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Britain’s biggest tobacco companies bribed Mugabe

Britain’s biggest tobacco companies bribed Mugabe A BBC Panorama investigation has found evidence that suggests one of Britain’s biggest companies paid a bribe to the former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe.

Hunger and fear for people who were deported to Zimbabwe

Hunger and fear for people who were deported to Zimbabwe Men deported to Zimbabwe by the Home Office last month are being forced to live on the streets and are in fear of arrest. Yet Priti Patel wants more mass deportations.

Climate change—voices from the Global South

Climate change—voices from the Global South Wildfires across southern Europe focused attention on climate change, just as reports showed how Earth is heading for disaster. But the Global South got barely a mention. Socialist Worker spoke to activists in Asia and Africa about how the crisis is affecting the less developed world

Tory plan to deport Zimbabweans could be a ‘death sentence’

Tory plan to deport Zimbabweans could be a ‘death sentence’ The Tories are pressing ahead with more mass deportations.

Thousands in Oxford call for Rhodes statue to be torn down

Thousands in Oxford call for Rhodes statue to be torn down Around 4,000 people gathered on Tuesday to call for the removal of the statue of the racist and imperialist Cecil Rhodes that fronts Oriel College in central Oxford.

Lockdowns lead to police brutality and repression in many African countries

Lockdowns lead to police brutality and repression in many African countries Widespread poverty and lack of public health services make coronavirus a huge threat to people in Africa. But they also face ferocious attacks from state forces

Strikes and repression spread across the African continent

30 March 2020
Workers have suffered repression and evictions to try and stop the spread of the virus, but there has also been fightback in the form of strikes.

Riot police lash out in Zimbabwe

20 August 2019
Riot police in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, fired tear gas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters last Friday.

A third of Zimbabweans face a food crisis due to climate change and neoliberalism

07 August 2019
More than five million people in Zimbabwe face hunger or starvation, according to the United Nations (UN).

Zimbabwe eyewitness - ‘The government has declared war on its citizens’

20 January 2019
Workers and the poor rose up against the government, and they face bitter repression

Revolt in Zimbabwe against austerity and dictatorship

14 January 2019
Workers and the poor are staying away from work, demonstrating and fighting the police

International round-up - arrests in Zimbabwe and Palestinian death toll rises

16 October 2018
Trade unionists in Zimbabwe, southern Africa, faced repression last week.

Western fears in Zimbabwe

14 August 2018
Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s crackdown on opposition forces is causing jitters among the West and big business

Repression follows the election in Zimbabwe

07 August 2018
President Mnangagwa looks to defend his rule by crushing dissent, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

First vote for Zimbabwe after Mugabe

31 July 2018
Results of the first Zimbabwean presidential election since the fall of dictator Robert Mugabe were expected this week.

President Mnangagwa tries to woo big business and the white farmers

23 January 2018
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

26 November 2017
Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to open up the country to international capital.

Britain's colonial crimes in Zimbabwe

26 November 2017
How the crimes of imperialists shaped Zimbabwe's history

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

21 November 2017
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?

21 November 2017
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday after a coup by generals and mobilisations on the streets

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