Zanu-PF bans social media abuse as Mugabe blasts feuding party bigwigs

2016-02-11 14:30

Following an intense politburo meeting on Wednesday, Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has reportedly banned the abuse of social media by party members, saying that anyone who did not adhere to the rules would be dealt with.

No factionalism in Zanu-PF, says deputy president

2016-02-10 14:38

Zimbabwean Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa has rejected claims that there are factions within the ruling Zanu-PF party, reports say.

Zimbabwe appeals for $1.5 bln to prevent starvation

2016-02-09 22:31

Zimbabwe has appealed to local businesses and charities for $1.5bn aid to save more than a quarter of the population from starvation due to drought.

Zim war vets want Moyo, Kasukuwere out of Zanu-PF

2016-02-08 14:32

Zimbabwe's war veterans have called for the expulsion of national commissar Saviour Kasukuwere and Minister of High Education Jonathan Moyo from the ruling Zanu-PF, as factional wars within the party intensify.

Social media has potential to destabilise country - Zim police boss

2016-02-03 12:56

Zimbabwe police boss, Augustine Chihuri, has warned that the use of social media in the southern African country could lead to tensions that have the potential to cause instability.

Stop factionalism, Mugabe warns Zanu-PF officials

2016-02-01 17:32

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has warned ruling Zanu-PF party officials fanning factionalism to desist from doing so or risk facing the boot, a report says.

We will choose who monitors our elections - Zim VP

2016-01-28 14:06

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the southern African nation will not change its ways in choosing which countries it wants as election observers in the 2018 polls, a report says.

Zim says open to food aid

2016-01-21 16:46

Zimbabwe says it is ready to accept international help to curb food shortages caused by a drought in some parts of the country.

Who's who in the battle for Zanu-PF leadership

2015-12-10 17:24

Here is a breakdown of some of the important individuals and groupings in the leadership battle within Zimbabwe's ruling party.

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".


Zanu-PF divisions better than those in MDC, Mugabe claims

2016-02-11 13:30

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 91, has warned the opposition MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, not to "take pride in Zanu-PF misfortunes", claiming that the situation in the MDC was worse than that in his party.

Zanu-PF's crucial meeting set to go ahead despite threats of disruption

2016-02-10 13:30

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party's much awaited politburo meeting is expected to go ahead, despite disruption threats by some party members, a report says.

Mugabe's nephew blasts war veterans minister

2016-02-09 13:55

President Robert Mugabe's nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, has lambasted War Veterans Minister Christopher Mutsvangwa over attempts to block some politburo members from attending a meeting.

Newcomers causing Zanu-PF divisions - war vets

2016-02-04 19:39

Zimbabwe war veterans' leader, Chris Mutsvangwa, has accused newcomers of fomenting divisions within the ruling Zanu-PF party, a report says.

Electoral reforms will enhance democracy, MDC tells Mugabe govt

2016-02-03 12:15

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party, led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has called for reforms on laws governing the country's electoral body in order to create a conducive environment for the upcoming polls in 2018.

Succession: Mugabe spokesperson warns Zanu-PF party members

2016-01-29 13:48

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe will deal with those in the ruling Zanu-PF party who are engaging in succession battles, his spokesperson George Charamba has said, according to state media.

Food shortages: Zimbabwe secures $200m loan to import maize

2016-01-22 14:23

Zimbabwe has secured at least $200m from African Export-Import Bank to import much needed grain, as the southern African nation grapples with food shortages, reports say.

Food crisis: Zim says open to international help

2016-01-21 14:35

Zimbabwe says it is ready to accept international help to curb food shortages caused by a drought in some parts of the country.

Mugabe admits ruling party factions, warns of imminent split

2015-12-10 15:36

Zimbabwe’s ruling party leader President Robert Mugabe has publicly admitted that his Zanu-PF is riddled with factional wars that he claims could shred it into pieces, according to a report.

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.

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