Is Zimbabwe nostalgic for Mugabe?
While it's unlikely that many Zimbabweans yearn for former ruler Robert Mugabe's return, the occasion of his 95th birthday on Thursday has led some to see him in a softer light.
Nearly $1 million in cash stolen from Mugabe's house, court told
Nearly a million dollars in cash was stolen from a suitcase owned by ousted Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, state media reported Friday, as three suspects including a relative of the former leader face trial for the theft.
The wily ways of fake news
The British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, in continuation of its campaign train against the pernicious phenomenon of fake news, berthed in Abuja last week to stage the Nigerian leg of the conference. Tagged “Nigeria 2019: Countering Fake News,” the conference was aimed at how to prevent the distortion of facts in the media during and after…
Zimbabwe says will not extradite Grace Mugabe
Zimbabwe on Friday said it would not extradite Grace Mugabe, wife of former president Robert Mugabe, after an arrest warrant was issued in South Africa for her alleged assault of a model in 2017.
South Africa issues arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe
South African police said Wednesday that an arrest warrant had been issued for Grace Mugabe, wife of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, after she allegedly assaulted a model in Johannesburg in 2017.
Ailing Mugabe now unable to walk, says Zimbabwe president
Zimbabwe's ex-leader Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical care and now unable to walk because of ill health and old age, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday. Mnangagwa told his ZANU-PF party supporters at a rally that the 94-year-old Mugabe had been receiving medical care in Singapore for the past two months. "He (Mugabe)…
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says now accepts Mnangagwa as legitimate president
Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has said he now accepts President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country’s legitimate leader after initially accusing him of leading a “disgraceful” de facto coup that ended his near four-decades rule in 2017.
Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe
Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in as president of Zimbabwe on Sunday after winning a bitterly contested election that marked the country's first vote since Robert Mugabe was ousted from power. Mnangagwa, whose victory in the July 30 polls was challenged by the main opposition, pledged to "protect and promote the rights of Zimbabweans" in…
Zimbabwe president defends 'fair' election as opposition cries foul
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday brushed off allegations that his election victory was tainted by fraud, hailing the vote as a fresh start for the country after the repressive rule of Robert Mugabe.
Voting closes in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election
Polls closed in Zimbabwe's landmark election on Monday, AFP reporters witnessed, after the country's first vote since Robert Mugabe was ousted in November following 37 years in power.