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.

Zim First Lady evictees seek SADC intervention – report

2017-04-18 09:21

More than 100 families, who are being evicted from their farm homes by Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe, have urged the SADC to intervene, according to a report.

Probe against Mugabe's wife halted by govt officials – report

2017-04-13 05:47

A human rights violation probe against Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly hit a brick wall - as government officials have refused to co-operate with a rights commission.

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.

PICS: Grace Mugabe's ally needs a 'saviour' as Zanu-PF supporters seek his ouster

2017-04-04 08:50

Zimbabwean Local Government Minister Savior Kasukuwere's political career is hanging on a thread after ruling Zanu-PF party supporters staged a demonstration seeking his ouster for allegedly plotting against President Robert Mugabe.

'Don't allow Mugabe to hold you hostage... tell him to go', Zimbabweans told

2017-03-28 08:30

Former vice president Joice Mujuru has reportedly blamed Zimbabweans for "allowing [President Robert] Mugabe to hold them 'hostage'", as the southern African country’s economic situation continues to deteriorate.

Zimbabwe opposition call for 'biased' electoral body to be scrapped

2017-03-22 20:04

A coalition of Zimbabwean opposition parties have staged a protest ahead of next year's polls, demanding the disbanding of the state-appointed electoral commission they accuse of hindering free-and-fair elections.

For Zim's first lady, love found in secretarial pool could end in presidency

2017-03-18 15:32

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe plucked her from the secretarial pool decades ago to become his wife. Now Grace Mugabe is stirring speculation that she wants to succeed her 93-year-old husband as leader.

I was a 'clear' successor to Mugabe, says former VP Joice Mujuru

2017-03-09 10:18

Former Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru has reportedly said that she was a "clear" successor to President Robert Mugabe just before she was expelled from both the ruling Zanu-PF and government in 2014.

EXCLUSIVE: Grace, Zanu-PF 'very very cruel' to 'ancient' Mugabe (video)

2017-03-02 13:30

Zimbabwean opposition leader and former finance minister, Tendai Biti, says President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace and the ruling Zanu-PF party are cruel for pushing the nonagenarian to continue clinging to power.


Ex-VP will be 'significant ally' for Tsvangirai in Zim opposition alliance

2017-04-20 17:19

Former vice president Joice Mujuru will be a significant ally for Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai ahead of next year's elections, an analyst says.

'Mugabes have no prerogative of insulting other people' - war vets

2017-04-15 13:29

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been told to respect war veterans just days after the president said that former freedom fighters were not special in the ruling Zanu-PF party.

Mugabe's son 'removed from Dubai under controversial circumstances'… now lives in SA

2017-04-08 09:02

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's two sons have reportedly relocated to SA from Dubai and Zimbabwe respectively amid fears their personal security might be "compromised" in the neighbouring country.

Grace Mugabe's allies resign amid succession battles in Zanu-PF

2017-04-06 08:35

President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party has been plunged into turmoil after a minister and another senior official resigned from their positions in the party’s women’s wing amid succession battles.

We would rather vote for 'a stick', Zim war veterans say

2017-04-03 17:30

Zimbabwean former freedom fighters have reportedly said they would rather vote for "a stick" if Vice President Emmerson Mngangagwa fails to succeed President Robert Mugabe.

Farm seizure: Zim court rules against Mugabe's wife Grace

2017-03-25 07:14

A Zimbabwean court has ruled against First Lady Grace Mugabe’s move to seize yet another farm, as she seeks to expand her empire in the prime farming area of Mazowe.

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.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Zambia, Cameroon

2017-03-15 21:00

Joice Mujuru says she knew about Zimbabwean government Gukurahundi atrocities that took place in the early 1980s, and President Robert Mugabe has donated biscuits,chips and water to flood victims.

Zimbabwe journalists arrested over Mugabe health report freed

2017-03-03 18:27

The editor of independent Zimbabwean newspaper NewsDay Wisdom Mudzungairi and journalist Richard Chidza have been released ahead of a court appearance on Saturday.

'You owe me': Diamond dealer claims Grace Mugabe sent Whatsapp threats - report

2017-03-01 22:24

The Lebanese tycoon at the centre of a botched deal for a $1.3m diamond ring for Grace Mugabe claims the Zimbabwe first lady sent him a series of threatening Whatsapps, a newspaper is reporting.

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