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  • Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa averted a run-off vote by securing just over 50 percent votes while opposition leader Nelson Chamisa bagged 44.3 percent of the total 4.8m votes cast.

    Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa plans legal challenge to the election results.
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 03, 2018, 7:34 AM EDT
  • Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he is in touch with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to defuse the tensions.

    The U.N. and former colonial power the U.K. have called on Zimbabwe to exercise restraint in dealing with protesters who took to the streets against the ruling Zanu-PF party over alleged vote-rigging in Monday’s elections.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 02, 2018, 7:23 AM EDT
  • Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's party is headed for a comfortable majority.

    Incomplete official results from Zimbabwe’s election show that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party is headed for a comfortable majority in the parliament amid claims of vote-rigging by the opposition MDC Alliance.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 01, 2018, 7:30 AM EDT
  • Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces a tough rival in MDC’s Nelson Chamisa.

    Nearly 5.5 million voters in Zimbabwe will be heading to the polls with a fresh hope to elect a leader that can steer the country out of four decades of the economic and political rut it faced under strongman Robert Mugabe.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 30, 2018, 7:19 AM EDT
  • Zimbabwe’s ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa will return to the country on Wednesday.

    Zimbabwe’s ousted vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to take over as the country’s new president after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation amid mounting pressure to step down.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 22, 2017, 5:46 AM EST
  • Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is seen as an economy-ruining despot in the West.

    The political upheaval in Zimbabwe descended into confusion on Thursday after President Robert Mugabe, under house arrest for last two days, was photographed shaking hands with the military official who led the takeover.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 17, 2017, 12:42 AM EST
  • A vendor gestures as he sells flags in a street in Harare on August 21, 2013, on the eve of Zimbabwean President's inauguration ceremony.

    Pressure mounts on Morgan Tsvangirai to give way after losing three presidential elections. 

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 31, 2014, 3:40 PM EST