Mnangagwa the ‘crocodile’ set to rule Zimbabwe
Are things looking up for Zimbabwe? Robert Mugabe, the struggling nation’s dictator for 37 years, seems to have lost power. All eyes are on Emmerson Mnangagwa, his likely successor.
Zimbabwe’s first lady eyes up the presidency
Grace Mugabe has come a long way from presidential secretary to Zimbabwe’s first lady. Now there is talk of her becoming the country’s leader. But are political dynasties a good idea?
Inflation raises spectre of money losing its value
Prices, from bread to petrol, are 3.7% higher than last year. History has grim warnings on where it might end.
Bloodstained riches: Zimbabwe’s diamonds
New finds have sparked a diamond rush in impoverished Zimbabwe. But are the diamonds a mainly a lifeline to prop up a tyrannical regime?