Bitter anniversary in Zimbabwe a year after Mugabe died
Despondent and waiting in a long queue for daily food handouts from a well-wisher, Milka Mandimutsa gets nostalgic about Zimbabwe's autocratic and longtime ex-leader Robert Mugabe, who died a year ago.
Letter to my American friend
I could sense that you were very agitated when we spoke last week. You sounded worried about your country, the United States, and the direction that it’s headed in the last few years
Zimbabwe braces for 21-day coronavirus lockdown
Zimbabweans braced Sunday for a three-week lock-down to curb the spread of the coronavirus which has killed one person so far and infected six others, and for many
Zimbabwe VP returns after months of medical care in China
Zimbabwe's Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, who led the ousting of Robert Mugabe, returned home Saturday, four months after he was airlifted to China for medical care, state media reported.
Mugabe burial begins in rural Zimbabwe home
The family of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe gathered in his rural homestead on Saturday, three weeks after his death, to attend a much-awaited burial ceremony in the village of Kutama.
Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media
Zimbabwe's founding president Robert Mugabe had "advanced cancer" when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The former guerilla leader, who died aged 95, came to power at the end of white minority rule in 1980 and ruled Zimbabwe uninterrupted for 37 years and seven months. He…
Mugabe gets low-key farewell in Zimbabwe home village
The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who died on September 6, arrived in his home village on Monday for a subdued farewell at a dusty sports field after a weekend state funeral with African leaders in the capital.
Traditional beliefs, rituals fuel tensions over Mugabe's funeral
As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions.