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Reality Check: Zimbabwe's false rumours

Covering the military takeover in Zimbabwe has had its fair challenges as journalists try to report factually More..

War veterans call for Mugabe to quit

A leader of war veterans in Zimbabwe says that President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace are "finished", and the veteran leader should resign. More..

Mugabe 'attends university graduation ceremony'

President Robert Mugabe has arrived at a university graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare, in his first public appearance since Wednesday's military seizure of power, Reuters news agency reports More..

Bid to negotiate 'dignified departure' for Mugabe

Zimbabwe remains on edge, waiting to hear the fate of President Robert Mugabe. More..

Zanu-PF threatens to 'impeach' Mugabe

Leaders of Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party are expected to meet today to draft a resolution to dismiss President Robert Mugabe if he refuses to step down, the Reuters news agency reports, quoting a senior party source. More..

Petition to stop foreign intervention

Some Zimbabweans have launched an online petition asking neighbouring states and other foreign governments not to mediate in the crisis over President Robert Mugabe's future, following the military takeover on Wednesday. More..

Mugabe's sacked deputy 'returns from exile'

Zimbabwe's former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose dismissal last week led to the military seizing power, has returned to the country, an unnamed aide has told AFP news agency. More..

Cameroon: Fire razes down parliament

A fire swept through the main building of Cameroon’s parliament in Yaounde overnight, causing substantial damage, local television reported on Friday. More..

Army: 'Progress made in talks with Mugabe'

Zimbabwe's military says progress has been made in negotiations with President Robert Mugabe. More..

Zimbabwe latest: Mugabe 'resisting calls to resign'

Zimbabwe's long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation More..