BREAKING: Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new president

Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose removal as vice president by Robert Mugabe led to the veteran leader’s ouster, was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new president on Friday. “I Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa swear that as the president of the republic of Zimbabwe I will be faithful to Zimbabwe and obey, uphold and defend the constitution and all other laws […]

Mugabe to go on exile

President Robert Mugabe last night agreed to step down. A new government is to be formed within 48 hours, a twitter handle claiming to be speaking on behalf of the provisional government of Zimbabwe said. Mugabe will then proceed on exile to South Africa. Fresh elections will be held in the spring of 2018 once […]

Mugabe meets regional envoys

President Robert Mugabe and envoys from the Southern African Development Community ( SADC ) held talks in Harare on Thursday , a South African official said , after the military took control of Zimbabwe. “They are meeting with President Robert Mugabe at State House now ,” South African foreign affairs spokesman Clayson Monyela told AFP […]

Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday. The source said Mugabe is resisting mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup. The priest, Fidelis Mukonori, is acting as a middle-man between Mugabe and the generals, […]