Zimbabweans living in South Africa have gathered at the Union Buildings in solidarity with their countrymen back home who took to the streets in their thousands on Saturday to demand that President Robert Mugabe be removed from power.
The Economic Freedom Fighters has again called on the government to grant Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe political asylum.
Zimbabwe was set for more political turmoil on Saturday with protests planned as veterans of the independence war, activists and ruling party leaders called publicly for President Robert Mugabe to be forced from office.
President Jacob Zuma has urged Zimbabwe’s leaders to ensure the maintenance of peace and security as they grapple to resolve their political differences. He was speaking during the meeting with his Botswana counterpart Seretse Khama Ian Khama in Gaborone earlier on Friday. The two leaders co-chaired the 4th South Africa-Botswana Bi-National Commission which seeks to […]
The SADC Troika on Politics, Defence and Security has called for an urgent meeting of all SADC regional leaders to discuss the deepening political crisis in Zimbabwe.
An SABC TV news crew has described ill-treatment by police at the entrance of the Beit bridge border post near Musina as harrowing.
The Zimbabwean Defence Force has commended citizens for their calm and patience during the country's current military operation.
Movement is continuing smoothly at the Beitbridge border post near Musina in Limpopo despite developments in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is believed to be still in the country following reports that she had fled to Namibia.
Mugabe, who at 93 has appeared increasingly frail in public, is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only legitimate ruler and is refusing to quit. But pressure was mounting on the former guerrilla to accept offers of a graceful exit, political sources said.
The last of Africa’s state founders still in power from the era of the struggle against European colonisation, Mugabe is still seen by many Africans as a liberation hero. But he is reviled in the West as a despot whose disastrous handling of the economy and willingness to resort to violence to maintain power pauperised […]
President Robert Mugabe is reportedly digging in, saying he is the only legitimate ruler and wants to finish his term as head of state, this as negotiations are currently underway in Zimbabwe for a possible way out of the crisis after the military took charge of the country this week. South African President Jacob Zuma […]
Zimbabwe's dismissed Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is to make a statement later on Thursday that could shed light on the way forward for the country.
Cabinet has expressed its support for the intervention done by President Jacob Zuma in his capacity as the chair of SADC in response to the Zimbabwe situation.
Zanu-PF youth leader Kudzai Chipanga has made a dramatic about-turn in his condemnation of army leadership after a military takeover of Zimbabwe's capital, Harare.
A multi stakeholder disaster contingency meeting comprised of various government departments and civil society is expected to continue at the Musina police station in Limpopo on Thursday morning.
The SADC ministerial troika meeting is expected to resume in the capital city of Botswana Gaberone on Thursday afternoon.
The SABC has reliably learnt that Zimbabwe is likely to have a transitional government after the army takeover.
Nobody is safe from the rages of Zimbabwe’s First Lady, “Dr. Amai” Grace Mugabe.
The two special envoys sent by President Jacob Zuma, as chairperson of SADC to Zimbabwe held talks with stakeholders in Harare last Wednesday night to chart a way forward for the country.
President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday and is resisting mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup.
Chairperson of Southern African Development Community President Jacob Zuma is sending Special Envoys to Zimbabwe in light of the unfolding situation in Zimbabwe.
Head of Public Diplomacy in the International Relations Department, Clayson Monyela has issued caution to South Africans who are in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF has issued a statement following reports of military action in the country.
The United States ambassador in Zimbabwe has instructed all employees to remain home on Wednesday due to “on-going political uncertainty.”
The Zimbabwe Defence Force has called on citizens to remain calm around the capital Harare. On Tuesday, there were scenes of army tanks in the country’s capital. The Defence Force Army General, Constantino Chiwenga issued a statement on Monday, saying they military would not hesitate to safeguard the revolution against the purging of freedom fighters. […]
Zimbabwe’s ruling party on Tuesday accused the army chief of “treasonable conduct” after he challenged President Robert Mugabe over the sacking of the vice president, in the latest sign of worsening instability in the country. The ZANU-PF party criticised General Constantino Chiwenga who had demanded that Mugabe stop purges of senior party figures, including Vice president […]
The media blackout has been in force since Monday night after the Defence Forces Commander, Constantino Chiwenga told a news conference that President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party had been infiltrated by counter-revolutionaries who wanted to destroy it and that “drastic action” needed to be taken immediately. Referring to last week’s sacking of vice-president Emmerson […]
Female domestic workers from Tanzania are being physically and sexually abused and exploited by employers in the Gulf, a rights group said Tuesday.
Army tanks have reportedly been seen heading towards Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, heightening fears of a possible army take over.