Mnangagwa’s ‘fake’ concern over security forces brutality angers opposition

2019-01-31 13:12

Zimbabwean opposition parties have accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of being out of touch with reality on the ground after he had expressed outrage on social media over continued state security forces brutality.

WATCH: Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protests

2019-01-16 21:12

Zimbabwe police armed with AK-47 rifles have arrested a prominent activist and pastor, along with scores of others, in a harsh crackdown over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes in the economically shattered country.

OVERVIEW: Zim military helicopter fires teargas at demonstrators in capital Harare

2019-01-15 11:45

More violence is expected on the Zimbabwean streets on day two of the national shutdown, with reports saying that the opposition Movement for Democratic Change offices in Harare were set alight last night. Follow the live updates.

Zimbabwe to release election shooting probe next week

2018-12-14 20:05

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says a report probing deadly election violence when soldiers opened fire on protesters would be released next week.

Top Africa stories: Zim political impasse, images of naked couple in Egypt

2018-12-12 06:15

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly offered to help end Zimbabwe's political impasse, and Egyptian authorities have launched an investigation into images of a naked couple on top of the Great Pyramid.

Motlanthe 'offers to help end Zimbabwe's political impasse' – report

2018-12-11 08:15

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa in attempts to remedy a political impasse in that country.

Zim won't be turned into 'old people's home', MDC youths tell war veterans

2018-12-07 20:03

Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change youth assembly has reportedly vowed to thwart the alleged plan by the country's war veterans to have a constitutional amendment to revise the minimum age of any aspiring president to 52.

Top Africa stories: Egypt discovers stone tools, Zim to build new parliament

2018-12-03 09:51

Archaeologists in Algeria have discovered stone tools and cut animal bones that may be up to 2.4 million years old, bringing into question east Africa's title as the cradle of humanity, and Zimbabwe has started building a new parliament to be paid by Chinese funds.

Top Africa stories: Thousands demonstrate in Harare, 11-year-old girl cleaning up Lagos

2018-11-30 08:00

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have marched through Harare under close surveillance by armed police in the first rally since a deadly post election violence, and an 11-year-old girl in Nigeria is on a mission to clean up Lagos.

Post Zim election violence: 'Mnangagwa deployed killer soldiers,' says ex-police minister

2018-11-29 11:29

Zimbabwe's former home affairs minister Obert Mpofu reportedly told the Kgalema Motlanthe commission investigating the post-election violence of August 1 that President Emmerson Mnangagwa deployed the soldiers who allegedly killed six people in Harare.

 

MDC leader says calls for dialogue 'spurned and mocked'

2019-01-23 06:44

Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa says his attempts at dialogue have been "spurned and mocked", and that people must be free to talk without fear.

Military deploys in Zimbabwe fuel hike protests, 5 killed

2019-01-15 13:39

A Zimbabwean military helicopter has fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires in the capital on a second day of deadly protests after the government more than doubled the price of fuel in the economically shattered country.

WATCH: Police fire tear gas in Zimbabwe's capital at fuel protests

2019-01-14 19:04

Zimbabwean police have fired tear gas in suburbs of the capital an attempt to disperse angry demonstrators who burned tires and threw stones to protest fuel price hikes

'We aren't desperate for unity talks,' MDC tells Zanu-PF – report

2018-12-14 06:13

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party has reportedly said that it is not desperate to form a government of national unity with the ruling Zanu-PF party.

'We aren't interested in coalition talks with opposition,' says Zim VP

2018-12-11 10:37

Zimbabwe's vice president Kembo Mohadi has dismissed claims that President Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa of the Movement for Democratic Change are in talks for a unity government.

Top Africa stories: MDC says Zim 'now a regional security threat', Ebola spreads to major cities in DRC

2018-12-08 07:39

The MDC says Zimbabwe is 'now a regional security threat' adding that SADC should intervene, and Ebola has spread to Democratic Republic of Congo's major city amid vaccine concerns.

MDC says Zim 'now a regional security threat'… asks SADC to intervene – report

2018-12-07 10:36

Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party, has reportedly said that the country is "fast degenerating into a regional security threat, as its economic situation worsens".

WATCH: 'We are not agreed on the president… There is a crisis of legitimacy,' says Chamisa

2018-11-30 08:00

The MDC maintains that it was cheated of victory in the July 30 election, eight months after long-time leader Robert Mugabe was ousted. Watch this video

WATCH: Thousands at Zimbabwe's first anti-govt rally since crackdown

2018-11-29 15:21

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have marched through Harare under close surveillance by armed police in the first rally since a deadly crackdown on an election protest in August.

Top Africa stories: Chamisa appears before Motlanthe commission, Boko Haram

2018-11-28 08:02

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has appeared before the kgalema Motlanthe commission, and Boko Haram jihadists have killed four farmers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

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