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  1. August 22, 2013

    Robert Mugabe sworn in for five-year term as Zimbabwe president

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s veteran leader, was sworn in for a new five-year term as president in front of more than 60,000...

  2. August 2, 2013

    Mugabe, the ageing ‘master’, delivers knockout blow to rival

    On the eve of Zimbabwe’s crucial election this week, President Robert Mugabe was in jovial spirits as he joked about his...

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    July 30, 2013

    Zimbabwe's elections: South African investors watch and wait

    As Zimbabweans prepare to vote in Wednesday’s fiercely contested election, their neighbours in South Africa will be watching...

  2. July 23, 2013

    Blame the opposition for Mugabe’s grip on power

    Launching his presidential election campaign, Morgan Tsvangirai invoked the highest authority to support his promise that...

  3. April 9, 2013

    Zimbabwe PM to eschew further Mugabe pacts

    Zimbabwean prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai has ruled out another unity government with Robert Mugabe, the president, and is...

  4. March 25, 2013

    EU eases some sanctions on Zimbabwe

    The EU has suspended sanctions against scores of Zimbabweans after the southern African country this month approved a new...

  5. September 14, 2012

    Zimbabwe court halts prime minister’s wedding

    Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's plan to get married this weekend was thwarted on Friday after a magistrate...

  6. April 12, 2012

    ‘Fit as a fiddle’ Mugabe flies home

    HARARE, April 12 – President Robert Mugabe returned home on Thursday, looking fit, after a trip to Singapore that had...

  7. February 24, 2012

    Mugabe pushes for early elections

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s president, celebrated his 88th birthday this week, defiantly pledging to remain in power as he and...

  8. August 17, 2011

    Uncertainty threatens Zimbabwe’s recovery

    Political uncertainty, disputes within the ruling coalition and a liquidity squeeze together threaten to bring Zimbabwe’s...

  9. August 16, 2011

    General’s death opens Mugabe succession race

    The apparently accidental death in a fire of a retired general seen as a kingmaker in Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has...

  10. July 18, 2011

    All eyes on military ahead of Zimbabwe poll

    The role of the military has risen to the top of the political agenda as Zimbabwe’s fractious coalition debates the prospect...

  11. December 18, 2010

    Zimbabwe’s Mugabe warns of nationalisation

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe president, on Friday threatened to nationalise companies from western nations that had imposed...

  12. October 15, 2010

    Mugabe speech raises fears for power-sharing

    Fears for Zimbabwe’s fragile power-sharing agreement have grown after Robert Mugabe, president, said he was “reluctant” to...

  13. June 21, 2010

    Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe: Years of Hope and Despair, by Philip Barclay, Bloomsbury RRP£17.99, 256 pages Philip Barclay was a British...

  14. March 8, 2010

    Mugabe reassigns ministerial roles

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's president, has reassigned several sensitive ministerial roles away from ministers belonging to the...

  15. March 7, 2010

    Mugabe reassigns powers away from MDC

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s president, has reassigned several sensitive ministerial roles away from ministers belonging to the...

  16. March 5, 2010

    Brown rebuffs Zuma on Zanu-PF sanctions

    Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, failed yesterday to persuade London to drop its support for targeted sanctions on...

  17. February 25, 2010

    Zuma will press Britain to help lift Zimbabwe sanctions

    South Africa will seek to win British support for an end to targeted sanctions against Zimbabwe during a state visit to the...

  18. December 14, 2009

    Mugabe seeks to rally Zanu-PF

    Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's president, sought to rally the increasingly dispirited and divided supporters of his Zanu-PF...

  19. December 13, 2009

    Mugabe tries to rally divided supporters

    Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe sought to rally the increasingly dispirited and divided supporters of his once all...

  20. December 12, 2009

    Mugabe warns on Zanu-PF infighting

    Robert Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe, gave warning yesterday that factionalism and infighting were destroying the...

  21. December 11, 2009

    Mugabe warns on infighting

    Robert Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe, gave warning on Friday that factionalism and infighting were destroying the ruling...

  22. December 10, 2009

    Zanu-PF congress to tackle succession debate

    For a party facing annihilation at the next election, probably in 2011, president Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF appears to be in...

  23. October 30, 2009

    Mugabe blocks entry of UN official

    Zimbabwe's decision to block the entry of the United Nations special rapporteur on torture has highlighted disarray and...

  24. October 29, 2009

    Mugabe blocks entry of UN official

    Zimbabwe’s decision to block the entry of the United Nations special rapporteur on torture has highlighted disarray and...

  25. October 25, 2009

    Investec gains from its African roots

    Zimbabwe is a market that is too exotic to be top of mind for the average international investor, but not for Investec Asset...

  26. October 17, 2009

    Political turmoil in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe was thrown into confusion yesterday when Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime minister, said his party would "disengage"...

  27. October 17, 2009

    Tsvangirai throws Harare coalition into disarray

    Zimbabwe was thrown into political confusion yesterday when Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime minister, said his party would...

  28. October 17, 2009

    Tsvangirai throws Harare into disarray

    Zimbabwe was thrown into political confusion on Friday when Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime minister, said his party would...

  29. September 22, 2009

    The beginning of the end for Zimbabwe's white farmers

    The bad news has been coming thick and fast for Hendrik Olivier, director of Zimbabwe's Commercial Farmers' Union. On one...

  30. August 26, 2009

    Zuma to blast ‘deviant’ conduct in Zimbabwe

    South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma will be quick to criticise any ‘deviant’ behaviour by Zimbabwean President Robert...

  31. July 14, 2009

    Zimbabwe’s constitutional meeting collapses

    Zimbabwe’s constitutional conference designed as the first stage of drawing up a new constitution for the country collapsed...

  32. July 3, 2009

    IMF detects ‘nascent’ recovery in Zimbabwe

    After a decade of decline in which output has more than halved Zimbabwe is experiencing “a nascent economic recovery”...

  33. July 1, 2009

    Zimbabwe turns to China for $950m credit line

    Zimbabwe's coalition government is discussing a credit line of nearly $1bn with China, after Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime...

  34. June 11, 2009

    Money the key to Tsvangirai mission

    When Morgan Tsvangirai meets US President Barack Obama on Friday he will be at pains to dispel the notion that he is on a...

  35. May 11, 2009

    Tsvangirai eases pressure on Mugabe

    Zimbabwe's prime minister has moved to defuse a looming crisis inside the transitional government by denying that Robert...

  36. May 11, 2009

    Tsvangirai seeks to avoid crisis

    Zimbabwe's prime minister has moved to defuse a looming crisis inside the transitional government by denying that President...

  37. February 26, 2009

    Zanu-PF accused of creating ‘parallel force’

    Zimbabwe’s new coalition government was on Wednesday racked by a fierce dispute, with Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime minister,...

  38. February 26, 2009

    Tsvangirai accuses Zanu-PF of ruling with 'parallel force'

    Zimbabwe's new coalition administration was yesterday racked by a fierce dispute with Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime...

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