Mugabe back from leave as Zim woes deepen

2015-01-23 11:42

President Robert Mugabe has returned from his annual holiday abroad to face the hard reality of further slowdown in the already struggling economy he left behind.

Mugabe fires 15 ministers – who cares?

2014-12-28 12:47

Malcom Sharara on when ministers get fired for daring to challenge the incumbent president, or positioning themselves for the post Mugabe era.

No show for Zim's Mujuru

2014-11-26 23:51

Embattled Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru has not turned up for a meeting of President Robert Mugabe's politburo.

Can China save Mugabe?

2014-08-29 10:26

Even Beijing's support may not be enough to rescue Zimbabwe's sinking economy, as President Robert Mugabe turns to 'old friend' China after being snubbed by the US.

Zim seeks China's aid as Mugabe meets Xi

2014-08-25 16:31

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, hoping the economic giant can help the African nation's ailing economy.

EU set to suspend Zim sanctions

2014-02-17 11:14

European Union ministers are due to approve the suspension of most sanctions against Zimbabwe, although those against President Robert Mugabe will remain.

Zim's bleak prospects

2014-01-19 10:32

A new year brings a deepening dread of the future to many who struggle without jobs.


Mugabe inaugurated

2013-08-22 13:03

See all the pictures as 89-year-old Robert Mugabe is sworn in for a further five years as President of Zimbabwe.

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US charges 2 with lobbying for Mugabe

2013-08-07 10:01

Charges have been announced against two Chicago men who are accused of lobbying US lawmakers to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe in exchange for $3.4m.


Mugabe votes

2013-07-31 12:54

See all the pictures as Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe casts his vote at a polling booth in a school in Harare.

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President Robert Mugabe signed Zimbabwe's new constitution into law on Wednesday, clearing the path to crucial elections later this year. Watch.

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Mugabe reaches out to Zim's 'Born Frees'

2013-03-13 14:57

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu-PF party are reaching out to the youth ahead of the country's anticipated elections.

Minister: Zim schools grab bid illegal

2012-07-04 12:19

A policy to force private schools to come under majority black control is illegal, says Zimbabwe's education minister, showing up cracks in the ruling coalition.

Man in court for Mugabe birthday joke

2012-02-29 22:42

A Zimbabwean man has appeared in court for joking about whether President Robert Mugabe was strong enough to blow out the balloons of his 88th birthday cake.


Loyalty over performance

2014-12-29 09:00

Malcom Sharara on when ministers dare to prepare for the post Mugabe era.

Zim woes hurt Grace Mugabe's dairy farm

2014-10-09 08:58

President Robert Mugabe's wife complains that Western sanctions are hurting Zimbabwe's economy, and says her dairy business has been badly affected.

Call for Zim to 'fight negative perceptions'

2014-08-26 09:11

Zimbabwe's central bank says the country needs to come up with credible policies to attract desperately needed capital as it battles economic crisis.

Zim leadership in denial

2014-07-28 05:15

Zimbabwe is now a country where the leadership signals left but then turns right, says Malcom Sharara.

Zim's bleak prospects

2014-01-19 10:38

A new year brings a deepening dread of the future to many who struggle without jobs.

Angola denies president cancer report

2013-11-29 20:36

Angola's government has denied a report that long-time President Jose Eduardo dos Santos is undergoing cancer treatment in Barcelona.


Mugabe's full inauguration

2013-08-22 12:30

Watch Robert Mugabe's full presidential inauguration ceremony from Zimbabwe.

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Zuma and the Zim poll

2013-08-07 09:30

The ANC has opted for continuity over accountability, says Daniel Silke.

Mugabe: Britain meddling again

2013-07-16 22:07

The Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has forged ahead with a campaign to extend his 33-year rule, lashing out at his perennial foe, ex-colonial power Britain.

Zim now wants 51% equity at zero cost

2013-04-22 13:01

Zimbabwe wants legal changes so that locals can "benefit fully, and without cost whatsoever, from enterprises that exploit their God-given natural resources".

Zim not ready for elections - yet

2012-12-07 14:37

Zimbabwe will not be ready for a presidential election for at least another 6 months because it needs a new constitution and democratic reforms to ensure a fair and undisputed poll, the finance minister has said.

Zimbabwe, EU to discuss sanctions

2012-05-06 16:18

Zimbabwe will send government ministers this week to hold talks with European Union officials over sanctions slapped on President Robert Mugabe and his circle a decade ago.

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