Fanuel Jongwe

Mugabe’s party ready to bury ‘western NGO, the MDC’

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's party was on Saturday set to back his push for elections in the country early next year.

Mugabe to urge early elections at party conference

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe will use his party's annual conference on Friday to demand new elections, despite warnings against this.

Zim power woes spoil World Cup party

Erratic power supplies have long been an accepted part of life in Zimbabwe, but football fans had hoped the World Cup in SA would provide respite.

Rats pose new health threat in Zim towns

A stray cat paws through a heap of refuse between blocks of flats in Harare's upmarket Avenues area, sending rats squealing and scurrying for cover.

Luxurious black granite draws envy of poor Zimbabweans

The stone prized by designers is found in one of Zimbabwe's poorest districts, where residents look with envy on the granite.

One year on, feuds stall Zim unity govt

President Robert Mugabe's grip on power was pried open one year ago on Thursday, but mistrust and bickering are hampering Zimbabwe's recovery.

Private schools sprout in Zim as public system struggles

"No disruption to learning" touts a newspaper ad for a new private Zimbabwean school, one of many springing up in living rooms across Zimbabwe.

Zuma set to toughen stance on Zimbabwe

Jacob Zuma will inherit a still-simmering crisis in neighbouring Zimbabwe, where analysts said he's unlikely to tread as softly as Thabo Mbeki.

Mugabe vows new Zim govt as ‘soon as possible’

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe looked set on Tuesday to push ahead with a new government, sidelining opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

Mbeki launches bid to save Zim power deal

Former SA president Thabo Mbeki prepared to hold talks on Tuesday with Zimbabwe's political rivals in a bid to save a flagging power-sharing deal.

Tsvangirai threatens end to Zim deal

Zimbabwe's opposition leader has threatened to pull out of a power-sharing deal if Robert Mugabe moved ahead with plans to take key ministries.

Bring in the mediators, says Tsvangirai

Morgan Tsvangirai said on Thursday that power-sharing talks with President Robert Mugabe had stalled and outside mediation was needed.

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