Cheers as Zimbabwe's former leader Mugabe votes

2018-07-30 14:15

Scores of chanting Zimbabweans have gathered to see 94-year-old former leader Robert Mugabe vote, despite his troubled legacy.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Dhlakama, Kenya

2018-05-04 08:30

Zimbabwe's former central bank governor says he printed more money during his tenure to prevent a coup by "hungry soldiers", and Mozambique's veteran rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama has died aged 65.

Under protocol, Mugabe would attend swearing-in

2017-11-23 21:30

Zimbabwe's state-run broadcaster says that according to protocol, the country's outgoing leader would attend Friday's swearing-in of incoming President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Numsa slams 'ugly military coup' in Zim, but says doesn't back Mugabe

2017-11-18 12:57

The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa has condemned what it describes as "a coup" against President Robert Mugabe's government in Zimbabwe. The union, however, says it doesn't back Mugabe.

Mugabe refuses to stand down in talks with military

2017-11-16 23:04

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, has refused to resign during a crunch meeting with military generals who have seized control of the country.

Contrary to Mugabe's claims, IMF says Zim 'is among top 20 fragile countries'

2017-11-02 11:50

The International Monetary Fund has reportedly said that Zimbabwe is among the most fragile economies in the world as it faces deep development challenges due to severe social and political turmoil.

Zimbabwe's white farmers trying to strike new deal

2017-10-17 15:13

Zimbabwe’s remaining white commercial farmers who fear renewed land invasions, are negotiating directlywith the government or the possible new owners to protect their properties, says a report.

Tsvangirai back in Zim, remains in 'isolation' - report

2017-10-06 16:26

Zimbabwe’s ailing opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, who has returned to Harare after being rushed to South Africa for medical treatment, remains in "isolation" because doctors fear he could contract new infections.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, pastor Mawarire, Angola

2017-09-27 08:30

President Robert Mugabe has accused some members of his own party of causing shortages in a bid to trigger a revolt against his government, and Joao Lourenco has been sworn in as Angola's next president.

Top Africa stories : Mugabe, Tsvangirai, Uganda

2017-09-19 08:20

Zimbabwe is set to recruit at least 102 Cuban doctors amid 'serious shortage' of specialists, and at least 20 women have been found dumped in two areas of Uganda's Wakiso district since May.


Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Mugabe, Kenya

2018-05-16 08:00

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s expensive briefcase has got Zimbabwean opinion sharply divided, and enraged Kenyan women have protested after waitresses told a mother to 'breastfeed her baby in the toilet'

Zim govt pays workers on time... a first in many years, says report

2017-12-15 15:17

Zimbabwean state workers have reportedly applauded government after it was announced this week that they would receive their December salaries on time for the first time in years.

Zimbabwe's military to address nation shortly

2017-11-20 20:31

Zimbabwe's military shortly will address the nation on state-run television.

LATEST: Zimbabwe ruling party pursues urgent meeting

2017-11-18 07:15

Zimbabwe's state-run Herald newspaper says all 10 of the ruling party's provincial branches are calling for President Robert Mugabe and his wife to resign, and they seek a special Central Committee meeting within two days.

Mugabe says fired deputy plotted via witchcraft

2017-11-08 17:58

President Robert Mugabe says he fired his deputy and longtime ally for scheming to take power, including by consulting witch doctors.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, kenya, Nigeria

2017-10-31 10:12

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly accused NGOs of interfering in Kenya's elections, and Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta has won an election that was boycotted by the main opposition group.

Rights group, opposition slam crackdown on Harare traders

2017-10-13 07:07

A rights group and the main opposition MDC party have slammed a police operation to evict street traders from central Harare.

Mugabe back in SA, avoids mentioning wife's assault incident

2017-10-03 19:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has returned to South Africa but avoided mentioning assault allegations levelled against his wife Grace.

Zim's international airport to be renamed after Mugabe – report

2017-09-19 18:01

Zimbabwe's Harare International Airport is set to be renamed after the southern African country's long-time president Robert Mugabe, a report says.

At least 745 attacked as violence flares ahead of Zim's 2018 polls: Group

2017-09-12 06:15

Politically motivated violence has reportedly flared up in Zimbabwe in recent months, with at least 745 people allegedly having been attacked in August alone, as the southern African nation gears up for presidential polls in 2018.

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