After years of repression and economic woes, Zimbabweans have seized a moment of freedom. The streets of Harare have been filled with an emotional outpouring of joy and hope.
Several major world powers and even members of the president's party have indicated they would like to see President Mugabe resign. Most branches of his ZANU-PF party have passed votes of no confidence against him.
Things must not 'go back to normal' after this week's events in Harare, says ZAPU opposition party leader Dumiso Dabengwa. DW correspondent Victoria Schneider spoke to the former interior minister in Johannesburg.
President Robert Mugabe hasn't always been popular with German politicians — but that doesn't mean they're overjoyed that he has been deposed. German leaders hope any changes in Zimbabwe will be democratic.
Zimbabwe's military takeover has caught the attention of the world – but could China have known about the coup? Beijing has long been a close ally, and Zimbabwe's top brass recently paid a visit to leaders in Beijing.
This year's climate conference has squarely put the onus on wealthy, high-carbon emitters. African delegates continue to call for less rhetoric and more action for the sake of smaller, high-risk nations.
We need to create jobs, help facilitate trade and address the challenges of the Africa of the future, says Donald Yamamoto, who is in charge of African affairs at the US State Department.
New revelations from the Paradise Papers have brought to light a strange lawsuit filed by Mandela's heirs. Reports in Germany say it revolves around a fund used to 'pay a gift to Margot Honecker'.
A man who apparently burned to death in a German police cell in 2005 could not have lit the fire himself, according to new documents. A prosecutor who had defended police now says there should be a murder investigation.
The Committee to Protect Journalists named Cameroon journalist Ahmed Abba as one of four winners of its prestigious 2017 International Press Freedom Award. Abba is serving a 10-year sentence on terrorism charges.
Though a future in which all cars are electric is still decades away, carmakers such as VW, BMW and Daimler are busy showcasing their green models. The question is how ethically clean are they?
Most of the refugees arriving in Melilla, a Spanish exclave in Northern Africa, are Syrians, Yemenis and Algerians. But no blacks apply for asylum at the border. Why is that? Santiago Saez reports from Melilla.
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