Robert Mugabe

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Glory by NoViolet Bulawayo review – a Zimbabwean Animal Farm
Set in the aftermath of Mugabe’s fall, Bulawayo’s long-awaited second novel is a spellbinding allegory

Sarah Ladipo Manyika

23, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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NoViolet Bulawayo: ‘I’m encouraged by this new generation that wants better’
The Booker-shortlisted author talks about Zimbabwe after Mugabe - and drawing on Orwell for her brilliant new political satire

Alex Clark

19, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Vladimir Putin will be ousted – it’s just a matter of when and how | Letters
Letters: Jeremy Smith thinks the outcome of Russia’s war on Ukraine that we all seem reluctant to discuss is the only non-catastrophic one


14, Mar, 2022 @5:57 PM

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Mugabe, My Dad & Me review – a powerful personal tale of celebration and healing
Tonderai Munyevu’s semi-autographical show addresses Zimbabwe’s traumatic history with honesty and humour

Clare Brennan

19, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Mugabe, My Dad and Me review – a personal lesson on empire and identity
Tonderai Munyevu reflects on the men who have loomed large in his life in a thought-provoking show

Catherine Love

16, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Irene Owens obituary
Other lives: Secretary who provided sewing machines, vaccines and books to Zimbabwe after befriending Sally Mugabe, the president’s wife

Veronica Craig

19, May, 2021 @5:15 PM

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'Colonialism had never really ended': my life in the shadow of Cecil Rhodes
The long read: After growing up in a Zimbabwe convulsed by the legacy of colonialism, when I got to Oxford I realised how many British people still failed to see how empire had shaped lives like mine – as well as their own

Simukai Chigudu

14, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Agent of foreign interests': Museveni lashes out at Uganda election rival
Presidential challenger Bobi Wine has been protesting against corruption and youth unemployment

Lindsey Hilsum in Kisozi

11, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Mugabe's love of cricket and Thatcher's 70th: stories revealed in National Archives papers
Proposed MCC membership for Mugabe and Thatcher’s birthday party plans among stories kept under wraps – until now

Caroline Davies and Owen Bowcott

30, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Zimbabwe brands US ambassador 'a thug' as crackdown on dissent intensifies
Ruling Zanu-PF accuses US delegate of fomenting unrest ahead of planned anti-corruption demonstrations

Jason Burke Africa correspondent and Nyasha Chingono in Harare

28, Jul, 2020 @11:07 AM

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I’m home for Christmas – but hardship has sucked the spirit out of Zimbabwe
After years in exile, my hopes for a joyous family reunion were dashed by the country’s miserable economic situation

Wilf Mbanga

29, Dec, 2019 @6:29 AM

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Mugabe left $10m, a farm and five houses, says state media
Modest inventory greeted with scepticism in Zimbabwe, where dictator was thought to have amassed fortune over 40 years

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

03, Dec, 2019 @3:20 PM

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