A battle over where former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe should be laid to rest took another unexpected turn on Thursday, with a family spokesman saying ...
Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe's family and the government squabbled over his burial on Thursday, with the place of the ceremony -- and even its date ...
Zimbabwe's long-time dictator Robert Mugabe will be buried at the National Heroes Acre, a hilltop shrine reserved for the country's ruling elite, a presidential spokesman told dpa on Sunday.
Zimbabwe's opposition leader insisted on Friday that he won the country's landmark election, rejecting the results as "fraudulent" and vowing to challenge them in court.
Zimbabweans voted on Monday in the first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe, a watershed moment they hope will rid the country of its pariah status and spark a recovery in its failed economy.
President Mnangagwa, Mugabe's former ally in the ruling ZANU-PF party, faces opposition leader Nelson Chamisa of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in the landmark vote.
Zimbabwe goes to the polls Monday in its first election since authoritarian leader Robert Mugabe was ousted last year, with allegations mounting of voter fraud and predictions of a disputed result.
The election will be the first since former leader Robert Mugabe was removed in a de facto coup in November.