Top Africa stories: Mugabe-backed party disbanded, Tanzania ferry

2018-09-25 08:39

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.

Evicted Mugabe ally’s son still waiting to get his farm back - report

2018-09-06 11:57

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.

SHOCK CLAIM: 'Grace Mugabe wants to be VP of opposition alliance,' says NPF official

2018-06-09 16:32

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.

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.

Mugabe backed party faces divisions – report

2018-04-08 18:48

Zimbabwean opposition party that was reportedly backed by ex-president Robert Mugabe has since been hit by divisions, says a report.

'Allow Mugabe to take part in politics,' Mnangagwa advised

2018-03-26 15:51

Political commentators say President Emmerson Mnangagwa should charge the ex-president or allow him to participate in political activities like any ordinary Zimbabwean.

Top Africa stories: Zim army, Boko Haram, Mugabe

2018-03-22 08:30

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.

At least '5 000 soldiers deployed to Zim rural areas ahead of vote', Mugabe ally claims – report

2018-03-21 07:30

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.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe in SA, Zim's new party, AU on Trump

2018-03-09 08:33

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.

Top Africa stories: Zanu-PF warns Mugabe, EFF, Mnangagwa

2018-03-08 08:30

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".


Mugabe ally 'shuts down' newly formed opposition party, rejoins Zanu-PF – report

2018-09-24 07:37

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.

As Zimbabwe prepares to vote, what happened to Mugabe?

2018-07-28 07:33

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.

'Zanu-PF supporters have invaded my farm,' claims Mugabe ally's son

2018-06-01 07:00

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.

'Take up arms and fight the Zim army if you're not happy,' Mnangagwa's aide tells opposition

2018-05-01 11:31

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.

Mnangagwa set to meet Mugabe amid escalating tensions – report

2018-03-29 23:19

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly reached out to his former predecessor Robert Mugabe following weeks of tension.

'I would rather remain in retirement than join a party linked to Mugabe,' says ex-minister

2018-03-23 19:39

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.

Mugabe 'now following in the footsteps of sell outs,' says Zanu-PF official – report

2018-03-21 10:06

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".

'I'm not an idiot,' Mugabe tells Mnangagwa as tensions escalate – report

2018-03-12 10:34

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.

WATCH: 'We're watching you', Mnangagwa warns Mugabe

2018-03-09 06:00

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.

EXCLUSIVE: New Mugabe-backed political outfit 'not a threat to Mnangagwa's rule'

2018-03-08 08:30

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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