Robert Mugabe

  • Zimbabwean President threatens British, US firms over Western sanctions 26-08-2013 01:09 AM

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe threatened "tit-for-tat" retaliation against companies from Britain and the United States on Sunday if the Western nations persisted in pressuring his government with sanctions and what he called "harassment". Mugabe's latest verbal broadside against his main Western critics followed their questioning of his re-election in a...
  • Re-elected Robert Mugabe to be sworn in on Thursday 19-08-2013 10:41 AM

    Robert Mugabe who has won re-election as the country's next president will be sworn in on Thursday, days after his rival and country's Prime Minister withdrew a legal petition challenging his victory in the Zimbabwean presidential poll. Mugabe, 89 and the oldest leader in Africa, won the July 31 poll...
  • Zimbabwe President Mugabe re-elected, rival challenges poll result 04-08-2013 04:50 PM

    Harare: Africa's oldest president, Robert Mugabe, was declared winner of Zimbabwe's election on Saturday, but his rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, said he would challenge in court a result he called a fraud that would push the nation back into crisis. Mugabe, 89, who has ruled the former British colony in southern...
  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe re-elected as President, rival challenges poll result 04-08-2013 01:15 PM

    Harare: Africa's oldest president, Robert Mugabe, was declared winner of Zimbabwe election on Saturday, but his rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, said he would challenge in court a result he called a fraud that would push the nation back into crisis. Mugabe, 89, who has ruled the former British colony in southern...
  • As Zimbabwe counts ballots, police warn against leaked election results 01-08-2013 11:22 AM

    Zimbabwe police vowed to crack down on any attempts to leak early results from Tuesday's vote, complicating plans by some civic groups to pre-empt official announcements by the country's election commission. The move means it could be hours before the first officially collated results trickle in from the Zimbabwe Electoral...
  • Zimbabweans cast votes as presidential polls begin 31-07-2013 03:37 PM

    Zimbabweans voted on Wednesday in a fiercely contested election pitting President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who has vowed to push Africa's oldest leader into retirement after 33 years in power. With no reliable opinion polls, it is hard to say whether the 61-year-old Tsvangirai will succeed in...
  • WikiLeaks backers bring down Zimbabwe sites 31-12-2010 12:38 PM

    London: Cyber activists say they have brought down Zimbabwean government websites after the president's wife sued a newspaper for publishing a WikiLeaks cable linking her with illicit diamond trading. President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace is suing a private newspaper for $15 million for publishing details from US cables on WikiLeaks...
  • Britain strips Mugabe of his knighthood 26-06-2008 12:37 AM

    Birmingham: Buttler's international best performance effectively accounted for the victory margin with the Somerset batsman hitting three sixes and two fours. The 22-year-old's deft use of the ramp shot and some powerful hitting was mainly responsible for South Africa left-arm quick Wayne Parnell conceding 32 runs in the ninth over...
  • Mugabe wins re-election after opposition pulls out 23-06-2008 08:42 AM

    As expected, India thrashed New Zealand 2-0 in the Tests and while the victory in Bangalore wasn't as convincing as one would have liked, the team drew a lot of positives from the series. Though the form of veterans like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan is...
  • Opposition declares victory, Mugabe under pressure to quit 03-04-2008 11:08 PM

    Melbourne: Former India coach Greg Chappell has strongly advocated the use of the Decision Review System (DRS) in all bilateral Test series, saying technology helps in reducing mistakes. The issue of absence of DRS hotted up after Mike Hussey and Ed Cowan were controversially dismissed on the opening day of...
  • Zimbabwe opposition claims win in presidential polls 03-04-2008 01:10 AM

    Melbourne: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday said injury-prone pacers Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma are expected to be fit for the first Test against Australia and precautions have been taken to ensure that they don't break down in the middle of the series. We've missed Zaheer quite a...
  • Zimbabwe: Opposition, govt deny deal with each other 02-04-2008 02:38 PM

    Melbourne: Former Test captain Mark Taylor feels that either Ricky Ponting or Mike Hussey must make way for young allrounder Dan Christian or recovering batsman Shaun Marsh in the top six for the Boxing Day Test against India starting on Monday. Taylor, however, does not believe that dropping one of...
  • Zimbabwe's hotly-contested Prez polls peaceful 31-03-2008 09:42 AM

    Former India bowler Vivek Razdan says youngsters like Umesh Yadav will need guidance from senior bowlers. ...
  • Zimbabwe Prez calls for unity in party 31-03-2007 12:08 PM

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  • Rats are all they have left to eat 20-12-2006 03:15 PM

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