The appointment of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as WHO “goodwill ambassador” has been widely criticised. Photograph: Reuters

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has been removed as a World Health Organization goodwill ambassador after his appointment was greeted with outrage (...)

Emmerson Mnangagwa was  stripped of his  influential post in an overnight cabinet reshuffle. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has demoted one of the main contenders to succeed him as leader of the country’s ruling party, stripping him of an (...)

South Africa is having a resurgence in tourism traffic and starting to reappear on the honeymoon destinations list

Interest in, and traffic to, the African continent is steadily increasing from Ireland, particularly for business and honeymoons. Ethiopian Airways fl(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher at home in Dublin: “I was a crisis leader and we came through it with a strong bank.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In 23 days, Richie Boucher will take his leave of Bank of Ireland after 14 years, 8½ of them in the public eye as chief executive. There has been no (...)

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old woman. Photograph: Njikizana Jekesai/AFP/Getty

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe returned from South Africa early on Sunday, state media reported, after a 20-year-old model accused her of assault (...)

South African model Gabriella Engels, who claims she was assaulted by Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, looks on during a press conference at the civil rights organisation AfriForum on Thursday in Centurion. Photograph:  Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images

Lawyers representing a young woman who has accused Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, of assaulting her in a Johannesburg hotel have expressed their(...)

 President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace: Ms Mugabe is accused of assaulting a young model. Photograph: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP

Police have put a “red alert” on South Africa’s borders to prevent any attempt by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, accused of assaulting a model in(...)

Grace Mugabe  speaks to her husband,   Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, at a 2016 event in Harare.

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting a model in South Africa at the weekend, is trying to secure diplomatic immunity to av(...)

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace at a rally of his ruling Zanu-PF in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe on July 29th. Photograph:  Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

The wife of Zimbabwe’s president has been accused of assaulting a young woman at a hotel in South Africa. It was not immediately clear where Grace Mug(...)

Many students were subsidised by a special sponsorship fund established by the Franciscans under Fr Slevin’s leadership

An Irish Franciscan friar has been posthumously awarded the highest honour the Zimbabwean government can bestow on a foreigner, The Royal Order of Mun(...)