Top Africa stories: Mugabe was misled over $100m Chinese facility, Mozambique sacks over 100 teachers

2018-10-27 07:25

Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe was misled over $100m Chinese facility, officials have revealed, and at least 124 school teachers have been dismissed in Mozambique over 'sexual harassment'.

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.

WATCH: We want to be the 'Bread Basket of Africa' again, says fed-up Zimbabwean

Hundreds gathered at Africa Unity Square across from the Zimbabwe Parliament on Tuesday, ahead of Zanu-PF's impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe. This is what they had to say. Watch.

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WATCH: The people have spoken - Zanu-PF

Zimbabwe's ruling party on Sunday held a special central committee meeting at the party's headquarters in Harare and resolved to have President Robert Mugabe removed as its leader. Watch.

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WATCH: We are giving Mugabe an ultimatum - War Veterans chief

Zimbabwe War Veterans chief Christopher Mutsvangwa has warned of 'fireworks' on Saturday, as President Robert Mugabe continues to dig in his heels after the army stepped in this week in an attempt to force the veteran leader to step down. Watch.

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Zimbabweans haven’t been this happy since 1980 independence – Zimbabwean MP

2017-11-15 22:28

Zimbabwe's only independent member of Parliament and former Zanu-PF member Temba Mliswa says citizens in that country are happy that their lives have been placed in the hands of the military.

Top Africa stories: Emmerson Mnangagwa, Kenya, Mali

2017-11-08 08:32

The sacking of VP Emmerson Mnangagwa from his post is 'a confirmation of a serious crisis in Zanu-PF", the opposition says, and two petitions have been filed in Kenya's Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.

US journalist in jail on charges of trying to topple Mugabe

2017-11-05 09:10

A 25-year-old American journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, on account of an alleged tweet that described the ageing leader as "selfish and sick", has been remanded in custody after denying the accusations.

Mugabe's anti-white policies 'are bad for economy'

2017-11-01 08:40

A Zimbabwean government policy that provides long term leases to black farmers and short term ones to their white counterparts has been described by analysts as "discriminatory and bad for the country's economy," says a report.

Top Africa stories: Kenya, Mugabe, CAR

2017-10-26 07:58

Kenya's repeat presidential elections will be held as planned, the electoral boardsays, and President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party has launched a fundraising drive to raise at least $8m for its extra-ordinary congress.


'Court must dismiss Chamisa's election petition': Zanu-PF lawyers

2018-08-13 15:34

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF lawyers have reportedly claimed that the country's main opposition party missed the deadline to submit its petition over the country's recently held elections.

'Smell the coffee, your time is gone' - War veterans leader to Mugabe

Christopher Mutsvangwa, chairman of the liberation movement, says he was very humbled by what the people of Zimbabwe did on Saturday, and that they want to defeat the tyranny of Robert Mugabe and his family so that Zimbabwe can start afresh. Watch.

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WATCH: Disbelief as defiant Mugabe gives national address

Despite earlier reports and general expectation from the public, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has NOT resigned in his much-anticipated address to the nation on Sunday evening. Instead, he said he will preside over the next Zanu-PF congress. Watch.

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Mugabe defiant despite mounting pressure to go

2017-11-17 22:52

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe appeared publicly for the first time since the military takeover in a defiant gesture, but faces pressure to step down from his party ahead of weekend protests.

'My whole life, there's only been one man in charge' - Zimbabweans call for change

Talks are set to continue after Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe refused to resign during a crunch meeting with military generals who have seized control of the country. News24 met with Zimbabweans who are still struggling to eke out a living. Watch.

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WATCH: I have spoken to President Mugabe, he is fine - Zuma

President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), is sending Special Envoys to Zimbabwe and Angola in light of the unfolding situation in the Republic of Zimbabwe. Watch.

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Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Grace, Kenya

2017-11-07 10:06

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has fired his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, and a former Kenyan lawmaker and businessman has filed a petition challenging a presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Mugabe threatens to sack VP as wife booed at rally

2017-11-05 07:19

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe openly pilloried his deputy and possible successor, saying he might sack him, in a combative speech at a rally where his wife Grace was booed by some in the crowd.

Mugabe's food security doctorate 'is a thoroughly ill' and 'not funny joke'

2017-10-31 13:07

Zimbabwe's opposition, the MDC party has described as "thoroughly ill", the granting of an honorary doctorate in agricultural Sciences to President Robert Mugabe by the Lupane State University, says a report.

'Champion of land redistribution' Mugabe honoured by youths in Russia - report

2017-10-19 06:11

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, is reportedly set to be honoured by African youths and students attending the 19th youth festival held in Sochi, Russia for "championing the fight against imperialism".

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