'Barbaric' MDC violence 'scaring away investors', says Zanu-PF

2018-03-07 12:30

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has warned opposition political parties to desist from violent activities, saying that they should conduct themselves in a manner that is "acceptable to the citizens" ahead of the country's crunch elections later this year, a report says.

Tsvangirai's body awaits repatriation home for burial... as his MDC party faces nasty power struggles

2018-02-16 12:57

As the body of Zimbabwe's main opposition leader awaits repatriation home for burial, his party already faces nasty power struggles to replace a man praised by both allies and rivals for his tenacious fight for democracy.

Top Africa stories: Zim Army, Mnangagwa, Grace Mugabe

2018-01-19 08:45

Zimbabwean soldiers have reportedly been deployed across the country's rural areas ahead of this year's crunch elections, and students have given vice chancellor of the UZ 48 hours to step down over Grace Mugabe's fake degree.

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader hints at stepping aside

2018-01-08 19:31

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader has dropped the biggest hint yet he could step down from his party, setting the stage for an election scenario not witnessed since 2002.

'Step aside... MDC needs a new face,' youths tell 'ailing' Tsvangirai

2017-12-02 11:06

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party youths have called on long-time leader Morgan Tsvangirai to step aside in order to allow new leaders to take the party forward, says a report.

Mugabe faces 'massive' protests at UN summit

2016-09-15 13:00

Exiled Zimbabwean cleric Evan Mawarire has urged his followers to join him in protests ahead of president Robert Mugabe's arrival at the United Nation's general assembly this weekend.

Chaos at SADC summit venue as police clash with protesters

2015-04-28 13:34

Armed police and over 200 members of Zimbabwe's main opposition party MDC-T have clashed in the Harare central business district, in front of the venue where a SADC summit is underway.


Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Tsvangirai, Sudan

2018-02-20 08:21

Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe is happy, health and still wears his trademark suits, and Mugabe has reportedly not said a word since the death of his toughest rival Morgan Tsvangirai.

Top Africa stories: Zanu-PF, Tsvangirai, Chiwenga

2018-02-08 08:30

Expelled ex-Zanu-PF heavyweights, Didymus Mutasa and Rugare Gumbo say they're 'ready to rejoin party', and Morgan Tsvangirai has appointed one of his three deputies to take charge of the party while he undergoes cancer treatment.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, MDC, Madagascar

2018-01-12 08:30

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly withdrawn ex-first lady Grace Mugabe's state security detail and the MDC says the party remains firmly behind Morgan Tsvangirai.

Zim electoral body chief resigns after Mugabe ouster – report

2017-12-11 20:00

Zimbabwe's Electoral Commission chairperson Justice Rita Makarau has reportedly resigned just a couple of months before the crunch polls in 2018.

Top Africa stories: I Coast, Kenya, Zim

2017-05-12 20:28

Gun fire erupts in Ivory Coast after soldiers who mutinied in January apologised to President Alassane Ouattara, and Mujuru together with Tsvangirai are in talks to lead a united opposition alliance to try to unseat Mugabe.

Tsvangirai 'recovering' after op in South Africa - MDC

2016-05-20 11:59

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has been taken ill and is in South Africa for medical treatment, officials say.

SADC calls on Mugabe to delay vote

2013-06-15 22:24

The 15-country Southern Africa Development Community has called on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to delay elections scheduled for 31 July.

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