WATCH: Zimbabwe's first Independence Day without Mugabe

2018-04-19 08:00

Zimbabweans have celebrated their first Independence Day without Robert Mugabe as the country's leader.

Mugabe 'in same league as DRC's Mobutu, CAR's Bokassa' - report

2018-04-19 06:00

A Zimbabwean minister has reportedly likened former president Robert Mugabe to some of Africa's most brutal dictators who wanted to"anoint their wives and mistresses as [their] successors".

Mugabes left official residences in 'terrible state': report

2018-04-18 06:00

Former president Robert Mugabe and his family left the official presidential residences in a terrible state, with leaking roofs, broken flush handles and unkempt tennis courts, a private newspaper says.

Zimbabwe heads to Commonwealth summit to 're-engage'

2018-04-16 15:13

Zimbabwe will attend a Commonwealth summit this week in London as an observer, an official says, underlining the country's international re-engagement since President Robert Mugabe's fall.

WATCH: Comedy play openly 'ridicules' Mugabe and his wife Grace

2018-04-15 16:01

Zimbabweans push the boundaries as they take aim at their former strongman. A comedy about the coup that toppled Zimbabwe's longest-serving president, Robert Mugabe, is taking centre stage in Harare.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, Madikizela-Mandela, Chiwenga

2018-04-14 07:40

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's spokesperson has reportedly said that the veteran politician would not be drawn into a public presidential debate with his rival Nelson Chamisa.

VP Chiwenga: Mugabe 'failed to take Zim to the land of milk and honey'

2018-04-13 15:38

Zimbabwe's vice president, Constantino Chiwenga, has reportedly taken a swipe at former president Robert Mugabe, describing him as the biblical Moses who led the Israelites out of Egypt but failed to lead them to the "land of milk and honey".

How Grace Mugabe poaching claims benefit Zimbabwe's new president

2018-04-13 10:11

If the allegations are true, Zimbabwe intends to prosecute Grace Mugabe for ivory and rhino horn smuggling. The Conversation looks at how the claims may benefit the country's new president.

Zimbabwe play smashes taboo, mocks ousted Mugabes

2018-04-12 18:03

A play which chronicles the final days of former president Robert Mugabe's rule has started showing in Zimbabwe and it marks turning point in a country where satirical productions that mocked Mugabe used to be ruthlessly suppressed.

Mugabe party 'used $70m diamond money to buy poll T-shirts': former minister

2018-04-12 10:41

A former cabinet minister in Zimbabwe claims the ruling party used revenue from diamond fields in the east of the country to pay for $70 million worth of T-shirts and caps for the 2013 elections.


Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Zim nurses, Nigeria

2018-04-19 08:00

Former president Robert Mugabe and his family left the official presidential residences in a terrible state, and Zimbabwe has fired all nurses who were on strike to demand higher salaries.

Zimbabwe marks Independence Day - from Mugabe, too

2018-04-18 14:19

Celebrating Independence Day for the first time without Robert Mugabe as leader since 1980 felt like a second emancipation for some Zimbabweans on Wednesday.

Missing $15bn diamond revenue: 'It's all lies,' says Mugabe

2018-04-17 10:00

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has retracted his remarks over the alleged missing $15 billion diamond revenue amid investigations by the national assembly, according to a report.

Mugabe was a 'victim of spousal abuse': report

2018-04-16 06:00

Former president Robert Mugabe was a victim of spousal abuse and the army even once considered giving him shelter at an army barracks, a newspaper claims.

Zim vice president's wife 'takes over state-run farm': report

2018-04-14 18:01

The wife of Zimbabwe’s vice president Constantino Chiwenga has taken over a farm run by a state agricultural agency, a newspaper claims.

Murky Zimbabwe Airways deal: $100m 'vanishes in aircraft purchase', says report

2018-04-14 07:40

The price of planes bought from Malaysia for a new Zimbabwe airline may have been inflated by up to $140 million, prompting a probe by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, a private newspaper says.

WATCH: 'I wanted to retire but President Mnangagwa wouldn't let me go,' says aide

2018-04-13 12:45

Zimbabwe's presidential spokesperson George Charamba says he wanted to retire when his former boss Robert Mugabe resigned, but President Emmerson Mnangagwa asked him to continue with his duties.

Top Africa stories: Zim's new planes, Algeria plane crash

2018-04-13 07:47

Ex-president Robert Mugabe's daughter Bona has welcomed new planes with dad's initials, and the father of co-pilot killed in Algeria's worst aviation disaster says his son died a "martyr".

Mugabe yet to move out of official residential wing

2018-04-12 15:32

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has yet to move out of an official residence in Harare five months after he was ousted from power, an official has said.

Top Africa stories: Algeria, Zim independence, Swazi king

2018-04-12 07:39

At least 257 people have been killed in Algeria's worst air disaster, and ISS says Zimbabwe's independence celebrations on April 18 are likely to differ from those held over the past years.

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