Tensions 'intensify' between Mnangagwa and army commanders - report

2018-02-21 06:00

Tensions are reportedly "intensifying" between Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the "military clique surrounding him".

No hero status for Tsvangirai… Mnangagwa offers state-assisted funeral - reports

2018-02-17 07:10

Zimbabwe's opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, who died on Wednesday after battling colon cancer, has been accorded a state-assisted funeral, but not the country's highest honour of a national hero, says a report.

Tsvangirai's body awaits repatriation home for burial... as his MDC party faces nasty power struggles

2018-02-16 12:57

As the body of Zimbabwe's main opposition leader awaits repatriation home for burial, his party already faces nasty power struggles to replace a man praised by both allies and rivals for his tenacious fight for democracy.

Morgan Tsvangirai, 'was the enduring face of Zimbabwe's downtrodden opposition'

2018-02-15 08:30

Morgan Tsvangirai, who has died after a battle with cancer, was the face of Zimbabwe's downtrodden opposition for decades.

Zimbabwe opposition quarrel as leader lies in hospital

2018-02-10 09:52

Zimbabwe's main opposition is embroiled in a power struggle over who is in charge of the party months before key elections, as leader Morgan Tsvangirai receives cancer treatment in hospital.

Zim crunch polls: Political violence 'will be dealt with without fear or favour', Zanu-PF warns

2018-02-08 12:01

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has reportedly warned its members against engaging in political violence, as the southern African country prepares for its forthcoming crunch presidential polls.

Zimbabwe's ailing opposition chief appoints acting leader

2018-02-07 17:29

Ailing Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has appointed one of his three deputies to take charge of the party while he undergoes cancer treatment in neighbouring South Africa.

Expelled ex-Zanu-PF heavyweights say they're 'ready to rejoin party' – report

2018-02-07 06:00

Former Joice Mujuru allies, including Didymus Mutasa, Rugare Gumbo have reportedly expressed their willingness to rejoin the ruling Zanu-PF party, says a report.

Joice Mujuru 'not in any deal with Grace Mugabe': party

2018-02-05 08:31

Joice Mujuru's party in Zimbabwe has rejected as "unfounded and baseless" reports that she will join with former first lady Grace Mugabe and her allies to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa in polls this year.

Are Grace Mugabe's allies about to launch new party?

2018-02-03 14:00

Members of the ruling Zanu-PF party faction loyal to former first lady Grace Mugabe are reported to be about to launch a new party in Zimbabwe.


Zim president Mnangagwa hails late opposition hero Tsvangirai, urges unity

2018-02-18 19:01

Zimbabwe's president has praised opposition icon Morgan Tsvangirai who died last week as an outstanding political figure who had endured political hardship and deserved his place in the country's history.

Zimbabwe opposition risks split after leader's death

2018-02-16 17:16

Zimbabwe's main opposition party is facing the threat of damaging splits just months before a historic election, as feuding erupts after the death on Wednesday of its leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

Morgan Tsvangirai 'represented courage and determination in the face of oppression', says UK's Boris

2018-02-15 12:30

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says Zimbabwe’s late Morgan Tsvangirai represented courage and determination in the face of oppression, adding that he gave ordinary Zimbabweans faith to believe in the future.

Zimbabwe won't return land to white farmers: Mnangagwa

2018-02-11 07:54

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said the country will not return land seized from former white commercial farmers almost two decades ago.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, MDC, Ethiopia

2018-02-09 08:30

University of Zimbabwe's vice chancellor has dismissed claims that Grace Mugabe was not the author of her controversial doctorate thesis, and power struggles are ravaging Zimbabwe's MDC party.

Top Africa stories: Zanu-PF, Tsvangirai, Chiwenga

2018-02-08 08:30

Expelled ex-Zanu-PF heavyweights, Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo say they're 'ready to rejoin party', and Morgan Tsvangirai has appointed one of his three deputies to take charge of the party while he undergoes cancer treatment.

Zim VP Chiwenga's mother in law 'likely to contest in upcoming polls' – report

2018-02-07 08:30

Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's mother in-law is reportedly believed to be preparing to contest for a parliamentary seat in the forthcoming elections.

Mugabe's nephew says new party 'not an avenue to bring back' his toppled uncle

2018-02-05 11:10

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s nephew Patrick Zhuwao has reportedly said that the latest political outfit, New Patriotic Front, "is not an avenue to bring back" his ousted uncle.

Army generals who ousted Mugabe feared 'bloody' counter-op: Report

2018-02-05 06:04

Leaked minutes from negotiations during last year's military takeover that led to the ousting of Robert Mugabe suggest the commanders who staged it feared a “bloody” counter-operation.

'Betrayed and abandoned' Mugabe says sorry to sacked VP

2018-02-02 11:01

President Robert Mugabe has met with Joice Mujuru, the deputy president he sacked four years ago, and apologised for chasing her out of the ruling party, reports say.

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