Top Africa stories: I Coast, Kenya, Zim

2017-05-12 20:28

Gun fire erupts in Ivory Coast after soldiers who mutinied in January apologised to President Alassane Ouattara, and Mujuru together with Tsvangirai are in talks to lead a united opposition alliance to try to unseat Mugabe.

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".

OFF AGAIN: Mugabe is in Swaziland

2017-03-18 19:30

Zimbabwe's ageing president Robert Mugabe is in Swaziland for a SADC summit - which means his spokesperson can't answer awkward questions about the first lady, a report says.

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.

REVEALED: Mugabe 'paying half a million dollars in yearly rentals for a villa in Dubai'

2017-01-22 15:30

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's lavish spending has been exposed in his wife's court battle with a Lebanese tycoon over a botched $1.35m diamond ring deal.

Stop legal action against my VP, Mugabe tells minister – report

2016-11-12 09:02

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly told Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo to stop taking legal steps against Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Mugabe to attend Lesotho's independence celebrations, after 'snubbing' Khama

2016-10-03 12:20

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to attend Lesotho's 50th independence anniversary later this week, after he recently "turned down" a similar invite from Botswana, a report says.

Zanu-PF keen on declaring a state of emergency in Zim, MDC claims

2016-08-29 10:57

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly expressed concern that President Robert Mugabe could soon declare state of emergency in a bid to stop protests.

Zim govt officials slam anti-graft agency ZACC over campaign

2016-06-10 13:58

Zimbabwe's anti-graft agency ZACC is facing criticism over its recently launched investigation on a number of individuals and companies, reports say.

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.


Here's the REAL reason Mugabe goes to Singapore... his aide explains

2017-05-11 12:03

President Robert Mugabe, 93, is in Singapore again this week for a medical check-up, the second one in just two months. But his spokesperson George Charamba says there are good reasons for this.

PICS: Mugabe's untucked shirt? Actually he was WELL-DRESSED, says state TV

2017-03-22 06:15

There's an explanation for President Robert Mugabe's "scruffy" white shirt in Mauritius this week and it's not the one you're thinking of.

Flood victims: 'Surprised' Mugabe denies 'biscuit donation' reports

2017-03-17 11:20

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly denied claims that he donated biscuits and children's snacks to flood victims in the southern African country.

Zimbabwe to US critics: 'Go and hang on a banana tree'

2017-02-07 19:35

US critics of Zimbabwe's human rights record "can go and hang on a banana tree", a Zimbabwean official says, while also indicating that the southern African country is waiting for an overture from President Donald Trump's administration.

Mugabe off to Far East, leaves Zim 'burning'

2016-12-21 17:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has begun his annual leave and will spend part of it in the Far East with his family, despite a myriad of economic problems facing the country.

Former Zim VP Mujuru applauds 'brave' Tsvangirai

2016-10-10 18:33

Zimbabwean former deputy president, Joice Mujuru has showered the MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai with praise, saying he was brave saying he has "braved" President Robert Mugabe's dictatorship since 1999.

Mugabe spokesperson laughs off ill health reports

2016-08-31 11:27

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's spokesperson has laughed off reports that the veteran leader has abandoned the Southern African Developmental Community summit in Swaziland due to ill health.

Don't incite violence, Zim govt warns broadcasters

2016-07-14 14:17

Zimbabwe's government has vowed not to allow broadcasting of what it terms "subversive" information that could incite violence, as the country faces sporadic protests, a report says.

It's up to SA govt to invite Mugabe to Fort Hare celebrations - spokesperson

2016-05-19 12:08

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's spokesperson has refused to confirm nor deny his attendance at the University of Fort Hare's centenary celebrations, saying the SA government had the mandate to make the final decision.

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.

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