Susan Njanji

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".

Noon deadline for defiant Mugabe passes as Zimbabwe crisis deepens

In a televised address late Sunday, the 93-year-old defied expectations that he would bring the curtain down on his reign.

Mugabe has been removed as head of ZANU-PF

President Robert Mugabe was dismissed as leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party on Sunday in a move to force a peaceful end.

End nears for Mugabe as ruling party turns against him

Mugabe remains in office but now faces overwhelming opposition from the generals, much of the Zimbabwean public and from his own party.

Zimbabweans jubilant during ‘Mugabe must go’ march

People were elated and celebrated "the dawn of a new Zimbabwe", waving flags as crowds started arriving in cars, busses and on the back of trucks.

South African man released after nearly six years held hostage by al-Qaeda

A South African held hostage by al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011 has been freed, the foreign minister said on Thursday.

South African brothers charged with terrorism, accused of planning attacks against US embassy and Jewish institutions

Questions are now being raised over what alleged terrorism attacks could mean for South Africa.

Shoeless Mandela went missing, ‘sipping tea’ on day of release

Mandela was found sipping tea with his shoes off in a quiet Cape Town home, his driver having made a detour to avoid the crowd outside the city hall.

Zambia vote extended into third day

Zambian police fired tear gas to disperse supporters of the leading opposition candidate, as the presidential election was extended into a third day.

Opposition cries foul in Zambia presidential poll

Opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema said some remote parts of the country had not received ballot papers halfway through the polling day.

Mozambique opposition promises non-violent alternative

The Mozambique Democratic Movement says it will offer voters a non-violent alternative as the country heads to the polls.

Mozambique ready for key presidential vote

With the ruling party's first post-colonial candidate on the ballot, and up and coming opposition, Mozambique is gearing up for a key election.

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