'Our loving mother': praise singers go into overdrive as Zim First Lady hits 52

2017-07-23 16:15

Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe has turned 52, and state officials and media have gone into overdrive to sing her praises.

Mugabe,Tsvangirai to campaign in Matabeleland

2017-07-19 18:01

Zimbabwe's ageing President Robert Mugabe and his arch-rival Morgan Tsvangirai are expected to go up against one another in Matabeleland West, as they address separate rallies to drum up support for the crunch 2018 elections, says a report.

Grace Mugabe 'up and about' after freak accident, says aide

2017-07-18 10:13

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe is reportedly "on the mend" following an accident at the Harare International Airport that saw her sprain her ankle.

Zim First Lady Grace Mugabe slightly injured in car accident

2017-07-15 15:38

The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has suffered minor injuries in an accident involving the presidential motorcade after the 93-year-old leader's return from a trip to Singapore for medical treatment.

Mugabe's sons 'evicted' from luxury Sandton apartment over 'unacceptable behaviour'

2017-07-15 07:48

President Robert Mugabe's sons were evicted from a luxury apartment block in Johannesburg’s affluent Sandton area because of their "unacceptable behaviour", a report says.

US think-tank warns Mugabe over succession battles in his Zanu-PF party

2017-07-12 10:30

A US-based think tank has warned that Zimbabwe risks plunging into violence even before the crunch 2018 presidential elections, as the ruling Zanu-PF party succession battles intensify, a report says.

Mugabe's wife moves to grab 'iconic state-owned Mazowe Dam' – report

2017-07-09 09:00

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly moved to expand her Mazowe "empire" in Mashonalnd province by grabbing the "iconic state-owned Mazowe Dam... and surrounding tracts of land".

Grace Mugabe makes 'emergency' trip to secure SA home for sons

2017-07-02 15:30

Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe has had to make an emergency trip to South Africa to secure accommodation for her two sons.

'Courageous' minister 'lauded for telling Mugabe to name successor'

2017-06-28 06:13

Zimbabwe's ex-freedom fighters have reportedly lauded "courageous" Minister of War Veterans Tshinga Dube for openly telling President Robert Mugabe, 93, to name his successor.

Zimbabwe VP pledges 'free and fair' election in 2018

2017-06-23 20:29

Zimbabwe's Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged that next year's elections will be peaceful, "free and fair" despite opposition concerns about electoral interference.


AS IT HAPPENED: 'We can now restore our status as the bread basket of Africa,' says Mugabe

2017-07-21 15:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is in Matabeleland north where he is expected to address over 100 000 Zanu-PF party supporters, as he resumes his nationwide rallies following his Singapore medical trip. Follow the live updates.

Zim taxi driver in hot water after signing traffic fine 'Vote MDC'

2017-07-19 11:09

A Zimbabwean taxi driver has landed himself in trouble after signing his traffic ticket for a fine “vote MDC”, says a report.

Grace Mugabe accident: More details emerge

2017-07-16 11:02

More details have emerged of the mishap at Harare International Airport that saw First Lady Grace Mugabe sprain her ankle.

Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after Singapore health check-up

2017-07-15 13:00

President Robert Mugabe has arrived back in Zimbabwe after a week-long trip to Singapore for a medical check-up, state radio says.

Grace Mugabe 'imposes unofficial curfew' as she grabs iconic Mazowe Dam

2017-07-14 12:00

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, who recently moved to expand her Mazowe "empire" by grabbing the iconic state-owned Mazowe Dam, has reportedly "imposed an unofficial curfew in the area".

'Mugabe ruling Zim from hospital bed... he must just retire'

2017-07-11 06:19

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly accused President Robert Mugabe, 93, of "running the country from a hospital bed after the nonagenarian flew out of the country for "routine medical check-ups" over the weekend.

'It's not my duty to name my successor,' says Mugabe

2017-07-03 06:04

President Robert Mugabe, 93, has reportedly engaged the Minister of War Veterans Tshinga Dube over the succession issue, telling him that he has not named his successor "as that is the prerogative of the Congress".

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, Zambia, Nigeria

2017-06-28 08:07

#ThisFlag protest leader Evan Mawarire, as evicted Zimbabwean university students shelter in a local church, and Zambian opposition leader Hichilema says he is in "good spirits", despite being kept in custody at a high security prison.

'Nothing wrong about talking succession,' minister tells Mugabe

2017-06-27 06:11

A Zimbabwean minister has reportedly challenged President Robert Mugabe to name or groom his successor in-order to put a stop to the continued factional fights in his ruling Zanu-PF party.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Zambia, Angola

2017-06-23 08:37

President Robert Mugabe has reportedly moved to stop his wife, Grace's ambition to succeed him, and an expert on Africa says "something is definitely wrong" in Zambia as the country "slips into dictatorship".

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