Piers Pigou

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Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

trust2 Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

trust2 Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)… of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former President had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

newsday Monday, September 9, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

newsday Monday, September 9, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The death of Mugabe signals that the era of the 1960s liberation movement leadership is drawing to a close," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)… of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The death of Mugabe signals that the era of the 1960s liberation movement leadership is drawing to a close,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)… of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

angop Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

angop Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

reuters-en Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

reuters-en Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

4-traders Friday, September 6, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

4-traders Friday, September 6, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

iol Friday, September 6, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

iol Friday, September 6, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

trust2 Friday, September 6, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

trust2 Friday, September 6, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The liberation war is increasingly intangible to the majority of Zimbabweans as it becomes a lived experience of a diminishing number. Unsurprisingly, in a context of political polarity and social and economic immiseration, questions will and should be asked about the objectives and values of struggle and how those issues relate to current realities,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, August 21, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou added : “The blame game of pointing at others and refusing to take responsibility is increasingly threadbare, but will continue to be employed as a comfort blanket of denial and avoidance. Whether this reflects betrayal of those ideals and or the inevitable consequences of the politics of survival and opportunism is for Zimbabweans to determine,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, August 21, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “No single leader can achieve this alone. The MDC is a modern political party and Chamisa ideally needs a clear and unfettered endorsement from the party’s structures in accordance with our own processes. It appears for some, the MDC constitution is a moveable feast,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The MDC must expose any manipulation of state resources and institutional bias (including the role of traditional leaders) that might be in play. More broadly, the MDC must establish structures in rural areas that work to secure access, promote participation through encouraging registration and building political consciousness that can show why voting MDC is the best choice," "This will also necessarily require the MDC to show how its governance at local authority level is delivering. It is unclear if and how they can demonstrate this comparative cost benefit" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The MDC must expose any manipulation of state resources and institutional bias (including the role of traditional leaders) that might be in play. More broadly, the MDC must establish structures in rural areas that work to secure access, promote participation through encouraging registration and building political consciousness that can show why voting MDC is the best choice,” “This will also necessarily require the MDC to show how its governance at local authority level is delivering. It is unclear if and how they can demonstrate this comparative cost benefit” External link

theindependent Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "There is a clear disjuncture between the major accountability challenges exposed by the Auditor-General in this instance and others previously, such as the mines and energy portfolio committees' inquiry into missing Marange revenue. This raises questions about what government is practically doing about this beyond setting up investigation units and appointing new commissioners," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 26, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There is a clear disjuncture between the major accountability challenges exposed by the Auditor-General in this instance and others previously, such as the mines and energy portfolio committees’ inquiry into missing Marange revenue. This raises questions about what government is practically doing about this beyond setting up investigation units and appointing new commissioners,” External link

theindependent Friday, July 26, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Unless the state is seen to be more seriously walking its talk on this, certainly questions will be raised in the international community, but more importantly domestically as well," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The story is not finished in Sudan. Protesters will understandably be unimpressed by the military retaining such an overt political role and one expects demonstrations will continue," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We have heard a lot of claims about FDI (foreign direct investment), but very limited detail. It is hoped that there will be much greater transparency about the kind of deals that are in play, that will enable Zimbabweans to see for themselves the nature, conditions and benefits of these investments," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 29, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "It provides an opportunity for Ramaphosa to see how best South Africa could help move reform and recovery options forward. But this requires Ramaphosa excavating the full picture, not a selective sanitised version of developments, as evidenced from minister Ncube's recent reform progress report to the IMF," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "It provides an opportunity for Ramaphosa to see how best South Africa could help move reform and recovery options forward. But this requires Ramaphosa excavating the full picture, not a selective sanitised version of developments, as evidenced from minister Ncube's recent reform progress report to the IMF," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This will depend on the respective candidates support and their capacity to mobilise within the reconstituted branches of the party," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, March 10, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This will depend on the respective candidates support and their capacity to mobilise within the reconstituted branches of the party," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 10, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It looks like a default setting in terms of past rote practices of choreographed praise-singing, intended to demonstrate a major show of strength in the wake of the repression that has received so much negative publicity," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 1, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “They really don’t have much choice in this situation. They feel that reform and re-engagement is a step in the right direction,” “It’s a pragmatic and ‘real-politik’ decision. They were in a position to resuscitate those on the suspended list; they have chosen to take a more constructive course of action in the hope that this will send the right message to Harare that the EU is still interested in Zimbabwe coming back to the table in respect to its broader reform strategy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, February 19, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Hage Geingob ) : “Must Sadc remain a perennial disappointment on Zimbabwe? Geingob echoing unsubstantiated rumour and allegation. Why must Sadc insist on shaming itself? (And where’s the final Sadc election report on July 2018 elections and for that matter the final report on the 2013 elections),” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 15, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We should not be surprised to see the old and young bull circling each other and sizing each other up, but both will have to do a lot more to convince Zimbabweans and others that these postures are anything more than a play to retain or assume power,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 15, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We should not be surprised to see the old and young bull circling each other and sizing each other up, but both will have to do a lot more to convince Zimbabweans and others that these postures are anything more than a play to retain or assume power," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, February 11, 2019 6:02:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This now includes blaming social media for facilitating violent protests, and is presented as justification for clamping down on protest," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, February 11, 2019 4:05:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We should not be surprised to see the old and young bull circling each other and sizing each other up, but both will have to do a lot more to convince Zimbabweans and others that these postures are anything more than a play to retain or assume power," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This now includes blaming social media for facilitating violent protests, and is presented as justification for clamping down on protest," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We should not be surprised to see the old and young bull circling each other and sizing each other up, but both will have to do a lot more to convince Zimbabweans and others that these postures are anything more than a play to retain or assume power,” External link

zimeye Sunday, February 10, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The country is polarized on multiple fronts. Ideally, the government would commit to supporting the development and implementation of some form of national reconciliation strategy to at least start to heal these divisions," "For now, however, such a strategy is not even part of political discourse" External link

npr Thursday, February 7, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it’s quite horrifying,” External link

newsday Monday, February 4, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it's quite horrifying," External link

watoday Sunday, February 3, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it's quite horrifying," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it's quite horrifying," External link

theage Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it's quite horrifying," External link

smh Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it’s quite horrifying,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 1, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it’s quite horrifying,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 1, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it’s quite horrifying,” External link

business-standard Friday, February 1, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The reform agenda is being opposed by hard-line elements within Zanu-PF and the state,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “This is a result of the division. It’s a good cop, bad cop routine,” “While there may be hard-line elements, it’s his government. He has chosen the cabinet” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas - its hard not to question his judgment,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, January 27, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There’s a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly,” “But also a growing understanding that it’s the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena” External link

