Debunking Zimbabwe’s false rumours

Debunking Zimbabwe’s false rumours

Image copyright EPA After reports emerged of the military seizing control in Zimbabwe, social media was full of stories about what was happening during a stunning 24 hours, but not all were accurate. Robert Mugabe, the country’s leader for more than three decades, was put under house arrest, and he wasn’t the only government figure […]

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

Image copyright AFP / ZBC Image caption Mr Mugabe (second right) under house arrest, posing alongside Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Chiwenga (right) Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, […]

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

Image copyright AFP / ZBC Image caption Mr Mugabe (second right) under house arrest, posing alongside Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Chiwenga (right) Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, […]

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The meeting took place at the president’s official residence in Harare, State House Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, amid a power struggle over who […]

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Robert Mugabe met the army chief who led the move against him Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, amid a power struggle over who would […]

Zimbabwe yearns for change of any kind

Zimbabwe yearns for change of any kind

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A man sells watermelon in the capital a day after the military moved against Mr Mugabe Driving around Zimbabwe, one can hardly tell the country is in the middle of the biggest political crisis since independence. In one town, a man in his 20s invites me to his shop […]

Robert Mugabe: What next for Zimbabwe’s leader?

Robert Mugabe: What next for Zimbabwe’s leader?

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The military still refers to Robert Mugabe as “his excellency, the president” After 37 years in charge of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe is currently under house arrest after a military takeover. South African envoys and a Zimbabwean church leader are trying to mediate between him and the army. The question now […]

Which Zimbabwe Twitter accounts can you trust?

Which Zimbabwe Twitter accounts can you trust?

Image copyright Twitter On social media there are several accounts claiming to be the mouthpiece of Zimbabwe’s governing Zanu-PF party, but it’s unclear which, if any, are official, and what links they have with those currently in charge. News networks across the world have been reporting on the seizure of power by military generals in […]

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe in crunch talks over his future

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe in crunch talks over his future

Media captionAndrew Harding: “There’s a feeling people want to celebrate” Zimbabwe’s long-time president Robert Mugabe is holding talks with South African negotiators over his future. Envoys from the the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) are trying to reach a deal on the future of Zimbabwe and the man who has led the country for 37 […]

Robert Mugabe: What next for Zimbabwe’s leader?

Robert Mugabe: What next for Zimbabwe’s leader?

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The military still refers to Robert Mugabe as “his excellency, the president” After 37 years in charge of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe is currently under house arrest after a military takeover. South African envoys and a Zimbabwean church leader are trying to mediate between him and the army. The question now […]