Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa (right), with Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the MDC,   in Harare earlier this month.  Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s first post-Mugabe election may be marked by an unexpected complication, with the news that the charismatic leader of the country’s main opp(...)

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(...)

Zimbabwe’s former minister of finance Ignatius Chombo  leaves Harare Magistrate Court shackled to former Zanu-PF Youth League chairperson Kudzai Chipanga. Photograph: Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty

Zimbabwe’s ruling party has withdrawn five senior parliamentarians who were linked to a faction in the movement that had backed ousted president Rober(...)

President Emmerson Mnangagwathe: denies any involvement in Gukurahundi massacres. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Recent promises made by Zimbabwe’s new president that free and fair elections will be held in 2018 are viewed with suspicion by people in Matabeleland(...)

Zimbabwe pastor Evan Mawarire celebrates with his supporters  outside the high court in Harare where he was acquitted of all charges against him including trying to over throw Zimbabwean government. Photograph: EPA/Getty Images

A Zimbabwean court found a pastor not guilty on Wednesday of attempting to subvert the government in a case seen as a barometer of judicial independen(...)

Emmerson Mnangagwa pictured after he was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president in Harare on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

A Zimbabwean high court judge has ruled that the military action leading to Robert Mugabe’s resignation was legal. High Court judge George Chiweshe r(...)

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe: had told negotiators he wanted to die in Zimbabwe and had no plans to live in exile. Photograph:  Mike Hutchings/Reuters

Military authorities in Zimbabwe have agreed to grant the former president Robert Mugabe immunity from prosecution and told him his safety will be pro(...)

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(...)

Zimbabwe’s president-designate Emmerson Mnangagwa addressing supporters and the media at the Zanu-PF headquarters in Harare on Wednesday evening. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Zimbabwe’s former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to the country on Wednesday to assume the presidency, beginning a new era for the souther(...)

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(...)

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