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Zimbabwe’s nonagenarian Robert Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

Zimbabwe’s nonagenarian Robert Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday, a week after the army and his former political allies moved to end four decades of rule by a man once feted as an independence hero who became feared as a despot. His former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking this month prompted the military takeover that […]

Mugabe resigns

Mugabe resigns

Thousands of Zimbabweans poured onto the streets of Harare after President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, and cars were hooting in the streets. Some people were holding posters of Zimbabwean army chief Constantino Chiwenga and former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking this month triggered the military takeover that forced Mugabe to resign. (Reporting by […]

Law and Politics of removing Mugabe: Alex T. Magaisa

Law and Politics of removing Mugabe: Alex T. Magaisa

A continuing crisis The crisis in Zimbabwe escalated this week after the military took control of the national broadcaster to announce that they had seized key functions of government. However, Zimbabwe’s “coup” is in a class of its own. Its authors have been keen to downplay it, insisting that it is not a coup. For […]

President Morgan Tsvangirai’s Statement to the Press About the Zimbabawe Situation

President Morgan Tsvangirai’s Statement to the Press About the Zimbabawe Situation

Today, I convened a meeting of the party’s Standing Committee in Harare to deliberate on the current situation in the country. Our country has been undergoing an extremely difficult period since the disputed and illegitimate election of 2013. Unemployment, poverty, corruption and cash shortages have become commonplace. At the centre of this crisis, is a […]

Deposed Vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa back in Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe has fled to Namibia and Robert Mugabe is detained by military in Zimbabwe

Deposed Vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa back in Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe has fled to Namibia and Robert Mugabe is detained by military in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s dictator Robert Mugabe has been detained by the military in a ‘bloodless correction’ of power amid claims his wife has fled to Namibia. Mugabe’s decades-long grip on power appeared to be over this morning after military vehicles blocked roads outside the parliament in Harare and senior soldiers delivered a late-night television address to the […]

Breaking News: Coup is indeed happening in Zimbabwe

Breaking News: Coup is indeed happening in Zimbabwe

A former banker heavily connected with Zanu just confirmed that indeed a coup is taking place in Zimbabwe. The source states that Robert Mugabe has been on lockdown at his house for the last 2 days, no one is allowed in or out of the property. Also on lockdown is Professor Moyo and his crew […]

Army tanks seen heading towards capital Harare amid rising tensions between Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF and military

Army tanks seen heading towards capital Harare amid rising tensions between Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF and military

Tanks have been spotted heading towards Zimbabwe’s capital Harare. Eyewitnesses said military vehicles were also blocking major roads outside the city. Local media also reported that heavily armed military personnel had sealed off state TV broadcaster ZBC. It comes amid rising tensions between the southern African nation’s military and the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party, headed […]

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa fired from Zanu-PF

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa fired from Zanu-PF

Under-siege Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been FIRED from Zanu PF, and will likely be expelled from government as the heat wave ravaging ZANU-PF reaches a crescendo! Official Govt statement and position has been released by Info Minister SK Moyo. “President Mugabe has exercised his powers to relieve VP Mnangagwa as VP of Zimbabwe with […]

Nigeria, Economic Community of West African States, Major World Economies Adopt Abuja Statement

Nigeria, Economic Community of West African States, Major World Economies Adopt Abuja Statement

Nigeria, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), World Trade Organisation (WTO), Friends of Investment Facilitation for Development (FIFD) and participants at the High Level Policy and Private Sector Trade and Investment Facilitation Partnership Forum today adopted a declaration titled “The Abuja Statement” at the close of the two-day event, which saw the participation […]

Four British missionaries are kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria

Four British missionaries are kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria

Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria’s southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday. The police are attempting to rescue the four people, who were taken by unidentified gunmen on October 13, said Andrew Aniamaka, a spokesman for Delta state police, The four had been providing ‘free medical care and religious activities’ in […]

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