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.
Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe election
Zimbabweans cast their ballots Monday in the country's first election since authoritarian leader Robert Mugabe was ousted last year, with concerns over fraud and the likelihood of a disputed result clouding voting day.
Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Mnangagwa
Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted in November, said Sunday that he would not vote for his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa in the presidential election. "For the first time ever we have now a long list of aspirants to power," Mugabe said at his Blue Roof private residence in Harare. "I cannot vote for…
Mugabe to hold press conference on eve of Zimbabwe election
Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, 94, is to give a surprise press conference Sunday on the eve of the country's first election since he was ousted from office last year, a spokesman said. "He is giving a press conference at Blue Roof (his private residence in Harare)," the spokesman, who requested not to be named,…
As Zimbabwe prepares to vote, what happened to Mugabe?
Robert Mugabe has not appeared in public since his once-impregnable regime came crashing down last November as Zimbabweans watched in amazement -- and often delight -- at the fall of the only leader the country had ever known.
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa assures white farmers their land is safe
President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday assured Zimbabwe's white farmers that their land will not be taken, calling on them to work together with the government ahead of landmark elections on July 30.