Violence and uncertainty has followed Zimbabwe's first modern election without Robert Mugabe. That's not surprising: After 38 years of dictatorship, it takes more than a vote to build democracy.
Southern Africa's liberation movements have been losing popularity and confronting a crisis of legitimacy.
South Africans can't afford to let the land debate be reduced to a shouting match.
The government has won another term but voters have been clear that they want fresh faces and new ideas.
Zanu-PF's more than two-thirds majority win in the parliament poll gives it the power to change the constitution if it wishes.
Zimbabweans face a complicated array of choices at the polls.
Zimbabwe's upcoming elections potentially marks the start of a new order in the country, where the stakes are extremely high.
A new survey suggests opposition Zimbabwean leader Nelson Chamisa is closing in on the ruling Zanu-PF's President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
The credibility of Zimbabwe's elections will depend on issues like political violence and media freedom.
The world waits to see if Zimbabwe will pass the democracy test as it holds its first election after Robert Mugabe next month.
Survey shows Zimbabwean policy makers need not fear a public backlash if they choose to abolition of the death penalty.
At first, the 2010s seemed full of hope for democracy. The picture today is rather more complicated.
If the allegations are true Zimbabwe intends to prosecute Grace Mugabe for ivory and rhino horn smuggling.
Authors Lutz and Klingholz explore how mass literacy became a revolution that changed the world.
Morgan Tsvangirai's unique power was that he made Zimbabweans excited about the idea of change.
But for ZANU-PF's coercion, Tsvangirai could well have ushered in a democratic era in Zimbabwe as the country's second president.
Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnagagwga has offered a glimmer of hope to LGBT people in the country.
A new land administration system that responds to changed ownership patterns of Zimbabwe's agricultural land is needed if the country is to harness its farming potential.
The unresolved compensation of Zimbabwe's evicted white farmers needs to be settled quickly, as it stands in the way of economic recovery.
Robert Mugabe's rule in Zimbabwe is over. But the country's road to democracy remains a bumpy one as Zanu-PF, the new president and the military go about entrenching power.