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Zimbabwe opposition to challenge election result in court

Zimbabwe opposition to challenge election result in court

Zimbabwe's MDC opposition party on Wednesday vowed to overturn in court President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow election victory, alleging that he won the historic vote via "mammoth theft and fraud".

Zimbabwe opposition accuses commission of delaying poll results

Zimbabwe opposition accuses commission of delaying poll results

Zimbabwe's opposition accused the election commission on Tuesday of deliberately delaying results of this week's vote to favour the ruling party, reporting irregularities in the first poll since the removal of Robert Mugabe in a November coup.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for elections on July 30

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for elections on July 30

Emmerson Mnangagwa, who became president following the military takeover, has promised to deliver on free and fair elections.

Mugabe snubs Zimbabwe parliament hearing again

Mugabe snubs Zimbabwe parliament hearing again

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe on Monday again failed to attend a parliamentary hearing where he was due to give evidence on corruption in the diamond mining industry.

Zimbabwe sets new date for Mugabe hearing

Zimbabwe sets new date for Mugabe hearing

Robert Mugabe was originally scheduled to appear before the mines committee on May 9, which would have been his first public appearance since he was ousted in November.

Mugabe's wife Grace under probe for ivory smuggling

Mugabe's wife Grace under probe for ivory smuggling

Zimbabwean police are investigating former ruler Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, accused of smuggling ivory worth millions to underground foreign markets, a state-owned weekly reported on Sunday.

Mugabe visits Singapore hospital on first trip since ouster

Mugabe visits Singapore hospital on first trip since ouster

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who was ousted from power last month, visited a Singapore hospital on Friday during a trip to the city-state for a medical check-up.

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa, until recently one of Mugabe's closest allies, took the oath of office at the national sports stadium on the outskirts of Harare to an explosion of cheering from the full-to-capacity crowd.

China says it respects Mugabe's decision to resign

China says it respects Mugabe's decision to resign

China said on Wednesday that it respects Robert Mugabe's decision to resign as Zimbabwe's president, a week after the African country's army and Mugabe's former political allies moved to end his four decades of rule.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power, state broadcaster ZBC reported on Wednesday.

Noon deadline for Mugabe passes as Zimbabwe crisis deepens

Noon deadline for Mugabe passes as Zimbabwe crisis deepens

Robert Mugabe faced the threat of impeachment by his own party on Monday, after his shock insistence he still holds power in Zimbabwe despite a military takeover and a noon deadline to end his 37-year autocratic rule.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe has until noon to stand down or face impeachment

Zimbabwe's Mugabe has until noon to stand down or face impeachment

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has until noon (1000 GMT) on Monday to stand down or the ruling ZANU-PF will begin impeachment proceedings after the 93-year-old leader defied expectations he would resign.