theCitizen Sunday, January 27, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about The UK ) : “The unions are cautiously moving towards the front line, but they will want to move with a collective position. These guys are in an invidious position because they still need to earn and protests would contribute a further erosion in government services,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, January 27, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The unions are cautiously moving towards the front line but they will want to move with a collective position. These guys are in an invidious position because they still need to earn and protests would contribute [to] a further erosion in government services,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 26, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The difference between 2008 and now is that the violence and oppression is overt,” “Its not being done behind closed doors, particularly the use of live ammunition, which we had not seen before Aug. 1 in crowd control” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 26, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, January 25, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Economic recovery will only happen when the politics is fixed. South Africa should tie its financial assistance to economic and political reforms in Zimbabwe. There needs to be accountability, and we can't airbrush the response of the security forces to civilian protests," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 25, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 25, 2019 4:13:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The difference between 2008 and now is that the violence and oppression is overt," "Its not being done behind closed doors, particularly the use of live ammunition, which we had not seen before August 1 in crowd control" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 25, 2019 4:13:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 25, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The difference between 2008 and now is that the violence and oppression is overt," "Its not being done behind closed doors, particularly the use of live ammunition, which we had not seen before August 1 in crowd control" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 25, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality,” External link

businessday Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “He (Mnangagwa) needs to talk to a range of actors, including but not exclusively to the opposition. It seems unlikely an exclusive political arrangement will be adequate,” External link

theindependent Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “One of the narratives that came from the ‘new Zimbabwe’ is that it was more tolerant and open. This has given military intelligence time to identify potential threats. This has translated into the profiling and targeting we have seen,” External link

mg Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou suggested : “It certainly does not indicate that this man is in control of the situation,” External link

independent-UG Wednesday, January 23, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The question in my mind is, to what end? What on Earth is the purpose of this? Because it seems to be, in many ways, an exercise in self-destruction in terms of undermining their own reform and re-engagement strategy,” External link

africanewswire Wednesday, January 23, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : “Cela laisse penser qu’il ne maîtrise pas la situation” External link

AfricaNews-French Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The echoes of 2008 are very profound,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The question in my mind is, to what end? What on Earth is the purpose of this? Because it seems to be, in many ways, an exercise in self-destruction in terms of undermining their own reform and re-engagement strategy," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

slateafrique Tuesday, January 22, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

LePoint Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

challenges Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

la-croix Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The question in my mind is, to what end? What on earth is the purpose of this? Because it seems to be, in many ways, an exercise in self-destruction in terms of undermining their own reform and re-engagement strategy," External link

voanews Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou suggested : "It certainly does not indicate that this man is in control of the situation," External link

afp-en Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

tv5 Tuesday, January 22, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas - its hard not to question his judgment," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "There's a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly," "But also a growing understanding that it's the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena" External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas — its hard not to question his judgment,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There’s a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly,” “But also a growing understanding that it’s the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas — its hard not to question his judgment,” External link

zambianwatchdog Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There’s a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly,” “But also a growing understanding that it’s the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena” External link

zambianwatchdog Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It’s ripped the guts out of most ordinary Zimbabweans. And we’ve seen the knock-on effects of that in terms of shortages, most prevalent in relation to fuel, but also of a number of other commodities, and a massive increase in the prices of basic foodstuffs as well,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, January 21, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We’ve moved into a new phase of protest resistance and repression, which is much more violent and with players who are much more risk-averse,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, January 21, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas — its hard not to question his judgment,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 21, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There’s a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly,” “But also a growing understanding that it’s the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 21, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "He (Mnangagwa) needs to talk to a range of actors, including but not exclusively to the opposition. It seems unlikely an exclusive political arrangement will be adequate," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 19, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “He (Mnangagwa) needs to talk to a range of actors, including but not exclusively to the opposition. It seems unlikely an exclusive political arrangement will be adequate,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 19, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Given the notification by the Apex Council for industrial action, it appears neither Mnangagwa nor his deputy, Chiwenga, has a clear route forward to resolve the currency and related salary and costs crises,” External link

zimeye Friday, January 11, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This reflects fundamental misunderstanding of what's possible in current context of UN processes and where the UN reform process is" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The government must prioritise this issue over demands of parliamentarians and allocations for devolution. Stabilising the health sector is critical and urgent" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 29, 2018 10:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It may sound trite, but the critical step for building confidence is for the government to walk its talk on reforms… to be very clear about issues of accountability, ending impunity, ensuring that the rule of law is pursued without fear or favour,” “The hard structural issues are not going to be addressed by a political leadership that fears it will be politically undermined by doing so” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, December 21, 2018 8:03:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The door remains open for the government to make this case if it so chooses. If, as expected, the US maintains this line, this adds additional pressure on the ED administration to demonstrate clearer progress on these areas of concern,” External link

theindependent Thursday, December 20, 2018 7:37:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The door remains open for the government to make this case if it so chooses. If, as expected, the US maintains this line, this adds additional pressure on the ED administration to demonstrate clearer progress on these areas of concern," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 14, 2018 10:14:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou added : “Let’s see what the final report says then we can assess the findings and recommendations of the commission,” “But I have to say, so far it does not fill me with comfort that the process is really going to get to grips with what actually happened that day,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:00:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The deployment of senior members of the military into the Cabinet is profoundly shocking,” External link

thehindu Friday, December 1, 2017 9:56:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The deployment of senior members of the military into the cabinet is profoundly shocking,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 1, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The makeup of this cabinet does not reflect the sentiment expressed in his inaugural address in terms of a move towards inclusivity. This is certainly a negative indicator,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 1, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The deployment of senior members of the military into the cabinet is profoundly shocking," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 1, 2017 5:05:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The makeup of this cabinet does not reflect the sentiment expressed in his inaugural address in terms of a move towards inclusivity. This is certainly a negative indicator," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 1, 2017 5:05:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Can a crocodile change its scales? Everybody is asking that question. Certainly his first speech was a lost opportunity. He did not speak about the need for an inclusive government," External link

nzherald Friday, November 24, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Can a crocodile change its scales? Everybody is asking that question. Certainly his first speech was a lost opportunity. He did not speak about the need for an inclusive government," External link

bostonherald Friday, November 24, 2017 9:25:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Can a crocodile change its scales? Everybody is asking that question. Certainly his first speech was a lost opportunity. He did not speak about the need for an inclusive government,” External link

scmp Friday, November 24, 2017 8:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Can a crocodile change its scales? Everybody is asking that question. Certainly his first speech was a lost opportunity. He did not speak about the need for an inclusive government,” External link

therepublic Friday, November 24, 2017 7:24:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It might be that he feels he has not secured the guarantees that he feels are necessary for his own immunity and for his family," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:40:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The fact that he thinks he still has a role to play is remarkable... He is not used to being tempered or being constrained by others," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:40:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:59:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:59:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:07:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:07:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

waterford-news Monday, November 20, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

waterford-news Monday, November 20, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, November 20, 2017 5:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, November 20, 2017 5:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space," External link

breakingnews-ie Monday, November 20, 2017 4:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

breakingnews-ie Monday, November 20, 2017 4:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It might be that he feels he has not secured the guarantees that he feels are necessary for his own immunity and for his family," External link

digitaljournal Monday, November 20, 2017 4:25:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The fact that he thinks he still has a role to play is remarkable... He is not used to being tempered or being constrained by others," External link

digitaljournal Monday, November 20, 2017 4:25:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skilful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

