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

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.

Robert Mugabe

'We can't allow the Mugabes to get away with it'

Former President Robert Mugabe and his wife to receive $10m, immunity and protection of their vast business interests.

Zimbabweans react to the Mugabes' 'golden handshake'

Africa

Zimbabwe after Mugabe

Since the fall of Mugabe, many Zimbabweans trust their new leader will guide the country into a more democratic era.

Zimbabwe after Mugabe

Business & Economy

Zimbabwe economy: Business owners hope for investment

Zimbabwean businesspeople are looking to Emmerson Mnangagwa to lead the nation to an economic recovery.

Zimbabwe

Arrested Mugabe-era officials denied bail in Zimbabwe

Court denies bail to Robert Mugabe-era officials facing corruption and fraud charges, citing safety concerns.

Detained Mugabe-era officials denied bail in Zimbabwe

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.

Zimbabwe

Fear and loss: Zimbabweans expose life under Mugabe

Since the fall of Robert Mugabe, Zimbabweans are hopeful for a better future. But many continue to suffer from decades of Mugabe's authoritarian rule and use of state resources to benefit his family.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe army accused of targeting Mugabe allies

Allies of former president have also been arrested as part of 'Operation Restore Legacy' that saw Mugabe quit his post.

Zimbabwe: Army operation that led to Mugabe ouster ends

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's unemployment crisis under spotlight

Reviving Zimbabwe's crippled economy will be a key issue for Emmerson Mnangagwa, the country's new president.

The Listening Post

Zimbabwe's media post-Mugabe: A new lease on life?

After decades of state control and support for Mugabe's government, what's in store for Zimbabwe's media now?

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's ex-finance minister faces corruption charges

Ex-finance minister will be detained until Monday when a court will rule on his bail application on corruption trial.