Scarves from China, tech-savvy youths: Zim ruling Zanu-PF party readies for polls

2018-04-11 08:10

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party will dish out eight million T-shirts and caps from China, erect hundreds of billboards and restaff its communication department in a bid to win this year's polls, a newspaper reports.

#News24 ICYMI: Gupta crackdown begins; It's De Villiers vs Kohli; and Zanu-PF youth wing to honour Mugabe on his 94th birthday

2018-01-15 18:07

The North Gauteng High Court sets aside a bid to have Hoërskool Overvaal admit 55 English-speaking learners, the world's fifth largest diamond is discovered in Lesotho and see the Queen’s response to where the crown jewels were hidden during WW2.

Mugabe said to have quit over fear of being Zimbabwe's Gaddafi

2017-11-27 17:34

An emotional Robert Mugabe finally agreed to end his 37-rule in Zimbabwe when army generals who’d seized power told him they wouldn’t prevent protesters from storming his home unless he relented, sources have said.

WATCH: We have been assured of peace during this time - former Zim VP

2017-11-16 13:04

Former Zimbabwean vice-president Dr Joice Mujuru and the People's Rainbow Coalition held a press conference, to update the public on the state of the nation and recent developments, after the military staged a suspected coup against President Mugabe.

WATCH: Zimbabwe’s fraught politics takes newsreader’s breath away

2017-10-07 07:32

Nothing like ploughing your way through a two-page statement from Zimbabwe’s Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko to take your breath away.

Mugabe's health 'may derail 2018 elections'

2017-09-07 13:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s health and the ongoing factional fights within his ruling Zanu-PF party may derail the country’s 2018 elections, a political analyst Ibbo Mandaza has reportedly said.

Quotes of the week

2017-05-12 15:54

A selection of quotes from some of the stories that made news this week.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Kenya, Gambia

2017-03-01 12:01

Lawmakers want Zimbabweans to have "huge" families in order to "attract desperately needed investors", and Kenyans in SA are registering for elections amid xenophobic violence.

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, AU, Malema

2017-02-01 19:46

Zimbabwe's pastor Mwarire has been detained at the Harare International Airport, and African leaders have adopted a strategy calling for a collective withdrawal from the ICC.

'Mugabe insult trial' collapses

2016-11-23 19:00

A Zimbabwe court has indefinitely postponed the trial of five war veteran leaders charged with insulting longtime President Robert Mugabe, citing bungling by the prosecution.

 

Grace Mugabe 'spirited large consignments of ivory to China, United Arab Emirates, US'

2018-03-25 18:21

Zimbabwean police are investigating former ruler Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, accused of smuggling ivory worth millions to underground foreign markets, a state-owned weekly says.

Premier Stan Mathabatha urges ANC to learn from Mugabe's fall

2017-12-04 17:34

Limpopo ANC chairperson Stan Mathabatha has urged party delegates to learn from their "northern neighbours" after Zimbabwean and Zanu-PF leader Robert Mugabe was removed.

President Zuma lauds Mugabe's fight against apartheid

2017-11-24 20:05

President Jacob Zuma has lauded former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's contribution to the fight for freedom.

BREAKING: Sacked Zimbabwe VP in exile, vows to defy Mugabe

2017-11-08 16:45

Zimbabwe's sacked vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he had fled the country as he issued a direct challenge to long-ruling President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace.

Mugabe should chastise South Africans, not Mandela

2017-09-11 09:12

If Mugabe believes Mandela let black South Africans down in 1994, he must accept that South Africans have let the people of Zimbabwe down by failing to deal with him, writes Mondli Zondo.

Man jailed after 'barging' into Mugabe security briefing

2017-06-26 06:02

A Zimbabwean man, 29, who posed as a secret agent where top security officials were holding a briefing before President Robert Mugabe's recent rally in Mutare, has been jailed for two months, a report says.

Import restrictions fail to help Zimbabwe’s producers

2017-04-30 09:28

Zimbabwean firms are battling with a flood of imports that are placing profits and pricing under pressure, despite restrictions introduced by President Robert Mugabe’s government last year.

IN PICTURES: Mugabe's 93rd birthday

2017-02-26 16:57

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday with a lavish party on attended by thousands of loyalists outside the second city of Bulawayo. See pictures.

Top Africa News: Ghana, Zim, Sudan

2016-12-08 18:11

Ghana's president John Mahama says he stands a "very good" chance of winning the presidential poll, and Zim central bank says it is about to "drip-feed" another seven million US worth of bond notes into circulation.

Zim's 'dreaded' bond notes coming next week, says central bank chief

2016-11-21 17:12

Zimbabwe's dreaded bond notes are set to be out next week, central bank governor John Mangudya has reportedly said.

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