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Zimbabwe’s street starts discussing life after Mugabe

President Mugabe has met with delegates from South Africa and the head of Zimbabwe’s armed forces. However, discussions outside the State House are starting to turn towards what the country will look like without him.   Pictures have been published showing Robert Mugabe meeting with the head of the armed…


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What next for Robert Mugabe?

  After 37 years in charge of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe is currently under house arrest after a military takeover. South African envoys and a Zimbabwean church leader are trying to mediate between him and the army. The question now is what happens next, for Mr Mugabe and for Zimbabwe?  …


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Mugabe makes first public appearance after military takeover

  Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the country’s army took over on Wednesday. He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare. Mr Mugabe had been under house arrest for days. The army made its move after a power struggle over his successor. The…



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Beira: Mozambique’s second largest city is sinking

                     A house destroyed by a strong wave in Beira [Andrew Mambondiyani/Al Jazeera]Beira, Mozambique – Albano Joze, stares blankly at a group of fishermen casting their nets in shallow waters on the coast of the Indian Ocean, near Beira, Mozambique’s second largest city. He kicks a lump of soil and…


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Trump faces hard sell on new Asia policy at APEC summit

Donald Trump arrives at Da Nang International Airport on Friday for the APEC summit [Mark Schiefelbein/AP]Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam – A new policy for Asia that President Donald Trump is expected to bill at a summit in Vietnam will do little to assuage mounting concerns about US commitment to a…


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Saudi, UAE, Kuwait urge citizens to leave Lebanon

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman met with Saad al-Hariri in Riyadh on November 6 [Handout/Reuters]Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait have advised their citizens not to travel to Lebanon and urged those who are in the country to leave as soon as possible.     Saudi Arabia’s official news…


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US declines comment on Hariri’s status in Saudi Arabia

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing at the State Department in Washington [AP Photo   The United States has declined to comment on the status of Lebanon’s former prime minister who suddenly announced his resignation from the Saudi capital last week and has yet to return to Beirut….


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Yemen conflict: UN official warns of world’s biggest famine

Yemen faces the world’s largest famine in decades “with millions of victims” if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned. Mark Lowcock, the UN under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs, urged the Saudi-led coalition to lift its blockade of the conflict-torn country.     On Monday, the…


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