Zimbabwe’s then president, Robert Mugabe, and his wife, Grace. Photograph: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/File/AP Photo

It was not until the military openly supported nationwide anti-Mugabe street protests that Zimbabweans began to really believe their president’s final(...)

Rumoured coup attempt: soldiers besides armoured vehicles outside Harare, in Zimbabwe. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, was reported to be in a state of chaos in the early hours of Wednesday morning after reports of multiple explosions and so(...)

A street scene along Robert Mugabe road in Harare. Photograph:Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP

Tensions rose in Harare on Tuesday as armoured vehicles, military police and soldiers from Zimbabwe’s powerful military drove through the outskirts of(...)