Mugabe 'is still a good friend of the Chinese people' - official

35 minutes ago

China says it respects Robert Mugabe's decision to step down as president of Zimbabwe and has vowed to continue "friendly" relations with the country it backed during his authoritarian rule.

Zimbabwe poised to swear in new president, Mnangagwa

2017-11-22 09:29

Zimbabwe's recently fired vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to return home to be sworn in as the country's new leader.

Zimbabweans celebrate in SA years after fleeing Mugabe

2017-11-22 08:57

Hundreds of Zimbabweans who fled their homeland for South Africa during the despotic rule of Robert Mugabe have taken to the streets of Johannesburg to celebrate the resignation of the hated president.

A week of desperation: Inside Mugabe’s fight to stay in power

2017-11-22 08:29

Robert Mugabe’s defiance forced his challengers to either go through with the military coup or press on through political channels. Bloomberg's Franz Wild and Brian Latham recount Mugabe's final days as president...

African leaders must smell the coffee – Mbete on Mugabe's resignation

2017-11-22 07:44

Speaker and ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete says she is relieved that Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe chose to resign, rather than face the humiliation of being impeached.

What's next for Zimbabwe as it enters a new era?

2017-11-22 05:42

While Zimbabweans take to the street to celebrate the end of Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule and usher in of a new era, questions still remain about how a new leader will be chosen and what will happen to Mugabe.

LIVE: #Zimbabwe anticipates Mnangagwa swearing in

2017-11-22 05:42

Zimbabwe continues to celebrate following President Robert Mugabe's resignation after 37 years as head of state. Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to arrive in the country and is likely to be sworn in as president. Follow the live updates.

FULL LETTER: Robert Mugabe's resignation notice

2017-11-21 22:40

President Robert Mugabe's resignation letter has been read out by Zimbabwe parliamentary Speaker Jacob Mudenda to lawmakers gathered at a conference centre in Harare to discuss an impeachment motion.

#News24 ICYMI: Mugabe resigns; Springboks losing shine? and Beyoncé is the highest-earning woman in music

2017-11-21 22:10

President Robert Mugabe has ceased power in Zimbabwe, the ANC has extended the deadline for branches to hold nomination meetings and the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing stalls.

Blaring car hooters and cheering people in Harare as Mugabe resigns

2017-11-21 21:39

With car hooters blaring and cheering crowds racing through the streets, Zimbabweans are celebrating in the country's capital of Harare after President Robert Mugabe resigned.


Cautious hope for Zimbabwe's future as Mugabe quits

2017-11-22 10:02

The resignation of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was greeted by hopes of better times for the nation's people, in early reactions from the international community on Tuesday.

Zanu-PF: Mugabe 'had overstayed the hospitality of Zimbabweans'

2017-11-22 09:17

Zanu-PF has reportedly welcomed the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, saying that he had overstayed in his position as leader of the country.

Mugabe leaves legacy of economic ruin, upheaval in Zimbabwe

2017-11-22 08:57

From magnanimous liberator to despotic dictator, Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule of Zimbabwe has been one of Africa's most controversial and influential.

Mnangagwa's uphill battle to a new Zimbabwe

2017-11-22 08:20

Politically and economically Emmerson Mnangagwa will have to satisfy a variety of interests to acquire legitimacy – otherwise it will be business as usual in Zanu-PF, writes Enock Mudzamiri.

Zuma no longer going to Zimbabwe

2017-11-22 07:31

President Jacob Zuma will no longer be travelling to Zimbabwe, in the wake of the resignation of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe: From military takeover to Mugabe's exit

2017-11-22 05:42

Here is a timeline of the political crisis in Zimbabwe where Robert Mugabe resigned, following a military takeover and unprecedented mass protests demanding he step down.

'Those responsible for Zimbabwe injustices must be held accountable'

2017-11-21 22:46

Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International says Zimbabwe must renounce abuses of the past and transition to a new era.

Zim army chief calls for public 'restraint' after Mugabe quits

2017-11-21 22:35

Zimbabwe army chief General Constantino Chiwenga has called for law and order to be upheld after Robert Mugabe's resignation sparked wild celebrations and plunged the country into uncertainty.

Presidential hopeful Emmerson Mnangagwa flying from SA to Zimbabwe

2017-11-21 21:43

Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa is in South Africa and is expected to fly to Zimbabwe to be sworn in as president, sources say.

Zimbabwe has chance of a future 'free of oppression' - UK

2017-11-21 21:39

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the resignation of President Robert Mugabe has given Zimbabwe "an opportunity to forge a new path free of the oppression that characterised his rule".

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