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Mugabe allies hint they could ditch his party

Zimbabwean war veterans, who have given President Robert Mugabe key support in past, vowed on Thursday to rally behind “competent” candidates in next year’s elections even those from the opposition. Chris Mutsvangwa, chairperson of the association of veterans of the 1970s independence war, previously loyal to Mugabe, said the former […]

‘Mugabe will rule till death’

President Robert Mugabe will rule Zimbabwe until he dies, Vice-President Emerson Mnangagwa has said. Mnangagwa is touted as one of ailing 93-year-old Mugabe’s possible successors alongside First Lady Grace Mugabe, but the two have repeatedly denied harbouring any presidential ambitions, at least while the veteran Zanu PF leader is still […]

2018 Election: Zimbabwe opposition parties want UN to handle 2018 election

2018 Election: Zimbabwe opposition parties want UN to handle 2018 election

Zimbabwe’s opposition parties are demanding United Nations involvement in next year’s presidential election after a preparatory meeting fell apart amid an argument with election officials. Zimbabwe Elections Commission chairperson Rita Makarau walked out Tuesday after accusing the opposition of unfairly targeting her. The opposition parties have demanded her resignation, saying […]

Zimbabwe Appeals for U.S.$200 Million for Flood Recovery

Zimbabwe Appeals for U.S.$200 Million for Flood Recovery

The Zimbabwean government on Monday made an international appeal for $200 million to help its citizens who have been affected by widespread floods. Officials said since December, 271 people had died due to floods. The United Nations said it was important to quickly come into the country with medical aid […]