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Lies, damn lies and WhatsApp: Why it pays to listen to political rumours in Zim

The rumour mill can shape politics — and reveal uncomfortable truths

The European Union has failed on Zimbabwe — but it’s not too late to change course

In less than a month, the European Union will meet to discuss its Zimbabwe policy. So far, Europe’s approach has been a frustrating failure

Mnangagwa’s pre-emptive strike

Zimbabwe’s president has wiped out any potential revolution before it can even begin

Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after protest crackdown

Police and soldiers launched a large-scale operation against suspected protesters last week, which was triggered by a rise in fuel prices

Vicious crackdown in Zimbabwe

Experts say the harsh reaction is a symptom of a bankrupt and desperate government

Zimbabweans forced to reap the Zanu-PF whirlwind

The country's second fuel increase since December makes petrol in ​Zimbabwe the most expensive in the world

This new Zimbabwe is not so different, after all

Violence in Harare highlights how little has really changed since Mugabe stepped down

Zim opposition leaders targeted for assassination, claims Tendai Biti

Biti says MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has won the presidential poll and a government plot to assassinate him is afoot

Prince Harry’s Mandela tribute marred by links to controversial businessmen

A London exhibition honouring Nelson Mandela was sponsored by the scandal-prone Moti Group

Zimbabwe president suggests he was target of rally blast

One of Zimbabwe's two vice presidents was injured during an explosion at a ruling Zanu-PF election rally

Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe inches forward – but where is it headed?

Zimbabwe has high hopes for a post-Mugabe era, but it has some serious growing pains to deal with first

Zimbabwe sacks thousands of striking nurses

In a hardline response to growing labour arrest by the country's new leadership, all nurses who were on strike have been fired

Anti-graft campaigner Hain joins forces with controversial businessman Zunaid Moti

Hain, a British lord and prominent anti-corruption campaigner, has been appointed special advisor to the Moti Group of companies.

China hails Zimbabwe’s new leader, but denies role in power transition

​China congratulated Zimbabwe's new President but denied it played any part in his takeover or in the ousting of strongman Robert Mugabe.

Mugabe defies resignation and lives another day

​Zimbabwean President Mugabe stressed he was still in power after his authoritarian 37-year reign was rocked by a military takeover.

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Disrupt the corrupt

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