Mugabe mocks opposition 'grand coalition', says it will be 'defeated'

2017-04-08 19:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly mocked efforts by opposition parties to form a "grand coalition" to contest his Zanu-PF party in next year’s elections, saying this will lead to a "grand defeat".

EXCLUSIVE: We won't allow Mugabe to 'lead from a wheelchair', says Zim opposition

2017-04-06 06:07

Zimbabwean opposition parties have vowed that they would not allow President Robert Mugabe to "lead the country from a wheelchair" after Cabinet ministers gave him a "special massage chair" as a gift at a belated birthday ceremony.

PICS: Grace Mugabe's ally needs a 'saviour' as Zanu-PF supporters seek his ouster

2017-04-04 08:50

Zimbabwean Local Government Minister Savior Kasukuwere's political career is hanging on a thread after ruling Zanu-PF party supporters staged a demonstration seeking his ouster for allegedly plotting against President Robert Mugabe.

Mugabe's rivals hail appointment of new chief justice

2017-04-01 07:27

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's opponents together with the country's legal fraternity have reportedly applauded the recent appointment of the southern African nation's chief justice Luke Malaba.

'Don't allow Mugabe to hold you hostage... tell him to go', Zimbabweans told

2017-03-28 08:30

Former vice president Joice Mujuru has reportedly blamed Zimbabweans for "allowing [President Robert] Mugabe to hold them 'hostage'", as the southern African country’s economic situation continues to deteriorate.

At 93 years old, Zimbabwe's Mugabe remains a jet-setter

2017-03-23 11:37

Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president".

Zim man in court for 'keeping on walking' while flag hoisted, lawyers say

2017-03-16 08:30

Here's a warning if you're travelling through a Zimbabwean border post: do NOT move while the national flag is being hoisted. You could get arrested - or worse.

I was a 'clear' successor to Mugabe, says former VP Joice Mujuru

2017-03-09 10:18

Former Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru has reportedly said that she was a "clear" successor to President Robert Mugabe just before she was expelled from both the ruling Zanu-PF and government in 2014.

EXCLUSIVE: Mugabe and 'Green Bombers'... Is he plotting violence ahead of 2018 polls?

2017-03-04 07:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has called for the reintroduction of the National Youth Service, a move seen by the opposition as a plot by the veteran leader to "unleash violence" ahead of the 2018 presidential elections.

EXCLUSIVE: Mugabe 'won't surrender power to anyone, not even to his wife Grace'

2017-03-01 15:09

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, is intent on becoming the country's life president, critics say, adding that the nonagenarian won't "surrender power to anyone, not even his wife" Grace.


Grace Mugabe's allies resign amid succession battles in Zanu-PF

2017-04-06 08:35

President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party has been plunged into turmoil after a minister and another senior official resigned from their positions in the party’s women’s wing amid succession battles.

Opposition gears for fresh poll protests as Mugabe holds crucial meeting

2017-04-05 06:05

Zimbabwe police have relented to demands by the country’s opposition to stage a demonstration in the capital Harare against alleged plans by President Robert Mugabe to “steal” next year’s polls.

Wheelchair gift 'is proof Mugabe now physically and mentally unfit to rule'

2017-04-04 06:00

Zimbabwean opposition politicians have reportedly said that a wheel chair that was given as a gift by Cabinet ministers to President Robert Mugabe is proof that the nonagenarian is "too old and unfit" to rule.

IN DEPTH: Why is Mugabe's ex-spin doctor so mad these days?

2017-03-28 15:00

President Robert Mugabe's former spin-doctor Jonathan Moyo is engaged in an unseemly public battle with the state newspapers he once controlled so tightly.

EXCLUSIVE: Is Tendai Biti ready to work with MDC's Tsvangirai again?

2017-03-24 10:56

Zimbabwe’s fragile opposition could be on the verge of forging a formidable grand coalition against President Robert Mugabe ahead of next year’s polls, as it emerges one of Morgan Tsvangira’s nemesis has buried the hatchet to stand up against "dictatorship".

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.

Opposition to hold anti-Mugabe protest on March 22: Tsvangirai

2017-03-10 08:33

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says his MDC party will take part in an anti-government protest on March 22 because Zimbabwe's ruling party wants to "steal" the next election.

Mugabe 'resumes work tomorrow' after medical review in Singapore: Aide

2017-03-05 19:02

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe "resumes work tomorrow" after returning home from Singapore where he had flown earlier this week for a medical review, his spokesperson says.

EXCLUSIVE: Grace, Zanu-PF 'very very cruel' to 'ancient' Mugabe (video)

2017-03-02 13:30

Zimbabwean opposition leader and former finance minister, Tendai Biti, says President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace and the ruling Zanu-PF party are cruel for pushing the nonagenarian to continue clinging to power.

This is why you don't tell Mugabe to 'stop your wife'

2017-02-28 11:34

Tell President Robert Mugabe to "stop your wife" and you're in trouble - even if you are a graduate of the ruling party's ideological college.

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