Zimbabwe

Good times are coming, Mugabe tells Zimbabweans

President Robert Mugabe says the "good times are coming" for Zimbabweans even as he lamented civil servants’ low pay and revealed he earns about $12 000 a month, a report says.

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Crocodile devours 3-year-old girl in Zim

2015-03-06 08:14

A 3-year-old Zimbabwean girl has become the third person in her family to be killed by a crocodile, a report says.

Obama extends sanctions on Zim as UK softens

2015-03-05 14:56
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The US has reportedly extended sanctions on Zimbabwe by another year arguing that President Robert Mugabe and his cronies continue to undermine the country’s democratic processes.

Zim land grabs: At least 163 white farmers to be evicted

2015-03-05 10:57
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Zimbabwe’s lands and resettlement minister Douglas Mombeshore had moved to evict at least 163 white commercial farmers as government intensifies its war against white farmers.

Zimbabwe: Opening of airwaves a 'charade'

2015-03-05 08:37

The licensing of state-aligned companies to run eight new commercial radio stations shows that the freeing-up of the country’s airwaves is a “a charade” a media watchdog in Zimbabwe says.

 

Former allies sue Mugabe, Zanu-PF for breaching rules

2015-03-04 15:02

Two former allies of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe whom he fired last year are suing the 91-year-old leader and his Zanu-PF party for unfair dismissal and for breaching the party’s constitution.

Mujuru wanted to use Nigerian witches to topple me – Mugabe

2015-03-03 14:01
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Former Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru has rubbished President Robert Mugabe's claim that she hired the services of Nigerian witchdoctors to try and topple him from power.

Rhino mother and calf poisoned

2015-03-03 08:54

Two black rhino, a mother and her calf, have been poisoned by poachers in south-eastern Zimbabwe, it has emerged.

Activists condemn Bulawayo cull

2015-03-02 17:23

Animal rights activists in Zimbabwe have condemned a decision by the city council of Bulawayo to shoot stray dogs to curb incidences of rabies.

Mugabe threatens to take over safari operations

2015-03-01 11:30
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has threatened to take over local white-owned safari operations, saying "we are now going to invade these forests".

Mugabe turns 91 with $1m birthday bash

2015-02-28 16:22
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will celebrate his 91st birthday with a million dollar bash attended by thousands of faithful party supporters.

Mugabe admits land reform blunder

2015-02-27 14:35
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has admitted he blundered by giving ill-equipped black farmers vast tracts of farmland seized from whites under his controversial land reforms.

Zim nanny gets 22 years for stuffing baby in drawer

2015-02-27 13:26

A Zimbabwean child minder has been jailed for 22 years for killing a 10-month-old baby who she wrapped in a blanket and stuffed in a drawer to stifle his cries.

Grace Mugabe in chocolate, ice cream venture

2015-03-03 17:22
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Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe is to start making chocolate and ice cream at her state-of-the-art dairy this month, a report says.

MDC slams Mugabe racism

2015-03-02 20:05
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Zimbabwe's MDC has criticised President Robert Mugabe's 'crude and racist remarks' against white farmers.

Zim media praises 'steadfast' Mugabe

2015-03-01 14:24
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Zimbabwe's state media has praised President Robert Mugabe's "intellectual clarity" and "ideological steadfastness" after he celebrated his 91st birthday.

Mugabe vows to expel more white farmers

2015-02-28 22:23
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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has marked his 91st birthday with lavish celebrations, defying criticism of his policies by vowing to expel the country's last remaining white farmers from their land.

I'm still in charge, not Grace - Mugabe

2015-02-27 16:25

Zimbabwe's 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe has declared he is still in charge, dismissing speculation that his increasingly powerful wife Grace is now running the show.

Mugabe: Wife not the power behind my throne

2015-02-27 12:46

Zimbabwe's 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe has told state television that his wife Grace, a rising political star in the ruling party, is not the power behind his throne.

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