Zimbabwe inquiry finds army, police killed 6 protesters

2018-12-18 20:13

Zimbabwe's military and police were responsible for killing six people when they intervened to stop post-election protests in the capital in August, according to a report by a commission of inquiry.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa pledges reforms to promote democracy

2018-12-16 09:39

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged to reform his party and promote democracy in his closing address to the ruling Zanu-PF party's annual conference.

Zimbabwe to release election shooting probe next week

2018-12-14 20:05

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says a report probing deadly election violence when soldiers opened fire on protesters would be released next week.

Zanu-PF 'unanimously endorses' Mnangagwa for 2023 elections – reports

2018-12-13 10:06

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has reportedly already endorsed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as its presidential candidate for the 2023 elections.

Mnangagwa says will make public Zim post-election violence report

2018-12-12 08:00

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly reassured Zimbabweans that he would make public the report by a commission of inquiry into the post-election violence that left at least six people dead on August 1.

Motlanthe 'offers to help end Zimbabwe's political impasse' – report

2018-12-11 08:15

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa in attempts to remedy a political impasse in that country.

Zim govt says it doesn't have funds to pay displaced white farmers – report

2018-12-08 07:39

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly said that it does not have money to pay white farmers who were evicted during the country's chaotic land reform programme.

Top Africa stories: Evicted Zim white farmers 'getting poore', Ali Bongo leaves Morocco hospital

2018-12-07 08:12

Evicted Zimbabwean white farmers say they are 'getting poorer and sick' as they await compensation, and Gabon's president Ali Bongo has left hospital in Rabat, Morocco.

Mnangagwa's 'crisis of illegitimacy': Is Chamisa flogging a dead horse?

2018-12-05 11:37

Last Thursday, amid a sharp and unrelenting economic decline, the Zimbabwe main opposition party, the MDC Alliance, held a peaceful protest in Harare against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s much-disputed leadership. Read more...

Zimbabwe starts building new parliament, paid by China

2018-11-30 19:58

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has laid the foundation stone for huge new parliament to be built with Chinese funds outside the capital Harare.

 

Zimbabwe minus Mugabe: Two books on his fall and Mnangagwa's rise

2018-12-18 08:44

Two new books about Zimbabwe deal with the coup in November 2017. But the country's treasures haven’t been dug up yet, writes The Conversation.

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF OKs Mnangagwa as 2023 presidential candidate

2018-12-15 18:28

Zimbabwe's ruling party has approved President Emmerson Mnangagwa as its candidate in 2023, just five months after a bitterly disputed election.

'We aren't desperate for unity talks,' MDC tells Zanu-PF – report

2018-12-14 06:13

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party has reportedly said that it is not desperate to form a government of national unity with the ruling Zanu-PF party.

Top Africa stories: Zim post-election violence report to be made public, Mozambique

2018-12-13 08:08

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly reassured Zimbabweans that he will make public the post-election violence report, and Mozambique has named top ex-rebels to army command.

'We aren't interested in coalition talks with opposition,' says Zim VP

2018-12-11 10:37

Zimbabwe's vice president Kembo Mohadi has dismissed claims that President Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa of the Movement for Democratic Change are in talks for a unity government.

In Zimbabwe's crisis, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'

2018-12-10 11:22

Dressed as Father Christmas, a man dozes off while sitting in a supermarket in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare. No one seems to care. Read more...

MDC says Zim 'now a regional security threat'… asks SADC to intervene – report

2018-12-07 10:36

Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party, has reportedly said that the country is "fast degenerating into a regional security threat, as its economic situation worsens".

Govt ready to seize idle land owned by Zanu-PF party heavyweights,’ says Zim leader Mnangagwa

2018-12-06 19:01

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said that his government is "ready to seize any idle land owned by some of the ruling Zanu-PF party heavyweights".

Top Africa stories: Egypt discovers stone tools, Zim to build new parliament

2018-12-03 09:51

Archaeologists in Algeria have discovered stone tools and cut animal bones that may be up to 2.4 million years old, bringing into question east Africa's title as the cradle of humanity, and Zimbabwe has started building a new parliament to be paid by Chinese funds.

Post Zim election violence: Rights groups raise concern over Motlanthe-led commission

2018-11-30 11:31

The Kgalema Motlanthe-led commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe's August 1 shootings has concluded its work, but rights groups have expressed concern over the lack of transparency on how it handled evidence.

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