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The last days of Robert Mugabe - New Statesman

Zimbabwe is engulfed, and not only by a political crisis. While its leaders fight, its economy is in meltdown. By Martin Fletcher. This article is from the New Statesman's Christmas 2016 issue. Take advantage of our special offers and get a ...and more »

Mugabe to Stand in Zimbabwe 2018 Elections - Voice of America

Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, Saturday was declared the ruling party's candidate for the 2018 elections. President Robert Mugabe officially closed Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu PF annual conference in Masvingo, about 300 kilometers south of Harare ...and more »

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe confirmed as ruling party candidate for 2018 - Deutsche Welle

The 92-year-old Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe with an iron fist since the country gained independence from Britain in 1980. He has never named a successor and party infighting has broken out as factions vie to succeed him. Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe (picture ...and more »

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF confirms Mugabe as 2018 election candidate - BBC News

Zimbabwe's governing Zanu-PF party has confirmed President Robert Mugabe as its candidate for the 2018 elections. Mr Mugabe, who is 92, has been in power since independence from Britain in 1980. At the party's conference, the Zanu-PF youth wing even ...and more »

Robert Mugabe, 92, set to stand for president in 2018 -

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turns 93 in February, was endorsed on Saturday as the ruling party's candidate in a national election scheduled for 2018. The ruling ZANU-PF party announced its support in the southeast town of Masvingo, where ...and more »

Mugabe Confirmed as ZANU-PF's 2018 Presidential Candidate - The Wire

President Robert Mugabe leaves after delivering his State Of the Nation address at Parliament in Harare, Zimbabwe, December 6, 2016. Credit: Reuters. Masvingo, Zimbabwe: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was confirmed on Saturday as his party's sole ...and more »

Mugabe to stand for re-election in 2018 at age of 94 - Financial Times

Zimbabwe's ruling party confirmed President Robert Mugabe as its sole candidate for the country's elections due in 2018, when he will be 94 years old — increasing fears of political stasis as an economic crisis mounts in the southern African nation ...and more »

Mugabe's Last Days - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

One way or another, Robert Mugabe's long dominance of Zimbabwean politics is drawing to an end. At 92, he is increasingly frail. He can scarcely afford to pay his security services. Zimbabweans are daring to take to the streets in protest. Potential ...and more »

The Portrait Is Falling: The Last Days of Robert Mugabe - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, attends the 12th African Union Summit. Image courtesy WikiCommons. Ethiopia, 2009. With considerable trepidation, I took the lift to the sixth floor of the ministry of justice in central Harare to interview the ...and more »

Zimbabwe's 92-year-old leader Mugabe wins party support for 2018 election - South China Morning Post

Supporters of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe chanting “tongai, tongai baba” (rule, rule father) have endorsed the 92-year-old leader for a 2018 election run. The endorsement on Saturday, which is likely to result in his 36-year rule being extended ...and more »