Haru Mutasa

Haru Mutasa

Haru Mutasa is an Africa correspondent for Al Jazeera English.

She has reported on East and West Africa. She is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa and covers the Southern African region.

She was nominated Royal Television Society (RTS) Young journalist of the year 2006/2007

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.

Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses party congress

Africa

Zimbabwe announces budget amid hopes of economic revival

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

Zimbabwe announces budget amid hopes of economic revival

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.

Zimbabweans disappointed by Mnangagwa's new cabinet

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe offers amnesty for funds stashed abroad

In a bid to ease cash shortages, Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for companies and individuals to surrender public funds illegally stashed in overseas bank accounts.

Zimbabwe offers amnesty for funds stashed abroad

Africa

Activists doubt new Zimbabwe leadership will bring real change

Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe's new president, is expected to form a new cabinet this week, with all eyes on whether he will break with the past and name a broad-based government, or select old guard figures from Robert Mugabe's era.

Activists doubt new Zimbabwe leadership will bring real change

Africa

Zimbabweans react to new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabweans hopes the new president can turn the Zimbabwe economy around after the surprise resignation of Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabweans react to new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa

Africa

Zimbabwe war veterans rally to demand Mugabe step down

War veterans in Zimbabwe are organising an anti-Mugabe rally, claiming that President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace have gone too far.

Zimbabwe war veterans rally to demand Mugabe step down

Africa

Zimbabwe's street starts discussing life after Mugabe

President Mugabe has met with delegates from South Africa and the head of Zimbabwe's armed forces.

Zimbabwe's street starts discussing life after Mugabe

Politics

Zimbabwe opposition: Mugabe 'plans to catapult his wife to VP'

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has renamed the Harare International Airport after himself amid tension within his ruling Zanu-PF party.

Zimbabwe opposition: Mugabe 'plans to catapult his wife to VP'

Africa

Zimbabwe's sacked VP Mnangagwa flees over 'Mugabe threat'

Zimbabwe's ex-vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa says he has crossed the border to South Africa, two days after being fired by President Robert Mugabe for being "disloyal".

Zimbabwe's sacked VP Mnangagwa flees over 'Mugabe threat'

Africa

Zimbabweans await fired VP Mnangagwa's next move

Many are now questioning how the firing of Mnangagwa, who is still an influential figure, will affect the country.

Zimbabweans await fired VP Mnangagwa's next move

Family

Burundi orders unmarried couples to wed by end of 2017

Unmarried couples in the East African country of Burundi have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships through church or state registrations.

Burundi orders unmarried couples to wed by end of 2017