Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe. Critics of the country’s business indigenisation law accuse his Zanu-PF party of using it as a way to keep intact the patronage system that enriches the president’s allies. Photograph: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo

In a bid to turn Zimbabwe’s ailing economy around, President Robert Mugabe’s government has ordered amendments to its controversial indigenisation la(...)

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe: has indicated he intends seeing out his new five-year term as president, which will be his seventh. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe is favouring the more moderate of the two factions seeking to take control of his ruling Zanu-PF party after he ste(...)

People take cover from an afternoon rain storm in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe. Photograph: Pete Muller/The New York Times

Zimbabwe’s government has withdrawn its request to the United Nations for election funding because the organisation insisted on meeting civic g(...)