7 arrested for Zim elephant cyanide killings

2015-11-25 12:10

Seven men, believed to be part of two gangs that recently poisoned elephants with cyanide in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park have been arrested, a local conservation group says.

Zimbabwe's 'Mister Ugly' contest turns ugly

2015-11-22 17:07

Pageant judges have crowned a new winner of Zimbabwe's annual "Mister Ugly" contest, upsetting supporters of the crowd favourite and prompting rioting at the event.

Mugabe to get 'special' wheelchair from wife

2015-11-22 12:01

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe says she plans to get a "special" wheelchair for her 91-year-old husband so he can continue to rule.

Zimbabwe schoolboys terrified by 'leopard'

2015-11-21 21:31

Pupils at a well-known boys' high school in Zimbabwe's eastern city of Mutare had to be escorted back to their hostels at night in groups after a leopard was sighted nearby, the Manica Post reports.


WATCH: Mugabe's slow Turkey walk sets tongues wagging

2015-11-18 12:23

President Robert Mugabe's walk at the G-20 summit in Turkey this week has got people talking - even though this time he didn't actually fall over.

Pro-Mugabe state media praises #FeesMustFall in SA

2015-11-17 19:25

Protests by students and opposition supporters in Zimbabwe this month were 'misguided' and should not be compared to South Africa's #FeesMustFall demonstrations, state media says.

Zimbabwe to tax all farmers

2015-11-16 16:04

Economically-hamstrung Zimbabwe has passed new regulations ordering around 300 000 beneficiaries of President Robert Mugabe's controversial land reforms to pay annual rent and levies.

Heatwave stops Zimbabwe plane from landing

2015-11-15 12:57

Temperatures rose so high in Zimbabwe's resort town of Kariba that a pilot was unable to land his plane there and had to go on to Victoria Falls, according to a report.

Suu Kyi's victory gives Zimbabweans hope – opposition

2015-11-13 14:35

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC led by Welshman Ncube has reportedly said the fall of dictatorship in Myanmar is an indication Zimbabwe would one day be freed from President Robert Mugabe’s rule.

Mugabe's wife denies presidential ambitions

2015-11-20 07:42

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife has denied harbouring ambitions to succeed her husband, pledging instead to support the 91-year-old’s next presidential bid.

Grace Mugabe now offers self-branded bottled water

2015-11-19 17:28

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has handed out free bottled water branded with her photo and the words 'Mother of the Nation' to rally-goers in Harare.

EU, US concerned about spike in Zimbabwe violence

2015-11-18 13:38

The EU and US officials in Zimbabwe have expressed concern about the spike in political violence that has seen clashes between youths from the main ruling Zanu-PF and opposition MDC parties.

Zim's prisons grappling with a shortage of plates

2015-11-18 15:10

A Zimbabwean official says that prisoners which have long coped with food shortages have a new problem: Not enough plates on which to serve scarce food.

Zim police looking for journo who worked on NYT story - reports

2015-11-15 14:49

Police in Zimbabwe say they are looking for a local journalist who verified fake President Robert Mugabe quotes to a New York Times write, reports say.

Zim police arrest female student protesters

2015-11-14 10:46

Police in the Zimbabwean capital Harare have arrested 16 female students during a protest over high fees and poor learning conditions at state universities, their lawyer and a leading rights groups says.

Kabila holds talks with Mugabe as tensions flare in DRC

2015-11-13 18:02

Leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, have reportedly arrived in Zimbabwe where he held a closed door meeting with his counterpart, President Robert Mugabe, in the capital Harare.


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