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Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe

Since independence from Britain in 1980, Zimbabwe has known only three presidents — Canaan Banana, Robert Mugabe and now, Emmerson Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed sweeping change as he was sworn as Zimbabwe's president Friday.

Zimbabwe’s next leader says post-Mugabe era is ‘full democracy’

​Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa told adoring crowds in Harare on Wednesday that they were witnessing "unfolding full democracy".

Zimbabwe military denies takeover in state TV address

Military vehicles took to the streets of the Zimbabwean capital and prolonged gunfire was heard near the presidential residence early Wednesday.

Former Barca stars appear at Mugabe rally

Former Barcelona stars Patrick Kluivert and Edgar Davids joined Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on stage at a weekend political rally

Zim’s Mugabe readies for crunch elections

Facing would-be successors and widespread unpopularity, Robert Mugabe hopes to this week plot a path to victory at Zimbabwe's upcoming elections.

Zim holds key meeting towards constitutional reforms

Zimbabwe will hold a crucial meeting to review a draft of a new constitution, a step toward elections meant to end the power-sharing government.

Zim’s indigenisation policy ‘scaring off’ investors

Analysts say Zimbabwe's forcing of foreign firms to hand over a 51% stake will scare away much-needed investment despite assurances to the contrary.

Mugabe attacks gays, foreigners at birthday celebration

Robert Mugabe marked his 88<sup>th</sup> birthday with a trademark attack on gays and foreigners at a mass rally to celebrate the occasion.

Zimbabweans displaced from diamond mines left empty-handed

They used to live on one of the richest diamond fields but now thousands of Zimbabweans await compensation after leaving for state-linked companies.

Zim to get huge diamond boost but activists irate

Zimbabwe could earn billions of dollars selling diamonds from an area scarred by abuse after a crisis that left the "blood diamond" watchdog tattered.

Deadline looms for foreign firms in Zimbabwe

Foreign companies operating in Zimbabwe have until Sunday to hand in plans to sell majority stakes to local investors.

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