare yesterday that he was now going for Mugabe's head, Mliswa, has also shown his disdain for Joice Mujuru and her political party, Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF). While fully supporting veteran opposition MDC leader ...
In April this year, following a meeting with President Robert Mugabe, war veterans demanded that Kasukuwere be relieved of his duties as the party's chief organiser.
He however suggested that castration would be a step too far, revealing that when he was arrested by the Smith Regime for participating in the war of liberations he chose to talk rather than accept being subjected to castration. "I was arrested in 1965 ...
THE Christopher Mutsvangwa-led executive of the Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) has demanded a forensic audit of the War Veterans ministry, amid claims of massive looting of school fees for former fighters' children.
New findings presented at the HIV Research for Prevention 2016 conference currently underway in Chicago, United States have revealed how social harms such as gender-based violence, especially intimate partner violence have a negative effect on ...
The Norton parliamentary seat fell vacant after Zanu PF expelled Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans Association (ZNLWVA) leader Christopher Mutsvangwa in July for allegedly fuelling factionalism and disrespecting the First Family.
Mumbai, India - As the cross-border cultural war is on between India and Pakistan, following the call to ban Pakistani artists by the Indian Motion Picture Producers' Association (IMPPA), Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has hit ...
As the fall-out between President Robert Mugabe on one hand, and many war veterans and liberation stalwarts on the other, continues to escalate, further stunning claims have emerged regarding Zanu PF's kangaroo courts during Zimbabwe's difficult ...
SELF-STYLED war veterans' leader and pioneer of the chaotic land reform exercise in 2000, Francis Zimuto, popularly known as Black Jesus, who died in Gutu on Tuesday has been denied national hero status and instead declared a provincial hero.

THE Midlands war veterans' offices remain locked nearly two months after two factions in the in the national association started their fighting for control in a row that that has also affected provincial structures.
Cde Chinooneka, who is also a lecturer at Great Zimbabwe University (GZU), said the death of Cde Zimuto was a heavy blow to war veterans. "Black Jesus was an exemplary leader and we depended on him for guidance. We are deeply saddened to learn of ...
The Ministry of Welfare Services for war veterans, War Collaborators, Former Political Detainees and Restrictees will embark on a massive campaign next week to constitute structures as part of a larger effort to unite freedom fighters.
INVESTIGATIONS into a case in which five Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) executive members are accused of undermining the authority of the President are complete and trial has been slated for November 22.
Harare - A huge number of Zimbabwe's former liberation war fighters are dying due to neglect by the state, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for War veterans said on Monday. Retired Brigadier General Walter Tapfumaneyi told a press conference in ...
TRIPOLI. - Five years after an uprising killed Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, residents in the capital joke they have grown to miss the long time dictator as the frustrations of daily life mount.
UNDER the blistering sun in tinder-dry Mberengwa, a depressed-looking Cde Samson Mpofu (60) cuts a lone figure and without both limbs, a mere glance at him gives a picture of a man condemned by both geography and fate.
DYNAMOS captain Stephen Alimenda has warned championship-chasing CAPS United not to expect any favours this afternoon when the two archrivals clash in the final Harare derby installment of the season at the National sports Stadium.
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe should disband the war veterans' ministry because it has failed to serve the interests of its constituents and society in general, the Christopher Mutsvangwa-led Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) ...
Economic observers said this week that the decision to enter the Zimbabwean market by Varun Beverages, which runs bottling plants for Pepsico, was "very brave", given the operational conditions faced by its largest rival and the shrinking buying power ...
Moscow: Americans should vote for Donald Trump as president next month or risk being dragged into a nuclear war, according to a Russian ultra-nationalist ally of President Vladimir Putin who likes to compare himself to the US Republican candidate.
The politics of Zimbabwe also entered a new paradigm where liberation war fighters noticed the need to redefine the struggle values and the reason why they went to war. They realised that they removed a Smith government which was by far better than the ...
