Robert Mugabe

Outrage as Mugabe son-in-law appointed to lead Zimbabwe airline

Zimbabweans vented their outrage Wednesday over the appointment of President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law as chief operations officer of national airline Air Zimbabwe, a move seen as strengthening...

Zimbabwe introduces bond notes to combat cash shortages

Zimbabwe will launch notes with equivalent US dollar values to ease cash shortages and promote exports starting next month, the central bank announced Thursday.

Zimbabwe bans opposition protests despite court ruling

Authorities in Zimbabwe on Monday again announced a ban on opposition protests through October 16, state television reported.

Mugabe rejects calls for early polls as protesters clash with police

President Robert Mugabe Friday said he will not be pushed towards early elections, as anti-government protestors calling for his immediate resignation clashed with police in Zimbabwe’s capital,...

Zimbabwe court declares anti-government protest ban invalid

Zimbabwe's High Court Wednesday declared a two-week ban on anti-government protests "invalid," saying it curtailed citizens' rights.

Zimbabwean court denies bail to 59 anti-government detainees

A Zimbabwean court on Friday denied bail to the majority of 69 anti-government protesters detained last week, only releasing 10 of them despite widespread calls for them to be freed.

Massive rioting in Zimbabwean capital as protesters clash with police

Zimbabwean police on Friday violently dispersed thousands of opposition supporters despite the High Court having authorized their protest in the capital Harare, opposition sources and witnesses...

Zimbabwe police clash with protesters asking Mugabe to resign

Zimbabwean police used tear gas, water cannons and fired in the air to disperse an opposition rally protesting police brutality in the capital Harare on Wednesday.

Zimbabwe pastor calls for cricket match protest against Mugabe

Pastor Evan Mawarire, the founder of Zimbabwe's #ThisFlag social media movement, on Friday called for a protest against President Robert Mugabe and his government.

Mugabe demands equal membership for Africa in "white-skinned" UN

African countries are "artificial members of the UN," Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said at the opening of an African Union summit in Addis Ababa on Saturday as he demanded equal...