An online comedy show which satirizes politics and state propaganda has become a major hit in Zimbabwe. Zambezi News is watched by six million people and is widely shared on social media. The trio behind it say they’re offering a fresh perspective.
Zimbabwe's ex-President Robert Mugabe gave refuge to Col. Mengistu Haile Mariam, convicted of genocide in Ethiopia. Mugabe's departure has raised hopes that Haile Mariam could be extradited, but this is all uncertain.
Citizens of Zimbabwe have celebrated late into the night after President Robert Mugabe resigned, ending almost four decades of rule. The nation is now waiting to see who will replace the veteran leader.
He has finally stepped down. The era of Robert Mugabe has ended. His successor Mnangagwa must harness the momentum to build political bridges — otherwise the turning tide could take him with it, says Claus Stäcker.
Zimbabwe's ousted leader, Robert Mugabe, and his wife, Grace, will be allowed to stay in the country as part of the deal that led to his resignation. Ex-Vice President Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president Friday.
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