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Repression in Zimbabwe exposes South Africa’s weakness

The pattern is now well established: crisis, intervention, promises by the Zanu-PF regime to behave, and then relapse after a decent interval to the sort of behaviour that prompted the latest crisis in the first place.

Zimbabwe’s Solomon Mujuru: general and nonpartisan

Mujuru sought to professionalise Zimbabwe’s army in the 1980s; later, as an MP, he stood against partisanship. Today’s officers and politicians should follow his lead

The last hours of Solomon Mujuru

Zimbabwean General Solomon Mujuru died in suspicious circumstances in August 2011. This is an edited extract from his recently published biography by Blessing-Miles Tendi

Chamisa elected unopposed as MDC leader

The Movement for Democratic Change has been plagued by infighting since Tsvangirai's death and battered by another election defeat

Zimbabwe: The year since Mugabe’s ousting

​Here is a summary of key developments since Robert Mugabe was ousted as president of Zimbabwe a year ago

Zimbabwe’s split opposition is helping Mnangagwa to victory

Twenty-three candidates — the highest number in the country's election history — are in the running for the presidential race

Ahead of Zimbabwe’s elections, all bets are off

The 2018 election is the last hurdle that President Emmerson Mnangagwa needs to clear before his government will get the global stamp of approval.

Editorial: Zim needs real reforms

Mnangagwa will not, on his own, be a salve to Zimbabwe’s problems

Zanu-PF: Military versus civilians

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

The dictator’s dilemma: How to succeed at succession

From retirements to coups d’etat, presidential term limits and opposition candidates winning elections, democracy appears to be making progress

Evan Mawarire’s next chapter: #ThisFlag pastor to run for local office

The pastor is running for the Ward 17 councillor position and he has formed a loose coalition of other independents

Zimbabwe mum on abducted activist

Three years and one regime later, Itai Dzamara’s family is still waiting for information about his fate

Zimbabwe: The mystery of the missing MDC-T constitution

The recent leadership crisis in Zimbabwe’s main opposition has been exacerbated by the struggle to locate the party’s latest constitution

Tsvangirai left an incomplete legacy

He was the hope of many Zimbabweans and the man Mugabe feared most, but he failed at the last hurdle

Succession wrangle at Morgan Tsvangirai’s funeral

Skirmishes broke out between rival factions of Zimbabwe's MDC-T party with fears that this could lead to a weakened opposition.

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