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Zimbabwe to elect post-Mugabe president on July 30

The elections will be a major test for Mnangagwa who succeeded veteran former president Robert Mugabe in November.

published on : 30th May 2018

Zimbabwe parliament summons ousted president Robert Mugabe to May 23 hearing

Mugabe, who was ousted from office in November after a brief military takeover, has not commented on whether he will appear before the committee.

published on : 21st May 2018

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond looting

A Zimbabwean parliamentary committee is summoning former leader Robert Mugabe to explain past comments on alleged diamond looting.

published on : 20th April 2018

Zimbabwe marks first independence day without Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe on Wednesday marked its first independence day without Robert Mugabe in power, with new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa vowing to hold "credible" elections.

published on : 18th April 2018

Zimbabwe parliament to summon former president Robert Mugabe over diamond mining

It was unclear whether Mugabe, 94, who has not been seen in public since his ousting, could be forced to face a grilling from lawmakers.

published on : 10th April 2018

Police 'closing in' on Grace Mugabe in ivory probe: State media

Grace Mugabe had been tipped as a candidate to succeed her husband, 94, who ruled Zimbabwe since independence from British colonial rule in 1980.

published on : 6th April 2018

South Africa let me down, says ousted Robert Mugabe

Mugabe said his regional neighbours betrayed him "in a sense", in an interview with the privately-owned Zimbabwe Independent newspaper and other regional and international media.

published on : 24th March 2018

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe 'has moved on' from Robert Mugabe era

Mnangagwa added in a short statement that he 'noted recent remarks made to the media' by Mugabe who spoke to foreign journalists at a location in Harare. 

published on : 16th March 2018

Ex-Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe calls ouster coup d'etat

Mugabe, 94, spoke slowly but clearly to South Africa's SABC broadcaster from an office in Harare, dressed in a grey suit, sitting in front of a portrait of himself and his wife Grace.

published on : 16th March 2018

Ex-Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe calls ouster 'coup d'etat'

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe described his departure from office in November as a "coup d'etat" that "we must undo" in his first TV interview since then, aired on Thursday.

published on : 15th March 2018

Zimbabwean university professor arrested over Grace Mugabe's 'fake' PhD

A copy of the 226-page doctoral thesis, titled "The Changing Social Structure and Functions of the Family" was only published last month following public calls for Grace to be stripped of her PhD.

published on : 17th February 2018

Zimbabwe's ailing opposition chief Morgan Tsvangirai appoints acting leader

The former union chief had appointed Nelson Chamisa, 40, as acting president "until the president’s return.”

published on : 7th February 2018

Zimbabwe elections expected before July: President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa, who took office in November after a shock military takeover led to Mugabe's ousting, promised to hold a fair vote.

published on : 24th January 2018

Zimbabwe mourns Roy Bennett, 'sharpest thorn' in Robert Mugabe's side 

Bennett until the end remained a vocal critic of Mugabe, who had led Zimbabwe since its independence in 1980 and oversaw a country whose glow of optimism faded under allegations of mismanagement.

published on : 19th January 2018

Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa wants UN to observe vote

Emmerson Mnangagwa has adopted a more diplomatic tone since taking over as leader in November, after the ousting of the authoritarian Robert Mugabe, his former boss.

published on : 19th January 2018
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