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Morgan Tsvangirai’s body arrives in Zimbabwe to a rapturous welcome

Hundreds thronged Zimbabwe’s main airport on Saturday as the body of opposition icon Morgan Tsvangirai, who died of cancer in neighbouring South Africa, arrived home for burial.

Continued occupation of streets by Zimbabwean army ‘scares away investors’ – opposition

Zimbabwe's government, under newly inaugurated President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has announced "a new economic order" that signals a potentially significant change from the previous era of former President Robert Mugabe.

Sorrow, admiration in Robert Mugabe’s birthplace

Local residents in the rural Zimbabwean village where Robert Mugabe was born, got married, and has a house say he was a great leader - but express sorrowful acceptance rather than anger at his ousting.

South African union slams ‘ugly military coup’ in Zimbabwe

The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa) has condemned what it described as "a coup" against President Robert Mugabe's government in Zimbabwe.

Anti-Mugabe rally ‘an opportunity for a fresh start’ – Evan Mawarire

Thousands of Zimbabweans are expected to demand President Robert Mugabe's resignation on Saturday at a march in the capital, Harare.

Zimbabwe faces for ‘more political turmoil’ as 1000s set to march against Robert Mugabe

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.

‘I’ll help my husband make Zimbabwe prosper’ – Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe says that she will assist President Robert Mugabe in steering the country into economic recovery, according to a report.

Ousted Zimbabwe VP Emmerson Mnangagwa in exile, vows to defy Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s sacked vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, said Wednesday he had fled the country, as he issued a direct challenge to long-ruling President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace.

Robert Mugabe’s ousted deputy had ‘designs to seize power’ – state media

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was plotting to seize power, state media said Tuesday, the day after President Robert Mugabe sacked him in a bitter power struggle.

Robert Mugabe set to appoint woman deputy, all eyes on wife

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to appoint a woman deputy after a special ruling party congress next month, the first lady said on Saturday and added that there was nothing wrong if her husband appointed her.

Court remands American journalist accused of trying to topple Robert Mugabe

A 25-year-old American journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, on account of an alleged tweet that described the ageing leader as “selfish and sick”, was remanded in custody Saturday after denying the accusations.

Robert Mugabe threatens to sack VP as wife booed at rally

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe openly pilloried his deputy and possible successor Saturday, saying he might sack him, in a combative speech at a rally where his wife Grace was booed by some in the crowd.

Zimbabwe gifts tribal chiefs 226 cars worth $6 million to ‘restore status’

The Zimbabwean government has purchased 226 Isuzu double cab four-wheel drive vehicles for tribal chiefs in the country to “improve their statuses”.

Zimbabwe opposition hails Kenya poll overturn

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai hailed on Saturday the decision by Kenya's top court to order a new presidential election as a "step towards democracy".


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Court remands hairstylist in Kirikiri prison for allegedly assaulting policeman

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 23-year-old hair stylist, Comfort Ishukwu, who allegedly assaulted a policeman, in Kirikiri Prisons, pending when her bail conditions would be met.

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Police arrest bride on wedding day for drink-driving

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Suspected robbers snatch N16m from NNPC filling station staff

Some suspected armed robbers on Monday in Kano attacked staff of NNPC Mega filling station in Hotoro area and made away with N16 million.