President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical treatment, in his third such visit this year, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading
HARARE, ZIMBABWE (MAY 04, 2O17) (REUTERS – Hundreds showed up at this year’s Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) a major annual festival which opened on last week in Zimbabwe’s capital.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turns 93 on Tuesday (February 21). Last year he was confirmed as his party’s sole candidate for the next presidential election in 2018, when he will be 94 years old.
As he turns 93 President Robert Mugabe says there is no viable alternative candidate to him for Zimbabwe’s general election in 2018.
Authorities in Zimbabwe have ordered street food and produce vendors operating in the capital, Harare to cease operations in efforts to curb a typhoid outbreak.
China Central Television (CCTV) – Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party announced on Saturday that President Robert Mugabe will be the party’s sole presidential candidate for the 2018 elections at the age of 94.
Zimbabwe’s fragile economic situation is lurching towards fresh depths amid indications that United States dollar denominations are disappearing from circulation. The development has triggered speculation of a conspiracy to wipe out US dollar notes to pave way for the planned introduction of bond notes, a local currency by the government. Last week Zimbabwe cleared its 15-year-old financial arrears with the International Monetary Fund, a first step towards a new IMF loan program for the cash-starved country.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe rejects rumours that he was gravely ill and tells anti-goverment protesters “enough is enough”. Yiming Woo reports.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe says his government will take possession of all diamond operations because existing miners had robbed the country of its wealth. Mugabe also adds that his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife Grace will not automatically inherit the role.
LUSAKA, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Water levels in southern Africa’s Lake Kariba have dropped to 12 percent of capacity, the authority in charge said on Tuesday, raising concerns about severe power rationing in Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Both countries rely heavily on the Kariba dam for electricity.