Category - mugabe

  • January 15, 2009

    Human rights activist Jestina Mukoko has denounced the abuse and violence she suffered at the hands of Zimbabwean secret service agents. Jestina Mukoko was held in solitary confinement for 19 days.

  • January 14, 2009

    Two clerics have joined Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town, in fasting in solidarity with the suffering people of Zimbabwe.

  • January 5, 2009

    Anglican bishops and other church leaders in Southern African have been maintaining pressure on dictator Robert Mugabe over the past week, calling for action against the Zimbabwean president.

  • December 12, 2008

    As the cholera outbreak and the worsening situation in Zimbabwe keeps the country in the news headlines, Tim Nafziger joins an interview with Arthur Mutambara, the leader of the smaller faction of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

  • December 12, 2008

    Africa's largest Christian grouping, the All Africa Conference of Churches, has pledged to "pray for an end to illegitimate rule in Zimbabwe", after a heated debate at its conference in neighbouring Mozambique.

  • December 7, 2008

    The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, believes that Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe should now be forced out of office, with the country's cholera outbreak being the final straw with the tyrannical regime.

  • November 12, 2008

    Church leaders in Zimbabwe are starting a process of self-examination and change which will enable them to take up a significant role in the reconstruction of their country alongside other civil society organisations.

  • October 30, 2008

    The leader of Zimbabwe's largest functioning alliance of Christians says the country's main grouping of traditional Protestant churches and many wider church organizations have been too quiet on what is happening in his country.

  • October 21, 2008

    The head of the Anglican church in Zimbabwe, Bishop Sebastian Bakare, blames State corruption and political patronage for a collapse in social services in Zimbabwe, where at least 20 people have died of cholera in recent weeks.

  • October 1, 2008

    Christian students in Zimbabwe have urged the country's new government expected to be forged out of a power-sharing agreement to ensure that perpetrators of violence that marred a presidential runoff election in June face the law.