Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe to be buried at hilltop shrine in Zimbabwe

Mugabe, who was 95 when he died Friday in Singapore.

published on : 7th September 2019

Power slips from President Robert Mugabe as Zimbabwe military steps in

Zimbabwe's military appeared to be in control of the country Wednesday as generals denied staging a coup but used state television to vow to target "criminals" close to President Robert Mugabe.

published on : 15th November 2017

Military vehicles block road outside Zimbabwe parliament

An AFP reporter witnessed cars being turned back by soldiers near parliament, while other military vehicles were stationed outside the offices of the ruling ZANU-PF party in the capital Harare.

published on : 15th November 2017

Zimbabwe military deny takeover in state TV address

Zimbabwean military officers read an address live on state TV in the early hours of Wednesday, saying they were not launching a coup but were "targeting criminals around".

published on : 15th November 2017

US tells citizens in Zimbabwe to 'shelter' amid uncertainty

The US embassy in Zimbabwe on Wednesday warned its citizens in the country to "shelter in place" due to "ongoing political uncertainty.

published on : 15th November 2017

Zimbabwe military on Harare streets as questions mount over Mugabe

Tensions between Mugabe and the military that has been a key buttress to his reign have intensified, and prolonged gunfire erupted near his private residence in the suburb of Borrowdale.

published on : 15th November 2017

Zimbabwe reeling after army chief's warning to President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe was reeling today after the army warned it could intervene if President Robert Mugabe continued to purge veteran ruling party figures in an apparent effort to help his wife succeed him.

published on : 14th November 2017