Zimbabwe furious over US diamond ban
Zimbabwe on Friday slammed a US decision to ban its exports of uncut diamonds, saying claims of the gems being extracted by forced labour at a major mining area had a "political agenda".
Reinforced grave, tamper-proof casket: battle for Mugabe's corpse
After weeks of delays Zimbabwe's former ruler Robert Mugabe was finally buried over the weekend, closing a battle between the state and his family over the fate of his remains.
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.
Malema as South Africa’s emergent shining star
At age 38, Julius Sello Malema, the Commander-in-Chief of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), a maverick political party in the Republic of South Africa, has shown that the age of Methuselah and Solomon’s wisdom...
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.
The end of an era-Robert Mugabe
The news of the sudden demise of the foremost nationalist and doyen of liberation struggles in Southern Africa, former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe was received by the global community with great shock and utter grief.
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.
In Zimbabwe's crisis, surviving means improvising, and some luck
In crisis-stricken Zimbabwe, where prices are soaring, the local dollar is plummeting and time is always short, even a trip to the gas station can be an adventure in the struggle to survive.