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Zimbabwe’s re-elected president Robert Mugabe tells critics to ‘go hang’

Zimbabwe’s recently re-elected president Robert Mugabe on Monday said those upset by his disputed landslide election victory could “go hang”. The 89-year-old vowed never to let go of his victory as his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai lodged a petition in court challenging the election outcome. “Those who were hurt by defeat…

Mugabe party ‘supporters’ assault Zimbabwe journalist

HARARE — Supporters of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s party beat up a lawmaker and a journalist when they barged into a public hearing on a proposed human rights bill, media reports said on Sunday. The private Standard newspaper said about 20 youth on Saturday mobbed and beat up Brian Tshuma,…

Zimbabwe: Election’s Off

Goddammit. Zimbabwe’s opposition leader says he is pulling out of Friday’s runoff election against President Robert Mugabe. Morgan Tsvangirai says this is because of mounting violence and intimidation against the opposition during the campaign. Tsvangirai announced his decision during a news conference in Zimbabwe’s capital on Sunday after thousands of…

Time Interviews Tsvangirai

Time Magazine interviewed Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday: What do you say to those who are calling for this runoff to be scrapped, claiming that there’s no way the election can be free and fair, and urging you to form a joint government with Mugabe? This is democracy…

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