Margaret Dongo blames Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe for the xenophobic riots and attacks currently taking place in nearby South Africa, which have claimed the lives of six people.
Margaret Dongo says the Zimbabwe government’s renewed onslaught on the Daily News reveals Zanu PF’s “growing nervousness over its tyrannical hold on power in the country.”
Female veterans of Zimbabwe’s liberation war are now demanding compensation for sexual abuses perpetrated by current Zanu PF leaders and Zanla commanders.
In the landmark case of Margaret Dongo vs. Registrar General of Zimbabwe, the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe advanced women’s rights. The Court ruled that women are also guardians of their minor children.
In a statement issued before her dismissal, Zimbabwe VP Mujuru dismissed as “malicious” and “ridiculous” allegations that she plotted a coup against President Mugabe.
The Daily News reports that Zimbabwe political commentator, Margaret Dongo, has received numerous death threats for criticizing President Robert Mugabe.