680news Monday, November 20, 2017 2:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

680news Monday, November 20, 2017 2:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, November 20, 2017 2:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, November 20, 2017 2:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

smh Monday, November 20, 2017 6:21:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

nzherald Monday, November 20, 2017 3:56:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

nzherald Monday, November 20, 2017 3:56:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

bostonherald Monday, November 20, 2017 3:15:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

bostonherald Monday, November 20, 2017 3:15:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 20, 2017 1:46:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 20, 2017 1:46:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, November 20, 2017 1:38:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, November 20, 2017 1:38:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou says : "Mugabe's non resignation speech. Masterpiece or mayhem? It's either choreographed or completely out of control," External link

bostonherald Monday, November 20, 2017 1:15:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou says ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Mugabe’s non resignation speech. Masterpiece or mayhem? It’s either choreographed or completely out of control,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 20, 2017 12:25:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

siouxcityjournal Sunday, November 19, 2017 11:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

siouxcityjournal Sunday, November 19, 2017 11:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

therepublic Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:50:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

therepublic Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:50:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : "This is political theatre. Chiwenga and the army want to give Mugabe a soft landing, a dignified exit," External link

bostonherald Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "They are working on the choreography of how this will be done. By calling a full summit, (the regional leaders) are showing respect for Mugabe, the last of the liberation war heroes," "Mugabe wants the full fanfare as he exits stage left. The regional leaders will be showing deference to Mugabe, even though they can't wait to see the back of him" External link

bostonherald Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “This is political theatre. Chiwenga and the army want to give Mugabe a soft landing, a dignified exit,” External link

therepublic Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:45:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “They are working on the choreography of how this will be done. By calling a full summit, (the regional leaders) are showing respect for Mugabe, the last of the liberation war heroes,” “Mugabe wants the full fanfare as he exits stage left. The regional leaders will be showing deference to Mugabe, even though they can’t wait to see the back of him” External link

therepublic Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:45:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections,” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:04:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:15:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:27:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive Government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections,” “It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process... It is part of the theatre that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighbouring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," External link

msn-uk Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:28:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "I think it has all the makings of a coup d'etat, in terms of a military takeover, it's an unconstitutional action," "It's been couched in all sort of different terms by the security sector itself ... but yes, it has the markings of a coup d’etat, though as we know, coups have many different calibrations" External link

chosun Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:21:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections,” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:35:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “I think it has all the makings of a coup d’etat, in terms of a military takeover, it’s an unconstitutional action,” “It’s been couched in all sort of different terms by the security sector itself … but yes, it has the markings of a coup d’etat, though as we know, coups have many different calibrations” External link

eurasiareview Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:27:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, November 16, 2017 12:21:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

timesdaily Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:56:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

ABCnews Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:43:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

bostonherald Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections,” “It’s clearly a coup d’etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. … It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South African and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:58:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South African and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

timesdaily Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's a very direct challenge and does significantly up the ante now," External link

latimes Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:03:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The situation reflects an enormous amount of unpredictability,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, November 11, 2017 3:57:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : “The ball is in Mnagnagwa’s court, but what are you going to do outside the party?” “The biggest question is what kind of elevation do we see for Grace Mugabe” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, November 11, 2017 3:57:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The situation reflects an enormous amount of unpredictability," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 10, 2017 7:36:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : "The ball is in Mnagnagwa's court, but what are you going to do outside the party?" "The biggest question is what kind of elevation do we see for Grace Mugabe" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 10, 2017 7:36:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : “La situation actuelle est pleine d’incertitudes” External link

maliweb Friday, November 10, 2017 2:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Taken together, this seems to be more about internal power politics within the ruling party than the promotion of good and efficient governance," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 12, 2017 8:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "These are issues that opposition formations have already articulated very clearly under the banner of Nera or Zinera," "I haven't seen much said about these issues from these formations such as independent candidates who have spring-boarded their political ambitions of the energy of the hashtag protest movements" External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 29, 2017 4:56:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told : "Perhaps the opposition should be seeking clarity from the president and government regarding its intentions in this regard," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 29, 2017 4:56:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "These are issues that opposition formations have already articulated very clearly under the banner of Nera or Zinera," "I haven't seen much said about these issues from these formations such as independent candidates who have spring-boarded their political ambitions of the energy of the hashtag protest movements" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 29, 2017 3:48:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told : "Perhaps the opposition should be seeking clarity from the president and government regarding its intentions in this regard," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 29, 2017 3:48:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou remarked : “One might ask given the violence and bad behaviour that has been associated with these youngsters regarding their expulsion from the luxury apartment complex last month and now their mother’s antics, whose security are we referring to? It sounds like an appropriate move as parents should try and keep their wayward youngsters closer to their bosom,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:35:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "But perhaps that immunity can be extended by virtue of her relationship to ... Mugabe," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:37:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "But perhaps that immunity can be extended by virtue of her relationship to ... Mugabe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:06:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Neither position is clear, although his protection of those hurling provocations at VP Mnangagwa strongly suggests his failure to move against the VP is because of concerns that doing so would ultimately weaken his own position. He may well have checkmated himself in this process,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:47:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Neither position is clear, although his protection of those hurling provocations at VP Mnangagwa strongly suggests his failure to move against the VP is because of concerns that doing so would ultimately weaken his own position. He may well have checkmated himself in this process,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:09:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told ( about Eldred Masunungure ) : “It is their responsibility to ensure these problems are remedied in good time to ensure the conditions for inclusive elections and the processes employed result in a legitimate outcome that will enhance prospects for sustainable recovery. I would concur with Eldred (Masunungure) that the prospects of opposition success look bleak for a number of reasons,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 28, 2017 3:02:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "most analysts agree the opposition only has a realistic chance of tackling Zanu-PF in the current environment at the 2018 polls if they pull together. The ZPF break up suggests, this may have never been more than a mirage in the first place. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:28:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou added ( about Donald Trump ) : "Trump can override Zdera but there has to be clear cause to do so. In their calculations this is not so," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 19, 2017 4:34:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told : “That will occupy them for months. For me it’s a further manifestation of opposition fragmentation, and unfortunately a reflection of the sad politics of personality that continues to characterise politics in Zimbabwe,” External link

