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Robert Mugabe’s Accomplices: Julius Malema Receives Hero’s Welcome in Zimbabwe

By OBERT MADONDO South Africa’s ruling ANC party youth leader Julius Malema is one big headache South Africa cannot afford to ignore. But he is also turning out to be Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s newest praise-singer. The High Court in Pretoria recently banned Malema from singing the apartheid-era “Dubula ibhunu” – (shoot the boer). The song inspired the … Continue reading

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Oprah’s BAD Book Pick: Say You Are One of Them

(Image via The Huffington Post) By OBERT MADONDO For me at least, Oprah Winfrey has ruined a publishing week that would have ended on a high note with the release of Dan Brown’s “The Lost Symbol”. The Talk Show host chose Nigerian Jesuit priest Uwem Akpan’s “Say You Are One of Them”, a collection of … Continue reading

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Mugabe Officially Visits US While Massacre of Ndebeles Intensifies

By OBERT MADONDO Zimbabwe Prime Minister Robert Mugabe and late wife, Sally, departs Andrews Air Force Base after a state visit to the US. September 26, 1983 SOURCE: Wikipedia COMMENT: Two things that should make anyone who cares about human rights, equality and the sanctity of life sick to their stomach: The visit occured during … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe Roundup: Mugabe Earns $300 a Month

Image via Wikipedia By OBERT MADONDO Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe must be simultaneously hating his job and envying Lee Hsein Loong, the leader of Singapore. At $2.27 million annually, Loong is the highest paid politician in the world. Mugabe makes only US$300 a month. There’s light at the end of the tunnel for Mr. Mugabe. … Continue reading

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