Emmerson Mnangagwa  and his wife Auxillia arrive at the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, on Friday. Photograph: AP Photo/Ben Curtis

Zimbabwe’s new leader hit all the right notes during his maiden public address as president on Friday, promising job creation, an end to government co(...)

Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses supporters and the media at the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Wednesday. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Emmerson Mnangagwa, the ruling party hardliner who is poised to take over from former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, has had his eye on the count(...)

Zimbabweans celebrate after  Robert Mugabe resigns as president after nearly four decades in power. Photograph:  Reuters/Mike Hutchings

Zimbabwe is expected to move quickly to install a new leader after the resignation of its 93-year-old president Robert Mugabe sparked scenes of jubila(...)

  Zimbabwe’s former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa: It is  believed that  tensions between Mr Mnangagwa and Mr Mugabe’s wife, Grace, around who will succeed the Zimbabwean president were behind his  removal from office. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

Opposition to Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe appears to growing following his decision to sack a former close ally who was forced to leave the co(...)

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 main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai (left) and former vice-president Joice Mujuru (right) sign a memorandum of understanding to negotiate a coalition ahead of the 2018 general election in Harare. Photograph: Jekesai Nijikizana/AFP/Getty Images

The leaders of Zimbabwe’s two main opposition political parties have forged an alliance to take on President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu-PF party in th(...)

Blessing Sibindi: ‘the dance made me upset, but I feel it was a good thing'.

Théogène “Totto” Niwenshuti meticulously set the scene for his performance at the Kildare Dance and Movement Summer School. While most participants (...)

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe (right): Opposition parties are said to believe the 2018 election may be the best chance in decades they have to oust Mugabe’s party from power. Photograph: Jakesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

Secret high-level talks between opposition parties on forming a grand coalition to challenge President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party at the next gene(...)

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe trips up: the 91-year-old oversaw the installation of his wife Grace as president of the Zanu-PF women’s league. Photograph: AP

In the twilight of his political career, Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has outmanoeuvred many of the detractors who have tried to undermine his r(...)

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s government has given mixed signals on plans to seize majority stakes in foreign-owned companies as part of its indigenisation policy. Photograph: EPA/Aaron Ufumeli

It is one year since Zimbabwe’s general elections and the political stability and economic development the country’s citizens hoped would emerge fo(...)

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