Soldiers patrol Zimbabwe streets after deadly protests over economy

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 11:28 GMT

Soldiers patrolled Zimbabwe city streets on Tuesday as confrontations with demonstrators threatened to boil over, while banks, schools and businesses stayed shut a day after protests over the country's collapsing economy turned deadly.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa names senior military officials to cabinet posts

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 08:35 GMT

Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, appointed senior military officials to top posts in his new cabinet and chose a veteran cabinet minister to head the finance ministry.

"The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 11:26 GMT

Zimbabwe’s new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday.

Mnangagwa, the "Crocodile," sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 10:07 GMT

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Friday as President of Zimbabwe in front of thousands of cheering supporters at Harare's national stadium.

Zimbabwe war vets leader says Mugabe will be impeached

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 08:04 GMT

The leader of Zimbabwe's war veterans said on Sunday plans to impeach President Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe defies expectations of immediate resignation

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 07:53 GMT

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe defied expectations he would resign on Sunday.

Egypt Today’s international news

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 09:50 GMT

Egypt Today brings you the latest top of the hour news from around the world over the past 24 hours in this round-up.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe appears in public for first time since coup

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 11:15 GMT

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe made his first public appearance on Friday at a university graduation ceremony since a military seizure of power.

Egypt Today’s international news

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 09:55 GMT

Egypt Today briefs on top news of the past 24 hours. Lebanese president says Hariri to visit Paris on Saturday.

Zimbabwe priest mediating potential Mugabe exit

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 07:55 GMT

A Catholic priest is mediating a potential political exit for Zimbabwe Mugabe, although he is insisting he can only be removed via a party leadership vote.

Zimbabwe court frees activist pastor arrested for subversion

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 06:40 GMT

A Zimbabwean court on Tuesday freed activist pastor Evan Mawarire, a critic of President Robert Mugabe, charged of attempting to subvert the government.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe returns from Singapore medical care

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 08:42 GMT

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home on Saturday after medical treatment in Singapore.