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A Zimbabwean political party which was said to be backed by ousted president Robert Mugabe has reportedly been disbanded, Tanzania is investigating a ferry disaster that has killed 227.
The son of an ally of former president Robert Mugabe says he has not yet been given his farm back after it was taken over by suspected Zanu-PF youths two months before the July 30 elections, according to a report.
A faction of an opposition party in Zimbabwe has claimed that former first lady Grace Mugabe wants to be vice president of the Movement for Democratic Alliance Change, reports say.
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.
Zimbabwean opposition party that was reportedly backed by ex-president Robert Mugabe has since been hit by divisions, says a report.
Political commentators say President Emmerson Mnangagwa should charge the ex-president or allow him to participate in political activities like any ordinary Zimbabwean.
At least 5 000 soldiers have been deployed to Zim rural areas ahead of vote, Robert Mugabe's ally has claimed, and Nigeria's government says 104 of the 110 schoolgirls abducted a month ago by Boko Haram are confirmed freed.
A former army brigadier, who quit Zimbabwe's ruling party early this month to protest the removal of former leader Robert Mugabe, has reportedly claimed that at least 5 000 soldiers have been deployed to rural areas ahead of elections in July.
Ex-Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has reportedly flown to SA, and Zimbabwe's recently formed political party, the NPF, is not likely to threaten President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rule, an analyst says.
Zimbabwe's ruling party and its allies have warned former president Robert Mugabe not to "rock the boat",and The Economic Freedom Fighters has called on Africa to "join in the wave of economic freedom".
A Zimbabwean political party which was said to be backed by ousted president Robert Mugabe has reportedly been disbanded, with its leaders saying they are now rejoining the ruling Zanu-PF party.
Robert Mugabe has not appeared in public since his once-impregnable regime came crashing down last November as Zimbabweans watched in amazement - and often delight - at the fall of the only leader the country had ever known.
The son of former president Robert Mugabe's ally has reportedly accused Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF supporters of invading his farm after his father recently defected to the NPF party.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s top adviser Christopher Mutsvangwa has reportedly told opposition parties that if they are not happy with the country's military they should take up arms and fight it.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly reached out to his former predecessor Robert Mugabe following weeks of tension.
A Zimbabwean ex-minister has reportedly rejected ex-president Robert Mugabe's invitation to join a newly formed political outfit which is believed to be enjoying the nonagenarian's support.
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF lawmaker has reportedly warned former president Robert Mugabe, 94, that he risks losing right to be buried at the National Heroes' Acre if he continues "continues dabbling in opposition politics".
Zimbabwean former leader Robert Mugabe, 94, has reportedly expressed his bitterness over the "way he was toppled", saying he is not ready for talks with his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Zimbabwean leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has moved to warn former president Robert Mugabe, following reports that the nonagenarian is linked to a new political outfit - the National Patriotic Front - led by former cabinet minister and ally Ambrose Mutinhiri.
Zimbabwe's recently formed political party, the National Patriotic Front, is not likely to threaten President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rule, an analyst has said.
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