newzimbabwe Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:32:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Both examples reflect different aspects of profligacy by the first family and a related lack of accountability that, at a time of profound and widespread deprivation among ordinary Zimbabweans and much-needed austerity, further damage their image both domestically and internationally" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 11, 2017 7:45:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Both examples reflect different aspects of profligacy by the first family and a related lack of accountability that, at a time of profound and widespread deprivation among ordinary Zimbabweans and much-needed austerity, further damage their image both domestically and internationally" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, January 11, 2017 7:20:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "One can expect a certain continuity in the circumstances, unless his administration rethinks Africom, in terms of bang for buck which is what he had been promising to review. I don't think this means any shift or lightening of the current position on Zimbabwe" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 10, 2016 9:27:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "One can expect a certain continuity in the circumstances, unless his administration rethinks Africom, in terms of bang for buck which is what he had been promising to review. I don't think this means any shift or lightening of the current position on Zimbabwe" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, November 10, 2016 7:23:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “One can expect a certain continuity in the circumstances, unless his administration rethinks Africom, in terms of bang for buck which is what he had been promising to review. I don’t think this means any shift or lightening of the current position on Zimbabwe” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou commented : “It’s an exercise in trying to find out what’s going on. Having six people asking questions might provide some answers as to how the Zimbabwean regime is decaying. It’s part of a constructive engagement that is absolutely necessary, and should help inform South Africa’s response,” External link

enca Monday, November 7, 2016 4:52:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It is only now, due to the economic fallout and the restrictions on imports, that South Africa is waking up to the situation,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, November 2, 2016 4:32:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “He represents something that I think many Zimbabweans have been hungry for,” External link

latimes Thursday, October 6, 2016 9:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “A certain amount of fear has diminished. What we’ve seen in the past few weeks, we haven’t seen for a long time” External link

thezimbabwean Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:19:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The state of the party has never been so fractured,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “It is clear that Mugabe’s capacities have diminished significantly,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou souligné : "Je pense qu'il n'a jamais été sous une telle pression. Son parti n'a jamais aussi été divisé et la situation économique, selon certains, est pire qu'au moment de l'hyperinflation" External link

slateafrique Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:38:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou souligné : "Je pense qu'il n'a jamais été sous une telle pression. Son parti n'a jamais aussi été divisé et la situation économique, selon certains, est pire qu'au moment de l'hyperinflation" External link

rtl-BE Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:17:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou souligné : "Je pense qu'il n'a jamais été sous une telle pression. Son parti n'a jamais aussi été divisé et la situation économique, selon certains, est pire qu'au moment de l'hyperinflation" External link

afp-fr Thursday, September 15, 2016 6:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estimé : "Il faut s'attendre à un déploiement des forces de sécurité et à des tirs de gaz lacrymogène et sans doute de balles en caoutchouc" External link

slateafrique Wednesday, September 14, 2016 7:32:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estimé : "Il faut s'attendre à un déploiement des forces de sécurité et à des tirs de gaz lacrymogène et sans doute de balles en caoutchouc" External link

afp-fr Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “He represents something that I think many Zimbabweans have been hungry for,” External link

latimes Thursday, September 8, 2016 12:56:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “He represents something that I think many Zimbabweans have been hungry for,” External link

latimes Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Evan Mawarire ) : “The media have turned Pastor Evan into some kind of symbolic messiah, which he’s not. His is one of a number of movements taking place in what is clearly a renewed phase of anti-government activity,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, August 19, 2016 1:43:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 18, 2016 7:28:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:27:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It’s provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away,” “But a stay-away doesn’t translate into active support for rebellion against the regime” External link

mineweb Wednesday, July 13, 2016 4:37:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away,” “But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime” External link

iol Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

voanews Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

reuters-in Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

reuters Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:52:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It’s provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn’t translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

bdlive Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:43:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:12:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

reuters-en Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:06:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

reuters Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zanu PF is its own biggest threat,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 1, 2016 11:09:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou added : “Its constitution is unclear about how to select a new party leader, and by extension president, if Mugabe becomes incapacitated or dies in office. That the party will not countenance open debate on this has led to incessant backroom political jockeying and unprecedented turmoil,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 1, 2016 11:09:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Mnangagwa has a history of struggling to secure popular support as evidenced by election results over the years,” “With the Zanu PF party machine behind him, his profile will certainly be enhanced, but whether that translates into willing organic support, especially from amongst those predisposed to his deposed predecessor, is another matter. Nevertheless, the party machine has demonstrated it can mobilise votes when it needs to, even if this leads to questions about manipulation and coercion,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 2, 2015 3:42:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The [EU] money is coming at an important time, a moment of extreme political and economic instability in Zimbabwe,” External link

greatindaba Friday, February 20, 2015 10:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Frankly I don’t believe the elevation (Mugabe’s appointment) is anything than symbolic,” External link

nationnews Saturday, January 31, 2015 11:17:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Frankly, I don’t believe the elevation [Mugabe’s appointment] is anything than symbolic,” External link

mg Saturday, January 31, 2015 10:29:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Frankly I don’t believe the elevation (Mugabe’s appointment) is anything than symbolic,” External link

mareeg Saturday, January 31, 2015 4:19:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "Frankly I don't believe the elevation (Mugabe's appointment) is anything than symbolic," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, January 30, 2015 10:58:00 PM EAT



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Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

trust2 Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

trust2 Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)… of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former President had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

newsday Monday, September 9, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

newsday Monday, September 9, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The death of Mugabe signals that the era of the 1960s liberation movement leadership is drawing to a close," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

business-standard Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)… of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The death of Mugabe signals that the era of the 1960s liberation movement leadership is drawing to a close,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)… of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

dailytimesPK Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Mnangagwa’s austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash,” External link

angop Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence,” External link

angop Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 7, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

reuters-en Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

reuters-en Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

4-traders Friday, September 6, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