Pretoria last year announced its intention to leave after the ICC criticised it for disregarding an ICC order to arrest Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who is accused of genocide and war crimes, when he visited South Africa. Bashir has denied ...
Mumbai, India - As the cross-border cultural war is on between India and Pakistan, following the call to ban Pakistani artists by the Indian Motion Picture Producers' Association (IMPPA), Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has hit ...
Addressing nearly a hundred people at an Ibhetshu LikaZulu-organised public meeting on Wednesday, Enita Mlilo, whose liberation war name was Joyce Dube, recalled the horror of being bombed, shot at and surviving crocodile attacks. "We were attacked ...
As the fall-out between President Robert Mugabe on one hand, and many war veterans and liberation stalwarts on the other, continues to escalate, further stunning claims have emerged regarding Zanu PF's kangaroo courts during Zimbabwe's difficult ...
SELF-STYLED war veterans' leader and pioneer of the chaotic land reform exercise in 2000, Francis Zimuto, popularly known as Black Jesus, who died in Gutu on Tuesday has been denied national hero status and instead declared a provincial hero.
TOMORROW'S by-election in Norton is a litmus test for Zanu PF's squabbling factions which are using the contest to mount a proxy war as deep divisions ...
At the time that Edwin Hama was composing and recording his music Zimbabwe's currency was the strongest in the region. It was ZAR2 to our dollar.
They currently languish on ninth among 10 Test-playing nations, above Zimbabwe and below the West Indies. Bangladesh have improved significantly in limited-overs cricket, especially at home where they did not lose a bilateral One-Day series in two ...
President Robert Mugabe ordered a clear-out of Mutsvangwa and his allies after the former war veterans minister was axed from government and the ruling Zanu PF party for allegedly plotting to topple the veteran leader.
HARRE - For the umpteenth time, Simon Rudland has lost his bid to continue marketing his Rudland & George (R&G) cigarette brand in Zimbabwe after the Constitutional Court threw out his appeal for the continued promotion of the product this week.
Zimbabwe today joins Mozambique in commemorating the death of founding president Samora Moises Machel, who died in an air crash on October 19, 1986.
THE Midlands war veterans' offices remain locked nearly two months after two factions in the in the national association started their fighting for control in a row that that has also affected provincial structures.
Cde Chinooneka, who is also a lecturer at Great Zimbabwe University (GZU), said the death of Cde Zimuto was a heavy blow to war veterans. "Black Jesus was an exemplary leader and we depended on him for guidance. We are deeply saddened to learn of ...
The Ministry of Welfare Services for war veterans, War Collaborators, Former Political Detainees and Restrictees will embark on a massive campaign next week to constitute structures as part of a larger effort to unite freedom fighters.
Retired Brigadier General Walter Tapfumaneyi told a press conference in Harare that the Zimbabwe Liberation war veterans Association had failed to adequately represent the former fighters.
INVESTIGATIONS into a case in which five Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) executive members are accused of undermining the authority of the President are complete and trial has been slated for November 22.
TRIPOLI. - Five years after an uprising killed Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, residents in the capital joke they have grown to miss the long time dictator as the frustrations of daily life mount.
UNDER the blistering sun in tinder-dry Mberengwa, a depressed-looking Cde Samson Mpofu (60) cuts a lone figure and without both limbs, a mere glance at ...
INVESTIGATIONS into a case in which five Zimbabwe National Liberation war veterans' Association (ZNLWVA) executive members are accused of ...
Harare - A huge number of Zimbabwe's former liberation war fighters are dying due to neglect by the state, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for War veterans said on Monday. Retired Brigadier General Walter Tapfumaneyi told a press conference in ...
Because ours is a clean war, we recoil back into our impoverished and pervious cocoons for nothing, but lack of spine. Applying civilisation against magandanga has been the bane of our generation, the net effect of which has the stupidification of our ...


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