Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Libya,Togo,

2017-12-01 08:52

Zimbabwe's ex-vice president Phekezela Mphoko has reportedly been given up to December 1 to leave Botswana, and the African Union says 3 800 migrants in Libya need urgent repatriation.

Zimbabwe has 'phantom-like' acting president

2017-11-23 16:41

A Zimbabwe legal think tank says the country currently has an acting president who is neither Robert Mugabe nor the incoming Emmerson Mnangagwa, even if his whereabouts are unknown.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Botswana, Kenya

2017-10-10 07:11

President Robert Mugabe's government has threatened a blitz on Harare’s street vendors, and a media rights group has accused the government of Botswana of being aggressive and intolerant towards the media.

'Insulting each other is a shame,' says Mugabe amid growing Zanu-PF tensions

2017-10-08 09:00

President Robert Mugabe has decried his party's deepening infighting over who succeeds him and warned some ministers will be axed in a shake-up of his cabinet next week.

Zimbabwe: Talk about who will succeed Mugabe gets murkier

2017-10-06 13:37

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe publicly scolds one of his vice presidents, exposing rifts within the ruling party and deepening the mystery over who will succeed him

Top Africa Stories: Zim, Nigeria, Kenya

2017-10-05 06:00

"Poisoning" claims have lead to an unprecedented rift among President Robert Mugabe’s two deputies, while a video has emerged of Zimbabwean parks rangers in the main kicking and beating young wild elephants reportedly destined for China.

Grace has 'captured' President Mugabe, Zim war vets claim

2017-08-02 06:02

Zimbabwe ex-liberation fighters have accused President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace of "capturing" the veteran leader due to his advanced age, adding that the nonagenarian should be collectively voted out of power in 2018.

I'm on my way out, Mugabe tells children

2016-06-21 11:34

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly told thousands of children gathered for the commemoration of the Day of the African Child that he is on "his way out", and hopes his successor will be better than him.

Mugabe's fear of naming successor 'stems from deep sense of fear'

2016-06-06 15:09

Expelled Zanu-PF youth leader, Godfrey Tsenengamu, has claimed that President Robert Mugabe’s fears to name his successor stem from a deep sense of mistrust and fear that the chosen heir-apparent could persecute him, a report says.

Zanu-PF scoffs at 'succession plot' - report

2016-04-28 14:08

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has ridiculed local media reports about succession wars that have somewhat engulfed the party in the past months, a report says.


Mnangagwa says Grace Mugabe ally free to come back home as Botswana tells him to leave

2017-11-30 06:10

Zimbabwe's ex-vice president Phekezela Mphoko has reportedly been given up to December 1 to leave Botswana by President Ian Khama's government.

EXCLUSIVE: 'This is a big moment for Zim' - opposition MDC after Mugabe steps down

2017-11-21 21:00

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change has told News24 that the resignation of Robert Mugabe is a "new beginning for everyone in the country."

Mugabe's looming Cabinet reshuffle a 'bedroom affair' – opposition

2017-10-09 16:31

President Robert Mugabe's forthcoming Cabinet shake up has been described as a "bedroom" affair meant to prepare his controversial wife for a takeover by axing those opposed to her.

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 no longer in charge,' says opposition after public row of deputies

2017-10-06 06:00

Zimbabwean opposition parties have described the recent public spat between President Robert Mugabe’s two deputies as a sign that the veteran leader is no longer in charge, says a report.

Mugabe’s deputies in an unprecedented public spat – report

2017-10-04 15:27

"Poisoning" claims have lead to an unprecedented rift among President Robert Mugabe’s two deputies, Phekezela Mphoko and Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Graft: MDC wants Mugabe's ex-spin doctor, other officials arrested

2016-10-16 07:07

Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party, has called on the country's anti-graft agency to clampdown on all those who are found on the wrong side of the law regardless of their positions.

Mugabe summons security bosses over alleged 'succession dossier'

2016-06-17 12:34

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has summoned security heavyweights following the release of a succession dossier, dubbed "Blue Ocean Strategy", by suspected war veterans allegedly aligned to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a report says.

Zim war vets endorse Mnangagwa to replace Mugabe

2016-06-02 13:36

Zimbabwe's war veterans have officially endorsed Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to take over from the ailing president Robert Mugabe, 92, a report says.

Discussing Mugabe succession is treasonous, Zanu-PF official warns

2016-04-04 19:26

The national commissar of Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF has issued a strong warning against those with ambitions to succeed President Robert Mugabe, telling them that discussing the issue before the end of the nonagenarian's term was like committing "treason".

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