State media turns against former handler as Mugabe succession wars deepen

2016-02-09 07:25

Zimbabwe's ex-information minister Jonathan Moyo has been left fuming after his radio interview was cancelled and the state daily carried allegations that he was illegitimate, as ruling party wrangles deepen.

Zim politicians' knickers in knots in Mugabe succession fight

2016-02-08 11:15

Did a senior ally of President Robert Mugabe really steal women's knickers during the 1970's war for independence?

Social media has potential to destabilise country - Zim police boss

2016-02-03 12:56

Zimbabwe police boss, Augustine Chihuri, has warned that the use of social media in the southern African country could lead to tensions that have the potential to cause instability.

Zimbabwe chief prosecutor in court on abuse of office charges

2016-02-02 20:47

Zimbabwe's chief prosecutor has appeared in court on charges of abuse of office after releasing two of four people suspected of planning to bomb a dairy farm belonging to President Robert Mugabe.

Mugabe photographer plans 'Well Done Bob concert'

2016-02-01 14:57

Heard of the WDB concert in Zimbabwe? That'll be the Well Done Bob event, being organised by President Robert Mugabe's personal photographer who says the longtime leader "deserves to be celebrated."

Succession: Mugabe spokesperson warns Zanu-PF party members

2016-01-29 13:48

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe will deal with those in the ruling Zanu-PF party who are engaging in succession battles, his spokesperson George Charamba has said, according to state media.

Nyerere's leadership was legendary, says Mugabe

2016-01-28 12:51

Zimbabwean strongman, President Robert Mugabe has reportedly urged Africans to honour the legacy of the founding fathers, describing former Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere's leadership as "legendary".

Zimbabwe opposition calls for clampdown on 'illegal land barons'

2016-01-27 11:30

Zimbabwean opposition party, the MDC, has called on the ruling Zanu-PF to clamp down on illegal land barons, following the demolishing of houses in the capital Harare.

Zim govt leases 'strategic' farms to white farmers

2016-01-26 14:19

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly issued leases to white commercial farmers, saying that they should remain in 'strategic places' in order to help redevelop the country's economy, a report says.

Stop negative reporting on Africa, Mugabe tells journalists

2016-01-25 13:11

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has criticised journalists over what he described as "negative reporting" on African issues, a report says.


Zim war vets want Moyo, Kasukuwere out of Zanu-PF

2016-02-08 14:32

Zimbabwe's war veterans have called for the expulsion of national commissar Saviour Kasukuwere and Minister of High Education Jonathan Moyo from the ruling Zanu-PF, as factional wars within the party intensify.

Zim lawyer wants probe of Mugabe's ability to hold office

2016-02-06 15:43

A Zimbabwean lawyer has asked the country's highest court to order an investigation to determine President Robert Mugabe's fitness to hold office.

Mugabe dairy bomb: Suspects face treason charges

2016-02-03 12:20

Four men accused of plotting to petrol bomb President Robert Mugabe’s dairy farm in central Zimbabwe are now going to be charged with a more serious charge of treason , reports say.

Don't heed Mugabe's call, African countries told

2016-02-01 16:29

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly described as 'absurd' President Robert Mugabe's anti-UN and West speech at the just-ended AU summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Mugabe's early 'birthday gift'

2016-01-29 14:16

A Zimbabwean human rights activist has reportedly sent President Robert Mugabe an early "birthday gift", a video telling the nonagenarian his "time is up".

We will choose who monitors our elections - Zim VP

2016-01-28 14:06

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the southern African nation will not change its ways in choosing which countries it wants as election observers in the 2018 polls, a report says.

Mugabe meets Burundi envoy ahead of AU summit

2016-01-27 14:07

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is reported to have met with a special envoy of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, ahead of the upcoming AU summit in Ethiopia.

Zimbabwe's Heroes Acre is too exclusive

2016-01-26 21:42

In Zimbabwe, two activists have gone to the highest court, complaining that President Robert Mugabe is allowing only leaders who remained on his good side into the country's most exclusive neighbourhood.

4 arrested for trying to bomb Robert Mugabe’s dairy

2016-01-26 11:25

Police in Zimbabwe have arrested four men, including two soldiers, on charges of plotting to bomb President Robert Mugabe’s dairy outside Harare, according to reports.

Outgoing AU chair Mugabe leaves 'lasting impression'

2016-01-25 12:30

As his tenure as chairperson of the AU comes to a close, state-run media in Zimbabwe have taken a reflective look at President Robert Mugabe's term and praised him for leaving a "lasting impression".

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