Zimbabwe

First four-day cricket Test from Dec 26 to have minimum 98 overs per day

First four-day cricket Test from Dec 26 to have minimum 98 overs per day

African neighbours South Africa and Zimbabwe will play the first official shortened Test match in Port Elizabeth. 

Dec 14, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

Zimbabwe truck accident kills 21: Report

At least 21 people were killed at the weekend when a truck overturned in western Zimbabwe, state media reported today.

Dec 04, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Senior military persons get high-profile posts in Zimbabwe President's cabinet

Senior military persons get high-profile posts in Zimbabwe President's cabinet

Zimbabwe`s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa named his cabinet on Friday, appointing senior military figures to high-profile positions.

Dec 01, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
Zimbabwe cabinet pick to show if Mnangagwa is breaking with the past

Zimbabwe cabinet pick to show if Mnangagwa is breaking with the past

New Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to form a new cabinet this week, with all eyes on whether he breaks with the past and names a broad-based government or selects old guard figures from Robert Mugabe`s era.

Nov 27, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday, marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his predecessor Robert Mugabe after a military takeover.

Nov 24, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
Zimbabwe`s next leader prepares to take power tomorrow

Zimbabwe`s next leader prepares to take power tomorrow

 Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, will be sworn in as President at an inauguration ceremony on Friday.

Nov 23, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
Robert Mugabe, wife granted immunity from prosecution

Robert Mugabe, wife granted immunity from prosecution

Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday in a historic moment that ended his 37 years of rule. 

Nov 23, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

Zimbabwe's economic situation 'very difficult': IMF official

Zimbabwe`s economic situation remains "very difficult" as sustainable growth is threatened by high government spending, an untenable foreign exchange regime and inadequate reforms, a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said.

Nov 23, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
 Zimbabwe`s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn-in as president on Friday

Zimbabwe`s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn-in as president on Friday

Zimbabwe`s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday.

Nov 22, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa, expected to be next president, to return home after Mugabe resignation

Zimbabwe`s former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home on Wednesday, a ruling party ZANU-PF official said.

Nov 22, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
Zimbabwe awaits new leader after Mugabe's shock exit

Zimbabwe awaits new leader after Mugabe's shock exit

Zimbabweans waited today to discover when their new leader would be appointed after president Robert Mugabe's resignation brought a sudden end to a 37-year reign of authoritarian rule.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
African leaders wanted Mugabe, an 'embarrassment', to go: Zimbabwe intelligence

African leaders wanted Mugabe, an 'embarrassment', to go: Zimbabwe intelligence

African leaders were embarrassed by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and already encouraging him to step down before the army began moves last week to oust him, according to a secret Zimbabwean intelligence cable seen by Reuters.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigns, ends four decades of rule

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigns, ends four decades of rule

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe`s president on Tuesday, shortly after parliament began an impeachment process to end his nearly four decades of rule.

Nov 21, 2017, 21:44 PM IST
President Robert Mugabe must resign: Zimbabwe ex-vice-president

President Robert Mugabe must resign: Zimbabwe ex-vice-president

Zimbabwe`s former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking led to last week`s Army takeover, on Tuesday urged President Robert Mugabe to resign immediately.

Nov 21, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
Ousted Zimbabwe deputy president asks Robert Mugabe to resign

Ousted Zimbabwe deputy president asks Robert Mugabe to resign

Ousted deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa fled Zimbabwe shortly being sacked by Mugabe in November.

Nov 21, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe clings to office, dashes resignation hopes in TV speech

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe clings to office, dashes resignation hopes in TV speech

Zimbabwe`s economic output has halved since 2000 when many white-owned farms were seized, leaving the key agricultural sector in ruins.

Nov 20, 2017, 07:54 AM IST
 ZANU-PF sacks Robert Mugabe as its leader, asks him to resign as Zimbabwe's head of state

ZANU-PF sacks Robert Mugabe as its leader, asks him to resign as Zimbabwe's head of state

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was on Sunday facing the end of his 37-year rule.

Nov 19, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Elated Zimbabweans celebrate as Mugabe era fades

Elated Zimbabweans celebrate as Mugabe era fades

Tens of thousands of overjoyed protesters flooded Zimbabwe`s streets Saturday celebrating the crumbling of President Robert Mugabe`s ruthless regime.

Nov 19, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Protesters to hold mass anti-Mugabe rally in Zimbabwe today

Protesters to hold mass anti-Mugabe rally in Zimbabwe today

Thousands are expected to take to the streets here on Saturday to demand the resignation of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.

Nov 18, 2017, 11:44 AM IST

Trump reverses elephant trophy decision, keeps ban

"Put big game trophy decision on hold until such time as I review all conservation facts. Under study for years. Will update soon with Secretary Zinke. Thank you!" Trump tweeted.

Nov 18, 2017, 09:55 AM IST