iOS app Android app

Morgan Tsvangirai

PM Denounces Zimbabwe Vote As 'Huge Farce'

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

* Senior ZANU-PF source says Tsvangirai's MDC "buried" * War of words before any official results announced * Win would ...

Zimbabwe Votes On New Constitution

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.16.2013 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's longtime political rivals came together to vote `Yes' in a referendum to accept a new constitution Saturday, but t...

Polygamist PM: 'I Have Found True Love'

AP | GILLIAN GOTORA | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe's prime minister said at his marriage ceremony Saturday that he had to date several women to find the one he truly loves....

Zimbabwe Official Arrested For Mugabe Insult

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 08.24.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Police arrested a senior minister Friday after he called President Robert Mugabe a liar, the party of Zimbabwe's prime minist...

Thugtatorship: The Highest Stage of African Dictatorship

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

In a thugtatorship, the purpose of seizing and clinging to political power is solely to accumulate personal wealth for the ruling class by stealing public funds and depriving the broader population scarce resources necessary for basic survival.

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe PM, Boycotts Unity Government

AP | CHENGETAI ZVAUYA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Citing the "persecution" of a top aide, Zimbabwe's prime minister abandoned – at least temporarily – shared rule ...

A Week in Mugabe's Zimbabwe

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Visiting Zimbabwe can be a heart-wrenching experience. It is a beautiful land of warm and soft-spoken people. But hovering over the landscape at all times is the specter of extreme poverty and political oppression.

Pigs Don't Fly:

Times Online | Jan Raath | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It took a wild pig on the runway at Harare International Airport to reveal what many Zimbabweans have long feared: the country's Civil Aviation Author...

Thamsanqa Mahlangu: Zimbabwe Minister Arrested Over Stolen Cellphone Prompts Concerns Of Opposition Harassment

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Zimbabwe's deputy youth minister was arrested Tuesday over a stolen cellphone prompting a warning by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's party that its...

Zimbabwe 'National Healing' Campaign Unites Mugabe, Tsvangirai

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's coalition government launched a campaign of "national healing" and reconciliation on Friday, with political leader...

Mugabe Loyalists Break Up Zimbabwe Constitutional Convention

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A conference aimed at drawing up a new constitution for Zimbabwe has ended in chaos after supporters of Robert Mugabe, the president, disrupted the pr...

Tsvangirai Mulls Leaving Mugabe Coalition Government

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's former opposition party said Monday it would boycott the next Cabinet meeting and was considering disengaging from...

Tsvangirai: Zimbabwe's Reforms Are Underway

Sky News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mr Tsvangirai was speaking in London as he wrapped up a tour of the United States and Europe. After talks in Downing Street, Prime Minister Gordon Br...

Obama, Tsvangirai Meeting Rankles Mugabe Allies

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The warm Western welcome Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has been receiving is rankling some of his governing partners, stat...

Tsvangirai Crash Probe Initial Findings Suggest May Not Have Been Accident

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Early reports from an investigation by Zimbabwe's MDC suggest that a car crash which killed PM Morgan Tsvangirai's wife may not have been accidental....

Zimbabwe Kick-Starts New Government

GlobalPost | Erin Conway-Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE -- Nelson Chamisa catches his breath as he flops onto a couch at the end of another long day in Zimbabwe's new government. Chamisa, a Moveme...

Mugabe: Tsvangirai Crash Was 'The Hand Of God'

Mail & Guardian Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe said the car crash that killed Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's wife was "the hand of God", speaking at a funeral...

Morgan Tsvangirai Leaves Hospital After Crash; Party Calls For Probe Of Incident

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai left the hospital bandaged and mourning his wife Saturday after a car crash that his support...

Tsvangirai crash: Prime Minister's Party Calls For Investigation

Mail & Guardian Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The prime minister's party on Saturday called for an investigation into the car crash that injured Morgan Tsvangirai and killed his wife, but warned Z...

Tsvangirai's Wife Killed In Car Crash

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: The New York Times has further details on the suspicious nature of the car crash that has taken the life of the wife of Zimbabwe's prime mini...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe Celebrates Birthday With Sumptuous Banquet While People Starve

The Guardian | Alex Duval Smith, Africa Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Robert Mugabe marked his 85th birthday yesterday with a sumptuous banquet in Harare at the start of a week of parties which observers say is a further...

Zimbabwe's New Prime Minister Must Tackle His Toughest Challenge Yet

The Independent | By Daniel Howden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Linda Moyo celebrated the swearing in of Zimbabwe's historic unity government yesterday behind bars at Harare central police station. The young activ...

Morgan Tsvangirai Sworn In As Zimbabwe Prime Minister

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — President Robert Mugabe swore in his longtime rival as prime minister Wednesday, cracking his nearly three-decade stranglehol...

Zimbabwe Judge Throws Out Tendai Biti Treason Case

Mail and Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Magistrate Olivia Mariga said prosecutors appeared unprepared to proceed against Tendai Biti. She also ruled that Biti had been improperly arrested. ...

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Threatens To Quit Power-Sharing Talks

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Zimbabwe's opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has threatened to quit power-sharing talks with the ruling Robert Mugabe if the government does not r...