Robert Mugabe Headlines

  • Zimbabwe leader says fair elections 'tribute' to Tsvangirai

    Zimbabwe's president on Thursday expressed condolences over the death of longtime opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and said upcoming elections must be free and fair "in tribute to him." Tsvangirai, who was the boldest opponent to longtime leader Robert Mugabe, died Wednesday in a...

    ABC News
  • Zimbabwe leader says fair elections 'tribute' to Tsvangirai

    Zimbabwe’s president on Thursday expressed condolences over the death of longtime opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and said upcoming elections must be free and fair “in tribute to him.”

    Washington Post
  • Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies at 65

    Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died at age 65, bringing an end to his long campaign to lead his country. He had been seeking treatment in neighboring South Africa after announcing in 2016 that he had colon cancer. Tsvangirai for years was the most potent...

    ABC News
  • Morgan Tsvangirai dead: Zimbabwe opposition leader 'passes away at age 65'

    Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died at age 65, his party spokesman says.

    International Business Times UK
  • Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe opposition leader, dies aged 65

    Death deals blow to MDC party in face of resurgent Zanu-PF ahead of possible May poll Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died aged 65. He had been suffering from colon cancer for at least two years, but his condition deteriorated rapidly in recent days despite treatment in neighbouring South Africa. His death will be an enormous blow to the opposition in Zimbabwe, coming only months before the first elections were due to be held in the former British colony since the end...

    the Guardian
  • Zimbabwe's top opposition party hurt by power struggles

    Power struggles are ravaging Zimbabwe’s main opposition party months before the election as party leader Morgan Tsvangirai seeks cancer treatment in neighboring South Africa.

    Washington Post
  • Zimbabwe tries to retrieve cash smuggled overseas in Mugabe era

    But observers are concerned that anti-corruption drive is cover for faction-fighting within Zanu-PF The authorities in Zimbabwe have launched a campaign to find and repatriate millions of dollars of cash and assets that were smuggled overseas during the last years of the rule of Robert Mugabe, senior officials say. Goodson Nguni, the commissioner of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) told the Guardian that the effort would be intensified when an amnesty allowing voluntary surrender...

    the Guardian
  • Zimbabwe to hold 'free and fair' elections before July, Mnangagwa announces at Davos

    Zimbabwe will go to the polls before July in the first elections since Robert Mugabe was ousted after 37 years in power, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said in Switzerland on Wednesday.

    The Telegraph
  • Can Zimbabwe Rise From Mugabe’s Ruins?

    After nearly four decades of corruption and brutality, the new president seems serious about reform.

    WSJ