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Report: Zimbabwean government merges Zimbabwe Airways with struggling Air Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s transport minister, Joel Biggie Matiza, has reportedly confirmed that an airline company which was reportedly established by former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law has been merged with the country’s struggling airline, Air Zimbabwe.Zimbabwe’s transport minister, Joel Biggie Matiza, has reportedly confirmed that an airline company which was reportedly established by former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law has been merged with the country’s struggling airline, Air Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

President Mnangagwa suspends Zimbabwe university boss over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ PhD

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has suspended the vice chancellor of Zimbabwe’s main university ahead of his trial next month for allegedly improperly awarding Grace Mugabe a PhD four years ago.

HRW: Soldiers, police ‘clash with villagers in Zimbabwe’s diamond fields’

Thousands of villages in Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields were this week reportedly met by armed soldiers and police, who teargassed them as they protested the looting of the country's diamond revenue.

Report: Zimbabwean vice-president in South Africa for treatment of ‘undisclosed ailment’

Zimbabwean Vice President Kembo Mohadi is reportedly undergoing medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment in South Africa.

Reobert Mugabe insists current Zimbabwe situation ‘must be reversed’

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says South Africa should have sent troops instead of a team of negotiators to prevent his ouster by the military last year.

Robert Mugabe: South Africa could have done ‘much more’ to save me

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe says South Africa could have done "much more" to save him politically during last year's military takeover.

Report: Emmerson Mnangagwa sacks dozens of Robert Mugabe workers

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has sacked dozens of workers paid by the government to work on Robert Mugabe's private properties in another setback for the former Zimbabwean president, a newspaper said Friday.

Robert Mugabe: My wife cries daily

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has revealed that his wife, Grace cries daily, over the harassment she receives, especially over her bogus doctorate degree.

Robert Mugabe: We need Kenneth Kaunda’s spirit in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has reportedly said that the southern African country needs "the spirit of Zambia's Kenneth Kaunda" to bring back unity.

Grace Mugabe’s PhD ‘the greatest academic fraud in history’ – academics

Academics in Zimbabwe and South Africa have poured scorn on Grace Mugabe’s controversial PhD, pointing out that it doesn’t meet the minimum standard for a doctoral thesis.

‘Betrayed and abandoned’ Robert Mugabe apologizes to sacked ex-VP Joice Mujuru

President Robert Mugabe has met with Joice Mujuru, the deputy president he sacked four years ago, and apologised for chasing her out of the ruling party, reports said on Friday.

Zimbabwean university students want vice chancellor to step down over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ degree

Students have reportedly given the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe (UZ), Levi Nyagura, 48 hours to step down from the institution over former first lady Grace Mugabe's alleged "fake" degree.

Grace Mugabe faces probe over ‘fake’ degree – report

Academics at the University of Zimbabwe have petitioned the anti-corruption commission to investigate the "suspicious" way in which former first lady Grace Mugabe was awarded a doctorate four years ago.

Robert Mugabe son-in-law airline plan ‘will be blocked’ – report

Plans by local investors and Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law to set up a new airline in Zimbabwe appear to have suffered a set-back in the wake of last month’s military takeover, a newspaper reports.

Heavily armed soldiers ‘still deployed at Grace Mugabe’s farm’ – report

Heavily armed Zimbabwean soldiers are reportedly still deployed at former first lady Grace Mugabe's farming empire which she controversially acquired in Mazowe.

Grace Mugabe ‘complains over family, allies’ treatment’ – report

President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace has reportedly complained about how her family, businesses and allies were being treated since the fall of her ageing husband.

Ousted Zimbabwe VP Emmerson Mnangagwa ‘may be charged with treason’ – report

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa could be charged with treason following his expulsion this week on allegations of undermining President Robert Mugabe, 93, a report says.

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