The coffin of former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is taken for burial at his home village in Kutama. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe was buried on Saturday in his home village of Kutama, ending a dispute between his family and the government ov(...)

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(...)

  Zimbabwe’s former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa: It is  believed that  tensions between Mr Mnangagwa and Mr Mugabe’s wife, Grace, around who will succeed the Zimbabwean president were behind his  removal from office. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

Opposition to Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe appears to growing following his decision to sack a former close ally who was forced to leave the co(...)

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace Mubage, with Emmerson  Mnangagwa  – whom Mr Mugabe has dismissed as vice president – at a gathering of the Zanu-PF party’s politburo in Harare on February 10th, 2016. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s decision to fire one of his two deputies on Monday has significantly increased the likelihood of a Mugabe family(...)