Zimbabwe MPs recalled after Mugabe gaffe

2015-09-16 17:00

Politicians have been recalled for a special sitting a day after president Mugabe accidentally repeated a speech he gave last month.

Joice Mujuru looks set to join hands with Tsvangirai

2015-09-10 14:56

Ousted Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru is reportedly looking to join hands with MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai, as the country gears up for crucial elections in 2018.

You will miss Mugabe, Grace tells Zimbabweans

2015-08-28 14:43

Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe, told a gathering at Murombedzi Growth Point in Zvimba that the country would miss the veteran leader when he is gone, according to reports.

Zim state security agents threaten MPs for heckling Mugabe

2015-08-27 14:15

Zimbabwe's state security agents reportedly threatened MDC legislators with unspecified action after accusing them of embarrassing President Robert Mugabe by heckling him during his state of the nation address.

Zimbabwe amends retrenchment laws

2015-08-26 16:55

Contested new labour regulations making it harder to retrench workers in Zimbabwe have come into force, a legal watchdog says.

Zimbabwe getting ready for economic takeoff, says Mugabe

2015-08-26 09:29

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has claimed that his struggling country is readying for a "major economic take-off". He said this during a state of the nation address that lasted just 25 minutes.

Missing activist family writes petition to Mugabe, threatens massive protests

2015-08-25 15:09

Missing Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzamara’s family has reportedly written to President Robert Mugabe, demanding the veteran leader make an order for his release.

'Tired, sickly' Mugabe has nothing to offer Zimbabweans - MDC

2015-08-24 13:42

The opposition MDC says Zimbabweans should not expect anything meaningful from "a tired and sickly old man" as President Robert Mugabe, 91, prepares to deliver his state of the nation address this week.

MDC MPs 'praise' Mugabe for 'peaceful handover' of SADC chair

2015-08-20 12:07

Zimbabwe's opposition members of parliament reportedly mocked President Robert Mugabe as they "commended" him for the "peaceful handover" of the SADC chair to Botswana leader, Ian Khama.

Opposition asks SADC chair to put Zim crisis back on agenda

2015-08-18 18:26

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC has reportedly moved to lobby incoming SADC chair Ian Khama to intervene in the country’s political and economic turmoil.


Zim doesn't deserve to be ruled by a nonagenarian - MDC

2015-09-16 13:03

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party, led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has called for the immediate resignation of President Robert Mugabe after the veteran leader read the wrong speech at the opening of parliament.

Zim moves to block Zambian opposition leader - reports

2015-09-10 13:42

Zambia's opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilemba, has reportedly been barred from entering Zimbabwe where he was scheduled to address an opposition party congress led by former finance minister, Tendai Biti.

MDC: Time for Zim to look beyond 'Mugabe must go' hype

2015-08-27 19:31

News24 speaks to the opposition MDC party spokesperson, Obert Gutu, who says the country needs to develop policies that go beyond the "Mugabe must go" hype.

Zim MPS go for 9 months without allowances – report

2015-08-26 21:06

As Zimbabwe’s economy continues on a downward spiral, the southern African country’s members of parliament claim they have gone for nine months without getting allowances, a report says.

Mugabe must answer questions on Sona, MDC demands

2015-08-26 12:48

A legislator from the opposition MDC has reportedly demanded that President Robert Mugabe return to parliament to explain his state of the nation address, "so that we may move on the same trajectory and be on the same page".

Zimbabwe's Mugabe booed in parliament

2015-08-25 21:39

Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe has been booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address.

Mugabe a responsive, accountable leader – loyalist

2015-08-25 11:01

A loyalist has hailed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a "responsive and accountable leader", as the country awaits Mugabe's state of the nation address.

Zim minister moves to stop Harare council sackings

2015-08-20 18:07

Zimbabwe’s local government, public works and national housing minister Saviour Kasukuwere has moved to stop the Harare City Council from its plan to fire over 3 000 workers, media reports say.

Employers cry foul as Zim cracks down on sackings

2015-08-19 14:43

Zimbabwe’s government and opposition have joined forces to push through legislation making it harder for firms to sack workers, pleasing powerful unions but angering employers who say it would hurt an already struggling economy.

Zim MP brings used underwear to parliament

2015-07-23 19:05

There was drama in Zimbabwe's parliament after an MP from the opposition MDC paraded used underwear in the House in protest against the importation and resale of such garments, media reports say.

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