Monthly Archives: February 2001

Mugabe poll rival is charged with inciting violence

The Daily Telegraph 17th February 2001 By David Blair in Harare ZIMBABWE’S opposition leader faced the prospect of abandoning his challenge to President Robert Mugabe and spending up to 14 years in jail after he was charged with incitement to violence yesterday. A ferocious crackdown has been launched against all opponents of Mr Mugabe, real […]

Mugabe rival faces charge after rally

The Daily Telegraph 8th February 2001 By David Blair in Harare THE deputy leader of Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change has been charged with “incitement to violence” in an escalation of President Mugabe’s action against his opponents. Gibson Sibanda appeared in a magistrate’s court in Bulawayo on Tuesday and was charged under the notorious […]