Opinion

Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe will be someone else's fiefdom

Deeply entrenched clientelism and the politicised military will likely preclude any major political change in Zimbabwe.

Pedzisai Ruhanya

by Pedzisai Ruhanya

Pedzisai Ruhanya

Robert Mugabe

'Mugabe is our elder, we have to show him respect'

Although much of Zimbabwe is demanding Mugabe quits, many in his rural homeland remain loyal to the veteran leader.

Zvimba: Mugabe's homeland calls for a dignified exit

Zimbabwe

Fired Zimbabwe VP to return 'shortly, will meet Mugabe'

Zimbabwe's army chief says ex-Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa expected to return to the country 'shortly'.

Army: Mnangagwa to return 'shortly', will meet Mugabe

Inside Story

Who is in charge of Zimbabwe?

The embattled President Robert Mugabe is clinging to power and faces impeachment.

Opinion

Mugabe's last victory

How did the 93-year-old Zimbabwean leader manage to hold on to power, defying his generals and ruling party?

Alex Magaisa

by Alex Magaisa

Alex Magaisa

Africa

'Surprise and disbelief' as Mugabe refuses to resign

Zimbabwe's president vows to preside over ruling party's congress next month despite being sacked as ZANU-PF leader.

No resignation as Robert Mugabe addresses nation

Robert Mugabe

Zimbabweans on social media react to Mugabe's speech

After President Robert Mugabe defies calls to resign in anticipated speech, many take to Twitter to express their views.

Zimbabwe: Social media reacts to Robert Mugabe's speech

Zimbabwe

'Mugabe might go, but system remains the same'

Alex Magaisa says developments show 'what Mugabe believed to be popular support was facade created' by ZANU-PF members.

Robert Mugabe

'Resign or face impeachment', ruling party tells Mugabe

Days after a surprise military takeover, ZANU-PF gives embattled president Monday ultimatum and sacks him as its leader.

ZANU-PF tells Mugabe to resign or face impeachment

Zimbabwe

Mugabe sacked as leader of Zimbabwe's ruling party

ZANU-PF members vote to fire President Robert Mugabe as party leader, less than one week after military takeover.

Robert Mugabe sacked as leader of ZANU-PF

Zimbabwe

Tens of thousands rally to demand Mugabe's resignation

Backed by the army and ruling party officials, rare show of public anger in Harare comes days after military takeover.

Africa

Pressure mounts on Mugabe as allies turn back on him

Thousands expected to march in anti-Mugabe rally in Harare, as top officials withdraw confidence on embattled leader.

Mass Harare rally planned as pressure mounts on Mugabe

Zimbabwe

Mugabe makes first public appearance since army push

Mugabe attends university ceremony in Harare, as the army says it is engaging with the president 'on the way forward'.

Mugabe in first public appearance since army takeover

Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe's opposition leader demands civilian rule

Despite violent past with Mugabe, Morgan Tsvangirai says he doesn't find comfort in the president's current predicament.

Zimbabwe's opposition leader demands civilian rule

Opinion

How the people of Zimbabwe were sidelined, yet again

Political change came to Zimbabwe, but once again its people were not consulted.

Takura Zhangazha

by Takura Zhangazha

Takura Zhangazha