Joice Mujuru

Zimbabwe opposition leaders in joint anti-Mugabe protest agreement

A man carries a poster with a message for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during demonstrations in Harare, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. Photo©Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAZimbabwe's opposition parties are planning a 200,000-man march in the capital Harare on August 26, as part of growing measures to force veteran ruler President Robert Mugabe to step down.

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Zimbabwe is broken - Joice Mujuru

Mujuru was a guerrilla fighter during the 1970s liberation war before rising to become Mugabe’s deputy in 2004. Photo©Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAZimbabwe's former vice president, Joice Mujuru says "the country is broken" and has vowed never to re-join President Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu PF party.

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Zimbabwe: Mugabe's long goodbye as veterans enter the fray in succession battle

Division in the forces is worrying Mugabe. Photo©Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP/SIPAPresident Robert Mugabe turns 92 years old in February and still his ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front has no clear succession plan. Now the battle for influence is spilling over into the armed forces and influential war veterans' associations.

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Zimbabwe Country Profile 2015: Desperation leads to Russian roulette


The year 2015 is unlikely to hold major improvements to the weak Zimbabwean economy.

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Zimbabwe media arrests after article links top cop to elephant poaching

Zimbabwe media landscape has been shaken by a rare arrest of an editor and three state media journalists.

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Fired Zimbabwe Vice-President unveils manifesto

Joice Mujuru, Zimbabwe's former Vice PresidentA former Zimbabwe Vice President has published a manifesto, signaling her return to active politics a few months after she was fired by President Robert Mugabe.

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Trapped by the past as they fight for the future

Hard-core Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) supporters are not what they used to be. They sulk around, pretending to be indifferent to the political storm that has turned them from vociferous cheerleaders into powerless spectators.

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Zimabwe: Mugabe reshuffles cabinet, again

Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace©File photo/ReutersZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe reshuffled his cabinet on Monday for the second time in six months.

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Zimbabwe: Mugabe's party, Zanu PF splits

Before her ouster, Joice Mujuru was leading a faction called Zanu People First Ousted members of Zimbabwe's ruling party Zanu PF are reportedly preparing to launch their own party to challenge long time ruler President Robert Mugabe.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa and the race to replace Robert Mugabe

Emmerson Mnangagwa. Photo©Xu Lingui/Xinhua-REAThe race to replace President Robert Mugabe is not short on surprises. Justice minister Mnangagwa is now in pole position after Mugabe denounced Joice Mujuru as a traitor.

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Calm returns to Zimbabwe business

Zimplats will invest €100m updating its Ngwarati smelter in 2015/16. Photo©Philimon Bulawayo/ReutersA cabinet reshuffle has calmed the nerves of investors, who plan new and expansion projects.

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Zimbabwe: Top Zanu-PF officials defy Mugabe and wife

President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace. File Photo©ReutersZimbabwe veteran ruler, President Robert Mugabe, due back home this week from an overseas holiday, faces one of his toughest political hurdles, as a group of ousted top members have ganged up against him in rare defiance.

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Zimbabwe's president Mugabe's holiday spending under the spotlight

The amount of money President Robert Mugabe and his Wife, Grace spent on travel and residences so far in 2014 is 75 times more than the capital spending on every school in ZimbabweZimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has begun his annual month long vacation in the Far East, days after firing his deputy and reshuffling his cabinet.

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Zimbabwe: Sacked Vice President, Mujuru may launch own party

Former Zimbabwean vice-president, Joice Mujuru, was the youngest minister in 1980 and was elevated to the vice presidency in 2004Sacked Zimbabwe Vice- President Joice Mujuru has refused to talk about her future after her sacking by President Robert Mugabe, sparking speculation she could challenge the veteran ruler.

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Zimbabwe workers' confidence hits the doldrums

An overwhelming majority of Zimbabweans have no confidence that the country's economy will improve anytime soon, a survey has revealed.

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Zimbabwe's Vice President Mujuru tumbles from grace

Joice Mujuru has until recently been touted as one of Mugabe’s likely successorsZimbabwe Vice President Joice Mujuru has been thrown out of the ruling Zanu PF's central committee after she was accused of plotting to assassinate President Robert Mugabe.

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Zimbabwe: Vice president hits back over Mugabe assassination claims

Joice Mujuru says: Zimbabwean state media have sensationally claimed Vice President Joice Mujuru was complicit in a plot to kill the country's President Robert Mugabe, as the 90 year old leader's intriguing succession becomes murkier.

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Zimbabwe's parallel power plays

A cat amongst the pigeons: The entry of Mugabe’s wife into the political scene has ruffled feathers. Photo©AARON UFUMELI/EPA/CORBISZimbabwe's two main political parties are more focused on succession than fixing the economy.

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Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe's vitriol will lead to war

Opposition politicians say First Lady, Grace Mugabe is straying into the territory of the State President. File Photo©ReutersZimbabwean opposition political parties have ganged up against rival veteran ruler President Robert Mugabe and piled pressure on him to urgently reign in on his "disruptive" wife who is "usurping the powers of the state president".

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Zimbabwe's endless succession battles for Mugabe's seat

Indigenisation is the elephant in the room. Photo©Alexander Joe/AFPPolitics and economics clash as the need for investment weighs heavily.

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