MDC-T lambastes army’s ‘heavy handedness’ in deadly protest

2018-08-02 16:17

Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change, led by Thokozani Khupe, criticised the army’s "heavy handedness" during violent protests in the capital Harare that claimed at least three lives.

WATCH: 'Only an earthquake would stop the polls,' says Zim election boss as fears mount over credibility

2018-06-20 13:00

Fears that the Zimbabwe Election Commission would not be able to hold a credible, free, and fair election next month are reportedly mounting in the southern African country.

PICS: Zimbabwe ruling party backers march for peace ahead of vote

2018-06-06 17:25

A small crowd of supporters of Zimbabwe's ruling party have marched for peace in the capital, a day after the opposition rallied thousands to demand electoral reforms.

'MDC will never rule Zimbabwe,' says controversial Mnangagwa aide

2018-05-31 08:22

Zimbabwe's outspoken deputy finance minister, Terrence Mukupe, has once again told the country's opposition parties that they would never rule, adding that he is not apologetic over his recent army remarks.

Rwanda's Kagame responds to Zim opposion leader's claims

2018-05-30 17:45

Rwanda's president Paul Kagame has denied ever meeting with Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa after he (Chamisa) suggested during a rally to have "helped the Rwandese leader turn his country around" following the gruesome genocide in 1994.

Zim: Senior opposition MDC officials cry foul over 'chaotic' primary elections - report

2018-05-29 14:14

Zimbabwean opposition MDC's primary elections have reportedly caused an uproar after some of the party's bigwigs, including the deputy president Elias Mudzuri, were said to be on the verge of losing their parliamentary seats.

Zim opposition parties 'set to join Chamisa's grand coalition' – report

2018-05-28 16:27

Several Zimbabwean opposition parties are reportedly lining up to join the Nelson Chamisa led coalition that would take on President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Zanu-PF in the forthcoming elections.

Equatorial Guinea leader Nguema to hold 'secret talks' with Mugabe – report

2018-05-25 15:00

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema is reportedly in Zimbabwe on a two day state visit, and is also expected to hold "secret talks" with ousted president Robert Mugabe.

Zim electoral body tells opposition parties to 'back off' – report

2018-05-17 08:00

Zimbabwe's electoral body has reportedly said that it would not be pressured into disclosing who the suppliers of ballot papers for this year's crunch elections are.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Zim cash shortages, Kenya

2018-05-12 07:34

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says heads are set to roll in his cabinet soon after elections, and the search for survivors following a dam burst in Kenya is continuing.


Zim opposition files police report after 'vulnerable youths' destroy election posters

2018-07-03 13:00

An opposition party parliamentary candidate in Zimbabwe says that she has lodged a complaint with the police after her posters were destroyed in the country's capital, Harare.

Zimbabwe opposition pledges $100bn economy if it wins vote

2018-06-07 16:15

Zimbabwe's main opposition party has announced it will create a $100bn economy within a decade and re-establish ties with Israel - a major foreign policy shift - if it wins July 30 elections.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa's planned impeachment, Kenya

2018-06-01 07:00

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Robert Mugabe's sympathisers are plotting to impeach him, and Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have exchanged hugs and apologies.

Zim: Ex-finance minister's party threatens to quit 'unhappy Alliance' - report

2018-05-30 20:03

The coalition of Zimbabwean opposition parties led by Nelson Chamisa is reportedly on the brink of a split after being rocked by tensions over the list of people to stand as candidates for the forthcoming polls.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa warns wife, 10 beheaded in Moz

2018-05-30 07:15

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has warned his wife to steer clear of politics to avoid being like Grace Mugabe, and at least 10 people have been "beheaded" by unidentified attackers in Mozambique.

Zimbabwe prison officer charged over president tweet

2018-05-28 18:44

Zimbabwe prison authorities have charged an officer with undermining President Emmerson Mnangagwa after he posted on social media comments calling the main opposition leader "my president", lawyers have said.

Top Africa stories: Zim elections, Africa Day, Mugabe

2018-05-26 07:30

A South African firm will provide paper for the ballots in this year’s election in Zimbabwe, and Africans are becoming more aware of the importance of Africa Day, as they are slowly taking an interest in continental affairs, says ISS.

Mugabe 'sends emissaries for coalition talks with MDC leader Chamisa' – report

2018-05-21 10:37

Zimbabwe's MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has reportedly been "approached by emissaries claiming to represent former president Robert Mugabe and seeking an electoral pact".

'Elders in UK have promised us funding if MDC wins,' says ex-Zim finance minister

2018-05-16 08:00

European donors have pledged substantial investments in Zimbabwe should the MDC-T Alliance win the upcoming elections, the leader of the People's Democratic Party leader, Tendai Biti has reportedly said.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa rallies war veterans ahead of vote

2018-05-11 17:53

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged war veterans to play a central role in campaigning for the ruling Zanu-PF party ahead of elections due in July or August.

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