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Robert Mugabe on Pope Francis

Harare, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe says he wants Pope Francis to visit Africa because he is “a man of God who will be praying for all of us, praying for the sinful world to repent.” Mugabe attended the … Continue reading

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Zimbabwean Christians Make Stand Against Corruption

Christian Today: Thousands of Christians are marching in Zimbabwe this week to protest against corruption. The action was organised to coincide with the global Anti-Corruption Day yesterday and is part of the yearlong anti-corruption campaign, Exposed 2013. Churches say that … Continue reading

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Anglican Row Turns Violent

The Herald Online reports on more trouble in Mugabeland: A Priest aligned to Bishop Chad Gandiya’s Anglican Church of the Province of Central Africa was yesterday seriously injured after being struck with a brick by supporters of Archbishop Nolbert Kunonga during … Continue reading

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1, 2, 3… Flush. Synchronised Toilet Flush to Clear City Sewers

You know, you just can’t make this stuff up: In a bid to clear their city’s blocked sewers, authorities in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, have a novel idea. We don’t know if Dynorod have any branches in Zimbabwe but based on this … Continue reading

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Robert Mugabe Wants to Quiz Archbishop Rowan Williams on Homosexuality

AFP reports: Harare — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe wants the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams to explain the Anglican church’s stance on homosexuality and the western sanctions on him and his allies, a spokesman said on Sunday. Rowan Williams, spiritual leader … Continue reading

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Zimbabwean Man Wins Mr Ugly Pageant

IOL: A Zimbabwean man upstaged 15 others to win the Mr Ugly title at a weekend pageant, a local newspaper reported on Monday. Thirty-year-old Austin Mbewe from the second city of Bulawayo won R1 200 and a blanket at the contest held on … Continue reading

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Didn’t Mugabe Effectively Excommunicate himself?

Now I see he is in Rome for Pope John Paul II’s beatification: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe arrived in Rome for the beatification of the late Pope John Paul II, airport officials said Saturday, despite his EU-wide travel ban for … Continue reading

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