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Published: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:30:22 +0200

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Students shut down University of Zimbabwe

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:50:00 +0200

The University of Zimbabwe was declared "ungovernable" as students called for the removal of vice chancellor Levi Nyagura and President Robert Mugabe.

Victims of ex-Congolese VP demand recompense

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:39:00 +0200

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba was sentenced for 18 years in June 2016 on five charges of war crimes.

Nigeria state poll peaceful despite a call for Biafrans to boycott

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:34:00 +0200

The incumbent governor, Willie Obiano was announced the victor on Sunday, scoring a widely-expected win in Nigeria's Anambra state.

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta election win

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:18:00 +0200

​Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday have validatied the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta on October 26.

Noon deadline for defiant Mugabe passes as Zimbabwe crisis deepens

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:28:00 +0200

In a televised address late Sunday, the 93-year-old defied expectations that he would bring the curtain down on his reign.

Mugabe defies resignation and lives another day

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 21:52:00 +0200

​Zimbabwean President Mugabe stressed he was still in power after his authoritarian 37-year reign was rocked by a military takeover.

Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe's 'Comeback Crocodile'

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:09:00 +0200

On Sunday Mnangagwa was named president of the ruling ZANU-PF in place of Mugabe, putting him one step away from the top job.

Mugabe's end game: How the president could leave power

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:02:00 +0200

ZANU-PF sacked President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday marking the accelerating collapse of the 93-year-old's support and power base.

Mugabe has been removed as head of ZANU-PF

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:43:00 +0200

President Robert Mugabe was dismissed as leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party on Sunday in a move to force a peaceful end.

End nears for Mugabe as ruling party turns against him

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:06:00 +0200

Mugabe remains in office but now faces overwhelming opposition from the generals, much of the Zimbabwean public and from his own party.

Zimbabweans jubilant during 'Mugabe must go' march

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:18:00 +0200

People were elated and celebrated "the dawn of a new Zimbabwe", waving flags as crowds started arriving in cars, busses and on the back of trucks.

‘Crocodile’ Mnangagwa's prophetic words ahead of Zim stalemate

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The storm that erupted in Zimbabwe had been brewing for some time, blowing open tensions in the security forces

Mugabe’s weakness is his Grace

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Mugabe’s downfall was caused by the ambitions of his combative wife, whose emergence as his likely successor proved a step too far for Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe keeps it in the family with 'coup'

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:49:00 +0200

“This isn’t a revolution. This is an elite challenging of power from within the same movement and the same history.”

Why Al-Shabab targets Kenya— and what the country can do about it

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:35:00 +0200

Kenya faces a serious threat of terrorist attacks given its strategic geopolitical position, its tourism and corruption

After Mugabe, what next?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:30:00 +0200

There has never been an independent Zimbabwe without Robert Mugabe in charge, and most of the population has never known another leader.

Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe's leader in waiting?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:46:00 +0200

​Emmerson Mnangagwa appears well-placed to return to a leading role in Zimbabwe following the army's takeover

Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:27:00 +0200

​Angolan President Joao Lourenco has fired his predecessor's daughter, Isabel dos Santos, from her influential post as head of the state oil company

What we know so far of the events of the military take-over in Zimbabwe

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:07:00 +0200

“The National Democratic Project” is in full swing but what does it mean?

Zimbabwe military denies takeover in state TV address

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:26:00 +0200

Military vehicles took to the streets of the Zimbabwean capital and prolonged gunfire was heard near the presidential residence early Wednesday.