Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe's Gay Community Wins A Landmark Court Victory

Dan Littauer | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK
Dan Littauer

Zimbabwe's gay community is breathing a sigh of relief after a court thwarted an attempt by the country's authorities to shut down its main LGBT rights advocacy group, on Wednesday.

Anti-Gay Laws Imperil Their Countries' Health, Too

Gus Cairns | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK
Gus Cairns

Four years ago it was proven that if you give people HIV drugs and they take them, their chance of infecting someone else falls by at least 96%. It's stupid to drive into hiding the people you may need to treat to continue your fight against AIDS.

It's Mugabe's 90th

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

It's a special day for the world's oldest dictator, as Robert Mugabe turns 90. As is customary for such occasions, it's set to be a lavish affair, ...

Zimbabwe Trans Woman Detained and Stripped Naked for Using Female Restroom

Dan Littauer | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK
Dan Littauer

Ricky Nathanson, has been detained by Zimbabwe's police, forced to strip naked and charged with "criminal nuisance" for using a female toilet at a city hotel. 48 year-old modeling agency director, Nathanson, from Bulawayo, was seized at the Palace Hotel on Thursday last week, by ZANU PF party youth leader Farai Mteliso who later handed her over to the police.

What Can the World Learn From the Man Who Became One of the Most Influential Voices in History?

Dr Nicholas M. Almond | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Dr Nicholas M. Almond

Nelson Mandela was an angry young man who resorted to violence in the face of apartheid; however, after twenty-seven years in prison he understood the need to forgive and to work together with past "enemies" for the good of his nation and for mankind in general...

Blair Denies Claims He Wanted To Topple Mugabe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

Tony Blair put pressure on South Africa to take military action to topple Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, the country's ex-president has claimed. ...

Did Boris Just Compare Himself To Mugabe?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has dismissed Ed Miliband's warning to property developers failing to build on their land to "use it or lose it" as a threat of "Mugabe-...

'That Which Makes Him Rape, Must Go'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

The Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said he wants rapists castrated. After officially opening parliament on Tuesday, President Mugabe demand...

Fizzy Drinks To Celebrate Mugabe's New Term

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

Free fizzy drinks were served to celebrate the new term of Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe - but Britain was not joining the party. The President will be...

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 16 August 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The empty egg carton of news. Even though we're notionally in the silly season, down in Australia things are far from silly, as they're in the middle...

'Accept My Victory Or Commit Suicide', Robert Mugabe Tells Zimbabwean Rivals

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK

Robert Mugabe has lashed out at Zimbabwean rivals contesting his disputed presidential election victory, urging them to accept it or "commit suicide"....

'A Huge Farce'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

Zimbabwe's elections have been branded a "huge farce" by the man looking like finishing in second place. Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai dismissed...

Guess Who's Claiming Victory In Zimbabwe's Elections

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

Robert Mugabe has won Zimbabwe's election, Reuters have reported - but observers say the process was "seriously compromised". The official results ...

Mugabe's Greatest Hits

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

Robert Mugabe's latest pronouncement, a promise that he will step down should he lose Wednesday's election, represents a rare moment of reflection fro...

WATCH: Mugabe's Zanu-PF Chant 'We Can Torture You'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

The violent political crisis surrounding the 2008 elections in Zimbabwe garnered a storm of coverage across the globe. President Robert Mugabe's su...

'Britain Is A Cold, Uninhabitable Country With Small Houses' Rants Robert Mugabe Ahead Of Zimbabwean Elections

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Fred Goodwin Joins Robert Mugabe, Lester Piggott And Nicolae Ceausescu After Being Stripped of KnighthoodMugabe Tucks Into Ice Cream As Co...

Mugabe -Villain or Hero?

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

There are always 3 sides to every story though, one side, the other side and the truth.

'Friendly And Open Manner'

PA | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

Lady Thatcher's 1982 private papers include a number of brief mentions of figures who would go on to play a significant role in public and political l...

Lovely To Meet You

Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

The wife of one of Europe's most powerful politicians has been pictured shaking hands and smiling with Zimbabwe leader, Robert Mugabe. Geertrui Win...

The Colourful Quotes Of Hugo Chavez

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK

Breast implants, the Falkland Islands and how capitalism may have ended life on Mars. The late Hugo Chavez had an opinion on it all. From describi...

Mugabe Tucks Into Ice Cream As Country Starves In Lavish Birthday Celebrations

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

Robert Mugabe feasted on ice cream at his extravagant £400,000 birthday party on Sunday in a lavish display of wealth and power that showed his detra...

Dictators as Bond Villains

John McMenamin | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Comedy
John McMenamin

I thought I'd have a go at putting together a rogues gallery which puts reigning dictators in the roles of Bond villains. I've chosen ones who are unlikely to have me killed... I hope. Anyway, here's what a bit of pixel trickery resulted in.

Zimbabwean MPs Raise AIDS Awareness By Getting Circumcised

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

A team of Zimbabwean MPs are getting circumcised as part of a campaign to reduce AIDS and HIV cases. A small makeshift clinic has been set up in H...

Is This The New Face Of Tourism?

The Guardian | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

Improbable as it seems, Robert Mugabe, a man widely accused of ethnic cleansing, rigging elections, terrorising opposition, controlling media and pres...

Mugabe Reveals Chelsea Affinity

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Sport

Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, has revealed he is a supporter of Champions League winners Chelsea. The tyrant, 88, admitted his allegiance w...