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93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive Harare – Heartened no doubt by the enthusiastic welcome he got in Ghana, ageing President Robert Mugabe is finally back home to...


Zimbabwe adopts yuan as legal currency

Zimbabweans may soon be able to shop in yuan, after their government announced that the Chinese currency will become legal...


Former U.S. Rep. Melvin Reynolds convicted in Zimbabwe

A court in Zimbabwe sentenced former U.S. Rep. Melvin Reynolds to a $100 fine or five days in prison, coupled with immediate deportation, after...


Poachers in Zimbabwe poison 87 elephants for ivory

More than 80 elephants in Zimbabwe have been poisoned with cyanide -- the latest victims of poachers keen to feed soaring global demand for...


Poachers in Zimbabwe poison 87 elephants for ivory

More than 80 elephants in Zimbabwe have been poisoned with cyanide -- the latest victims of poachers keen to feed soaring global demand for...


Zimbabwe’s Mugabe announces new Cabinet

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe announced Tuesday a 26-member Cabinet mainly composed of allies from his previous appointments. It retains a ministry for enacting the...


Rival ends Zimbabwe election challenge to Mugabe

Zimbabwe's prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, said late Friday that "with deep regret and sadness" he has withdrawn a court case challenging President Robert Mugabe's...


Is it safe to travel to Zimbabwe?

The economy has rebounded, airports are being rebuilt, border controls have been improved. Is now the time to plan a...


Zimbabwe’s MDC drags Mugabe to court over “landslide” presidential victory

Zimbabwe’s MDC drags Mugabe to court over “landslide” presidential victory

Special to  USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change has filed papers with the Constitutional Court challenging President Robert Mugabe’s re-election alleging the...


Why nobody is dancing in Zimbabwe

Isn't it strange that there have been no jubilant celebrations by the "winners?" It's as though the Zanu-PF and Robert Mugabe, can't quite believe...


Zimbabwe election gives Mugabe victory

President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party has won a two-thirds majority in parliament after Wednesday's election, Zimbabwe's electoral commission...


Zimbabwe election praised by African Union

The African Union on Friday applauded Zimbabwe for holding peaceful elections, and made no mention of rigging accusations by the main opposition...


Parties bicker as Zimbabwe awaits election results

Partial results are expected Thursday, the Zimbabwe Election Commission said. As vote counting ensued, the commission dismissed Tsvangirai's party allegations of vote...


Is Zimbabwe ready for elections?

Zimbabwe has known only one leader in its entire 33-year history as an independent nation, and President Robert Mugabe hopes that doesn't change any...


Vote-counting underway in Zimbabwe

Vote-counting in Zimbabwe's hotly contested election began late Wednesday with President Robert Mugabe and main challenger Morgan Tsvangirai confident of...


Why Zimbabwe elections matter

Zimbabweans are voting in a hotly-contested election as President Robert Mugabe seeks to extend power for a further five years. Mugabe, 89, has been...


Why Zimbabwe elections matter

Zimbabweans are voting in a hotly-contested election as President Robert Mugabe seeks to extend power for a further five years. Mugabe, 89, has been...


Bitter rivals on ballot in Zimbabwe

The candidates from Zimbabwe's last election in 2008 are back on the ballot. CNN's Errol Barnett...


SHOWDOWN in ZIMBABWE: Tsvangirai warns Mugabe not to “steal” election votes on July 31

SHOWDOWN in ZIMBABWE: Tsvangirai warns Mugabe not to “steal” election votes on July 31

SHOWDOWN in ZIMBABWE: Tsvangirai warns 89 years old President Mugabe not to “steal” election votes on July 31 Special to  USAfricaonline.com and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/MandelaAchebeChido Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247  ...


Zimbabwe asks neighbors for election funds

Zimbabwe has asked neighboring southern African countries to help fund elections scheduled for the end of the month, the country's finance minister said...