Tag: Zimbabwe

SPORTS

Zimbabwe Pushes West Indies On The Backfoot

In comes Chatara to Joseph, and he is OUT Raza grabs that one! He holds on to the catch. Zimbabwe wins, yes, they win, and just listen to that crowd go! That’s all she wrote: Zimbabwe 268, West Indies 233 Zimbabwe won by 35 runs. Agony for the West Indies; pure ecstasy and joy for Zimbabwe! The fat lady sings, […]

SPORTS

Carl Hooper Laments Windies Current Status In World Cricket

West Indies former captain and current assistant coach is unhappy with the level to which the Windies’ cricket has fallen. Hooper said, “Never did I thought I’d live to see the day where West Indies is trying to qualify for major tournaments.” He said from back in Australia, he observed West Indies struggling to get through in T20s, and “here […]

SPORTS

Brathwaite And Chanderpaul Put Smiles On Windies Fans’ Faces

It’s alleluia time for the Windies after the opening pair of Brathwaite and Chanderpaul shattered the 32-year-old opening partnership record set by former Windies openers Greenidge and Haynes. Both Brathwaite and Chanderpaul broke the record Test opening partnerships on Monday’s third day of the first Test against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo as the West Indies went to lunch on 374-2. This […]

NEWS

Protests In Zimbabwe Spell Death For Some Protesters

Protesters turn out in large number in the streets of Zimbabwe to oppose the government’s increase in the price of fuel. However, some did not fare well as they were met with a violent crackdown by government security forces. Local rights groups have reported at least 12 people had been killed and many more beaten by security forces. The current […]

EDITORIAL

Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe Gets Golden Parachute

But The People Continue To Suck Salt  Politicians over the years have not only always feathered their financial nests first, but also enjoyed the best position at the economic trough. This privileged position, of course, has nothing to do with whether the politicians serve their constituents or country well — just a mere entitlement, and some people would in sarcasm […]

NEWS

Zimbabwe’s New Leader Emmerson Mnangagwa Appeals For Nationals To Return Home

Zimbabwe’s new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has made the call for Zimbabweans who fled the country because of the economic decline and political turmoil to return home and help rebuild the country. Mnangagwa, a former guerrilla leader during the Rhodesian Bush War, has held a series of senior Cabinet positions under Mugabe, including minister of state security during the Gukurahundi massacres […]

NEWS

IMF Tells Zimbabwe — Get Help Quickly!

Zimbabwe is facing a huge economic challenge and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the troubled country must seek financial aid and undergo economic reforms quickly. Government spending and foreign debt are too high and it needs structural reform, Zimbabwe mission chief Gene Leon told Reuters news agency. Emmerson Mnangagwa, the country’s incoming leader, has pledged to grow […]