Zimbabwe

AS IT HAPPENED: Today we're witnessing the beginning of a new democracy, says Mnangagwa

Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in Zimbabwe and is set to address Zanu-PF supporters at the party headquarters in the capital Harare.Follow the live updates.

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Zimbabweans must draw on years of democratic struggle to stop a repeat of Mugabe's militarism

2017-11-23 05:41

Countries - including many in Africa - have moved towards democracy incrementally. They have zig-zagged and sometimes regressed. Events in Zimbabwe should be seen in this light, writes The Conversation.

Mnangagwa: More of the same for suffering Zimbabwe?

2017-11-22 21:52

Even before Robert Mugabe's resignation, many Zimbabweans have tempered their yearning for his downfall with the knowledge that his likely successor has a similar reputation for brutality and corruption.

The 'Crocodile' emerges as Zim's improbable saviour

2017-11-22 19:06

Zimbabweans are pinning their hopes on Emmerson Mnangagwa to turn around a country on its knees with an estimated 95% of the workforce unemployed, public infrastructure crumbling and widespread shortages of cash.

'The will of the people will always succeed,' says Mnangagwa

2017-11-22 22:54

In his first public appearance since fleeing the country after his dismissal as vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe was witnessing the beginning of a new democracy.

 

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa announces 'unfolding full democracy'

2017-11-22 19:47

Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country is witnessing a "new and unfolding democracy" in his first public speech in his new role.

Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe, meets officials: aide

2017-11-22 17:08

Zimbabwe's ousted vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa has met with top government and ruling party officials ahead of his inauguration as president on Friday, says an aide.

Zimbabwe: The struggle is not over

2017-11-22 15:45

The struggle is not over for Zimbabwe as the victorious mood inspired by the resignation of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe looks set to be short-lived.

Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe's 'Crocodile' to snap up the top job

2017-11-22 14:22

Nicknamed "the Crocodile" for his ruthlessness, Emmerson Mnangagwa who will take over as Zimbabwe's next president, is a hardliner with ties to the military who could prove as authoritarian as his mentor Robert Mugabe.

There won't be much change under Zanu-PF - Zimbabweans

2017-11-22 11:30

Despite the celebrations that followed the resignation of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, there is still uncertainty among Zimbabweans about the country's future under ruling party Zanu-PF.

Robert Mugabe: From liberator to the walking dead

2017-11-22 10:36

Rest now, my president. My leader. You are the proverbial hen that ate its own eggs. I am sad, writes Zimbabwean feminist and activist Everjoice Win.

Mugabe's fall 'may help end Zim’s isolation on the world stage' – US

2017-11-22 12:01

The United States says President Robert Mugabe's resignation offers Zimbabwe's people a "historic opportunity" for change and could help end its isolation on the world stage.

'Acts of vengeful retribution will be dealt with severely,' Zim army warns

2017-11-22 09:51

Zimbabwe's military commander is warning people not to target of adversaries following the resignation of President Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power.

Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa returns home to cheers

2017-11-22 16:53

Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has emerged from hiding, departing from neighbouring South Africa to return home in preparation to take power after Robert Mugabe's stunning resignation.

Free speech in Zimbabwe parliament after 37 years of oppression

2017-11-22 11:30

The extraordinary parliamentary session which was meant to to vote for President Robert Mugabe's dismissal ended up serving as an outlet for elected officials to denounce the excesses of the nonagenarian's regime.

Zulu optimistic after Zim's new dawn

2017-11-22 12:47

Zimbabwe's batting coach Lance Klusener is hopeful that the country's new dawn will spark a brighter cricketing future for the national side.

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

2017-11-22 10:28

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.

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.

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