Mugabe's looming Cabinet reshuffle a 'bedroom affair' – opposition

2017-10-09 16:31

President Robert Mugabe's forthcoming Cabinet shake up has been described as a "bedroom" affair meant to prepare his controversial wife for a takeover by axing those opposed to her.

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai discharged from SA hospital

2017-10-04 06:00

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has been discharged from a South African hospital were he had been receiving medical treatment, his spokesperson says.

Top Africa stories: Trump, Grace Mugabe, Kenya

2017-09-22 08:33

First Lady Grace Mugabe is reportedly plotting a "final push" to oust Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the forthcoming Zanu-PF youth interface rally in Harare, and the Kenya electoral body has delayed election rerun.

LATEST: 'Panic grips MDC over Tsvangirai illness,' says report

2017-09-21 12:45

"Panic" has reportedly gripped Zimbabwe's main opposition the Movement for Democratic Change party, as its leader Morgan Tsvangirai continues to receive medical treatment at a hospital in South Africa.

Zimbabwe opposition warns over 2018 polls voter registration

2017-09-14 20:01

Zimbabwe's longserving President Robert Mugabe has unveiled a new biometric voter registration programme ahead of next year's elections, drawing criticism from opponents who claim the system could be manipulated.

Opposition demands free IDs for poor Zimbabweans ahead of 2018 polls

2017-09-11 19:32

Zimbabwe's MDC party has urged the Registrar General's office to consider issuing free identity documents to poor Zimbabweans ahead of the 2018 general elections, says a report.

Mugabe accuses Zimbabwe opposition of Western plot

2017-09-09 11:01

President Robert Mugabe has accused a recently launched opposition alliance seeking to unseat him in next year's elections of plotting with Western powers to force him out.

'Stop aiding Zanu-PF,' Tsvangirai's MDC tells registrar general

2017-08-31 15:27

Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai has called on the country's electoral commission to ensure that all eligible Zimbabweans are able to register to vote.

Top Africa stories: Mbeki, Grace Mugabe, Sierra Leone

2017-08-25 08:30

A group of prominent Zimbabwean political activists has apologised to South Africans over Grace Mugabe's "wrath", and SA government has pledged R8 million to assist Sierra Leone following a deadly mudslide.

Top Africa stories: Zim white farmers, SADC, Libya

2017-08-24 08:30

Zimbabwe's evicted white farmers to launch fresh bid for justice, compensation, and Angolans have voted in an election marking the end of President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos's 38-year reign.


Tsvangirai back in Zim, remains in 'isolation' - report

2017-10-06 16:26

Zimbabwe’s ailing opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, who has returned to Harare after being rushed to South Africa for medical treatment, remains in "isolation" because doctors fear he could contract new infections.

MDC's 'ailing' Tsvangirai 'refuses to name acting leader' – report

2017-09-27 11:24

Zimbabwe's long time opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly refused to name one of his three deputies as a caretaker party president while he recovers from his recent illness.

MDC slams 'painstakingly slow, inefficient' voter registration exercise

2017-09-21 19:01

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC party, has slammed the "painstakingly slow and thoroughly inefficient" voter registration exercise undertaken by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.

Top Africa stories : Mugabe, Tsvangirai, Uganda

2017-09-19 08:20

Zimbabwe is set to recruit at least 102 Cuban doctors amid 'serious shortage' of specialists, and at least 20 women have been found dumped in two areas of Uganda's Wakiso district since May.

Opposition 'takes Mugabe to court' – report

2017-09-13 14:34

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has launched a court challenge against President Robert Mugabe's recent declaration of voter registration dates, says a report.

Let's put aside 'petty personal squabbles' and force Mugabe out, MDC tells other parties

2017-09-11 17:43

Zimbabwe's MDC party led by Morgan Tsvangirai has called on all opposition parties in the country to put aside "petty personal squabbles" and unite behind one banner in the upcoming 2018 crunch elections.

Top Africa stories: SADC, Zim, Kenya

2017-09-08 09:00

Troops from several southern African countries, including SA, are deploying to Lesotho following the murder of the country's military chief, and Britain and MDC the have refuted claims of a 'political deal' with Zimbabwean VP Emmerson Mnangagwa.

'As long as coalition has an MDC name, I am not part of it,' says Mujuru

2017-08-28 18:58

Zimbabwe's ex vice president now the leader of the opposition NPP, Joice Mujuru, has demanded that the name MDC be removed from the grand coalition set to challenge President Robert Mugabe in the 2018 polls.

'Robert Mugabe day an insult to Zimbabweans,' - opposition

2017-08-24 13:00

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC party, led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has expressed "shock and complete disappointment" over a recent decision by government to declare President Robert Mugabe's birthday a holiday.

MDC to SADC: 'Ensure free and fair elections in Zim's 2018 polls

2017-08-23 13:31

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change party led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has called on the Southern African Development Community to ensure free and fair elections in Zimbabwe next year.

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