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Mugabe's body arrives home for burial in divided Zimbabwe

Mugabe's body arrives home for burial in divided Zimbabwe

The body of Zimbabwe's ex-president, Robert Mugabe, arrived home on Wednesday to an honour guard in a country divided over the legacy of a former liberation hero

Mugabe to be buried at Zimbabwe's National Heroes Acre

Mugabe to be buried at Zimbabwe's National Heroes Acre

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.

Zimbabweans choose work over mourning Mugabe

Zimbabweans choose work over mourning Mugabe

A day after ex-strongman and founding leader Robert Mugabe died, the only clear sign that Zimbabwe was in mourning were flags flying at half mast.

Mugabe's farm seizures: racial justice or catastrophic power grab?

Mugabe's farm seizures: racial justice or catastrophic power grab?

When Robert Mugabe's armed followers stormed onto white-owned farms, the output of one of Africa's most prosperous agriculture sectors collapsed

Mugabe: a death often rumoured, finally confirmed

Mugabe: a death often rumoured, finally confirmed

Robert Mugabe was the subject of frequent death rumours as he advanced in age and showed increasing signs of frailty, although he always insisted he was "fit as a fiddle".

Mugabe's legacy: thousands killed in "rain that washes away the chaff"

Mugabe's legacy: thousands killed in "rain that washes away the chaff"

Just three years after Zimbabwe's independence from Britain, Robert Mugabe sent the army's North Korean-trained Fifth Brigade into Matabeleland to crush dissidents and former guerrillas loyal to liberation war rival Joshua Nkomo.

Robert Mugabe, liberation "colossus" who crushed foes as Zimbabwe unravelled, dead at 95

Robert Mugabe, liberation "colossus" who crushed foes as Zimbabwe unravelled, dead at 95

Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday. He was 95.

Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest

Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest

Zimbabwean police outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition MDC said.

Police, soldiers patrol Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition protest thwarted

Police, soldiers patrol Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition protest thwarted

Hundreds of police backed by soldiers and army helicopters deployed in Zimbabwe's second city on Monday, in a show of force that stopped the main opposition party from launching an anti-government protest movement

Zimbabwe opposition backs down from protest to avoid "blood in the streets"

Zimbabwe opposition backs down from protest to avoid "blood in the streets"

Zimbabwe's main opposition party called off planned anti-government demonstrations on Friday, saying it aimed to avert bloodshed

Zimbabwe confirm death of fan before Cup of Nations qualifier

Zimbabwe confirm death of fan before Cup of Nations qualifier

The Zimbabwe Football Association have confirmed the death of a female fan in a stampede outside of the National Stadium in Harare ahead of Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo.

Cyclone death toll climbs in Mozambique as Zimbabwe fears dam burst

Cyclone death toll climbs in Mozambique as Zimbabwe fears dam burst

The death toll has risen in Mozambique, the country hardest hit by cyclone Idai, a government minister said Sunday.