Presidents promising overnight riches are elected, lofty pledges are made, grand visions proclaimed. So what then goes wrong?
Zimbabwe president's whereabouts the subject of speculation as he cans attendance to mega cultural event, after he had left for it.
Lenders praises country's effort to clear debts, but stressed the need for fiscal discipline, weeks after president's birthday party cost $800,000.
Zimbabwe president had maintained there would be no compensation because the land had been stolen from the black majority during colonial rule.
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Joice Mujuru is resilient, and she is chewing at the ruling party’s traditional power base. But is she really a new broom, or a political has-been?
More than $13bn worth of diamonds lost to smugglers swindlers--and private companies, president says of decision to kick mining companies out.
The action came as Mugabe declared a state of national disaster due to the worst drought in almost two decades
Mugabe back home after death rumours, meets Obiang—together they have been in power for a combined 71 years
Zimbabwe leader kicks off his year after annual month-long holiday by meeting with Equatorial Guinea leader Teodoro Obiang Nguema in Harare.
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There's always a story about the 92-year-old veteran leader's demise every January, said presidential spokesman
Outlook on African elections 2016: Where there may be surprises, and where the good old ways will remain
At least 17 countries have set presidential polls this year, most are likely to proceed fairly smoothly. You can (partly) thank Buhari for that
Just when you thought you had it all figured out, new Human Development Report throws up a few surprises.
There's no hiding the fact Mugabe, 91, is on his last lap as he gets party nod for 2018 presidential race
'They know if they lose power their farms and businesses will be undermined.' Vicious battle to succeed him is to protect elites' riches.
Apparent U-Turn to stoke speculation over what it means for race to succeed frail 91-year-old leader in 2018 elections.
In the hot sun of African politics, nothing is ever taken for granted, including who speaks after who.
Succession watch: Zimbabwe’s Mugabe 'to quit from January’ or in new scenario, be handed a reduced role
Speculation about nonagenarian leader's departure is never too far off, but this time it appears there is some substance - even an Aliko Dangote link.
UPDATE: No-show for president Mugabe, but in right speech says Zimbabwe to loosen laws for investors
A day after giving the wrong address, ageing leader seeks to woo business to battered economy
Secrets and intrigues of Dangote's trip to Zimbabwe — worth more than its GDP, he came away with big deals
Africa's richest man is said to be looking beyond Robert Mugabe, whom a senior minister admitted could 'go soon one way or another'.
Mugabe, who has been in power for 35 years, insists that he is healthy but every sign of frailty is closely watched and analysed.