Mugabe makes defiant appearance after army takeover
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony Friday, making a defiant first public appearance since the military takeover that appeared to signal the end of his 37-year reign.
Ousted VP returns to Zimbabwe as Mugabe clings on
Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking last week triggered the military's takeover, has returned to the country, an aide told AFP Friday as ageing leader Robert Mugabe clung onto power.
Robert Mugabe and tale of the tortoise
In different parts of Africa, local folklore is a way of life, especially in the rural areas. Most of the evenings are enjoyed with children listening to various fascinating folktales. Aside their huge entertaining perspective, local fables also teach several morals that tend to help shape children into holding the right standpoints in life. Of…
Zimbabwe’s wealth timeline
Following a few years of solid growth, average wealth in the country reached its peak in 1990 at just over US$1,600 per person.Following droughts in the country in the late 90s and slowing economic growth, Mugabe was coming under increasing pressure to step aside.
Fall from Grace: Mugabe's wife was his weakness
President Robert Mugabe's downfall was caused by the ambitions of his combative wife Grace, whose emergence as his likely successor proved a step too far for Zimbabwe's military, analysts say.
Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit
President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday.
Nigeria urges respect for constitution, calm, peace in Zimbabwe
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all political and military stakeholders in Zimbabwe to avoid any action that may plunge the country into unnecessary conflict and impact negatively on the region.
Zimbabweans elated but cautious as Mugabe flounders
On Harare's streets, many expressed amazement and delight Wednesday that President Robert Mugabe's long reign may be coming to a close, but people also admitted the future looked unstable.