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The judges join in

The court may have confirmed him in office, but Mnangagwa emerges from the controversial election a weakened President

In what President Emmerson Mnangagwa must reckon is the final piece of theatre after the disputed elections, the Constitutional Court's judgement on the opposition's petition was b...

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The worm turns

The President's moves to reverse policies close to his predecessor's heart have triggered a backlash

After sidelining many party stalwarts and making a unilateral decision to anoint Mokgweetsi Masisi as the new President of Botswana, Ian Khama is now ruing his choice. The men have...


Europe discovers Africa, again

With China making the running in Africa, British and German leaders try to catch up with promises of investment

Facing heavy weather at home, President Cyril Ramaphosa is looking to foreign capitals to boost his country's ailing economy, creating jobs and a sense of progress ahead of next ye...


No son, you can't run

A nervous Frelimo has been using increasingly blatant manipulation and strongarm tactics to fend off challenges to its candidates in October's local elections, especially in the co...


The great observer gamble

After an eight-month charm offensive wooing bankers and diplomats, the government is failing the legitimacy test

Politicians and activists share scepticism about international election observers, suspected of naïveté and bias but lacking political knowledge. For once, international observers ...

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A disputed crown for the crocodile

The opposition rejects the declaration of Mnangagwa's victory in the presidential vote as Western observers question the elections' credibility

A pall of doubt hangs over the presidential election results which gave President Emmerson Mnangagwa 50.8% of the vote when the final figures were announced by the Zimbabwe Elector...


The dollars after the votes

Investors, serious and dubious, are targeting the country, whichever party proves victorious on 30 July

For the country's 5.7 million registered voters this is the highest-stakes election since 1980, as much for its conduct as its political outcome. A credible and peaceful poll will ...

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In the mood for change

Big doubts remain about the credibility of the elections as economic discontent boosts the opposition’s standing

In spite of the huge power of incumbency across Zimbabwe, as well as the generals' refusal to countenance an opposition victory, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's campaign for the 30 ...


Rationing corruption

Critics are calling on President Peter Mutharika to resign after a leaked report by Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) alleged that he benefited from millions of kwacha deposite...


New Islamists on the block

A wave of savage attacks in the northern province of Cabo Delgado by self-styled Islamist gangs is posing another threat to Mozambique's embattled government. Last weekend, a raid ...


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