MDC says 'ready to defy police ban' as it prepares for its 19th anniversary celebrations next week

2018-10-19 06:00

Zimbabwe's MDC party has reportedly set a date for its 19th anniversary celebrations after they were cancelled last month due to a cholera outbreak that has killed more than 50 people in the southern African country.

Mnangagwa, Chamisa dialogue plan 'collapses', Zim churches say

2018-10-17 07:34

The Zimbabwe Council of Churches has reportedly said that President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his rival Nelson Chamisa are "seemingly not ready to compromise" their political positions, making it difficult for the two leaders to hold a dialogue.

Zim crisis: Opposition lawmaker calls for Mnangagwa's impeachment

2018-10-12 12:00

A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker has reportedly called for the impeachment of President Emmerson Mnangagwa amid a worsening economic crisis facing the southern African country.

Empty shelves, rationed bread ring alarm bells in Zimbabwe

2018-10-10 19:28

In one of the biggest supermarkets in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, cooking oil, rice and Coca-Cola are all out of stock while a notice on the bread rack tells shoppers they can only buy one loaf each.

Top Africa stories: Man tries to sue Air Namibia, Mugabe's son-in-law

2018-10-09 08:00

Air Namibia plane has been impounded as Zimbabwean man sues for $1m, and former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law is wanted by police on allegations he detained a senior airline company official against her will.

Zim churches push to bring Mnangagwa, Chamisa 'to the negotiating table' – report

2018-10-06 14:35

Zimbabwean churches are reportedly pushing to bring President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his rival Nelson Chamisa of the MDC to the negotiating table to resolve an ongoing political impasse following the country's disputed polls in July.

Zim: Chamisa says working on 'grand plan' to unseat Mnangagwa 'peacefully' before 2023

2018-10-04 08:00

Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly said that he is "rallying his supporters countrywide" to unseat President Emmerson Mnangagwa "peacefully", following the country's disputed elections in July.

Zim: Is Joice Mujuru's political career collapsing?

2018-10-03 12:42

Zimbabwean former deputy president Joice Mujuru's troubles are reportedly worsening after senior members of her National People's Party resigned and joined the country's main opposition, the MDC party.

Zim opposition leader Chamisa rejects Mnangagwa's offer - report

2018-10-02 11:31

Zimbabwean opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, has reportedly rejected an offer by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to recognise him as the leader of the opposition.

Zim's MDC delays 19th anniversary celebrations... again

2018-09-28 12:36

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change party has again been forced to postpone its 19th anniversary celebration due to a cholera outbreak that has killed at least 45 people in the southern African country, according to a report.

 

Top Africa stories: Namibian Luggage train 'gone with the wind', Zim says 'bye' to maize imports

2018-10-18 07:15

Namibian airport workers struggled to stop a runaway luggage train being blown across the tarmac, and Zimbabwe is reportedly now "food secure" and is likely not going to import maize.

Zimbabwe probes post-election violence that killed six

2018-10-16 21:16

A public inquiry into the deaths of six people after Zimbabwe's landmark elections has started hearing oral testimonies with witnesses pointing fingers at the opposition, which has already labelled the probe "preemptive".

Top Africa stories: Zim's worst economic crisis in a decade, Kenya bus accident

2018-10-11 08:00

Zimbabwe is facing its worst economic crisis in a decade, and more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident in western Kenya.

MDC 'won't stop people from protesting', Chamisa says as Zim economy collapses

2018-10-10 10:17

Zimbabwean opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly said that his party "will not stop people from exercising their constitutional rights to protest against the collapse of the economy".

Mnangagwa's silence 'is not a sign of weakness', aide warns Chamisa

2018-10-07 09:31

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s silence amid continued accusations by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa that he rigged the July 30 elections is not a sign of weakness, his spokesperson has reportedly said.

Zim court relaxes Tendai Biti's bail conditions – report

2018-10-04 19:30

Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti's bail conditions have reportedly been relaxed after a Harare court "cancelled his reporting terms".

Top Africa stories: MDC slams new Zim tax law, Melania Trump in Ghana

2018-10-04 08:00

Zimbabwe’s MDC party has slammed a new 2% tax on electronic transactions, which it says is meant to "pick-pocket the poor", and Melania Trump has visited a former slave trading fort in Ghana.

New Zim tax will 'pick-pocket the poor': MDC

2018-10-03 05:56

Zimbabwe’s MDC party has slammed a new 2% tax on electronic transactions, which it says is meant to "pick-pocket the poor".

'We're ready to talk... Chamisa must clear confusion on his head,' says Zim's Zanu-PF

2018-09-29 07:19

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has reportedly said it is willing to meet with the country’s main opposition party leader Nelson Chamisa, but he should first accept the outcome of the disputed polls.

'I won't copy Mugabe': Mnangagwa tells US media

2018-09-25 06:19

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he won’t emulate his predecessor Robert Mugabe by clinging to power, and may even give opposition leader Nelson Chamisa an official role, a report says.

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