Zimbabwe

Two shot dead by Zimbabwe police in minibus clash

Zimbabwean police have said they had shot two people dead and injured four others during a confrontation in the capital Harare over a ban on commuter minibuses in the city centre.

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Mugabe tells AU envoy he resigned 'for the sake of peace, development'

2018-02-22 13:38

Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly told the visiting AU commission chairperson that he stepped down from his post for the sake of peace and development following a military intervention in November.

 

Mugabe 'finally' sends condolence message to Tsvangirai's family – report

2018-02-21 17:54

Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly "finally broken his silence" and sent a last minute condolence message to his late rival, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai's family.

Mugabe is 'well and resting' but 'won't speak to the media', says ally

2018-02-22 06:35

An ally of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says that the nonagenarian is "well and resting" but will not speak to the media as he says "it is not time to speak to the press".

'Bitter succession struggle' as Zim bids farewell to opposition hero Tsvangirai

2018-02-21 10:30

Thousands of Zimbabweans have gathered to bid a final farewell to opposition veteran Morgan Tsvangirai whose death last week has sparked a bitter succession struggle within the Movement for Democratic Change.

Zimbabwean opposition leader is buried in rural home

2018-02-20 17:38

Thousands of people in Zimbabwe have gathered for the burial of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, whose death from cancer exacerbated divisions within his movement

Picture of Mugabe, wife Grace and AU's Faki goes viral on social media

2018-02-20 12:17

A picture of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace with the African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki has gone viral on social media.

How Zim ex-first lady Grace Mugabe got her 'fake' PhD - report reveals

2018-02-20 08:12

The head of the University of Zimbabwe reportedly took lecturers from the institution of higher learning to former first lady Grace Mugabe's Mazowe orphanage in order for her to take oral examinations for her disputed Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.

Zimbabwe remembers Tsvangirai, the 'doyen of democracy'

2018-02-19 18:13

Thousands of Zimbabweans and foreign mourners took to the streets of Harare to pay tribute to Zimbabwe's iconic opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai who died after a battle with cancer.

Mugabe's nephew 'reacts angrily' as AU supports Mnangagwa' – report

2018-02-21 13:11

Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe's nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, has reportedly reacted "angrily" after an AU envoy Moussa Faki Mahamat praised the Zimbabwean government for the country's "peaceful political transition" last year.

No lavish birthday celebrations for Mugabe as he turns 94 today – report

2018-02-21 08:40

Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe is reportedly not going to have his regular extravagant birthday celebrations this year despite the 21st of February being declared a public holiday.

Pastor Evan Mawarire warns Zimbabwe elections may be rigged

2018-02-20 20:33

A prominent Zimbabwean activist has voiced doubt that upcoming elections - the first since Robert Mugabe's ouster - will be credible, as the new president's commitment to basic rights was still unclear.

Malema describes as 'nonsensical' the manner in which Tsvangirai was denied power by Mugabe in 2008

2018-02-20 14:06

EFF leader Julius Malema has reportedly paid tribute to the late Zimbabwean leader Morgan Tsvangirai, describing as "nonsensical" the manner in which he was denied power by former president Robert Mugabe after winning elections in 2008.

MDC leader Tsvangirai to be laid to rest in his rural home village

2018-02-20 10:00

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is set to be laid to rest in his rural home village of Buhera. Tsvangirai died last week in a Johannesburg hospital. He was 65.

GALLERY: Zimbabweans mourn MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai

2018-02-19 17:19

Zimbabweans are mourning the death of MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai who died last week at a Johannesburg hospital where he was receiving medical treatment for cancer. See some of the pictures.

GALLERY: Tsvangirai's life in pictures

2018-02-19 11:43

Born in 1952 to a bricklayer father in drought-prone Buhera, in the southeast of Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai prematurely ended his studies at Gokomere Mission to support his siblings. Here are some pictures about his life.

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