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Africa

Defiant Mugabe makes first public appearance since military takeover

Dressed in a blue academic gown and tasselled hat, Mugabe makes first public appearance since military takeover.

18 Nov 2017 2:05 AM

First lady ‘Gucci Grace,’ her aggressive ambitions and Zimbabwe President’s fall

Grace’s attempt to neutralise Mnangagwa ended very differently - leaving her and her husband languishing under house arrest in Harare.

17 Nov 2017 3:47 PM

Zimbabwe Prez Mugabe refuses to stand down in a bid to buy time for his exit

Zimbabwe was left stunned by this week’s military intervention.

17 Nov 2017 1:59 PM

Robert Mugabe resists Army pressure to quit as President

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai called for Mr Mugabe’s departure “in the interest of the people”.

17 Nov 2017 1:22 AM

The first lady’s ambitions, military’s scorn: Zimbabwe without Mugabe

Nothing has been heard from Mugabe or his wife Grace directly since the start of the army operation.

16 Nov 2017 2:03 PM

Robert Mugabe under house arrest, Zimbabwe Army takes over

Zimbabwe’s economic decline over the past two decades has been a drag on the southern African region.

16 Nov 2017 5:32 AM

Tanks roll towards Harare as Army, Mugabe head for clash

A witness saw two other tanks parked beside the main road from Harare to Chinhoyi, about 20 km from the city.

15 Nov 2017 1:50 AM

Female TV presenter in Egypt convicted for ‘immoral comment on single mothers’

The imprisonment of presenter Doaa Salah of the privately owned An-Nahar network was suspended pending her appeal.

05 Nov 2017 3:08 PM

American journalist arrested, charged for trying to ‘overthrow’ President Mugabe

Martha O’Donovan was arrested and on account of an alleged tweet that described the ageing leader as ‘selfish and sick.’

05 Nov 2017 2:53 PM

Bloodshed amid rising tensions in lieu of upcoming elections: South Africa

The victims are gunned down in their cars, shot dead outside their homes or killed at public events.

03 Nov 2017 1:06 PM