Zimbabwe’s Mugabe faces impeachment after military takeover

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE, Nov 21 : Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe faces the start of impeachment proceedings on Tuesday that could see him ousted within the week, against the backdrop of a military takeover dubbed “Operation Restore Legacy”. The ruling ZANU-PF party plans to bring the impeachment motion in parliament, after a Monday noon deadline […]

Zimbabwe’s ruling party set to sack Mugabe, sources say

By MacDonald Dzirutwe and Joe Brock HARARE, Nov 19 : The leaders of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to approve the dismissal of President Robert Mugabe, the only leader the southern African nation has known since independence 37 years ago, two party sources have said. An extraordinary meeting of the party’s central […]

Selfies with soldiers as Zimbabweans hail “second independence”

By Joe Brock HARARE, Nov 18 : Helen Kwambana has lived in fear of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his security forces her whole life. On Saturday she chanted on the streets of the capital for the 93-year-old to step down and took a selfie with a soldier. Kwambana and tens of thousands of others […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe digs in heels as ruling party moves to depose him

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE, Nov 18 : Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party called on Friday for President Robert Mugabe to resign, the main state newspaper The Herald reported, the latest sign that the aging leader’s authority has collapsed after an army takeover. The newspaper said that ZANU-PF branches in all 10 provinces had met on Friday […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe digs in heels as ruling party moves to depose him

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE, Nov 17 : Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe appeared in public on Friday for the first time since the army took charge, as the ruling party made plans to force him to step down after more than three decades in power. The president, who is 93, opened a graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe […]