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President Mnangagwa tries to woo big business and the white farmers

President Mnangagwa tries to woo big business and the white farmers Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa was set to tell the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week that the country is “open for business”.

Zimbabwe’s new president promises reforms that will hurt the working class

Zimbabwe’s new president promises reforms that will hurt the working class Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to open up the country to international capital.

Britain's colonial crimes in Zimbabwe

Britains colonial crimes in Zimbabwe How the crimes of imperialists shaped Zimbabwe's history

‘Mugabe’s gone, everyone is singing in the street,’ says Zimbabwean socialist

‘Mugabe’s gone, everyone is singing in the street,’ says Zimbabwean socialist Celebrations broke out in the Zimbabwean capital Harare at the news of president Robert Mugabe’s resignation on Tuesday. But the process must go deeper.

Robert Mugabe resigns: can ordinary people now win their own demands?

Robert Mugabe resigns: can ordinary people now win their own demands? Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday after a coup by generals and mobilisations on the streets

Robert Mugabe—how an anti-colonialist hero became an authoritarian nationalist

Robert Mugabe—how an anti-colonialist hero became an authoritarian nationalist Robert Mugabe was a hero of the struggle against colonialism and first leader of independent Zimbabwe. He then became a compromiser with imperialism—and finally a dictator.

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside 'grisly Risley' prison

21 November 2017
There have been reports that an explosive device was found inside HM Prison Risley last week.

Endgame in Zimbabwe as army looks to replace Mugabe with neoliberal ‘hardman’

19 November 2017
Pressure is mounting on Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe after a coup by the army last Wednesday.

Zimbabwean socialist responds to ‘palace coup’ facing Mugabe’s regime

15 November 2017
The Zimbabwean armed forces seized control of the capital Harare and detained president Robert Mugabe early on Wednesday morning. It is the result of a spiralling political crisis facing the regime, with rival factions of the ruling Zanu PF party jostling for power.

Protests sweep Zimbabwe

08 July 2016
Protests, strikes and stay-aways have swept Zimbabwe in southern Africa as people revolt against food shortages, unpaid wages, corruption and repression.

Drought in Southern Africa threatens millions with famine

23 February 2016
Millions are suffering in Southern Africa but capitalism can’t solve the climate crisis, says Alistair Farrow 

Dripping blood from every pore—why Rhodes must fall

29 January 2016
Oriel College, part of Oxford University, announced this week that having considered all the arguments—in particular those from its wealthy donors—it had decided not to remove a statue of Cecil Rhodes.

Digging the dirt on the diamond trade

06 May 2014
In the second of a series on commodities that shaped the world, Simon Basketter looks at how brutal imperialist bosses turned useless rocks into a lucrative market

International Socialist Organisation (Zimbabwe) statement on Zimbabwean elections

07 August 2013
For a good part of his 33 years in power, Robert Mugabe has presided over a ruthless dictatorship.

Crackdown and referendum in Zimbabwe

21 March 2013
People in Zimbabwe, southern Africa, voted overwhelmingly to accept a new constitution last weekend.

Court victory for Zimbabwe Six

17 April 2012
Six Zimbabwean socialists have won a high court appeal against their sentences of community service.

Appeal is rejected for the Zimbabwe Six

03 April 2012
The Zimbabwe Six have had their appeal against their sentence of community service rejected.

Britain has played a foul role in Zimbabwe

27 March 2012
The mining magnate and politician Cecil Rhodes conquered the land that would become Zimbabwe for the British Empire in 1890.

Mugabe faces electoral test in Zimbabwe

27 March 2012
Zimbabwe’s ruler Robert Mugabe is pushing for an election this year.

Zimbabwe: it's the system that's on trial

27 March 2012
Tatenda Mombeyarara, ISO activist To us the meeting hadn’t seemed unusual. We regularly gather and have discussions on neoliberalism and what is going on in the world.

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