4-traders Friday, September 6, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

iol Friday, September 6, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

iol Friday, September 6, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 6, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash," External link

trust2 Friday, September 6, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The legacies of past practice remain very much in evidence," External link

trust2 Friday, September 6, 2019 9:03:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The liberation war is increasingly intangible to the majority of Zimbabweans as it becomes a lived experience of a diminishing number. Unsurprisingly, in a context of political polarity and social and economic immiseration, questions will and should be asked about the objectives and values of struggle and how those issues relate to current realities,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, August 21, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou added : “The blame game of pointing at others and refusing to take responsibility is increasingly threadbare, but will continue to be employed as a comfort blanket of denial and avoidance. Whether this reflects betrayal of those ideals and or the inevitable consequences of the politics of survival and opportunism is for Zimbabweans to determine,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, August 21, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “No single leader can achieve this alone. The MDC is a modern political party and Chamisa ideally needs a clear and unfettered endorsement from the party’s structures in accordance with our own processes. It appears for some, the MDC constitution is a moveable feast,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The MDC must expose any manipulation of state resources and institutional bias (including the role of traditional leaders) that might be in play. More broadly, the MDC must establish structures in rural areas that work to secure access, promote participation through encouraging registration and building political consciousness that can show why voting MDC is the best choice," "This will also necessarily require the MDC to show how its governance at local authority level is delivering. It is unclear if and how they can demonstrate this comparative cost benefit" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:19:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The MDC must expose any manipulation of state resources and institutional bias (including the role of traditional leaders) that might be in play. More broadly, the MDC must establish structures in rural areas that work to secure access, promote participation through encouraging registration and building political consciousness that can show why voting MDC is the best choice,” “This will also necessarily require the MDC to show how its governance at local authority level is delivering. It is unclear if and how they can demonstrate this comparative cost benefit” External link

theindependent Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "There is a clear disjuncture between the major accountability challenges exposed by the Auditor-General in this instance and others previously, such as the mines and energy portfolio committees' inquiry into missing Marange revenue. This raises questions about what government is practically doing about this beyond setting up investigation units and appointing new commissioners," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 26, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There is a clear disjuncture between the major accountability challenges exposed by the Auditor-General in this instance and others previously, such as the mines and energy portfolio committees’ inquiry into missing Marange revenue. This raises questions about what government is practically doing about this beyond setting up investigation units and appointing new commissioners,” External link

theindependent Friday, July 26, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Unless the state is seen to be more seriously walking its talk on this, certainly questions will be raised in the international community, but more importantly domestically as well," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The story is not finished in Sudan. Protesters will understandably be unimpressed by the military retaining such an overt political role and one expects demonstrations will continue," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We have heard a lot of claims about FDI (foreign direct investment), but very limited detail. It is hoped that there will be much greater transparency about the kind of deals that are in play, that will enable Zimbabweans to see for themselves the nature, conditions and benefits of these investments," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 29, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "It provides an opportunity for Ramaphosa to see how best South Africa could help move reform and recovery options forward. But this requires Ramaphosa excavating the full picture, not a selective sanitised version of developments, as evidenced from minister Ncube's recent reform progress report to the IMF," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "It provides an opportunity for Ramaphosa to see how best South Africa could help move reform and recovery options forward. But this requires Ramaphosa excavating the full picture, not a selective sanitised version of developments, as evidenced from minister Ncube's recent reform progress report to the IMF," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 11, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This will depend on the respective candidates support and their capacity to mobilise within the reconstituted branches of the party," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, March 10, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This will depend on the respective candidates support and their capacity to mobilise within the reconstituted branches of the party," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 10, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It looks like a default setting in terms of past rote practices of choreographed praise-singing, intended to demonstrate a major show of strength in the wake of the repression that has received so much negative publicity," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 1, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “They really don’t have much choice in this situation. They feel that reform and re-engagement is a step in the right direction,” “It’s a pragmatic and ‘real-politik’ decision. They were in a position to resuscitate those on the suspended list; they have chosen to take a more constructive course of action in the hope that this will send the right message to Harare that the EU is still interested in Zimbabwe coming back to the table in respect to its broader reform strategy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, February 19, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Hage Geingob ) : “Must Sadc remain a perennial disappointment on Zimbabwe? Geingob echoing unsubstantiated rumour and allegation. Why must Sadc insist on shaming itself? (And where’s the final Sadc election report on July 2018 elections and for that matter the final report on the 2013 elections),” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 15, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We should not be surprised to see the old and young bull circling each other and sizing each other up, but both will have to do a lot more to convince Zimbabweans and others that these postures are anything more than a play to retain or assume power,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 15, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We should not be surprised to see the old and young bull circling each other and sizing each other up, but both will have to do a lot more to convince Zimbabweans and others that these postures are anything more than a play to retain or assume power," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, February 11, 2019 6:02:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This now includes blaming social media for facilitating violent protests, and is presented as justification for clamping down on protest," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, February 11, 2019 4:05:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We should not be surprised to see the old and young bull circling each other and sizing each other up, but both will have to do a lot more to convince Zimbabweans and others that these postures are anything more than a play to retain or assume power," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This now includes blaming social media for facilitating violent protests, and is presented as justification for clamping down on protest," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We should not be surprised to see the old and young bull circling each other and sizing each other up, but both will have to do a lot more to convince Zimbabweans and others that these postures are anything more than a play to retain or assume power,” External link

zimeye Sunday, February 10, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The country is polarized on multiple fronts. Ideally, the government would commit to supporting the development and implementation of some form of national reconciliation strategy to at least start to heal these divisions," "For now, however, such a strategy is not even part of political discourse" External link

npr Thursday, February 7, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it’s quite horrifying,” External link

newsday Monday, February 4, 2019 10:38:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it's quite horrifying," External link

watoday Sunday, February 3, 2019 7:52:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it's quite horrifying," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it's quite horrifying," External link

theage Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it's quite horrifying," External link

smh Sunday, February 3, 2019 6:09:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it’s quite horrifying,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 1, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it’s quite horrifying,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 1, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We are still in the process of laying out the extent of the problem and it’s quite horrifying,” External link

business-standard Friday, February 1, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The reform agenda is being opposed by hard-line elements within Zanu-PF and the state,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “This is a result of the division. It’s a good cop, bad cop routine,” “While there may be hard-line elements, it’s his government. He has chosen the cabinet” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas - its hard not to question his judgment,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, January 27, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There’s a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly,” “But also a growing understanding that it’s the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena” External link

theCitizen Sunday, January 27, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about The UK ) : “The unions are cautiously moving towards the front line, but they will want to move with a collective position. These guys are in an invidious position because they still need to earn and protests would contribute a further erosion in government services,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, January 27, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The unions are cautiously moving towards the front line but they will want to move with a collective position. These guys are in an invidious position because they still need to earn and protests would contribute [to] a further erosion in government services,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, January 27, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 26, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The difference between 2008 and now is that the violence and oppression is overt,” “Its not being done behind closed doors, particularly the use of live ammunition, which we had not seen before Aug. 1 in crowd control” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 26, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, January 25, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Economic recovery will only happen when the politics is fixed. South Africa should tie its financial assistance to economic and political reforms in Zimbabwe. There needs to be accountability, and we can't airbrush the response of the security forces to civilian protests," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 25, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 25, 2019 4:13:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The difference between 2008 and now is that the violence and oppression is overt," "Its not being done behind closed doors, particularly the use of live ammunition, which we had not seen before August 1 in crowd control" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 25, 2019 4:13:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 25, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The difference between 2008 and now is that the violence and oppression is overt," "Its not being done behind closed doors, particularly the use of live ammunition, which we had not seen before August 1 in crowd control" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 25, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality,” External link

