Instead of nudging Harare towards reforms, the targeted sanctions have become a lucrative cover for non-performance, incompetence and unbridled corruption by the ruling elites.
South African authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the wife of Zimbabwe's former leader, Grace Mugabe after she allegedly assaulted a model.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally, his spokesman said, adding that he had been taken to safety after the incident.
Making fun of the former president would earn a person the wrath of the ruling party, but now that Robert Mugabe has been ousted, a satirical theatre production making fun of the former strongman and his loathed wife to loud applause.
Hundreds of gold miners have taken over a farm belonging to Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe as a dispute with several mining syndicates intensifies.
"I say it was a coup d'etat ... We must undo this disgrace," says former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe in his first TV interview since his departure from office last year.
Emmerson Mnangagwa has already been inaugurated as Zimbabwe's president and ZANU-PF leader, replacing Robert Mugabe, who led the party since 1975 and the country since independence from white minority rule in 1980.
The military stepped in almost two weeks ago after Mugabe's firing of deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa amid fears that the 93-year-old president's unpopular wife was positioning herself to take power.
Ex-VP Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president at Friday inauguration ceremony; state media suggests Mugabe may attend.
Villagers say wife of the former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe harassed them for years, forcing them off their farms for personal gain.
Zimbabwe's former president will receive a retirement package that includes a pension, housing, holiday and transport allowance, health insurance, limited air travel and security.
Following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is to lead the country until the 2018 election. Mnangagwa, whose sacking this month prompted the military takeover that forced Mugabe out, returns home today.
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