Zim should not be where it is: Mbeki

President Robert Mugabe and former South African President Thabo Mbeki HARARE – Former South African President Thabo Mbeki — one of the fiercest backers of President Robert Mugabe and the Zanu PF regime — has admitted that the ruling party is holding Zimbabwe back in terms of development. In an interview with a South African radio station on Thursday night,


Govt forces villagers to pay $10 for Heroes Day commemorations

GOVERNMENT has ordered villagers, resettled farmers and civil servants in Manicaland to contribute various sums of money each ranging between 50c and $10 towards the Heroes Day commemorations slated for next month, NewsDay heard yesterday. BY XOLISANI NCUBE A memo posted to all schools by the district administrator for Mutasa, Tendai Kapenzi, states that teachers and other ordinary civil servants