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Top Africa stories: Thousands demonstrate in Harare, 11-year-old girl cleaning up Lagos

2018-11-30 08:00

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.

Zim leader Mnangagwa wants axed Zanu-PF members back - report

2018-09-18 13:21

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly instructed his his ruling Zanu-PF party to mend relations with former party stalwarts who were axed by former president Robert Mugabe four years ago.

Zimbabwe issues prosecution warning after opposition claims poll win

2018-07-31 20:31

Zimbabwe's government has warned election candidates they faced prosecution and jail for prematurely announcing results of landmark polls after the main opposition MDC party said it had won.

'Don't eat, smoke in public,' Zim police warned

2018-05-20 16:07

Zimbabwean police have reportedly been banned from eating and smoking in public, as the country's recently appointed police commissioner seeks to clean the image of the force ahead of a crunch election.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe farm, Zanu-PF congress, DRC

2017-12-13 08:30

Heavily armed Zimbabwean soldiers are reportedly still deployed at former first lady Grace Mugabe's farm in Mazowe, and a Zanu-PF congress is set to endorse Emmerson Mnangagwa as party leader after Robert Mugabe ouster.

Mnangagwa govt moves to freeze Mugabe allies' bank accounts

2017-12-08 18:10

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly frozen bank accounts of two top allies of former first lady Grace Mugabe.

'Dump all those who cheered as Grace captured Mugabe,' Mnangagwa urged

2017-11-29 06:06

Zimbabwe's ex-liberation fighters are reportedly set to occupy strategic positions within the ruling Zanu-PF party to avoid power struggles that dogged the revolutionary party in recent years.

Zim mulls legalising production of cannabis to lure investment

2017-07-10 08:30

Zimbabwe is considering legalising the production of cannabis for medical purposes to lure investors keen to grow the drug, a cabinet minister says.

Zanu-PF plans to spend $3m on annual conference

2015-10-16 11:47

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party is reportedly planning to spend $3 million at its 15th annual conference to be held in Victoria Falls in December.

Zimbabweans smash bank after cash runs out

2013-12-17 08:54

Angry Zimbabwean depositors ran amok at a downtown bank, breaking down a door and smashing windows after money ran out to pay withdrawals as cash shortages worsen in the troubled economy.

 

Post Zim election violence: 'Mnangagwa deployed killer soldiers,' says ex-police minister

2018-11-29 11:29

Zimbabwe's former home affairs minister Obert Mpofu reportedly told the Kgalema Motlanthe commission investigating the post-election violence of August 1 that President Emmerson Mnangagwa deployed the soldiers who allegedly killed six people in Harare.

PICS: Axed Zim ministers 'to work full-time at Zanu-PF HQ' as Mnangagwa swears in new cabinet

2018-09-11 15:32

Several ministers who did not make the cut into Zimbabwe's new cabinet have been deployed to the ruling Zanu-PF headquarters, a report says. President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly swore-in a new cabinet on Monday.

Zim to extradite 3 for alleged murder of wheelchair-bound SA man

2018-06-28 12:30

Three Zimbabwe men accused of murdering their wheelchair-bound South African employer and burning his body will be extradited to face justice in South Africa, a state newspaper says.

Zim govt urges Kenya to stop 'outspoken' Mugabe ally Twitter rants: report

2018-01-07 10:21

Zimbabwean authorities have reportedly asked Kenya to help stop an ally of former president Robert Mugabe from posting provocative tweets against President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government.

Mugabe's 'obedient son' sought 'divine intervention' against Grace's tirades

2017-12-12 06:00

Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu says he would ask his wife to pray for him to shield himself from Grace Mugabe's tirades at ruling party rallies where she dished out the dirt against her opponents within the ruling Zanu-PF.

Mugabe 'happy' as former aide declared national hero - report

2017-12-01 10:22

Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly sent a message of condolences to the family of his former health minister Dr Timothy Stamps, saying that he is happy he (Stamps) has been declared a national hero.

WATCH: Mugabe's Zanu-PF to raise $8 million for 'special congress'

2017-10-25 05:46

President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party has launched a fundraising drive to raise at least $8m for its extra-ordinary congress slated for December ahead of the 2018 elections, a report says.

The big Zanu-PF break-in: what's REALLY going on?

2017-06-20 10:00

Defence Minister Sydney Sekeramayi is the latest high-profile member of Zimbabwe's ruling party to have a break-in. Several other Zanu-PF officials have had break-ins in recent years.

Zimbabwe doubles tollgates

2015-03-12 23:43

Zimbabwe’s transport minister says he has “no choice” but to more than double the number of tollgates on the country’s dilapidated roads, a report says.

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