Zim can now restore its 'status as the bread-basket of Africa', says Mugabe

2017-07-22 11:00

President Robert Mugabe has said that Zimbabwe would soon regain its status of being the "bread-basket of Africa" after the country recorded a bumper maize harvest this year.

'Kick them, punish them': Mugabe's call for violence 'worrying'

2017-07-22 07:17

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, says his Zanu-PF supporters should beat-up people going around perpetrating violence using the ruling party's name.

Mugabe resumes nationwide rallies after Singapore medical trip

2017-07-21 10:16

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to resume his nationwide rallies in Lupane, Matabeleland north amid speculation the gatherings are a prelude before he calls a snap election during the first quarter of 2018.

Zimbabwe economy to grow 3.7% in 2017: finance minister

2017-07-20 20:58

Zimbabwe's economy will grow by 3.7% in 2017, the finance minister says, despite a public sector wage bill devouring much of the government's expenditure.

Stop violence, Mugabe told following 'savage attacks' in some parts

2017-07-20 06:23

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party the MDC has called on President Robert Mugabe to stop politically motivated violence after properties belonging to two of its senior officials were destroyed in savage attacks by unknown assailants.

Zimbabwe's election to cost more than $270m

2017-07-19 15:04

Zimbabwe will reportedly need at least $274m to fund next year's presidential and parliamentary elections.

Grace Mugabe 'up and about' after freak accident, says aide

2017-07-18 10:13

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe is reportedly "on the mend" following an accident at the Harare International Airport that saw her sprain her ankle.

EXCLUSIVE: Mbeki provokes the ire of Zimbabwean opposition

2017-07-17 08:30

Former president Thabo Mbeki has provoked the ire of Zimbabwean opposition parties after he claimed that the British regime change policy on Zimbabwe was not for the benefit of the local majority but for the welfare of its "kith and kin".

Zim First Lady Grace Mugabe slightly injured in car accident

2017-07-15 15:38

The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has suffered minor injuries in an accident involving the presidential motorcade after the 93-year-old leader's return from a trip to Singapore for medical treatment.

Mugabe's sons 'evicted' from luxury Sandton apartment over 'unacceptable behaviour'

2017-07-15 07:48

President Robert Mugabe's sons were evicted from a luxury apartment block in Johannesburg’s affluent Sandton area because of their "unacceptable behaviour", a report says.


Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Obasanjo, Gambia

2017-07-22 09:30

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has resumed nationwide rallies, and former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo has urged African leaders to treat ex-presidents with respect.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'We can now restore our status as the bread basket of Africa,' says Mugabe

2017-07-21 15:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is in Matabeleland north where he is expected to address over 100 000 Zanu-PF party supporters, as he resumes his nationwide rallies following his Singapore medical trip. Follow the live updates.

Is Mugabe's son-in-law eyeing a parliamentary seat?

2017-07-21 06:18

President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law Simba Chikore is reportedly eyeing a parliamentary seat in Zimbabwe's Makoni North constituency, Manicaland province.

Top Africa stories: Kaunda, Africa, Zim

2017-07-20 20:00

The office of the Zambian high commissioner in SA says Kenneth Kaunda is not dead,and France has refuted recent media allegations that President Emmanuel Macron made a controversial and racist remark regarding Africa.

Mugabe,Tsvangirai to campaign in Matabeleland

2017-07-19 18:01

Zimbabwe's ageing President Robert Mugabe and his arch-rival Morgan Tsvangirai are expected to go up against one another in Matabeleland West, as they address separate rallies to drum up support for the crunch 2018 elections, says a report.

Zim taxi driver in hot water after signing traffic fine 'Vote MDC'

2017-07-19 11:09

A Zimbabwean taxi driver has landed himself in trouble after signing his traffic ticket for a fine “vote MDC”, says a report.

EXCLUSIVE: Mujuru speaks on Mugabe, life outside Zanu-PF, polls

2017-07-17 11:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s former deputy Joice Mujuru says the southern African country's strongman is not worried about factionalism in his ruling Zanu-PF party, as it helps him prolong his stay in power.

Grace Mugabe accident: More details emerge

2017-07-16 11:02

More details have emerged of the mishap at Harare International Airport that saw First Lady Grace Mugabe sprain her ankle.

Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after Singapore health check-up

2017-07-15 13:00

President Robert Mugabe has arrived back in Zimbabwe after a week-long trip to Singapore for a medical check-up, state radio says.

'Retraining' for Mugabe's son-in-law beckons as Air Zim board gets tough on staff

2017-07-13 06:10

President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law could be sent for retraining on how "to work for a parastatal", as struggling Air Zimbabwe embarks on a drive to restore viability, reports say.

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