Army warns Mugabe over wife Grace's 'ambition to succeed him' - report

2017-06-22 11:02

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly moved to stop his wife, Grace’s ambition to succeed him, after the country's intelligence warned that "her campaign may stoke political violence".

Zim journalists refuse to be state witnesses over anti-Mugabe presser

2017-06-21 10:10

Two independent Zimbabwean journalists have refused to be turned into state wirtnesses after they reported on a press conference in which a disgruntled ex-ruling party official called on President Robert Mugabe to step down.

Mugabe's nephew 'seeks protection' after being 'threatened' by soldiers

2017-06-18 16:23

President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwawo has reportedly written to the minister of defence asking for protection after he was allegedly threatened with unspecified action by soldiers, who "blocked his vehicle outside Harare".

Zimbabwe 'doesn't need foreign support', says Mugabe's deputy

2017-06-10 07:10

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe does not need any foreign funding to support its developmental progammes, despite the country facing a myriad of economic problems.

Zimbabwe tobacco is booming, but farmers growing it are not

2017-05-30 12:37

Many Zimbabwean tobacco farmers are making big sales this season, but they don't feel they're benefiting from the crop, the nation's second biggest earner after gold.

EXCLUSIVE: Grace Mugabe's 'greatest concern'

2017-05-25 06:09

Leader of Zanu-PF women's wing and First Lady Grace Mugabe, could be elevated to the cabinet of her husband, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in order to give her some political strength. But what is her greatest concern?

Zim opposition, unions scoff at VP’s 2.2 million jobs claim – report

2017-05-23 15:29

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly rubbished claims by Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the government had created more than 2.2 million jobs.

Zim VP Mnangagwa hails black tobacco farmers, defends land grabs

2017-05-13 19:59

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly praised black tobacco farmers, saying they "are now producing more of the golden leaf than the white commercial farmers during the colonial era regime".

EXCLUSIVE: Mugabe grapples with 'fresh fissures' in his Zanu-PF party

2017-05-03 11:46

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's "foot soldier" is slowly but surely turning from being a poster boy for Zanu-PF's politics to being a villain, as the 93-year-old strongman grapples with fresh fissures in his faction-riddled party.

Anti-Mugabe election coalition takes shape in Zimbabwe

2017-04-22 14:47

President Robert Mugabe's grip on power has faced little recent threat from Zimbabwe's splintered opposition, but efforts to forge a unified alliance in next year's election could test his supremacy.


Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Sudan, CAR

2017-06-22 08:37

SA and Namibia are following in President Robert Mugabe's footsteps in distributing land to blacks, Zimbabwean First Lady says, and clashes between armed groups in CAR have left at least 100 people dead.

The big Zanu-PF break-in: what's REALLY going on?

2017-06-20 10:00

Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi is the latest high-profile member of Zimbabwe's ruling party to have a break-in. Several other Zanu-PF officials have had break-ins in recent years.

IN-DEPTH: Why did Mugabe sack his chief prosecutor?

2017-06-12 10:07

President Robert Mugabe has sacked his chief prosecutor Johannes Tomana, a ruling party loyalist who supported his white land seizures. But why did the nonagenarian sack him?

Mugabe, 93, kicks off 'youth rallies' ahead of elections

2017-06-02 06:16

Zimbabwe's ageing president Robert Mugabe is set to kick off a nationwide series of rallies to drum up support from youths ahead of 2018 elections.

Mugabe's nephew: 'I don't see anyone with potential to succeed my uncle'

2017-05-29 11:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s nephew Patrick Zhuwawo has reportedly said that he doesn't see anyone with potential to succeed his uncle who turned 93 this year.

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Mugabe's 'frailty'

2017-05-24 09:01

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been looking a bit frail of late – and it may be deliberate.

Robert Mugabe still one of the 'hottest news stories' on African continent

2017-05-22 10:34

Robert Mugabe is still one of the hottest news stories on the African continent - and as he gets older that's unlikely to change.

EXCLUSIVE: I'm VERY loyal to Mugabe, I've no hidden agenda to topple him, says aide

2017-05-11 06:05

Zimbabwe's embattled local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who is also the ruling Zanu-PF party's political commissar, has denied allegations that he is plotting to topple President Robert Mugabe, 93.

PIC: Gloomy Mugabe family gets Zimbabweans talking

2017-04-30 14:54

Grace looks regal and pensive, Bona looks downcast and President Robert Mugabe... well, let's just say he doesn't look like he's enjoying himself.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Nigeria, Somalia

2017-04-07 06:02

Zim opposition parties have vowed that they would not allow President Robert Mugabe to “lead the country from a wheelchair”, and at least 30 people are feared dead after a bus accident in Zim.

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