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Idai death toll is 847

Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. As of Monday, at...

Southern Africa still pulling out the stops to help post-Idai

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Support for people in cyclone ravaged Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe continues in the form of search and rescue efforts as well as donations of...

Zimbabwe to start paying white farmers compensation after April

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Zimbabwe is to start paying compensation this year to thousands of white farmers who lost land under former president Robert Mugabe’s land reform nearly...

Death toll jumps as aid workers fight clock to rescue more...

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Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered...

ISS: Zimbabwe’s slither towards increased authoritarianism

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The assessment of Zimbabwe’s ‘Second Republic’ under President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been overshadowed by the violence of 1 August 2018 and mid-January 2019. On...

US Zimbabwe sanctions extended

US President Donald Trump extended by a year sanctions against Zimbabwe saying the new government’s policies continue to pose an “unusual and extraordinary” threat...

Zimbabwe scraps currency peg

Zimbabwe scrapped the peg between its quasi-currency bond note and the US dollar, its central bank governor said, potentially paving the way for its...

Four Zimbabwe generals retired

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa retired four generals in the first major shake-up of the armed forces since he took office and including the man...

MDC snubs Zimbabwe dialogue offer

Zimbabwe’s main opposition snubbed talks with President Emmerson Mnangagwa to resolve a political and economic crisis, saying any dialogue with the president must be...

Zimbabwe government and opposition to meet

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa invited opposition leaders to a meeting to draw up terms for a national dialogue, they said, following a brutal crackdown...

No national strike in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s umbrella public sector union backed down from a national strike, an official said, citing the volatile situation in the country after this month’s...

No rift in Zimbabwe government

Zimbabwe President Emmerson said there is no rift with his deputy and dismissed rumours of a possible coup while he was abroad following a...

ISS: South Africa again mesmerised by a Zimbabwe crisis

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Almost two decades after the start of the Zimbabwe crisis, South Africa is once again standing silently on the sidelines, seemingly mesmerised, as its...

Zimbabwe lawyers march for justice

Hundreds of Zimbabwean lawyers marched to demand justice for people detained and others facing fast-track trials after violent protests saw mass arrests and a...

Mawarire granted bail

Zimbabwe’s high court ordered the release on bail of activist pastor Evan Mawarire, arrested on charges of subversion amid violent anti-government protests. Mawarire is one...

Children apparently detained in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s High Court deferred a decision on whether to free an activist pastor detained over violent anti-government protests. Evan Mawarire, who led a national shutdown...

Bogus soldiers behind Zimbabwe beatings

Zimbabwe’s army said soldiers accused of beating residents following protests over fuel price hikes were impostors who tarnished the name of the military. Security forces...

Mawarire bail application

Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire arrested on charges of subversion amid violent anti-government protests is expected to apply for bail at a High Court...

Zimbabwe soldiers accused of beatings

Soldiers beat people overnight on the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital and its second city, Bulawayo, residents said, hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to...

Mnangagwa condemns crackdown

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised action in response to a brutal crackdown by security forces on anti-government protesters, as two supporters spoke of a...

ISS: Emmerson Mnangagwa exposed

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Ever since he assumed office in 2017, the big question has been whether President Emmerson Mnangagwa could stop Zimbabwe’s economic slide before social unrest...

Violence against Zimbabweans to be investigated

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to investigate violence against civilians who joined protests and punish misconduct by security forces, as the country's rights commission...

U.N. calls on Zimbabwe to halt crackdown, firing on protesters

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The U.N. human rights office called on Zimbabwe's government on Friday to "stop the crackdown against protesters" and "excessive use of force" by security...

Zimbabwean activist pastor to be charged with subversion

Zimbabwe police plan to charge activist pastor Evan Mawarire for subverting government, a crime which carries up to 20 years in jail on conviction,...

Explainer – The latest cash crunch behind Zimbabwe’s protests

Protests against fuel price hikes in Zimbabwe have entered their third day, posing a major challenge for President Emmerson Mnangagwa who replaced long-time leader...

