Loathed for her shopping sprees, the former secretary to Zimbabwe’s declining president is planning for his succession
Investment by Beijing has been crucial in underpinning Zimbabwe’s fragile economy in recent years
Robert Mugabe will continue as President of Zimbabwe until he is 100, governing from a “special wheelchair”, his wife has said.
The PM is to get an official plane – just what he needs the week before a spending review. But compared to political peers abroad, his wings are clipped, says Simon Calder
Mugabe is not thought to be ready to hand over power. And if he does, the power may eventually lie with his wife, not the vice-presidents
When asked if the IRA should be admitted to Northern Ireland talks without first ending its campaign of violence, Mandela fumbled his reply
In front of leaders from around the world, South Africa’s current President was derided as Nelson Mandela was honoured
Obama’s handshake with Castro may initiate a thaw in their countries’ relations; no detente was in sight for Hollande and Sarkozy, however
Country plunged into limbo as opposition leader alleges fraud and William Hague voices 'grave concerns' over election
Opponents claim Zanu-PF conned its way to power – rather than taking it by force
Opposition party says it does not rule out 'demonstrations and mass action' after process which it calls 'null and void'
Days before election, Zimbabweans read allegations of corruption in ruling party
Tendai Biti made the extraordinary revelation at a press conference yesterday
On a return visit, Sue Watt finds a captivating country poised to welcome tourists again.
Ruling will decide if Britain is right to expect deportees to protect themselves by dissembling
Mystery surrounds death of Vice-President's MP husband in suspicious fire at home