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Trump and land fears boost South Africa's white right 'state'

Nov 23 2018

PRETORIA When U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to investigate large scale killings of white farmers in South Africa and violent takeovers of land, Pretoria said he was misinformed. Elsewhere, there was quiet satisfaction. | Video

South Africa's radical left-wing party denies receiving corrupt funds

Oct 11 2018

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party on Thursday denied receiving corrupt funds after the brother of its deputy leader was accused in a central bank investigation of benefiting from fraud at a local bank.

Rifts at the top rattle Zimbabwe after Mugabe

Aug 22 2018

HARARE As Zimbabwe braced for opposition protests after this month's disputed election, a heated argument broke out in the offices of President Emmerson Mnangagwa over who was in charge of national security, two people with direct knowledge of the meeting said.

Zimbabwe says 'hostility of the West' putting off renewed investment

Aug 21 2018

JOHANNESBURG Western hostility towards Zimbabwe is deterring investment, the presidency spokesman said on Tuesday, comments in sharp contrast with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's previous efforts to woo Western governments.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa promises probe of post-election killings, urges unity

Aug 03 2018

HARARE President Emmerson Mnangagwa urged Zimbabweans to unite on Friday after he was declared the first elected head of state since Robert Mugabe's removal from power, but the opposition leader insisted he had won and pledged to challenge the result. | Video

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa wins first post-Mugabe election

Aug 02 2018

HARARE Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe's removal in a coup in November, was elected on Thursday after a poll marred by the deaths of six people in an army crackdown on opposition protests. | Video

Three killed as Zimbabwe troops, protesters clash after vote

Aug 01 2018

HARARE Zimbabwe police said three people were killed in Harare on Wednesday as soldiers dispersed stone-throwing opposition supporters who accused the ruling party of trying to rig Monday's presidential election. | Video

Krawalle nach Verkündung von Wahlergebnissen in Simbabwe

Aug 01 2018

Harare Nach der Bekanntgabe von Zwischenergebnissen der Wahlen in Simbabwe sind in der Hauptstadt Harare Krawalle ausgebrochen.

Zimbabwe opposition accuses commission of delaying poll results

Jul 31 2018

HARARE Zimbabwe's opposition accused the election commission on Tuesday of deliberately delaying results of this week's vote to favor the ruling party, reporting irregularities in the first poll since the removal of Robert Mugabe in a November coup. | Video

Zimbabwe counts votes after first post-Mugabe election

Jul 30 2018

HARARE Counting began in Zimbabwe on Monday in the first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe, a watershed vote that could pull a pariah state back into the international fold and spark an economic revival. | Video

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