Bob Marley in Ethiopia

February 1, 2016

At the end of 1978, an unexpected visitor arrived in Ethiopia. Bob Marley, the international reggae star and Pan-African popular icon came to the East African country, considered the holy land by the Rastafari movement, of which he was a member.


Countries of Africa

August 20, 2015

    List of countries in Africa Surrounded by water from all directions, Africa is a continent with clearly determined and absolutely accurate borders. In the north it is separated from Europe by the Mediterranean Sea, in the northeast, is separated from Asia by the Suez Canal and farther by the Red Sea. From the east and southeast it is surrounded by the Indian Ocean, from the west by the…


Zimbabwe: Mugabe, West Relations Put to Test

Robert Mugabe
July 10, 2015

President Robert Mugabe’s fickle relationship with the West has once again been put to test by the veteran ruler’s abrasive call for African nations to pullout of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The latest call has been stoked by a failed attempt by the ICC to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir in South Africa last month when he attended an African Union (AU) summit. While Zimbabwe is not an…


How I brokered a peace deal with Robert Mugabe: Roy Agyemang reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe’s President to sit down with the BBC

April 5, 2015

If there is one thing Robert Mugabe dislikes as much as “ruffian” British politicians, it is journalists working for the British media – especially the BBC. Accusing the corporation of one-sided reporting and of being a mouthpiece for the UK government, the controversial Zimbabwean President had refused to grant an interview to any journalist from the broadcaster for 14 years. Mugabe’s government says it “restricted” the BBC from reporting inside…


AU Chair Mugabe urges African states to seize resources from whites

Robert Mugabe
March 10, 2015

Africa Union (AU) Chairperson, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, today rallied African states to emulate his country’s economic policies that have seen farms and industries being seized from former white owners. The Zimbabwean economy has been on a free fall after the Mugabe led government launched a fast track Land Reform programme that saw white farmers being dispossessed of their land in 2002.


What the West will say or do is not my business

February 17, 2015

 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday shrugged off concerns that his appointment as new African Union chairman would harm relations between the pan-African bloc and the West. “My business is to ensure the decisions we take here are implemented. My concern is on uplifting the life of our people, giving them something that will raise their standard of living,” he said.”What the West will say or do is not my business,”…


Zimbabwe: Grace Not in Coma – Charamba

February 10, 2015

  First Lady Grace Mugabe’s whereabouts after undergoing an appendectomy (appenditis operation) several weeks ago, have once again sent tongues wagging amid speculation about her true state of health. News websites and other social media platforms were yesterday awash with reports alleging that she was seriously ill in the Far East.


Zanu, we love you. Take back every inch of our land…every one of our mines

July 4, 2014

Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau President Mugabe yesterday opened a new chapter in the land reform programme when he launched A1 settlement permits which ensure that farmers have security of tenure and can be used as collateral.The permits, which confirm ownership of specific pieces of land by newly-resettlement farmers, were launched at Chifundi Farm in Mashonaland West Province, where 79 A1 farmers from the farm and from Emily Park Farm were handed…