businessday Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “He (Mnangagwa) needs to talk to a range of actors, including but not exclusively to the opposition. It seems unlikely an exclusive political arrangement will be adequate,” External link

theindependent Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “There is a fundamental disconnect between the new warm fuzzy narrative of President Mnangagwa and the reality,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “One of the narratives that came from the ‘new Zimbabwe’ is that it was more tolerant and open. This has given military intelligence time to identify potential threats. This has translated into the profiling and targeting we have seen,” External link

mg Thursday, January 24, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou suggested : “It certainly does not indicate that this man is in control of the situation,” External link

independent-UG Wednesday, January 23, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The question in my mind is, to what end? What on Earth is the purpose of this? Because it seems to be, in many ways, an exercise in self-destruction in terms of undermining their own reform and re-engagement strategy,” External link

africanewswire Wednesday, January 23, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : “Cela laisse penser qu’il ne maîtrise pas la situation” External link

AfricaNews-French Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The echoes of 2008 are very profound,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 23, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The question in my mind is, to what end? What on Earth is the purpose of this? Because it seems to be, in many ways, an exercise in self-destruction in terms of undermining their own reform and re-engagement strategy," External link

globalsecurity Wednesday, January 23, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

slateafrique Tuesday, January 22, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

LePoint Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

challenges Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

la-croix Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The question in my mind is, to what end? What on earth is the purpose of this? Because it seems to be, in many ways, an exercise in self-destruction in terms of undermining their own reform and re-engagement strategy," External link

voanews Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou suggested : "It certainly does not indicate that this man is in control of the situation," External link

afp-en Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : "Cela laisse penser qu'il ne maîtrise pas la situation" External link

tv5 Tuesday, January 22, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas - its hard not to question his judgment," External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "There's a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly," "But also a growing understanding that it's the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena" External link

nzherald Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas — its hard not to question his judgment,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There’s a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly,” “But also a growing understanding that it’s the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas — its hard not to question his judgment,” External link

zambianwatchdog Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There’s a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly,” “But also a growing understanding that it’s the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena” External link

zambianwatchdog Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It’s ripped the guts out of most ordinary Zimbabweans. And we’ve seen the knock-on effects of that in terms of shortages, most prevalent in relation to fuel, but also of a number of other commodities, and a massive increase in the prices of basic foodstuffs as well,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, January 21, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “We’ve moved into a new phase of protest resistance and repression, which is much more violent and with players who are much more risk-averse,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, January 21, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Leaving after such an announcement, which he knew would be like lighting a match to gas — its hard not to question his judgment,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 21, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “There’s a general agreement that Zimbabwe has a potential to rebound relatively quickly,” “But also a growing understanding that it’s the predatory political structure that pollutes the economic arena” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 21, 2019 6:14:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "He (Mnangagwa) needs to talk to a range of actors, including but not exclusively to the opposition. It seems unlikely an exclusive political arrangement will be adequate," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, January 19, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “He (Mnangagwa) needs to talk to a range of actors, including but not exclusively to the opposition. It seems unlikely an exclusive political arrangement will be adequate,” External link

zimeye Saturday, January 19, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Given the notification by the Apex Council for industrial action, it appears neither Mnangagwa nor his deputy, Chiwenga, has a clear route forward to resolve the currency and related salary and costs crises,” External link

zimeye Friday, January 11, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "This reflects fundamental misunderstanding of what's possible in current context of UN processes and where the UN reform process is" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 3, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The government must prioritise this issue over demands of parliamentarians and allocations for devolution. Stabilising the health sector is critical and urgent" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 29, 2018 10:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It may sound trite, but the critical step for building confidence is for the government to walk its talk on reforms… to be very clear about issues of accountability, ending impunity, ensuring that the rule of law is pursued without fear or favour,” “The hard structural issues are not going to be addressed by a political leadership that fears it will be politically undermined by doing so” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, December 21, 2018 8:03:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The door remains open for the government to make this case if it so chooses. If, as expected, the US maintains this line, this adds additional pressure on the ED administration to demonstrate clearer progress on these areas of concern,” External link

theindependent Thursday, December 20, 2018 7:37:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The door remains open for the government to make this case if it so chooses. If, as expected, the US maintains this line, this adds additional pressure on the ED administration to demonstrate clearer progress on these areas of concern," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 14, 2018 10:14:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou added : “Let’s see what the final report says then we can assess the findings and recommendations of the commission,” “But I have to say, so far it does not fill me with comfort that the process is really going to get to grips with what actually happened that day,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:00:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The deployment of senior members of the military into the Cabinet is profoundly shocking,” External link

thehindu Friday, December 1, 2017 9:56:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The deployment of senior members of the military into the cabinet is profoundly shocking,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 1, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The makeup of this cabinet does not reflect the sentiment expressed in his inaugural address in terms of a move towards inclusivity. This is certainly a negative indicator,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 1, 2017 8:24:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The deployment of senior members of the military into the cabinet is profoundly shocking," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 1, 2017 5:05:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The makeup of this cabinet does not reflect the sentiment expressed in his inaugural address in terms of a move towards inclusivity. This is certainly a negative indicator," External link

digitaljournal Friday, December 1, 2017 5:05:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Can a crocodile change its scales? Everybody is asking that question. Certainly his first speech was a lost opportunity. He did not speak about the need for an inclusive government," External link

nzherald Friday, November 24, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Can a crocodile change its scales? Everybody is asking that question. Certainly his first speech was a lost opportunity. He did not speak about the need for an inclusive government," External link

bostonherald Friday, November 24, 2017 9:25:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Can a crocodile change its scales? Everybody is asking that question. Certainly his first speech was a lost opportunity. He did not speak about the need for an inclusive government,” External link

scmp Friday, November 24, 2017 8:26:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Can a crocodile change its scales? Everybody is asking that question. Certainly his first speech was a lost opportunity. He did not speak about the need for an inclusive government,” External link

therepublic Friday, November 24, 2017 7:24:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It might be that he feels he has not secured the guarantees that he feels are necessary for his own immunity and for his family," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:40:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The fact that he thinks he still has a role to play is remarkable... He is not used to being tempered or being constrained by others," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:40:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:59:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:59:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:07:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:07:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

waterford-news Monday, November 20, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

waterford-news Monday, November 20, 2017 5:39:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, November 20, 2017 5:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

carlow-nationalist Monday, November 20, 2017 5:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space," External link

breakingnews-ie Monday, November 20, 2017 4:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

breakingnews-ie Monday, November 20, 2017 4:53:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It might be that he feels he has not secured the guarantees that he feels are necessary for his own immunity and for his family," External link

digitaljournal Monday, November 20, 2017 4:25:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The fact that he thinks he still has a role to play is remarkable... He is not used to being tempered or being constrained by others," External link

digitaljournal Monday, November 20, 2017 4:25:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skilful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

