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Protesters hold a poster of opposition Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa during an anti-government protest at Unity Square in Harare, Zimbabwe. Photograph: Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader said his party backed down from a planned anti-government protest on Friday to avoid bloodshed and signalled the MDC(...)

 Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa speaks at a media conference at State House in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 3, 2018. File photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has called for a “national dialogue” and promised an investigation into widespread violence by security forc(...)

President Emmerson Mnangagwa: promised a different approach to governance than the one employed by his predecessor, the dictator Robert Mugabe. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The scenes of economic turmoil in Zimbabwe in recent weeks suggest that reviving the country’s battered fortunes in the post-Mugabe era will be a mamm(...)

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe (94) in Harare:  “It was an election and his victory cannot be disputed,” he said of Emmerson Mnangagwa. File photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe has said he accepts the results of the hotly contested general election, and urged his countrymen to move pa(...)

Jestina Mukoko: “We are talking about a citizenry that has been intimidated over years, these are people who are vulnerable.”  Photograph: Gary Walsh

For three weeks in 2008 Jestina Mukoko’s family believed she was dead. Her brother spent weeks desperately searching through the city morgues after Mu(...)

Emmerson Mnangagwa: the ruling Zanu-PF party’s presidential candidate will be officially sworn in as the country’s next leader in a ceremony on Sunday. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s highest court has upheld president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30th presidential election, saying the main opposition alliance(...)

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Photograph:   REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Lawyers for Zimbabwe’s main opposition alliance have accused the ruling Zanu-PF party and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission of “a massive cover-up” a(...)

President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa steps on to the lawn to pose for photographs and selfies after attending a press conference in Harare, Zimbabwe. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s landmark elections this week combined political enthusiasm and high voter turnout, a tight contest for the presidency, and destructively br(...)

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwe, at a press conference in Harare on Friday following his election. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Emmerson Mnangagwa’s tenure as Zimbabwe’s newly elected president has got off to a rocky start. He narrowly secured a five-year term in an election (...)

Supporters celebrate after Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner in the country’s landmark election, in the Harare suburb of Mbare on Friday. Photograph: Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s opposition alliance vowed on Friday to legally challenge the disputed election results that saw the ruling Zanu-PF party hold on to power(...)

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