Zimbabwe army warned Mugabe faced being 'lynched'
An aide to former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has revealed how generals warned him to step aside as protests against him grew, or face being "lynched" like Libya's Moamer Kadhafi.
Zimbabwe’s anti-graft agency investigates Grace Mugabe’s PhD
Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption agency is investigating whether former first lady Grace Mugabe was wrongly awarded a university doctorate more than three years ago, an official said on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe ex-ministers appear in court on graft charges
A Zimbabwe court on Saturday freed on bail two ex-ministers who served in former President Robert Mugabe's government and face charges of criminal abuse of office and corruption. Former foreign affairs minister, Walter Mzembi, and energy minister, Samuel Undenge, appeared in court after their arrest on Friday. Mzembi was granted $400 bail while Undenge was…
Zimbabwe's new president visits ailing opposition chief
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa made a home visit on Friday to the leader of the country's main opposition party, Morgan Tsvangirai, who has been battling cancer.
Zimbabwe drops case against US journalist on Mugabe tweet
A Zimbabwean court on Thursday set aside a case against an American journalist who was charged with insulting then-president Robert Mugabe on Twitter.
Zimbabwe ex-army chief who helped oust Mugabe sworn in as VP
Zimbabwe’s former army commander who led a military takeover that helped end Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule was Thursday sworn in as one of the country's two vice presidents.
Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa calls for end to western sanctions
Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday called for the removal of Western sanctions on his government during a speech to ruling party officials and said elections due in 2018 were nearer than “you expect”. Mnangagwa, 75, became leader of the southern African nation last month after the military and ruling ZANU-PF turned against Robert…
Why revolutionaries should not be president
In the waning days of the Mugabe Administration, the 93-year-old president who had ruled Zimbabwe for the better part of three decades, lost the support of his key allies. His Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa who he had fired week’s prior purportedly at the behest of his wife Grace Mugabe who it was rumored had plans…
Zimbabwe's new president urges public unity as cabinet sworn in
Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, called for public unity to revive the country's sickly economy as his new cabinet took office on Monday.
How Trouble sees It: Collateral blessing!
Many commentators have virtually rebuked the jubilant crowds of celebrating Zimbabweans on the streets of Harare, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and London for celebrating the exit of Comrade Robert Gabriel Mugabe from the presidency of Zimbabwe. These clever commentators and analysts point out that the army did what they did for their own purpose and…