680news Monday, November 20, 2017 2:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

680news Monday, November 20, 2017 2:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, November 20, 2017 2:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, November 20, 2017 2:10:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

smh Monday, November 20, 2017 6:21:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

nzherald Monday, November 20, 2017 3:56:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

nzherald Monday, November 20, 2017 3:56:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

bostonherald Monday, November 20, 2017 3:15:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

bostonherald Monday, November 20, 2017 3:15:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 20, 2017 1:46:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 20, 2017 1:46:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, November 20, 2017 1:38:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, November 20, 2017 1:38:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou says : "Mugabe's non resignation speech. Masterpiece or mayhem? It's either choreographed or completely out of control," External link

bostonherald Monday, November 20, 2017 1:15:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou says ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Mugabe’s non resignation speech. Masterpiece or mayhem? It’s either choreographed or completely out of control,” External link

therepublic Monday, November 20, 2017 12:25:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe's problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We'll have to watch this space," External link

siouxcityjournal Sunday, November 19, 2017 11:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It was not a last-minute operation," External link

siouxcityjournal Sunday, November 19, 2017 11:13:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “is smart and skillful, but will he be a panacea for Zimbabwe’s problems? Will he bring good governance and economic management? We’ll have to watch this space,” External link

therepublic Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:50:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It was not a last-minute operation,” External link

therepublic Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:50:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : "This is political theatre. Chiwenga and the army want to give Mugabe a soft landing, a dignified exit," External link

bostonherald Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "They are working on the choreography of how this will be done. By calling a full summit, (the regional leaders) are showing respect for Mugabe, the last of the liberation war heroes," "Mugabe wants the full fanfare as he exits stage left. The regional leaders will be showing deference to Mugabe, even though they can't wait to see the back of him" External link

bostonherald Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “This is political theatre. Chiwenga and the army want to give Mugabe a soft landing, a dignified exit,” External link

therepublic Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:45:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “They are working on the choreography of how this will be done. By calling a full summit, (the regional leaders) are showing respect for Mugabe, the last of the liberation war heroes,” “Mugabe wants the full fanfare as he exits stage left. The regional leaders will be showing deference to Mugabe, even though they can’t wait to see the back of him” External link

therepublic Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:45:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections,” External link

carlow-nationalist Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:04:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:15:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:27:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive Government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections,” “It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process... It is part of the theatre that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighbouring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," External link

msn-uk Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:28:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "I think it has all the makings of a coup d'etat, in terms of a military takeover, it's an unconstitutional action," "It's been couched in all sort of different terms by the security sector itself ... but yes, it has the markings of a coup d’etat, though as we know, coups have many different calibrations" External link

chosun Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:21:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections,” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:35:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “I think it has all the makings of a coup d’etat, in terms of a military takeover, it’s an unconstitutional action,” “It’s been couched in all sort of different terms by the security sector itself … but yes, it has the markings of a coup d’etat, though as we know, coups have many different calibrations” External link

eurasiareview Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:27:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

siouxcityjournal Thursday, November 16, 2017 12:21:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

timesdaily Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:56:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

ABCnews Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:43:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South Africa and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

bostonherald Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:16:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections,” “It’s clearly a coup d’etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. … It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South African and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:58:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Zimbabwe could have some kind of inclusive government and some kind of democratic process, possibly leading to elections," "It's clearly a coup d'etat, but typical of Zimbabwe, the military is trying to put a veneer of legality on the process. ... It is part of the theater that Zimbabwe is so good at, to try to make things look orderly and democratic. South African and other neighboring countries may be brought in to help put some lipstick on the pig" External link

timesdaily Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:31:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's a very direct challenge and does significantly up the ante now," External link

latimes Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:03:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The situation reflects an enormous amount of unpredictability,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, November 11, 2017 3:57:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : “The ball is in Mnagnagwa’s court, but what are you going to do outside the party?” “The biggest question is what kind of elevation do we see for Grace Mugabe” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, November 11, 2017 3:57:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "The situation reflects an enormous amount of unpredictability," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 10, 2017 7:36:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Grace Mugabe ) : "The ball is in Mnagnagwa's court, but what are you going to do outside the party?" "The biggest question is what kind of elevation do we see for Grace Mugabe" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 10, 2017 7:36:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estime : “La situation actuelle est pleine d’incertitudes” External link

maliweb Friday, November 10, 2017 2:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Taken together, this seems to be more about internal power politics within the ruling party than the promotion of good and efficient governance," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 12, 2017 8:29:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "These are issues that opposition formations have already articulated very clearly under the banner of Nera or Zinera," "I haven't seen much said about these issues from these formations such as independent candidates who have spring-boarded their political ambitions of the energy of the hashtag protest movements" External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 29, 2017 4:56:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told : "Perhaps the opposition should be seeking clarity from the president and government regarding its intentions in this regard," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 29, 2017 4:56:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "These are issues that opposition formations have already articulated very clearly under the banner of Nera or Zinera," "I haven't seen much said about these issues from these formations such as independent candidates who have spring-boarded their political ambitions of the energy of the hashtag protest movements" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 29, 2017 3:48:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told : "Perhaps the opposition should be seeking clarity from the president and government regarding its intentions in this regard," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 29, 2017 3:48:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou remarked : “One might ask given the violence and bad behaviour that has been associated with these youngsters regarding their expulsion from the luxury apartment complex last month and now their mother’s antics, whose security are we referring to? It sounds like an appropriate move as parents should try and keep their wayward youngsters closer to their bosom,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:35:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "But perhaps that immunity can be extended by virtue of her relationship to ... Mugabe," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, August 20, 2017 1:37:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "But perhaps that immunity can be extended by virtue of her relationship to ... Mugabe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:06:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Neither position is clear, although his protection of those hurling provocations at VP Mnangagwa strongly suggests his failure to move against the VP is because of concerns that doing so would ultimately weaken his own position. He may well have checkmated himself in this process,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, August 10, 2017 11:47:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Neither position is clear, although his protection of those hurling provocations at VP Mnangagwa strongly suggests his failure to move against the VP is because of concerns that doing so would ultimately weaken his own position. He may well have checkmated himself in this process,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:09:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told ( about Eldred Masunungure ) : “It is their responsibility to ensure these problems are remedied in good time to ensure the conditions for inclusive elections and the processes employed result in a legitimate outcome that will enhance prospects for sustainable recovery. I would concur with Eldred (Masunungure) that the prospects of opposition success look bleak for a number of reasons,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, July 28, 2017 3:02:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "most analysts agree the opposition only has a realistic chance of tackling Zanu-PF in the current environment at the 2018 polls if they pull together. The ZPF break up suggests, this may have never been more than a mirage in the first place. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:28:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou added ( about Donald Trump ) : "Trump can override Zdera but there has to be clear cause to do so. In their calculations this is not so," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 19, 2017 4:34:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told : “That will occupy them for months. For me it’s a further manifestation of opposition fragmentation, and unfortunately a reflection of the sad politics of personality that continues to characterise politics in Zimbabwe,” External link

