Grace Mugabe

Before re-engagement, Zimbabwe needs to regain lost trust

Initial enthusiasm for President Mnangagwa’s ‘new dispensation’ is waning - and Zimbabwe has lots of work to do to win back the trust of its citizens

End of a tyranny

Geoffrey Nyarota takes us from Mugabe's beginnings to his fall from grace, while Ray Ndlovu has the inside story of how Mnangagwa rose to power

Decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity set aside by high court

Rights group AfriForum and the Democratic Alliance challenged the decision by the department of international relations

Zimbabwe police make two arrests over election rally blast

About 50 people were injured in the blast, which exploded as Mnangagwa left the podium after addressing supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF party

Mnangagwa tells the BBC he suspects Grace Mugabe faction behind Saturday’s blast

The president narrowly escaped the explosion, which occurred as he left the podium after addressing a crowd in Bulawayo

Zanu-PF: Military versus civilians

New factions are emerging in the ruling party as it prepares for national elections in either July or August

AfriForum in court to challenge Dirco’s ‘DisGrace’ immunity decision

Zimbabwe's former first lady is alleged to have assaulted Gabriella Engels at a Johannesburg hotel where her sons were staying

‘Grace Mugabe’s thesis does not meet minimum academic requirements’

The discussion in the thesis around theory is shallow and is likely at a level somewhere between an honours dissertation and a half Masters’ thesis

The three barriers blocking Zimbabwe’s progress: Zanu-PF, Mnangagwa and the military

True democratisation – as opposed to merely maintaining the procedural forms of democratic government – is anathema to Zimbabwe’s ruling party

War veterans remain a potent political force in Zimbabwe and SA

As deliverers of Zimbabwe’s Independence from Britain in 1980, war veterans wield symbolic political and moral power in the country

The toxic masculinity that fuelled Mugabe’s reign in Zimbabwe – and ended it

Grace Mugabe’s failings as a ‘mother of the nation’ contaminated President Mugabe’s image as a ‘real man’, allowing him to be challenged by rivals

Mnangagwa: the ruthless ‘Crocodile’ now ruling Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa who took over Friday as Zimbabwe's president, is a hardliner with ties to the military.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.