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Mugabe a 'controversial choice' for new AU chair

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has taken over the post of African Union chair, replacing Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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Robert Mugabe takes over as new AU chair

2015-01-30 13:00
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has taken over the post of African Union chair, replacing Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

Mugabe: African Union kow-tows to West

2015-01-30 08:20

President Robert Mugabe believes African Union policies aim to please the West, and says he will make the body a global leader if he becomes its chairperson.

Court acquits 4 on Mugabe insult charges

2015-01-30 11:19

Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has cleared four people of charges of insulting President Robert Mugabe, rights lawyers say.

Mugabe: Europe shouldn’t tell Africans about women

2015-01-29 15:39
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Zimbabwe president and soon-to-be-elected AU chairperson, Robert Mugabe, says the representation of women in European parliaments isn’t good enough to warrant them advising Africans about the issue.

 

AU 'mixed signals' as Mugabe tipped for top job

2015-01-29 14:19

African leaders are expected to elect Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe to the 54-member AU’s rotating chair, a choice critics say risks tarnishing the organisation’s reputation.

SA tourists shun pricey Zim

2015-01-29 09:56

A top Zimbabwean hotel group has recorded a 17% drop in tourist arrivals from South Africa as rand weakness and a slowing economy take their toll.

Fourth student suicide in week in Zimbabwe

2015-01-28 14:20

A fourth student has killed himself in Zimbabwe, a report says, adding he was found hanging from a tree by his father.

Zim aims for 69% rise in FDI

2015-01-28 09:56

Zimbabwe is targeting a lift in much-needed foreign direct investment on the back of policy measures introduced in the 2015 budget.

Mugabe must go demo 'dents' Zimbabwe's image

2015-01-26 14:16

Zimbabwe's international image has been dented after President Robert Mugabe was heckled by protesters in Zambia’s capital Lusaka over the weekend, political analysts say.

Mugabe back from leave as Zim woes deepen

2015-01-23 11:42

President Robert Mugabe has returned from his annual holiday abroad to face the hard reality of further slowdown in the already struggling economy he left behind.

Mugabe 'sorry' for long holiday

2015-01-22 20:39

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has returned home from his annual holiday in the Far East and apologised for extending his stay abroad.

Increase in number of mentally ill in Zim

2015-01-29 19:22

Zimbabwe Health Minister David Parirenyatwa says the country’s continued economic hardships have contributed the increase of people suffering from mental illness.

Mugabe explains controversial indigenisation policy

2015-01-29 08:52

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has told a visiting French delegation that his controversial indigenisation policy "only relates to resource-based operations", a report says.

Video: Grace Mugabe's animals wreak havoc

2015-01-28 13:24

Villagers from Zimbabwe’s Manzou Estate in central Mazowe district are leading a difficult life after animals were released on a farm they are living on - which First Lady wife Grace Mugabe reportedly wants to turn into a game park.

Zimbabwe refugees jailed

2015-01-28 05:00

A court in Zimbabwe has sentenced four villagers who were displaced by floods last year to five years in jail each for taking part in demonstrations that rocked the camp they and thousands of others were sheltering in.

Electing Mugabe AU chair 'will send a wrong message to Africa'

2015-01-27 18:19
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Electing Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to the African Union chairmanship would send a wrong message to African citizens, civil society organisations have reportedly said.

Video : Zambians chant 'Mugabe must go'

2015-01-25 11:07

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly come face to face with Zambian protesters who expressed their dislike for him over his continued 35-years grip on power.

We don't entertain outside interference, Mugabe tells former ally

2015-01-23 08:04

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has fired a salvo at former governing Zanu-PF administration chief Didymus Mutasa for seeking external intervention to resolve the party’s internal problems.

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