newzimbabwe Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:32:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Both examples reflect different aspects of profligacy by the first family and a related lack of accountability that, at a time of profound and widespread deprivation among ordinary Zimbabweans and much-needed austerity, further damage their image both domestically and internationally" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 11, 2017 7:45:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "Both examples reflect different aspects of profligacy by the first family and a related lack of accountability that, at a time of profound and widespread deprivation among ordinary Zimbabweans and much-needed austerity, further damage their image both domestically and internationally" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, January 11, 2017 7:20:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "One can expect a certain continuity in the circumstances, unless his administration rethinks Africom, in terms of bang for buck which is what he had been promising to review. I don't think this means any shift or lightening of the current position on Zimbabwe" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 10, 2016 9:27:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "One can expect a certain continuity in the circumstances, unless his administration rethinks Africom, in terms of bang for buck which is what he had been promising to review. I don't think this means any shift or lightening of the current position on Zimbabwe" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, November 10, 2016 7:23:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “One can expect a certain continuity in the circumstances, unless his administration rethinks Africom, in terms of bang for buck which is what he had been promising to review. I don’t think this means any shift or lightening of the current position on Zimbabwe” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:01:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou commented : “It’s an exercise in trying to find out what’s going on. Having six people asking questions might provide some answers as to how the Zimbabwean regime is decaying. It’s part of a constructive engagement that is absolutely necessary, and should help inform South Africa’s response,” External link

enca Monday, November 7, 2016 4:52:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It is only now, due to the economic fallout and the restrictions on imports, that South Africa is waking up to the situation,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, November 2, 2016 4:32:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “He represents something that I think many Zimbabweans have been hungry for,” External link

latimes Thursday, October 6, 2016 9:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “A certain amount of fear has diminished. What we’ve seen in the past few weeks, we haven’t seen for a long time” External link

thezimbabwean Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:19:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The state of the party has never been so fractured,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou told ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “It is clear that Mugabe’s capacities have diminished significantly,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:26:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou souligné : "Je pense qu'il n'a jamais été sous une telle pression. Son parti n'a jamais aussi été divisé et la situation économique, selon certains, est pire qu'au moment de l'hyperinflation" External link

slateafrique Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:38:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou souligné : "Je pense qu'il n'a jamais été sous une telle pression. Son parti n'a jamais aussi été divisé et la situation économique, selon certains, est pire qu'au moment de l'hyperinflation" External link

rtl-BE Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:17:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou souligné : "Je pense qu'il n'a jamais été sous une telle pression. Son parti n'a jamais aussi été divisé et la situation économique, selon certains, est pire qu'au moment de l'hyperinflation" External link

afp-fr Thursday, September 15, 2016 6:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estimé : "Il faut s'attendre à un déploiement des forces de sécurité et à des tirs de gaz lacrymogène et sans doute de balles en caoutchouc" External link

slateafrique Wednesday, September 14, 2016 7:32:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou estimé : "Il faut s'attendre à un déploiement des forces de sécurité et à des tirs de gaz lacrymogène et sans doute de balles en caoutchouc" External link

afp-fr Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “He represents something that I think many Zimbabweans have been hungry for,” External link

latimes Thursday, September 8, 2016 12:56:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “He represents something that I think many Zimbabweans have been hungry for,” External link

latimes Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Evan Mawarire ) : “The media have turned Pastor Evan into some kind of symbolic messiah, which he’s not. His is one of a number of movements taking place in what is clearly a renewed phase of anti-government activity,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, August 19, 2016 1:43:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 18, 2016 7:28:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:27:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It’s provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away,” “But a stay-away doesn’t translate into active support for rebellion against the regime” External link

mineweb Wednesday, July 13, 2016 4:37:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away,” “But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime” External link

iol Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9:09:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

voanews Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:28:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

reuters-in Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

reuters Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:52:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It’s provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn’t translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

bdlive Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:43:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:12:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

reuters-en Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:06:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : "It's provoked a certain amount of panic from the authorities given the scale of the stay-away," "But a stay-away doesn't translate into active support for rebellion against the regime" External link

reuters Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Zanu PF is its own biggest threat,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 1, 2016 11:09:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou added : “Its constitution is unclear about how to select a new party leader, and by extension president, if Mugabe becomes incapacitated or dies in office. That the party will not countenance open debate on this has led to incessant backroom political jockeying and unprecedented turmoil,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 1, 2016 11:09:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Mnangagwa has a history of struggling to secure popular support as evidenced by election results over the years,” “With the Zanu PF party machine behind him, his profile will certainly be enhanced, but whether that translates into willing organic support, especially from amongst those predisposed to his deposed predecessor, is another matter. Nevertheless, the party machine has demonstrated it can mobilise votes when it needs to, even if this leads to questions about manipulation and coercion,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, March 2, 2015 3:42:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “The [EU] money is coming at an important time, a moment of extreme political and economic instability in Zimbabwe,” External link

greatindaba Friday, February 20, 2015 10:46:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Frankly I don’t believe the elevation (Mugabe’s appointment) is anything than symbolic,” External link

nationnews Saturday, January 31, 2015 11:17:00 PM EAT

Piers Pigou said : “Frankly, I don’t believe the elevation [Mugabe’s appointment] is anything than symbolic,” External link

mg Saturday, January 31, 2015 10:29:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Frankly I don’t believe the elevation (Mugabe’s appointment) is anything than symbolic,” External link

mareeg Saturday, January 31, 2015 4:19:00 AM EAT

Piers Pigou said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "Frankly I don't believe the elevation (Mugabe's appointment) is anything than symbolic," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, January 30, 2015 10:58:00 PM EAT



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