BREAKING: Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has resigned

Mugabe has resigned during a parliamentary seating which was tabled to remove him as president of Zimbabwe.

The parliamentary speaker has confirmed that Mugabe who has led Zimbabwe for 30 years and was the leader of Zanu-PF for 37 has finally stepped down.

BREAKING: Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has resigned

BREAKING: Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has resigned

Mugabe has resigned during a parliamentary seating which was tabled to remove him as president of Zimbabwe.

How Grace accelerated the removal of Mugabe from power

How Grace accelerated the removal of Mugabe from power

Robert Mugabe’s downfall was caused by the ambitions of his combative wife Grace, whose emergence as his likely successor proved a step too far for Zimbabwe’s military, analysts say.
Zimbabwe beware: the military is looking after its own interests, not democracy

Zimbabwe beware: the military is looking after its own interests, not democracy

November 2017 will go down in the history of Zimbabwe as the beginning of the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37 year tyranny.
Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe’s ‘Comeback Crocodile’

Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe’s ‘Comeback Crocodile’

Emmerson Mnangagwa is well-placed to become the next leader of Zimbabwe, after his sacking as vice president triggered the military’s intervention and the fall of Robert Mugabe.
READ: Mnangagwa’s call to Robert Mugabe to resign

READ: Mnangagwa’s call to Robert Mugabe to resign

Mnangagwa says he will return to Zimbabwe when his safety is guaranteed.
Mugabe has resigned as parliament moved to impeach him

Mugabe has resigned as parliament moved to impeach him

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Is Zimbabwe’s ‘coup’ a good or bad one?

Is Zimbabwe’s ‘coup’ a good or bad one?

Previous military interventions in Burkina Faso in 2014 and in Egypt in 2011 also displaced long-serving autocrats via nonconstitutional means.

Live report: Bidvest Wits vs Mamelodi Sundowns

Improving Bidvest Wits face a challenging test against Mamelodi Sundowns in tonight’s Premiership clash at the BidVest Stadium in Johannesburg.

Insurance fraud, murder ring bust in KwaZulu-Natal

Hlengiwe Zuma and Fisani Khoza were sentenced to 15 years for murder, eight years for attempted murder and eight years for fraud on Monday.

Fire Higher Education DG Qonde and his deputy, says Nehawu

Dubbed the Day of Action, the Nehawu protest began in Marabastad, before the workers, clad in red t-shirts, marched to Pretoria central, monitored by numerous police officers.

Doctor arrested for allegedly selling medical certificates in Rustenburg

The doctor who practises as a homoeopath was arrested at Wildebeest farm.

Terry Pheto mum on Idris Elba rumours

‘I’ve been blessed to work with people that I like, people that I look up to, very generous and kind and lovely people, and he was one of them,’ she says.

NSC exams running smoothly says basic education dept

Minister Angie Motshekga will announce the pass mark for the class of 2017 on January 4, 2018.

Beyonce is highest paid woman in music for 2017

Beyonce has been named Forbes’ highest-paid woman in music for this year after she raked in $105 million from June 2016 until June 2017.

Agri indaba key to strengthening Africa’s agriculture sector

The three-day indaba has welcomed leaders in the agricultural economy from around the world, with speakers and representatives from 30 countries.

lifestyle

Recipe: Italian griddled beef

This is Tuscany on a plate: rare, grilled steak, creamy white beans and fresh rosemary.

Does music really help you concentrate?

Listening to your favourite album might not be the best idea if you’ve got something to do.

6 gym bag essentials

Having the right gear in your gym bag will ensure a productive workout session.

Eating nuts can lower your heart disease risk

People who regularly snack on a variety of nuts may face a lower risk of heart disease than people who don’t, said the largest study of its kind, which was released this week.

phakaaathi

Live report: Bidvest Wits vs Mamelodi Sundowns

Improving Bidvest Wits face a challenging test against Mamelodi Sundowns in tonight’s Premiership clash at the BidVest Stadium in Johannesburg.

WATCH: Patrice Evra pulling a car up the road

French international Patrice Evra has posted a video of himself pulling a Jeep up the road.

Out-of-favour defender staying put at Pirates

Orlando Pirates defender Ayanda Gcaba is not interested in a move away from the club despite his lack of game time.

Parker calls on Chiefs players to unite

Kaizer Chiefs striker Bernard Parker says Amakhosi players need to support each other to overcome the challenges they face.

sport

Don’t expect flashy stuff from the Proteas’ new batting guru

Dale Benkenstein was a very good cricketer because he kept things practical. He’ll be doing the same as an international coach.

Chad le Clos wants to rule the pool at Commonwealth Games

After winning the World Championship for a record fourth time, he’s already working towards medals in next year’s showpiece.

Will Louis Oosthuizen be on par with four Liverpool legends?

One of South Africa’s golfing heroes will swop his clubs for a soccer ball next week in Mauritius … but he’ll still be on the golf course!

Key players to watch out for in the Ashes

It’s time again for one of the biggest rivalries in all sport again as Australia and England do battle. Here are the guys to keep an eye on.

business

SA’s smartphone sales rise 28 percent as prices fall

GfK data shows that there are now almost three times as many smartphones in South Africa than there are television sets. 

Smaller fund managers making big gains

Boutique firms are changing the nature of the market.

Is Mr Price getting its mojo back?

The retailer’s recovery over its fashion faux pas moments appears to be gaining momentum.

How does Treasury get growth forecasts so wrong?

GDP numbers have been hopelessly optimistic for much of the last decade.

world

N. Korean soldier defector regains consciousness – report

A North Korean soldier who was shot by his own side and severely injured while dashing across the border into South Korea has regained consciousness, a report said Tuesday.

Bali volcano spews smoke and ash, raising eruption fears

A rumbling volcano on Indonesia’s holiday island of Bali spewed ash and towering clouds of smoke Tuesday, heightening fears it may erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

US arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery scheme

US authorities have arrested Hong Kong’s former home affairs secretary and the ex-foreign minister of Senegal for leading a multimillion dollar bribery scheme in Africa on behalf of a top Chinese energy company, with some deals arranged in the halls of the United Nations.

China urges talks after US brands N.Korea a terror sponsor

China called Tuesday for extra efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through talks after US President Donald Trump re-branded Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism.

opinion

Zim is warning sign for SA

Let’s not play proud. Let’s look at Zimbabwe and work hard to ensure that we avoid becoming them.

Democracy is slowly winning in Zim

After 37 years in power, Mugabe will not quit the political stage without a fight.

‘Col’ Molefe: let the force be with union

The SANDF is reportedly paying him about R60k a month, despite the fact that he is only an honorary colonel and not entitled to any benefits.

Africa is a resilient place, Zim will move on without Mugabe

With Mugabe gone, I believe we will see the green shoots of recovery

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