Zimbabweans go hungry as drought hammers southern Africa

2015-05-26 08:54

Even in the best of times, life is harsh in Siyagijima, a desolate village in southwest Zimbabwe. After the worst regional drought in nearly a decade and the failure of nearby crops, it is likely to be even harsher.

Zim's comedians draw tears of laughter in troubled times

2015-05-25 09:54

With Zimbabwe’s economy on its knees and life a daily struggle for most people, there is one luxury that many can surprisingly still afford – laughter.

Robert Mugabe slams ‘giant’ SA – again

2015-05-20 18:32

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has again complained that South Africa acts like a giant in the region, and does not tolerate competition from businesses outside its borders.

Battles to succeed Mugabe are vicious, says analyst

2015-05-19 14:24

Battles to succeed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are "vicious" and "are going to carry on until the succession moment is done," a prominent political analyst says.

Sins cleansed if you support Mugabe's party - VP

2015-05-18 19:48

Zimbabwe's vice president has reportedly told rally-goers in the southern town of Kwekwe that they will be cleansed of their sins if they vote for President Robert Mugabe's party.

New UK govt 'won't compensate evicted Zim white farmers'

2015-05-18 13:15

Britain has reportedly maintained its position that it won’t compensate white farmers who were evicted from their farms during Zimbabwe’s controversial land reform programme in 2000.

UK, US using Zanu-PF members to topple Mugabe – war vets

2015-05-14 07:35

Zimbabwean war veterans have made sensational claims that some elements within the ruling Zanu-PF party are working together with Western countries to topple President Robert Mugabe.

Mugabe is too old to lead Zimbabwe - MDC

2015-05-11 17:08

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC has criticised a well-known religious leader over remarks he made that President Robert Mugabe, 91, was fit enough to continue leading the country, despite his age.

MDC questions Mugabe poll

2015-05-09 21:13

The 63% of Zimbabweans who told pollsters they trusted President Robert Mugabe might have been too frightened to say anything else, a spokesperson for the opposition MDC has suggested.

Zim drought not yet a national disaster: Minister

2015-05-07 21:12

Zimbabwe will not declare its drought a national disaster despite aid agencies saying the food shortages caused by it are significant, a cabinet minister has told parliament.


Mugabe not on 'awful' list of Zim's richest

2015-05-25 19:50

A list of Zimbabwe's alleged 50 richest people circulating in the country is "garbage", Information Minister Jonathan Moyo says.

Moeletsi Mbeki gives Mugabe 'award' for bad leadership

2015-05-21 11:31

Political economist Moeletsi Mbeki says Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe deserved an award for bad leadership this week - and it led to an awkward moment for the US embassy in Harare.

South Africa needs another liberation, says Mugabe

2015-05-20 16:41

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe said South Africa needed another liberation because white people still owned most of the land and had the most opportunities.

Dlamini-Zuma, Mugabe meet ahead of AU summit

2015-05-19 12:12

The African Union Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has met with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in Harare ahead of the continental bloc’s summit next month.

Nobody will starve, Mugabe assures Zimbabweans

2015-05-18 17:31

President Robert Mugabe has reportedly assured Zimbabweans living in drought-stricken areas that they won’t starve, saying relief food would be available to feed them.

Mugabe off to Mali - report

2015-05-15 06:47

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has left the country again on yet another foreign trip, this time to Mali, the state Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation reports.

Zanu-PF says missing activist is 'enjoying life'

2015-05-12 12:44

A Zanu-PF official has reportedly claimed that the opposition MDC is responsible for Itai Dzamara’s disappearance, adding that the activist is somewhere "enjoying life".

Russia vows to thwart Western hostility against Zim - report

2015-05-11 11:56

Russia President Vladmir Putin has reportedly vowed to stand by Zimbabwe and shield the southern African country against any "Western aggression".

Mugabe govt introduces 'land rentals' to pay back white farmers

2015-05-09 16:45

President Robert Mugabe's government has announced that it will start collecting land rentals from black farmers to help compensate white farmers whose land was taken, the CFU says.

Mugabe to join Putin in celebrating Russia's victory day

2015-05-07 09:48

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to join his counterpart, Russian President Vladmir Putin, in celebrating Russia's annual victory day, his spokesperson has confirmed to News24.

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