'Baffling': Zimbabwe livid over US extending sanctions

2020-03-05 18:00

Zimbabwe says it is dismayed by the White House's "baffling" decision to extend sanctions against members of the southern African country's ruling regime over rights abuses.

Zimbabwean police beat opposition supporters after rally ban

2019-11-20 18:07

Zimbabwean riot police fired tear gas and beat opposition supporters on Wednesday after barring a planned address by the main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, AFP journalists say.

'Battle for the corpse of Mugabe' – Former leader laid to rest in reinforced grave, tamper-proof casket

2019-09-30 12:15

After weeks of delays, Zimbabwe's former ruler Robert Mugabe was finally buried over the weekend, closing a battle between the state and his family over the fate of his remains.

Mugabe to be buried Saturday at rural home : family

2019-09-28 07:39

Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe will be buried on Saturday afternoon, his nephew says, after the remains were moved from his Harare house to his rural village ahead of the burial.

UPDATE: Zimbabwe's Mugabe will be buried at home village on Saturday

2019-09-26 18:36

Zimbabwe has announced that ex-president Robert Mugabe will be buried at his home village in Zvimba as requested by his family.

Mugabe was a towering figure against colonialism – Ramaphosa

2019-09-20 19:20

President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a hero and pan-Africanist who fought colonialism.

Mpumelelo Mkhabela: Let Mugabe's life's work speak for itself

2019-09-19 12:33

It matters not that at some frozen moments in the past, a person did good or bad. What matters is the evolution of their work over time to the present, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Thabo Mbeki hails Robert Mugabe as a true African patriot

2019-09-17 21:36

Former president Thabo Mbeki has lauded the work done by former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, calling him a combatant and true African patriot.

Mugabe gets low-key farewell in Zimbabwe home village

2019-09-16 20:00

The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who died on September 6, has arrived in his home village for a subdued farewell at a dusty sports field after a weekend state funeral with African leaders in the capital.

Ramaphosa deploys special envoys to African heads of state over tensions in South Africa

2019-09-15 11:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads of state and governments across Africa amid tensions and violence in the country.


On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

2019-12-11 22:02

Zimbabwe is in the grip of its worst economic crisis in 10 years, with inflation soaring to 300 % and the population suffering fuel shortages, power rationing and currency woes.

Two years after coup, Zimbabweans still long for economic change

2019-11-14 19:26

As Zimbabwe grapples with another economic crisis, some wonder what has changed since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted from power.

UPDATE | Robert Mugabe buried in low-key ceremony with a no-show from senior govt officials

2019-09-28 22:07

The family of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe gathered in his rural homestead on Saturday, three weeks after his death, to attend a much-awaited burial ceremony in the village of Kutama.

Mugabe's body back home ahead of weekend burial

2019-09-27 09:47

The remains of Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe who died early this month, have been moved from his Harare house to his rural village ahead of burial expected this weekend, his family says.

Robert Mugabe died of cancer - Zimbabwe media

2019-09-23 12:22

Zimbabwe's founding president Robert Mugabe had "advanced cancer" when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reports.

Zimbabwe chiefs demand Mugabe be buried according to traditions

2019-09-20 13:13

As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions.

Mugabe's funeral fuels tensions due to traditional beliefs, rituals

2019-09-18 11:23

As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions.

Zimbabwe’s currency rout makes Argentina’s seem like a mere blip

2019-09-17 10:25

Zimbabwe's new currency has lost 81% of its value this year against the dollar.

Mugabe Memorial: Family say they weren't expecting stadium to be 'this empty', citizens say work kept them away

2019-09-15 17:11

While the Zimbabwean government and former President Robert Mugabe's family had indicated plans to take his remains to Zvimba, his home village following his funeral, this was later ditched.

WATCH | Former and current African leaders bid farewell to Mugabe

2019-09-14 18:59

While Zimbabweans failed to fill the 60 000-capacity national sports stadium at the funeral of their long-time former president Robert Mugabe, African leaders made their presence felt.

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