Hundreds arrested as Zimbabwe violence continues

Zimbabwean doctors treated nearly 70 people for gunshot wounds while police rounded up hundreds after violent protests this week triggered by a steep rise...

Zimbabwe activist pastor arrested

Armed Zimbabwean police arrested a political activist at home, his lawyer said, on the third day of protests against fuel price hikes as businesses...

Military show of strength amid Zimbabwean protests

Zimbabwe's military put on a show of force to deter further unrest after at least three deaths in violent protests over steep fuel price...

SA in consultation with Zim following violent protests

The South African government is monitoring events in neighbouring Zimbabwe following violent protests in which three people were killed. "Consultations are taking place between diplomats....

Zimbabwe fuel protests turn deadly

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Several people were killed and about 200 arrested during protests in Zimbabwe government said, two days after it raised the price of fuel in...

Unrest sees Zimbabwe flights cancelled

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Low-cost African airline Fastjet cancelled its remaining flights to and from Zimbabwe on Monday due to political unrest, it said in a statement. Protesters barricaded...

Protests follow massive Zimbabwe fuel price hike

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Protesters barricaded roads and burned tyres in a suburb of Zimbabwe'scapital Harare, two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a massive fuel price hike...

Zimbabwe doctors strike – again

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Zimbabwean doctors at public hospitals went on strike for the second time this year to demand better pay and conditions, a union...

MDC leader maintains “hands are clean” in post-vote violence

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Zimbabwe's main opposition leader told an official inquiry he had not incited supporters to take to the streets in post-election violence that...

Zimbabwe bus burns out

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At least 42 people are feared dead after flames swept through a passenger bus driving to South Africa overnight, state media said....

Zimbabwe election violence inquiry

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Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa said he would only testify before an inquiry into post-election violence that killed six people in August...

Zimbabwe lifts import ban

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Zimbabwe lifted a ban on the import of basic goods and foodstuffs after shelves were emptied by consumers panicking over a currency...

Protests against new tax in Zimbabwe banned

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Zimbabwe police will stop planned protests by the labour movement against a new tax on money transfers because of a standing order...

US leans on Zimbabwe over media, security laws

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The United States is pressing Zimbabwe to change laws restricting media freedom and anti-government protests, top US diplomat for Africa told Reuters...

Changes at the top in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa made sweeping changes to the country's top civil service, retiring a batch of long-serving bureaucrats and promoting new...

MDC walks out of Zimbabwe SONA

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Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's state of the nation address to parliament, signalling lingering bitterness after losing a...

US sanctions on Zimbabwe to remain until reforms happen

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The US government will not lift sanctions against Zimbabwe until President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government demonstrates it is "changing its ways," a senior...

Mock inauguration to challenge Zimbabwe president

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Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa may take a mock presidential oath on Saturday three weeks after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated...

Mugabe accepts Mnangagwa as president

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Robert Mugabe accepts President Emmerson Mnangagwa as Zimbabwe's legitimate leader after initially accusing him of leading a "disgraceful" de facto coup that...

Team to probe Zimbabwe election violence named

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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa named a commission including a South African ex-president and a British human rights lawyer to investigate the death...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa names team to probe soldiers role in post-election violence

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Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday named a commission including a South African ex-president and a British human rights lawyer to investigate...

Zimbabwe’s president takes oath as U.S. censure hangs over vote

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Emmerson Mnangagwa urged Zimbabwe to unite behind his presidency on Sunday, as he took the oath of office following a divisive election...

Ruling awaited on Zimbabwe election result

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Zimbabwe's top court will on Friday issue its verdict whether to overturn or uphold President Emmerson Mnangagwa's July 30 election victory, which...

Rifts at the top rattle Zimbabwe

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As Zimbabwe braced for opposition protests after this month's disputed election, a heated argument broke out in the offices of President Emmerson...

Western hostility deterring investment in Zimbabwe – claim

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Western hostility towards Zimbabwe is deterring investment, the presidency spokesman said, in contrast with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's previous efforts to woo Western...