Robert Mugabe

zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s brutal crackdown has shattered hope for peace after Mugabe

“Terror is in charge. Violence is in charge. Tyranny is in charge. Dictatorship is in charge.”
Ben Ferguson
Alex Campbell
2.3.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Zimbabwean's old Mugabe-era fears return with new leadership

With the direction of the country's future now hanging in the balance, we took a look at what's at stake.
Ben Ferguson
8.1.18
zimbabwe

Mugabe’s successor just landed the impossible job

Mnangagwa promised an ambitious, optimistic new direction for the once prosperous country that, under decades of misrule, has become an economic basket-case and international pariah.
Tim Hume
11.23.17
zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe finally resigns after 37 years in power

Tim Hume
11.21.17
zimbabwe

What's next for Mugabe and his vast personal fortune?

Military leaders have reportedly been prepared to cut the Mugabes a deal that would grant them full immunity, and allow them to keep at least some of their huge portfolio of assets.
Tim Hume
11.21.17
zimbabwe

Mugabe refuses to resign during resignation speech

A noon (5 a.m. ET) deadline set by his ZANU-PF party for the Zimbabwean president to step down passed Monday, meaning the 93-year-old leader will face an impeachment vote when parliament reconvenes Tuesday.
Tim Hume
11.20.17
zimbabwe

Mugabe rolls up at a graduation ceremony — in the middle of a coup

Robert Mugabe took time out from the ongoing political coup Friday to appear at a university graduation ceremony, the 93-year-old’s first appearance since Zimbabwe’s military placed him under house arrest.
Tim Hume
11.17.17
zimbabwe

Mugabe’s time is up — he just hasn’t accepted it yet

Generals have confined Mugabe to his residence in Harare, hoping to persuade him to go quietly. The mediation efforts involve a Catholic priest and envoys from South Africa, according to reports.
Tim Hume
11.16.17
zimbabwe

Putting Mugabe under house arrest definitely isn’t a coup, Zimbabwe army says

“To both our people and the world beyond our borders, we wish to make it abundantly clear that this is not a military takeover of government.”
Tim Hume
11.15.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump claims the presidential election will be "rigged," new Zika cases in Miami prompt a travel warning, Warren Buffett challenges Trump to a tax duel, and more.
Vice Beta
8.2.16
africa

The World's Longest-Serving President Just Won Another Term in Office

Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema will see his nearly 37-year-long tenure in office extended after securing 93.7 percent of the vote.
VICE News
4.29.16
crime & drugs

Meth, Murder, and the DEA's Mysterious Deal With the 'Most Dangerous Man in the World'

Paul Le Roux allegedly masterminded killings and smuggled drugs all over the globe. So why is the US government cutting secretive deals with him?
Keegan Hamilton
4.18.16
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