Kleptocracies come apart for all sorts of reasons, but it's a rare delight that the Zimbabwean military's to-date rather slick putsch was triggered, in part, by Grace Mugabe's freely decadent history of luxury shopping.
Zimbabwe’s Higher Education Minister Professor Amon Murwira has refused to answer a question on what the government is going to do about former first lady Grace Mugabe’s doctorate degree which she earned in record time in 2014 saying the matter is sub judice.
The seven-day ultimatum given to Movement for Democratic Change vice-president Thokozani Khupe to reconcile or quit the party has elapsed posing a headache for new party leader Nelson Chamisa.
When Michelle Bachelet steps down as Chile’s president on March 11, she will bring to a close not just her own administration but also an era of female leadership in Latin America.
State media in Zimbabwe are reporting that former president Robert Mugabe is backing the National Patriotic Front (NPF), a breakaway party from the ruling ZANU-PF, in a bid to make a political comeback.
Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa says he is going to win the coming elections because they are about a generational transfer of power.