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Emelia Sithole-Matarise

Ululations, tears as white Zimbabwean farmer returns to seized land

Dec 23 2017

RUSAPE, Zimbabwe The last time white Zimbabwean farmer Rob Smart left his land it was at gunpoint, forced out in June by riot police armed with tear gas and AK-47 assault rifles. | Video

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa promises zero tolerance in corruption fight

Dec 20 2017

HARARE Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday promised zero tolerance in his government's push to punish corruption that stifled political freedom and economic growth under Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa drops hint military chief set for vice presidency

Dec 19 2017

HARARE Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa gave his clearest signal yet on Tuesday that he would appoint as vice president the military leader who led the de facto coup that ousted former leader Robert Mugabe last month.

Zimbabwe military chief looks set for vice presidency

Dec 18 2017

HARARE The head of Zimbabwe's military looks set to be appointed vice president as the government said on Monday he would retire pending "redeployment" in what is seen as a reward for leading a de facto coup last month that ended Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule and brought Emmerson Mnangagwa to power.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for end to Western sanctions

Dec 14 2017

HARARE New President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday called for the removal of Western sanctions on members of Zimbabwe's ruling elite and said elections due in 2018 were "nearer than you expect".

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for end to Western sanctions

Dec 14 2017

HARARE New President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday called for the removal of Western sanctions on members of Zimbabwe's ruling elite and said elections due in 2018 were "nearer than you expect".

Zimbabweans wait to see whether Mnangagwa's VPs will add new blood

Dec 13 2017

HARARE Zimbabwe takes its next step into the post-Mugabe era soon, when its new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, names two vice presidents - appointments that will signal whether he is breaking with the country's old guard.

Zimbabwe pledges to curb spending, re-engage global lenders

Dec 07 2017

HARARE Zimbabwe's new government promised to re-engage with international lenders, curb spending and attract investors to revive its battered economy, as it launched its first budget since the fall of Robert Mugabe on Thursday.

Zimbabwe swears in first post-Mugabe cabinet

Dec 04 2017

HARARE Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa swore in his cabinet on Monday, with allies defending him against criticism for giving top posts to the generals who helped his rise to power. | Video

Zimbabwe's military muscles into first post-Mugabe cabinet

Dec 01 2017

HARARE Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed senior military officials to top posts in his first cabinet on Friday in what was widely seen as a reward for the army's role in the removal of his predecessor, Robert Mugabe. | Video

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