Mugabe's wife denies presidential ambitions

2015-11-20 07:42

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife has denied harbouring ambitions to succeed her husband, pledging instead to support the 91-year-old’s next presidential bid.

Zim police break up MDC rally, detain MP, supporters

2015-11-09 14:49

At least 17 supporters of Zimbabwe's opposition MDC have been detained in Harare after police broke up an unsanctioned rally, a spokesperson for the party says.

MDC protests against Mugabe in Harare

2015-10-28 11:42

The opposition MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly launched protests against President Robert Mugabe’s government in Harare, defying heavy police presence in the city centre.

Economically wrecked Zim in limbo, waiting for Mugabe to go

2015-10-26 09:57

Zimbabwe is a country on standby, waiting for the end of an era. Many accuse President Robert Mugabe of having wrecked the economy, but he also commands respect – and Zimbabweans are anxious about what will come after him.

Zim opposition may take Grace Mugabe to court over Brazil loan

2015-10-19 16:16

Zimbabwe’s opposition parties are reportedly mulling a collective court action against First Lady Grace Mugabe whom they accuse of abusing a $98m agricultural equipment loan facility secured from Brazil.

Zanu-PF plans to spend $3m on annual conference

2015-10-16 11:47

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party is reportedly planning to spend $3 million at its 15th annual conference to be held in Victoria Falls in December.

Mugabe remains first choice of 'terrified' Zimbabweans

2015-10-08 13:34

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe is more popular than his long-standing rival, former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai, despite many people being terrified by him, a survey has revealed.

Zim will have an indigenised economy by 2018 – minister

2015-10-07 14:03

Zimbabwean Youth Development, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Minister Patrick Zhuwawo says the southern African country will have an "indigenised" economy by 2018.

No going back on Zim indigenisation policy – minister

2015-10-05 17:59

Zimbabwe’s newly appointed minister of youth development, indigenisation and economic empowerment Patrick Zhuwawo says there is no going back in the country’s controversial indigenisation programme, according to a report.

MDC officials challenge Tsvangirai over Mujuru

2015-10-05 11:00

Senior members of Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC are reportedly opposed to party leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s proposed plan to form a coalition with former vice president Joice Mujuru.


Mugabe 'a lion of Africa', says outgoing US ambassador

2015-11-13 13:15

Outgoing US ambassador to Zimbabwe, Bruce Wharton, has reportedly praised President Robert Mugabe, describing him as "a lion of Africa" - but he also had some advice for the country about its economy.

Zim's top prosecutor faces jail for defying court order

2015-10-31 08:34

Zimbabwe’s constitutional court has threatened to jail the country’s top prosecutor for refusing to allow action against a ruling party legislator accused of raping a child.

Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe will be chaotic - politician

2015-10-27 12:18

A Zimbabwean opposition leader has reportedly warned of total collapse the day President Robert Mugabe "does not wake up".

Mugabe warms to West as economy wobbles

2015-10-22 10:45

President Robert Mugabe’s anti-Western rhetoric has been conspicuous by its absence of late, a sign the 91-year-old leader has mellowed or realised that Zimbabwe may need financial help.

Grace Mugabe's warning to NGOs

2015-10-16 14:01

Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe has reportedly claimed that some of the non-governmental organisations operating in the country are involved in what she terms "sinister" activities.

Mugabe spokesperson moots new laws to gag Zim media

2015-10-11 19:59

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's spokesperson has warned new laws will be brought in to deal with media houses who report on factions within the ruling party, the state-controlled Sunday Mail says.

Zim hunger: US, UK pledge $43m for food relief

2015-10-08 11:21

Britain and the US have reportedly launched a programme to rescue at least 650 000 Zimbabwean hunger victims, with the two countries pledging to provide $43m for food aid.

Mugabe's oldest allies fear being sidelined if he leaves office

2015-10-06 12:31

The oldest members of the ruling Zanu-PF in Zimbabwe reportedly want President Robert Mugabe, 91, to remain in office because they fear being sidelined by the younger generation if he leaves.

Zim army 'threatens to deal with politicians opposed to Mugabe'

2015-10-05 16:29

Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has reportedly warned the country’s armed forces against threatening the country’s opposition.

Mugabe takes a swipe at potential successors

2015-10-02 13:27

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly warned his Zanu-PF party supporters to guard against ambitious potential successors whom he accused of wanting to grab power through the "back door".

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