Zimbabwe: Let UN Run Elections, Govt Told
Zimbabwe's trade union umbrella body has reportedly called on government to "disband" the country's electoral body, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), and "allow the United… Read more »
Zimbabwe: 112 Political Parties to Contest in Election - Report
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly questioned the authenticity of the number of new political parties that have been formed in the past few months to contest this year's… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Grace Mugabe Sucked Into Ivory Scam
Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe ordered national parks officials to release ivory to her from its storerooms to be given as gifts to first ladies in Asia, a newspaper… Read more »
Zimbabwe: 5 000 Soldiers Deployed to Rural Areas Ahead of Polls - Report
A former army brigadier, who quit Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF ruling party early this month to protest the removal of former leader Robert Mugabe, has reportedly claimed that at least 5 000… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Ruling Party to Strip Mugabe of Immunity, Privileges?
Zimbabwe's ruling party says Robert Mugabe could lose his immunity and privileges as a former head of state and face expulsion from the party. Read more »
South Africa: Ramaphosa - SA, Zim 'Are Joined On the Hip... We'll Find Ways to Grow Our Economies'
President Cyril Ramaphosa met with his Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare over the weekend and the two leaders reviewed bilateral relations between the two… Read more »
Zimbabwe: 'Go to the Courts If You Believe Mnangagwa Is Illegitimate,' Mugabe Told
Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has reportedly been urged to approach the courts of law "if he believes President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration" is not legitimate. Read more »
Zimbabwe: 'It Was Me Who Urged Mugabe to Resign,' Says Wife Grace
Former first lady Grace Mugabe says she convinced her husband to stand down after last year's military takeover when he was determined not to, it has emerged. Read more »
Zimbabwe: 'I Didn't Ruin Zimbabwe... and We Weren't That Bad', Says Mugabe
Ex-leader Robert Mugabe says he didn't ruin Zimbabwe and "we weren't that bad" in terms of human rights. Read more »
Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Doesn't Deserve This Disgrace, Says Mugabe in First Interview
Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has called for a meeting with his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa, saying that Zimbabwe must return to "constitutionalism", following… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Why Are There So Many Pythons in Harare?
Snake expert Ben Vermeulen of Harare-based Reptile Rescue says he has been called in to remove nine pythons since January, and that python sightings are now much more frequent. Read more »
Southern Africa: Listeriosis Outbreak No Threat to Zimbabwe - Meat Processor
Zimbabwe's largest cold meat processor, Colcom Foods, says its products are safe and have not been affected by the outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa. Read more »
Zimbabwe: Robbers Raid New Mugabe Mansion - Report
Three men have appeared in a Harare court for overpowering an armed policeman and stealing materials worth nearly $5 000 from the building site of Bona Mugabe's mansion. Read more »
Zimbabwe: 'New Opposition Leader Mugabe' - Is This Really a Possibility?
Here's a scenario suggested recently by Zimbabwe's popular commentator Prophet Cynic: "You wake up from a long coma only to find Mugabe now an opposition leader... and Zanu-PF is… Read more »
Zimbabwe: 'All This Is Likely to End Very, Very Bad for Her' - Zim State Media Turns On Grace Mugabe
State media in Zimbabwe on Sunday rounded on former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, suggesting in one editorial that the military operation that removed Mugabe from… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Mugabe Wants His Money in Cash - Report
Former president Robert Mugabe doesn't want to join cash-starved Zimbabwe's bank queues: he wants to get his money out in cash - just like he's always done. Read more »
Zimbabwe: Army Detains Mugabe Staff Without Food, Water - Report
Staff at Robert Mugabe's Harare mansion were detained without food or water and questioned for hours this week by military officers who pressed them for information on recent… Read more »
South Africa: Zimbabwe Bowler Suspended Over Illegal Action
Zimbabwe's Brian Vitori has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after the Event Panel of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 confirmed… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Mugabe-Backed Party 'Not a Threat to Mnangagwa's Rule'
Zimbabwe's recently formed political party, the National Patriotic Front (NPF), is not likely to threaten President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rule, an analyst has said. Read more »
Zimbabwe: State Press Strips Mugabe of His Revolutionary Title
In Zimbabwe, for the first time in decades, state newspapers are no longer referring to Robert Mugabe as "comrade" after the 94-year-old former president reportedly expressed… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Ruling Party Warns Mugabe To Not 'Rock The Boat'
Zimbabwe's ruling party and its allies have warned former president Robert Mugabe not to "rock the boat", a day after he was reported to have met with the country's newest… Read more »
South Africa: Mnangagwa Congratulates MDC's Chamisa
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly congratulated his rival Nelson Chamisa, following his appointment as the presidential candidate for the Movement Democratic… Read more »
Southern Africa: Court Orders 8 Zimbabwean Children to Be Repatriated
Eight Zimbabwean children who were found by police in Rustenburg in November last year will be repatriated from South Africa to Zimbabwe, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Villagers Demand Apology From 'Cruel' Grace Mugabe
Villagers who had their homes and crops destroyed by police acting on behalf of Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe want an apology, says an online report. Read more »
Zambia: Mnangagwa Govt Wants Evicted White Farmers to Return - Report
President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government is reportedly offering incentives to Zimbabwean white farmers, who shifted their business to Zambia at the height of the controversial… Read more »
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