Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa, centre: he has invited international election observers to this month’s general elections, including a team from the EU. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli/EPA

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader has threatened to boycott this month’s general election after claiming that ballot papers had been rigged to favour (...)

 Morgan Tsvangirai  attending the inauguration of Zimbabwe’s new president in Harare in 2017. Photograph Aunton Zinyange/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died aged 65. He had been suffering from colon cancer for at least two years, but his condit(...)

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(...)

Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, in March 2008. Photograph: AP

When he came to power nearly four decades ago, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero in a nation that had endured close to(...)

University of Zimbabwe demonstration against Mugabe and his wife. Photograph: AFP Photo/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s embattled president, Robert Mugabe, could be voted out of power within two days after the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party prepares to bring (...)

This screengrab from Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation  shows Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe with  Gen Constantino Chiwenga and South African envoys at State House in Harare. Photograph:  ZBC/AFP/Getty Images

A smiling president Robert Mugabe has been pictured shaking hands with Zimbabwe’s military chief a day after the Zimbabwean army seized power in the c(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe: his  Zanu-PF party has dismissed the MDC’s vote-rigging claims as lies. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party spent about $100 million (€72 million) to rig the recent general election in their favour, a new dossier produced by t(...)

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