Emmerson Mnangagwa

US Capitol police with guns drawn stand near a barricaded door as members of a mob try to break into the House Chamber in Washington.

The world reacts to chaotic rampage at the US Capitol; China calls out US on ‘hypocrisy’; Biden victory confirmed by Congress

Top of The World

In the hours after pro-Trump extremists stormed the US Capitol building on Wednesday, world leaders condemned the chaos and violence that erupted as Trump loyalists attempted to overturn Nov. 3 US presidential election results won by Joe Biden.

Tsitsi Dangerembga, left, prominent Zimbabwean author and Fadzayi Mahere, right, spokeswoman for the main opposition party, appear at the magistrates courts with others in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 1, 2020.

Citizens are challenging repression with #ZimbabweanLivesMatter, says author Tsitsi Dangarembga

Two women sit on the curb with their infants as doctors and nurses strike at local hospital

Mothers and newborns pay the ‘price’ during Zimbabwe medics strike

Health & Medicine
Two men in the foreground wearing baseball hats watch Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on a TV.

The deadline for a defiant Mugabe passes as Zimbabwe’s crisis deepens

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe stands center with a blue suit and tie shaking the hands of college graduates.

Mugabe makes his first appearance after army takeover

Robert Mugabe at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, 2008

How Robert Mugabe became Zimbabwe’s leader and clung on till now

Global Politics

Robert Mugabe is under house arrest, after 37 years as leader of Zimbabwe. We take a quick look back at how he got to power and how he stayed there, until now.

Robert Mugabe kisses his wife, Grace, at a rally to mark the country's 37th independence anniversary, in April

‘Gucci Grace’ maneuvers to succeed her aging husband as president of Zimbabwe

Global Politics

Robert Mugabe has run Zimbabwe for 37 years. He’s 93 and his young wife, Grace, is now positioning herself as successor. She’s known as “Gucci Grace.”