Cowboy hats, cake and a cooler box: Mugabe's birthday highlights

2017-02-25 19:30

First Lady Grace Mugabe has led thousands of revellers in singing Happy Birthday to her visibly tired husband, Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe at a party to mark his 93rd birthday that was heavily criticised by the opposition.

'I thank God for this long, long journey': Mugabe, 93

2017-02-25 15:31

A pensive Robert Mugabe in a cowboy hat has told revellers at his 93rd birthday party that he thanks God for the "long long journey" of his life.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Buhari, Somalia

2017-02-22 19:50

The EU has given 'birthday boy' Mugabe a "hostile" birthday gift, and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari needs a "longer period of rest" in London.

WATCH: 'Tired' Mugabe shows his age in barely-audible birthday interview

2017-02-21 08:30

Eyes closed, frequently fumbling for the right word: this was President Robert Mugabe finally showing his 93 years.

As Mugabe turns 93, an anxious Zimbabwe wonders who's next

2017-02-20 12:00

As the world's oldest head of state approaches his 93rd birthday, Zimbabwe has been planning a party for thousands of people in honour of President Robert Mugabe.

'We'll field Robert Mugabe's corpse as candidate for election', says wife Grace

2017-02-18 09:30

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly said that if her husband President Robert Mugabe, 92, dies, the ruling Zanu-PF party would “field his corpse (sic) to participate in elections”.

Zim minister, UK envoy 'clash' over continued sanctions on Mugabes

2017-02-12 06:30

A Zimbabwean minister Supa Mandiwanzira has reportedly clashed with the United Kingdom ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing over the continued sanctions on the Mugabes.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Gambia, Somalia

2017-02-09 20:22

Zimbabwe's pastor Evan Mawarire says he is happy to be out of prison, and Somalia's new leader vows to rebuild failed state.

'Someone tell Mugabe': Obama's post-presidency pics rile Zimbabweans

2017-02-09 06:08

Those pictures of Barack Obama enjoying himself on holiday with Richard Branson? Zimbabweans are looking at them and wishing their 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe would take a leaf out of the former US leader's book and hand over power.

What does this Christmas card say about Mugabe's plans for the future?

2017-01-26 08:33

Zimbabwe opposition MP Jessie Majome has taken to Facebook to share a snap of President Robert Mugabe's Chrismas card, which she says was delivered to her pigeonhole in parliament on January 23.


Mugabe marks 93rd birthday in opposition area… as he defies calls to resign

2017-02-25 17:30

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is celebrating his 93rd birthday, defying calls to resign after nearly four decades in power.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe praises Trump's 'America First' policy

2017-02-22 21:46

US President Donald Trump's "America First" policy has an admirer in Zimbabwe's longtime president, who says the policy resonates with his own thinking.

WATCH: EU's 'hostile' present for 'unsmiling birthday boy' Mugabe

2017-02-22 06:05

An unsmiling President Robert Mugabe blew out the candles on his 93rd birthday cake on Tuesday amid news the EU had renewed sanctions on him and his wife Grace.

Happy 93rd birthday Mr President: Why some Zimbabweans STILL love Mugabe

2017-02-21 06:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has turned 93 today. The question is; why after years of economic hardship and international isolation, do some still love the man that critics accuse of turning the southern African country into a basket-case?

PIC: No diamonds? Grace Mugabe addresses rally decked out in GOLD

2017-02-18 19:30

Eagle-eyed Zimbabweans are pointing out that their first lady addressed a rally in struggling Buhera district on Friday wearing gold ear-rings, gold rings, a gold chain and gold-rimmed glasses.

Botched diamond ring deal: I've 'nothing to do' with seized properties, says Mugabe's wife

2017-02-12 18:32

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly urged the High Court to discharge an "erroneous" order it issued against her and her son in a case in which they are being accused of grabbing properties belonging to a Lebanese businessman.

Mugabe's wife Grace 'overhauls' security as 'fears of spying increase'

2017-02-11 16:00

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly overhauled her entire security team, as factional wars within the ruling Zanu-PF party intensify and "fears of spying for rival factions" increase.

Gucci Grace for parliament? Mugabe's wife may have cunning plan

2017-02-09 14:00

Why would Gucci-loving, jet-setting Grace Mugabe want to be a humble MP in Zimbabwe's parliament? It's hard to imagine the imperious Zimbabwean first lady jostling with rowdy opposition MPs on a daily basis.

How do you know Mugabe's on his way home? Because his road's being fixed

2017-01-27 17:00

Residents of Harare - parts of which have been recently battered by rains - have remarked upon the speed with which the road leading to President Robert Mugabe's Borrowdale mansion is being fixed ahead of his scheduled return home from his long Christmas holiday.

Wifey requirements: Zim businessman's outrageous list of 16 partner must-haves

2017-01-23 11:30

Fabulously-rich Zimbabwe businessman, who has made no secret of his friendship with the fist family, Wicknell Chivayo's list of requirements for a future wife controversial.

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