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About Wilf Mbanga

Wilf Mbanga lives in Britain in self-imposed exile having been declared an enemy of the people of Zimbabwe. He is the founder, editor and publisher of The Zimbabwean.

Articles by Wilf Mbanga

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Zimbabwe's unfolding drama

Zimbabweans remain poised between fear and hope as Robert Mugabe's regime enforces a new test of their determination to end his rule, says Wilf Mbanga

Happy birthday, Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe's president is 83 years old today. Wilf Mbanga, former friend turned exiled editor of "The Zimbabwean", writes to him.

(This article was first published on 21 February 2007)

'The Zimbabwean' in danger

Robert Mugabe's media bullies are trying to stifle free expression about the failings of his regime.

Fear and loathing in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe's cronies are worried and his party deep in debt. "The Zimbabwean" reports on a regime rotting from within.

Zimbabwe's unending crisis

Chinese friends, emigrating faith-healers, and baton-wielding police are all part of Zimbabwe's slow collapse, reports "The Zimbabwean".

The African Union: what's in a name?

The Khartoum summit stitch-up over the presidency of Africa's leading international body is only the latest episode in a saga of failure, says Wilf Mbanga.

Zimbabwe reforms bite government where it hurts

The Zimbabwean reports that while the government extends its disastrous economic reforms, its own power base in the security forces is weakening through discontent and hardship.

Zimbabwe needs tolerance and diversity

The senate election and the opposition MDC split are further evidence of Zimbabwe’s meltdown. The HIV/Aids calamity is just one of its symptoms.

Zimbabwe's election blues

The continued official decay and spirited public resistance of Zimbabwe, highlighted in three reports.

The end of Mugabe?

Wilf Mbanga, editor of “The Zimbabwean”, reveals members of the ruling Zanu-PF and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change have held secret meetings in London and Washington to discuss plans for a new Zimbabwe after Robert Mugabe.

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