Grace Mugabe: has been nicknamed “Gucci Grace”and her wealth has prompted questions as to its provenance and suspicions of her involvement  in illegal activities. Photograph:  Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s former first lady, Grace Mugabe, is under police investigation for her alleged role in a multimillion-dollar ivory-smuggling syndicate. Th(...)

 Robert Mugabe at his residence in Harare last week. Mugabe, who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years, has spoken out in public after he resigned under pressure last November. Photograph: Aron Ufumeli/EPA

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe appears to have no intention of going quietly into retirement following his removal from power last November(...)

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa: has repeatedly stated he wants to build a new Zimbabwe but  much of the oppressive legislation introduced by Mugabe remains. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty

With only months to go to a general election in Zimbabwe that citizens hope will mark the beginning of a new democratic era, social justice activists (...)

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party has withdrawn five senior parliamentarians who were linked to a faction in the movement that had backed ousted president Rober(...)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

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