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Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe delivers his speech during a live broadcast at State House in Harare on Sunday. Photograph: AP

Robert Mugabe’s legacy as one of the most ruthless tyrants of modern times will remain long after his days as notorious statesman of Zimbabwe are over(...)

Women holding a flag of Zimbabwe take part in a demonstration of University of Zimbabwe’s students on Monday to demand the withdrawal of Grace Mugabe’s doctorate and refused to sit their exams. Photograph: AFP

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for t(...)

Hundreds of people pray and celebrate during a peace rally an hour after Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe was officially recalled as party leader of the ruling Zanu PF party, in Harare. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook

Zimbabwe’s ongoing crisis descended into outright chaos on Sunday after president Robert Mugabe failed to announce his resignation as widely expected (...)

People watch at a bar in Harare as Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe addresses the nation on television. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe defied expectations he would resign on Sunday, pledging to preside over a Zanu-PF congress next month even though t(...)

Zimbabwean coup: President Mugabe at a university graduation ceremony on Friday. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP

When the Zimbabwean army rolled into Harare in the early hours of Wednesday, in what turned out to be a military takeover, most of the residents of Zi(...)

After clinging tenaciously to power for almost four decades – a period of misrule characterised by violence, repression, vote-rigging and economic col(...)

This screengrab from Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation  shows Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe with  Gen Constantino Chiwenga and South African envoys at State House in Harare. Photograph:  ZBC/AFP/Getty Images

A smiling president Robert Mugabe has been pictured shaking hands with Zimbabwe’s military chief a day after the Zimbabwean army seized power in the c(...)

Joseph Woods in Harare: ‘Generally it is a fairly peaceful place.’

Zimbabwe’s military seized control of the country on Wednesday, but for one Irishman and his family, life in Harare is continuing as usual. Overnight(...)

Emmerson Mnangagwa (left), then vice-president of Zimbabwe, with Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe in December 2014. The two men were side by side as Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle raged in the 1970s. Photograph:  Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP

Two days after Emmerson Mnangagwa was sacked as Zimbabwe’s vice-president, he fled the country saying there were “incessant threats” to his life, his (...)

Women walk past an armoured personnel carrier by an intersection in Harare.  Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

Robert Mugabe’s four decades of autocratic rule over Zimbabwe appeared to be at an end after the army seized control of the country on Wednesday and p(...)

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