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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:21 a.m.

1 year after Mugabe fall, Zimbabwe asks ‘what has changed?’

A year after Robert Mugabe fell from power Zimbabwe’s economic problems have worsened and restrictions on basic freedoms remain, bringing some Zimbabweans to ask `What has changed?’ and `Are things …


Zimbabwe court unanimously upholds president’s election win

Zimbabwe’s constitutional court on Friday unanimously upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s narrow victory in last month’s historic election after the opposition alleged vote-rigging, saying “sufficient and credible evidence” had not been …


Zimbabwe opposition says soldiers search for its supporters

Zimbabwean soldiers were searching parts of the capital for opposition supporters to detain after the disputed election, the main opposition party said Saturday, as elsewhere mourners gathered for a victim …


Zimbabwe opposition leader says vote was stolen by Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Friday forcefully rejected the narrow election win of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as fraudulent, calling it a vote “stolen from the people.”


UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 5:42 p.m.

Zimbabwe rallies one more time before historic election

Zimbabwe’s president promised a “thunderous victory” and his main challenger told him “bye-bye” as they rallied supporters one last time ahead of Monday’s election in a country seeking to move …


UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:14 p.m.

Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt ‘cowardly act’

Zimbabwe’s president was unscathed Saturday by an explosion at a campaign rally that state media called an attempt to assassinate him, later visiting his two injured vice presidents and declaring …


Zimbabwe’s new leader appoints ex-military commander as VP

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed the country’s former military commander as one of his two vice presidents, state-run media reported Wednesday, deepening concerns about the military’s influence after …


Zimbabwe’s ruling party seals Mugabe’s fall from grace

Breaking into cheers and song, Zimbabwe’s ruling party on Friday sealed the fate of Robert Mugabe, a man they had revered for decades but removed from power in dramatic scenes …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:12 p.m.

‘We dare not squander the moment’: Zimbabwe’s new leader

Zimbabweans must set aside “poisoned” politics and work together to rebuild the nation and re-engage the world, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday, delivering an inclusive message to an exultant …


Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, and many question if he will be able to bring the change the …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 4:33 p.m.

Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president after 37 years

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 3:04 p.m.

New Zimbabwe leader could be enforcer known as the Crocodile

Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected Sunday as the new leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling political party and positioned to take over as the country’s leader, has engineered a remarkable comeback using skills he …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 9:20 p.m.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says fired deputy plotted via witchcraft

Zimbabwe’s president said Wednesday he fired his deputy and longtime ally for scheming to take power, including by consulting witch doctors, while Emmerson Mnangagwa said he has left the country …