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The coffin of former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is taken for burial at his home village in Kutama. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe was buried on Saturday in his home village of Kutama, ending a dispute between his family and the government ov(...)

Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa: Despite his promises to end the authoritarian approach to governance, the army and police have cracked down on protesters.   Photograph:  Tony Karumba/ AFP

A United Nations envoy who has been assessing the human rights situation in Zimbabwe has called on the government to stop the abuse of citizens protes(...)

Former South African president Jacob Zuma (left) bows  as he stands by the casket of late former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe during a farewell ceremony held for family and heads of state at the National Sports Stadium in Harare on Saturday. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty

Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe was honoured as an icon, principled leader and African intellectual giant at a state funeral on Saturday, after a wee(...)

Youth carrying a portrait of Zimbabwe’s late former president Robert Mugabe at the Rufaro stadium in the capital, Harare, where his body will lie in state. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP

Robert Mugabe’s close family have spoken out against the Zimbabwean government for failing to consult them on the funeral and burial arrangements it h(...)

It is estimated that only 1 per cent of primary and 2 per cent of secondary teachers come from minority ethnic backgrounds. Photograph: iStock

When Dr Rory McDaid, a teacher and academic, began researching the experiences of children from migrant backgrounds, one question kept rearing its hea(...)

Members of the public look at daily newspapers reporting on the death of former president Robert Mugabe. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli/EPA

Zimbabweans on Saturday mourned the death of their country’s founding father Robert Mugabe but confusion swirled about when his body would be returned(...)

  Robert Mugabe  at an event before the closure of his party’s annual conference.  Photograph: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi

Robert Mugabe Born: February 21st, 1924 Died: September 6th, 2019 As the armoured vehicles rolled in to Harare in November 2017, after weeks of polit(...)

February 1980: Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe,who has died aged 95. Photograph: PA Wire

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe, a deeply polarising figure for most of his controversial life, died in a Singapore hospital on Friday, aged(...)

A carriage passes by the St Stephen’s cathedral in Vienna, Austria. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty

Vienna has held off Melbourne to retain the top spot on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index for 2019, further strengthening its(...)

Popstar and opposition leader Bobi Wine speaks at a campaign event in Mpigi, Uganda.  Photograph: Sally Hayden.

It’s not hard to find Ugandan popstar-turned presidential candidate Bobi Wine. His northern Kampala residence, a white house surrounded by coconut tre(...)

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