Zimbabwe

Zim ex-freedom fighters vow to block Grace Mugabe’s ascendency to VP

Zimbabwe’s former freedom fighters have vowed to stop an alleged plan to get President Robert Mugabe’s wife as a vice president in the forthcoming Zanu-PF extra ordinary congress in December.

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Zim students in Russia 'starving', begging for immediate help – report

2017-10-17 18:00

Zimbabwean students in Russia have reportedly begged Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo for assistance as they claimed to be "starving" after being abandoned by President Robert Mugabe’s government.

Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports to save scarce forex

2017-10-17 13:18

Zimbabwe has banned the importation of fruit and vegetables to save scarce foreign currency in the face of a worsening economic crisis, state media has reported.

Zimbabwe's white farmers trying to strike new deal

2017-10-17 15:13

Zimbabwe’s remaining white commercial farmers who fear renewed land invasions, are negotiating directlywith the government or the possible new owners to protect their properties, says a report.

 

Zanu-PF extraordinary congress: What you need to know

2017-10-17 11:09

Analysts say Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe wants to use an extraordinary Zanu-PF congress to be held in December to entrench his family’s hold on power.

Zanu-PF youth wing: Mugabe should be allowed to die in office

2017-10-17 07:11

The youth wing of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has proposed that the nonagenarian should be allowed to die in office.

Zimbabwean diaspora in SA loses interest in Zim affairs

2017-10-15 06:00

Zimbabweans who have fled economic hardship and political problems to fend for their families in South Africa have lost interest in the affairs of their country.

Zanu-PF calls for extra-ordinary congress

2017-10-13 13:19

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF has called for an extra-ordinary congress to deal with internal divisions threatening to destroy the ruling party ahead of next year's general elections.

Rights group, opposition slam crackdown on Harare traders

2017-10-13 07:07

A rights group and the main opposition MDC party have slammed a police operation to evict street traders from central Harare.

WATCH: Zim police launch Operation Restore Order

2017-10-12 11:15

Zimbabwean police have launched a campaign to clear Harare’s streets of illegal vendors, a coalition of rights group says.

‘No one owns Zanu-PF,’ war veterans remind Mugabe

2017-10-11 16:33

Zimbabwe’s ex-freedom fighters have reportedly described President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace as being "misguided" following attacks on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Renewed fears over Tsvangirai's health

2017-10-17 09:56

MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai has cancelled a meeting of the party’s national standing committee, sparking fresh speculation over his health.

Moves to make Grace Mugabe Zimbabwe VP?

2017-10-16 08:58

Plans are afoot in Zanu-PF to change Zimbabwe's constitution, with having a female Vice President taking centre stage during an extraordinary congress slated for December.

'Vendors drive our economy' - activist on Mugabe's anti-vendor campaign

2017-10-14 07:23

The National Vendors' Union of Zimbabwe chairperson Sten Zvorwadza has accused President Robert Mugabe of being a cause of "misery" on the streets barely a day after getting $200 bail for insulting the veteran leader. 

Border jumper killed in suspected hippo attack - report

2017-10-13 10:50

A Zimbabwean man has been killed in a suspected attack by a hippopotamus while trying to cross illegally into South Africa, a report says.

Riot police, water cannons out in force in Harare

2017-10-12 14:29

Riot police and water cannons were out in force at the start of an operation to clear illegal street vendors from Harare, witnesses say.

Mugabe's bodyguards should wheel him to podiums - MP

2017-10-12 10:25

Southerton MP Gift Chimanikire (MDC-T) has said that President Robert Mugabe's bodyguards should not let the veteran leader walk to podiums at international conferences, but, instead, use a wheelchair.

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