Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regime in brutality.
Zimbabweans hope he will pressure President Emmerson Mnangagwa over inflation, unemployment, and fuel and cash shortages.
Lawyers in Zimbabwe have marched on the constitutional court to protest the alleged denial of justice for hundreds of people arrested in a violent crackdown on protests that shut down the country.
Zimbabwe faces a new wave of unrest as the group representing government workers announced that civil servants across the country will go on strike after salary negotiations failed.
At least 13 people sustained gunshot wounds during protests against the shock price hike, according to a doctors' association.
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'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.
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.
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...
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Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says.
Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has snubbed an invitation by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to join a national summit, just weeks after security forces crushed protests over the worsening economy.
Zimbabwe's president has declared the late Oliver Mtukudzi, one Africa's most iconic musicians, a national hero - an award historically reserved only for the ruling party elite.
Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa says his attempts at dialogue have been "spurned and mocked", and that people must be free to talk without fear.
Zimbabweans have reacted with outrage to a sharp rise in fuel prices announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a move to improve supplies as the country struggles with its worst gasoline shortages in a decade.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says a report probing deadly election violence when soldiers opened fire on protesters would be released next week.
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.
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".
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.
Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have marched through Harare under close surveillance by armed police in the first rally since a deadly post election violence, and an 11-year-old girl in Nigeria is on a mission to clean up Lagos.
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