Zim opposition leader Chamisa says 'hitmen' after him

2018-06-20 05:59

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa claims he is being tailed by state security agents who might want to kill him, a report says.

PICS: Zim President Mnangagwa stops motorcade to queue for fried chicken

2018-06-19 08:17

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly surprised many in Chegutu when he stopped at a fast food outlet to buy lunch over the weekend.

'Fired up' Mnangagwa warns 'rebels' in his Zanu-PF party – report

2018-06-18 20:01

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly "threatened unspecified action" against "rebel" Zanu-PF party officials, who registered as independent candidates for the upcoming polls after losing in primary elections.

Zim war vets: MDC's Chamisa 'is slowly turning himself into little Mugabe'

2018-06-18 11:26

Zimbabwe's war veterans leader Victor Matemadanda has reportedly claimed that the MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa's political approaches are turning him into a "small version of former president Robert Mugabe".

Mnangagwa says he'll still be Zim's president in 2030 – report

2018-06-17 14:25

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly expressed confidence that he would still be the southern African country's president in 2030, adding that his economic vision for the country is not a mistake.

Zimbabwe: Chamisa 'forced to register MDC Alliance as a political party amid squabbles'

2018-06-16 15:07

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, was reportedly forced to register the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance as a fully-fledged political party pending a court outcome over the use of names and logos by a splinter group.

Zim presidential race breaks record as 23 vie for the highest office

2018-06-15 13:01

A record 23 presidential candidates have been cleared to run in Zimbabwe's elections due on July 30, including incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa and young opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, the country's electoral commission announced.

'Beware of the Mugabe, Grace-backed party,' MDC Alliance warned

2018-06-15 10:06

Zimbabwe's new political outfit, the NPF, is reportedly likely set to divide the MDC Alliance, after it maintained this week that it was in discussions with the alliance so that the two parties can work together - ahead of the forthcoming elections.

US warns Zimbabwe over election after 2-year-old killed

2018-06-14 18:48

The United States has condemned the killing of a 2-year-old boy in Zimbabwe as a "senseless and horrific act" and warned that if the murder was politically motivated it would call into question the country's commitment to a free and fair election next month.

Top Africa stories: Africa's tallest tree, Mugabe, Nigeria

2018-06-14 08:30

A German scientist Andreas Hemp says a tree he discovered in Tanzania is Africa's tallest, and Robert Mugabe's stepson is facing eviction over rent arrears.


Vote for Mnangagwa for 'total liberation', VP Chiwenga tells Zimbabweans

2018-06-19 10:31

Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has reportedly urged the electorate to vote for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to complete the military intervention that saw Robert Mugabe stepping down last November.

Top Africa stories: Chamisa falls on stage, Mali's Spiderman

2018-06-19 08:17

A video of Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa falling on stage has gone viral on social media, and Mali's 'real life Spiderman' has returned home to a hero's welcome

'Zanu-PF is a peaceful party but don't dare us… we'll finish you,' Mnangagwa warns opposition

2018-06-18 15:37

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly promised to stick to his pledge for a peaceful election, but has also said that his party would not take lightly to provocation by opposition parties.

OPINION: Victory for Mnangagwa 'would suit most African states, including SA'

2018-06-18 08:05

Zimbabwe has fallen off the global "problematic" political radar. So victory for Emmerson Mnangagwa on July 30 would suit most African states, including SA and global powers just fine, writes Tafi Mhaka.

'Give political parties equal coverage,' Zim VP tells media ahead of elections

2018-06-16 18:48

Zimbabwe's vice president Kembo Mohadi has urged the media to give equal coverage to all political parties, a few days after the southern African country's media coverage was slammed for bias reporting.

Top Africa story: Moz terror group, Donkeys in Africa

2018-06-16 07:07

Panic has gripped northern Mozambique following a 'terrorist incident at a local supermarket', and donkeys are stolen and skinned in Africa to feed Chinese demand.

Zimbabwean 2-year-old killed in 'senseless, horrific act' ahead of elections

2018-06-15 11:19

The US has condemned the killing of a 2-year-old boy in Zimbabwe as a "senseless and horrific act" and warned that if the murder was politically motivated it would call into question the country's commitment to a free and fair election next month.

Mnangagwa, 75, faces 'a stern challenge' from MDC's Chamisa, 40, as they register for July vote

2018-06-14 20:07

Zimbabwe's military-backed president and a youthful opposition leader have registered for July 30 elections, the first without former leader Robert Mugabe's participation. Mnangagwa faces 'a stern Challenge from Chamisa".

Zimbabwe opens candidate nomination ahead of July polls

2018-06-14 15:21

Zimbabwe has fired the starting pistol for election campaigning when it formally opened the nomination process to presidential hopefuls ahead of polls due on July 30.

EXCLUSIVE: Media in Zimbabwe 'is failing to play its role effectively'

2018-06-13 13:02

Award winning Zimbabwean journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono, has criticised the state of the media in the southern African country ahead of crunching election on July 30.

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