Zimbabwe

Will new leader deliver on promise to end corruption?

New president has vowed to fight corruption but critics say arrests of ex-officials are driven by political motives.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's ex-army chief named ruling party deputy

Retired general Constantino Chiwenga was instrumental in the ousting of Zimbabwe's long-time president Robert Mugabe.

Constantino Chiwenga named ZANU-PF deputy

Africa

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls on people to help rebuild the nation

Zimbabwe's new leader is appealing to millions of nationals who fled economic and political problems under Robert Mugabe to return home and help rebuild the nation.

Politics

Emmerson Mnangagwa vows to build 'new Zimbabwe'

Zimbabwe's new president pledges to boost economic growth and fight fraud in his first state of the nation address.

Zimbabwe

Former general to play key role in Zimbabwe elections

Major General Engelbert Rugeje has been appointed as national commissar, sparking concerns of a 'militarised campaign'.

Africa

Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses party congress

The ZANU-PF endorsed the current president of Zimbabwe as their candidate in elections next year, as Mnangagwa clarified his policy on land reform and promised to tackle corruption and create jobs.

Zimbabwe

UK Zimbabweans extend 15-year rally after Mugabe ouster

Zimbabwe Vigil Coalition accuses ruling ZANU-PF party of only being interested in 'power and control'.

Zimbabwe diaspora extends protest after Mugabe ouster

Africa

Zimbabwe: Victims of mass 1980s killings still wait for justice

The new president, Emerson Mnangagwa, and former military chiefs appointed to his cabinet are implicated in the events.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe unveils post-Mugabe economic order

In bid to revive battered economy, finance minister targets foreign investment and offers tax concessions.

Zimbabwe unveils post-Mugabe economic order

Africa

Zimbabwe announces budget amid hopes of economic revival

Zimbabwe's first budget under new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been announced in Parliament.

Opinion

How the African Union got it wrong on Zimbabwe

By tacitly supporting a de facto coup in Zimbabwe, the AU has damaged the region's efforts to end politics by force.

Philip Roessler

by Philip Roessler

Philip Roessler

The Listening Post

Zimbabwe: A look back through Mugabe's media legacy

How did Robert Mugabe shape Zimbabwe's media landscape?

Opinion

The 'alternative facts' of a coup

Why are military rulers so keen to deny what they have really done?

Claudio Sopranzetti

by Claudio Sopranzetti

Claudio Sopranzetti

Africa

Zimbabweans disappointed by Mnangagwa's new cabinet

The announcement of Zimbabwe's new president's cabinet includes a number of former members of Robert Mugabe's government.

Robert Mugabe

Disappointment as Zimbabwe leader names new cabinet

The cabinet has several officials who were also in Robert Mugabe's cabinet, leading to fears nothing might change.

Disappointment as Mnangagwa names new cabinet