Zimbabwe

PICS: Why Mugabe's govt wants to arrest 'multi-tier' pricers

Cash, card or BOND? Some retailers in cash-starved Zimbabwe are offering three different prices for goods depending on how customers can pay - and President Robert Mugabe's government isn't happy.

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Mugabe allies hint they could ditch his party

2017-03-23 21:57

Zimbabwean war veterans, who have given President Robert Mugabe key support in past, have vowed to rally behind "competent" candidates in next year's elections even those from the opposition.

Rand vs dollar for Zim: Why rand as main currency would be prudent

2017-03-22 20:07

It would be prudent for Zimbabwe to use the rand rather than the US dollar, says Kupukile Mlambo, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.

PIC: This photo is giving hope to Mugabe opponents

2017-03-23 06:03

Could this be the beginning of something positive for Zimbabwe's horribly fractured opposition? Opposition supporters have welcomed a snap of two rival leaders who appeared to be sharing a joke at a protest rally in the capital Harare.

 

Zimbabwe opposition call for 'biased' electoral body to be scrapped

2017-03-22 20:04

A coalition of Zimbabwean opposition parties have staged a protest ahead of next year's polls, demanding the disbanding of the state-appointed electoral commission they accuse of hindering free-and-fair elections.

AS IT HAPPENED: #ZimOppositionProtest

2017-03-22 14:30

Get the latest updates as Zimbabwe’s opposition parties protest in the capital Harare over what they consider to be actions aimed at rigging next year’s presidential elections.

Zim gives SA 'thumbs up' for efforts in ending xenophobia

2017-03-21 19:29

Zimbabwean authorities have reportedly given the South African government a 'thumbs up' for its efforts in ending xenophobic violence.

PICS: What happened to Mugabe's suit jacket in Mauritius?

2017-03-21 07:08

Hang on: what happened to President Robert Mugabe's suit jacket? Zimbabweans on social media have been looking at photos of their 93-year-old leader at a meeting in Mauritius with more than a bit of bewilderment. Because he seems to have "lost" his blazer.

Woman, 31, pours hot oil over hubby for playing his music 'too loud'

2017-03-20 11:00

A Zimbabwean woman has been sentenced to 315 hours of community service after she poured hot cooking oil over her husband because she was fed up of his loud music, a report says.

OFF AGAIN: Mugabe is in Swaziland

2017-03-18 19:30

Zimbabwe's ageing president Robert Mugabe is in Swaziland for a SADC summit - which means his spokesperson can't answer awkward questions about the first lady, a report says.

Zimbabwe opposition groups protest over 2018 election

2017-03-22 17:52

Opposition politicians, activists and outspoken church leaders in Zimbabwe have gathered to protest what they call attempts to rig next year's presidential election.

Zimbabwe protest today: What you need to know

2017-03-22 09:41

Critics of President Robert Mugabe's government are planning a protest in Harare this morning. Although it was reportedly given the go-ahead by the High Court, police now say they won't allow protesters to march.

Zimbabwe opposition parties want UN to handle 2018 election

2017-03-21 17:26

Zimbabwe's opposition parties are demanding United Nations involvement in next year's presidential election after a preparatory meeting fell apart amid an argument with election officials.

'I collected a tin of LICE for Mugabe': Protest pastor

2017-03-20 12:10

A pastor who's just spent six weeks in jail for predicting Robert Mugabe's death says he collected a tin of lice to show the Zimbabwe president just how bad prison life is, a report says.

Free Zim contraceptives smuggled into SA for sale

2017-03-20 06:01

Every month, Nancy (not her real name) and her business partner travel to Zimbabwe to stock up on Marvelon family planning pills.

Mugabe's nephew helps oust 'dictator' (so can he oust his uncle, Zimbabweans wonder?)

2017-03-19 16:04

They're calling it regime change. President Robert Mugabe's flamboyant and very rich nephew Philip Chiyangwa played a large part in achieving the unthinkable: the unseating of a man who's been in power for the last (nearly) three decades.

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