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Army feels the squeeze of shrinking defence budget

By Tichaona Sibanda SW Radio Africa 4 July 2014 The Zimbabwe National Army is facing challenging times and has embarked on cost-saving measures which have seen military personnel being forced to take two weeks’ leave every month, a weekly newspaper reported on Friday. The Zimbabwe Independent said measures...

Military junta subverting democratic processes

By Tichaona Sibanda SW Radio Africa 23 April 2014 The continuation of the country’s political and economic crisis, nine months after the 2013 elections, is a result of the failure by the government of national unity to implement security sector reforms, a leading human rights campaigner has said. Charles...

Soldiers assault MDC-T youths in Harare

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 03 April 2014 On Wednesday morning 10 MDC-T youths were assaulted by a group of armed soldiers as they were putting up rally posters in the Harare suburb of Highfield, the party has announced. A statement said Shepherd Mbewe, Sean Chindori and Sharodd Matamba, were also...

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