Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe to hold first post-Mugabe elections on July 30

Vote will be the first in more than 30 years held without former longtime ruler Robert Mugabe on the ballot.

Zimbabwe to hold first post-Mugabe elections on July 30

Politics

Zimbabwe applies to rejoin Commonwealth

Former President Robert Mugabe pulled Harare out of the association in 2003 after disputed polls.

Zimbabwe applies to rejoin Commonwealth

Voices

Zimbabwe's crocodile industry rises against the tide

Reptile industry hopes to capitalise on new President Emmerson Mnangagwa's promise to ease business restrictions.

Zimbabwe's crocodile industry rises against the tide

Opinion

Is Chiwenga on a path to transform Zimbabwe into Sisi's Egypt?

The primary beneficiary of the post-Mugabe order seems to be Zimbabwe's military complex led by General Chiwenga.

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka

Tafi Mhaka

Africa

16,000 'fired' nurses return to work in Zimbabwe

Mass walkout over poor working conditions and pay was 'politicised', union says, after government fires striking staff.

Zimbabwean nurses return to work after strike

Africa

Zimbabwe parliament summons ex-ruler Mugabe

Former president said in 2016 that $15bn worth of diamonds were looted from fields in eastern Zimbabwe.

Mugabe summoned by parliament to explain diamond looting comment

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Nurses' strike takes toll on public health service

Government orders immediate dismissal of more than 16,000 striking nurses who demand better pay.

Zimbabwe: Nurses' strike takes toll on public health service

Africa

Zimbabwe's first Independence Day without Mugabe

Zimbabwe's new President Mnangagwa lit the independence flame this year.

Africa

Mugabes mocked in comedy play in Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans push the boundaries as they take aim at their former strongman.

Zimbabwe

Child labour rampant in Zimbabwe tobacco farms: HRW

Rights group says cases of child labour, worker exploitation and low pay are rife in Zimbabwe's tobacco farms.

Zimbabwe tobacco farms: Child labour, abuse rife, HRW says

Grace Mugabe

Grace Mugabe accuses gold miners of invading her farms

Zimbabwe's former first lady is embroiled in several controversies and she claims she is being victimised.

Africa

HRW: Zimbabwe's tobacco farming tarnished by child labour

Zimbabwe hopes to use tobacco farming to help the country recover from debt, but a new Human Rights Watch report details issues with child labour and human rights abuses on the farms.

Business & Economy

Zimbabwe seeks to boost investments in China

Zimbabwe's government says it's broke and needs direct foreign investment to improve infrastructure.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe probed for ivory smuggling

Former first lady's ties to ivory smuggling ring under investigation after undercover mission by wildlife photographer.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's president pardons 3,000 prisoners

All women, except those with life sentences, and all juvenile prisoners under the age of 18 are granted amnesty.

Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 prisoners