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".

Zim govt battling to feed its people - Vice President Mnangagwa

2015-10-19 13:32

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly hinted that the Zimbabwean government is struggling to feed thousands of people as hunger continues to grip the southern African country.

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".

Zim VP runs up $120 000 hotel bill while waiting for 'proper' house

2015-09-28 14:36

Zimbabwean Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko reportedly spent at least $120 000 in the more than 280 days that he has so far stayed in a five-star hotel, as he seeks to find suitable accommodation since his appointment last year.

Zim's 'Crocodile' cements position as Mugabe heir

2015-09-24 22:06

Zimbabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has cemented his status as heir apparent to Robert Mugabe after getting close allies appointed to important cabinet posts and securing the tasks of reforming the economy and legal system.

Succession: Zim VP Mnangagwa 'playing his cards well'

2015-08-31 13:55

Zimbabwe’s vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa could be positioning himself as the sole successor of President Robert Mugabe, analysts say, following an interview with the London-based New African magazine.

Zimbabwe won't starve, VP Mphoko insists

2015-08-28 17:02

Zimbabwean Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko says the country won’t starve, despite reports this week that at least 1.5 million people are at risk of going hungry after a fall in the maize production.

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.

Zim farmers fear winter of hunger after poor tobacco crop

2015-07-22 14:26

Thousands of small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe fear they will be going hungry this winter after abandoning traditional staples like maize, sorghum and groundnuts for tobacco, a cash crop known locally as "green gold".

Grace Mugabe says VPs consult her, hints at 'takeover'

2015-07-03 14:22

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe could be pushing for power when her husband dies or retires, after she made claims that she works closely with President Robert Mugabe’s two deputies.


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 VP's hotel stay 'beyond your level', Mnangagwa tells MPs

2015-10-16 12:42

Zimbabwean Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko’s continued stay in a costly five-star hotel with his family is an issue that should not be discussed in parliament, his colleague Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said.

Zanu-PF fissures have reached 'dangerous' levels – ex-minister

2015-09-29 15:07

Zimbabwe’s former minister of finance, Tendai Biti, has reportedly warned that the southern African country could be headed for chaos if the ruling Zanu-PF party does not resolve its factional and succession battles.

Zim needs leaders of integrity - vice president

2015-09-27 14:40

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is widely believed to want to succeed President Robert Mugabe, has reportedly said that Zimbabwe needs "leaders of integrity".

Mugabe might quit before end of tenure – Zanu-PF officials

2015-09-21 18:03

Senior officials from the ruling Zanu-PF party have reportedly indicated that President Robert Mugabe might be forced to quit before his current tenure ends in 2018 due to “explosive succession and economic problems”.

No guarantee I will be next president - Zim VP

2015-08-29 18:47

As Grace Mugabe's political star rises in Zimbabwe, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa says there's no guarantee he'll become the next president.

Zim VP says food imports draining govt funds – reports

2015-08-27 17:32

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed concern over food imports, saying they are draining the country’s already strained resources, according to reports.

God unconvinced by would-be successors of Mugabe – Grace

2015-08-14 16:32

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly told a crowd in Matabeleland that God is not convinced by the would-be successors of President Robert Mugabe - and that’s why he is still in charge at 91.

Zim VP hails 'loving' people of 'Europe's last dictatorship'

2015-07-21 12:22

Zimbabwe’s vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, on a visit to Belarus, has described the European country as “developed, orderly and clean” and its people as “loving”, according to a report.

Mugabe 'forces' minister Moyo to step down - reports

2015-06-24 12:55

President Robert Mugabe has reportedly forced Information Minister Jonathan Moyo to step down to address a “technicality” that arose when he won a parliamentary seat in recent by-elections.

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