Anti-Mugabe election coalition takes shape in Zimbabwe

2017-04-22 14:47

President Robert Mugabe's grip on power has faced little recent threat from Zimbabwe's splintered opposition, but efforts to forge a unified alliance in next year's election could test his supremacy.

Democratic Union formed in Zimbabwe

2014-11-26 20:42

Two breakaway factions of Zimbabwe's main Movement for Democratic Change party have officially signed a unity pact as the Democratic Union.

Mugabe is unpunishable - analyst

2014-01-14 11:56

A Zimbabwean political analyst has told News24 that President Robert Mugabe is unlikely to ever retire or face punishment, but the country can thrive without him, as South Africa can without Nelson Mandela.

Zimbabwe elections at a glance

2013-07-29 10:53

Zimbabwe is set to hold general elections on 31 July to end President Robert Mugabe and PM Morgan Tsvangirai's power sharing government. Here are some key facts about the vote.

Robert Mugabe 'a man of many faces'

2013-02-05 15:08

Zimbabwean ministers have shared their experiences working with President Robert Mugabe in the power sharing government and revealed that the veteran leader has "many faces".

Speed up reforms, Zuma tells Zim rivals

2012-08-16 09:12

SA President Jacob Zuma has urged Zimbabwe's rival leaders to speed up political reforms seen as critical to avoiding another violent and disputed election.

Zuma heads to Zim to assess progress

2012-08-15 14:01

South African President Jacob Zuma heads to Zimbabwe for briefings on reforms by the unity government, which is inching toward the first balloting since deadly 2008 polls.

Robert Mugabe 'a complex character'

2012-07-10 12:39

President Robert Mugabe is a complex character who claims to champion the interests of the poor, yet his government has worsened the plight of ordinary Zimbabweans, Welshman Ncube says.


Suu Kyi's victory gives Zimbabweans hope – opposition

2015-11-13 14:35

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC led by Welshman Ncube has reportedly said the fall of dictatorship in Myanmar is an indication Zimbabwe would one day be freed from President Robert Mugabe’s rule.

MDC in trouble as Zim nears political crossroads

2014-05-07 09:47

Bitter infighting within Zimbabwe’s opposition risks fatally weakening President Robert Mugabe’s political foes just as the sun has begun to set on his 33-year rule.

Many Zimbabweans reluctant to go home

2013-08-05 19:55

Many Zimbabweans are reluctant to go home but others are looking forward to starting a new life and benefiting from the country's indigenisation policies.

Tighten screws on Mugabe, Obama told

2013-06-24 11:18

President Barack Obama should tighten the screws on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s administration in order to force the regime to implement reforms ahead of polls, HRW says.

No more negotiations, says Tsvangirai

2012-09-10 14:02

Zimbabwe's PM has launched a "Vote Yes" campaign for the country’s draft constitution in a referendum, declaring he won’t be drawn into further negotiations as demanded by Zanu-PF.

Hitches in Zimbabwe unity govt – Zuma

2012-08-16 07:59

South African President Jacob Zuma has conceded challenges in Zimbabwe's unity government after meeting leaders of the three main party leaders, days before a SADC summit in Maputo.

Sanctions 'were the best gift to Zanu-PF'

2012-07-12 14:52

Zimbabwean politicians and analysts have welcomed news that Europe is planning to suspend targeted measures on President Robert Mugabe and his allies, a report says.

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