Top Africa stories: Mugabe 'was warned about coup', toddler dies from zebra cobra snake bite

2018-11-15 08:00

Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe was forewarned about the coup that toppled him from power', a former aide says, and a 2-year-old toddler has died from a zebra cobra snake bite in Namibia.

Top Africa stories: Ailing Zim VP Chiwenga 'on special diet', Kenya minister charged with corruption

2018-10-20 07:13

Zimbabwe's vice president Constantino Chiwenga is reportedly on "special diet", with the presidential spokesperson George Charamba hinting that he is battling "serious ailment, and Kenya's ex-sports minister Hassan Wario has been charged over Olympic corruption.

Corruption: Zim govt won't assist resettled farmers anymore, says minister

2018-10-18 14:53

Zimbabwe's minister of finance Mthuli Ncube has reportedly said that resettled farmers will no longer get assistance from government, as the programme was "riddled with corruption".

PIC: 'Chatty and jovial' Zim VP back in Zim after receiving medical treatment in SA

2018-10-17 14:39

Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has reportedly returned home from South Africa where he was receiving medical treatment.

Zim VP treated in SA for injuries from June grenade attack: report

2018-10-15 11:03

Zimbabwe's vice president is being treated in a South African hospital for the effects of a bomb blast targeting Zanu-PF leaders in June, a report says.

Zim has 'immense potential to become Africa's breadbasket', says VP Chiwenga

2018-10-01 09:55

Zimbabwe has "immense potential to become Africa’s breadbasket", the country’s vice president Constantine Chiwengwa has reportedly said.

Zim cash crisis likely to fuel severe basic goods crisis – report

2018-09-07 12:03

Zimbabwe's protracted cash shortages are likely driving the Southern African country into the start of a broader basic commodity crisis, despite assurances from the reserve bank chief, according to a report.

Top Africa stories: White farmers 'return to Zim', Chiwenga motorcade

2018-08-31 08:31

The change in government in Zimbabwe is inspiring hope among some white farmers, and a 30-year-old man who crashed into Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's motorcade 'may face an assassination attempt charge', says report.

Man who crashed into Zim VP's motorcade 'may face assassination attempt charge' – report

2018-08-30 08:54

A 30-year-old unlicenced taxi driver who allegedly crashed into Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s motorcade over the weekend is reportedly likely going to face a serious charge of attempted assassination.

Zimbabwe: A future finely balanced between democracy and militarisation

2018-08-29 06:16

Zimbabwe's new president promised to deliver the country citizens want but the nation remains on edge, writes The Conversation.

 

Mugabe 'was forewarned about the coup that toppled him from power', former aide

2018-11-14 08:10

Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe trusted his then deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa and ex-defence force chief Constantino Chiwenga more than those who "warned" him that the two were plotting a coup against him, his former aide has said.

Zim VP Chiwenga 'on special diet'... spokesperson hints he is battling 'serious ailment' - report

2018-10-19 10:34

Zimbabwe's vice president Constantino Chiwenga is reportedly on "special diet", with the presidential spokesperson George Charamba hinting that he is battling "serious ailment".

Top Africa stories: Namibian Luggage train 'gone with the wind', Zim says 'bye' to maize imports

2018-10-18 07:15

Namibian airport workers struggled to stop a runaway luggage train being blown across the tarmac, and Zimbabwe is reportedly now "food secure" and is likely not going to import maize.

Zim VP Chiwenga 'is recovering well at a South African hospital', govt says

2018-10-16 11:05

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly said that Vice President Constantini Chiwenga is recovering well at a South African hospital where he is receiving medical treatment.

Top Africa stories: MDC can't pay legal bills, Namibia land reform

2018-10-02 08:00

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party says a $3.2m bill charged to them by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s lawyers in the election challenge is “extremely excessive”, and Namibian President Hage Geingob has vowed to push ahead with the land redistribution.

WATCH: Zim leader Mnangagwa reveals how he 'cheated death'

2018-09-25 08:39

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly again narrated his narrow escape from death after he was poisoned during the power struggles inside his ruling Zanu-PF party last year.

MDC’s Chamisa stalls Mnangagwa's cabinet, wants both Zim VPs fired - sources

2018-09-05 07:50

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa is said to have demanded the sacking of deputy presidents Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi before he can consider working with the president.

Zim leader re-appoints ex-military commander Chiwenga a VP

2018-08-30 15:01

Zimbabwe's president has re-appointed as one of his vice presidents a former military general who helped him take power.

Unlicenced taxi driver, 30, crashes into Zim VP Chiwenga's motorcade - reports

2018-08-29 13:06

A 30-year-old unlicenced Harare minibus driver has reportedly appeared in court after he crashed into Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's motorcade.

Mnangagwa 'will remain president even after the much-anticipated court ruling', says Zim VP Chiwenga

2018-08-24 08:41

Zimbabwe's vice president Constantino Chiwenga has reportedly said that nothing will change the election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as president of the southern African country, despite an opposition constitutional court petition challenging the vote.

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