Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF Party has fired from parliament 11 allies of former leader Robert Mugabe, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly continues a purge of officials that publicly supported his old boss and wife, Grace.
Two former Zimbabwean cabinet ministers who served under ex-president Robert Mugabe have been charged with corruption, their lawyers said on Saturday, the latest sign of a crackdown on officials loyal to Mugabe.
Zimbabwe's ousted president Robert Mugabe will get a residence, a car fleet and private air travel as part of a new government-funded retirement package for former leaders, state media reported Thursday.
A Zimbabwean pastor on Wednesday was acquitted of subversion after leading large anti-government protests last year, and he appealed to the country's new leadership to drop other prosecutions of people who demonstrated against former President Robert Mugabe.
Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed sweeping change as he was sworn as Zimbabwe's president Friday, seeking to reassure foreign investors and pledging to fight poverty and corruption after Robert Mugabe's shock resignation.
Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party says President Robert Mugabe could be impeached within two days as the longtime leader ignored the party’s midday deadline to step down less than a week after the military seized power in the African country.