Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe: Mugabe loads new cabinet with hardliners

‘It is back to the past. A past of slumber, mediocrity, in-fighting and indifference’ — Tendai Biti, former Zimbabwe finance minister, on Robert Mugabe’s new cabinet.

Is Zimbabwe preparing its own version of apartheid?

It may all be rhetoric and bluster. But after Robert Mugabe won last week’s contested election in a ‘landslide,’ his circle is talking takeovers of foreign-owned banks and businesses.