Zimbabwe

Grace Mugabe may be 'seriously' ill

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife is not well and is seeking treatment outside the country, a Zanu-PF politburo member has reportedly confirmed.

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Zim police, Econet lawyers raid news agency

2015-03-26 20:55

Police and lawyers from Zimbabwe's largest mobile phone operator have raided the offices of online news agency The Source in a dispute over stories published by the agency earlier this year.

Exhuming Rhodes's remains will hurt tourism, Zanu-PF told

2015-03-25 14:38
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Zanu-PF youths pushing for Cecil John Rhodes's remains to be exhumed have reportedly been told to abort their plans, as this would hurt Zimbabwe’s tourism.

Mobilise own funds to ensure a free Africa, Mugabe tells AU

2015-03-24 15:02

The AU chairperson, President Robert Mugabe has urged the bloc to ensure a "free" and "independent" Africa through the mobilisation of "local" resources to fund its own operations, a report says.

Rhodes's grave in Zimbabwe under threat - report

2015-03-24 11:49
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Cecil John Rhodes's grave in Zimbabwe is reportedly under threat after Zanu-PF activists vowed to have it removed from its place in Matopo Hills.

 

Mugabe says 'disappointed' by black farmers

2015-03-23 10:31
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says he is "disappointed" by black farmers who are underutilising the land given to them under the country's land reform programme, according to a report.

Zim miner in pen for diamonds

2015-03-20 21:01

An employee at one of Zimbabwe's biggest mining firms allegedly tried to smuggle 10 diamonds out of the plant in a ballpoint pen.

UK willing to help Zim regain breadbasket status

2015-03-20 12:08

Britain’s ambassador to Zimbabwe has reportedly said her country is willing to help Zimbabwe regain its breadbasket status, as the UK launched a $72m food security programme in that country.

Zim editor suspended over 'dying economy' story

2015-03-19 20:01

An editor at Zimbabwe's state-run Herald newspaper has been suspended for publishing a story with a headline that said the country's economy was "dying", the paper says.

1 dead, 2 injured as elevator falls in Zim

2015-03-19 09:42

One person has died and two others have been injured after an elevator fell several floors in a government building in Zimbabwe capital Harare, a report says.

Stray dogs shot in Zimbabwe

2015-03-18 22:06
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Officials in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, have shot 160 stray dogs in a campaign to curb the spread of rabies.

Zim man found in illegal possession of gold

2015-03-18 18:49

A Zimbabwean illegal immigrant has been arrested in Botswana and charged with illegal possession of gold, a report says.

MDC, Mujuru 'want to make Zim ungovernable'

2015-03-18 13:14

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC is working with supporters of ousted vice president Joice Mujuru and “some right-wing forces in the US” to make Zimbabwe ungovernable, according to a report.

US 'deeply concerned' over Zimbabwe activist abduction

2015-03-21 11:00

The US is "deeply concerned" by the abduction of a Zimbabwe opposition activist known for his open criticism of long-running President Robert Mugabe.

Worst to come for Zim as nature comes into play

2015-03-20 13:45

With drought on the way and agricultural policy a failure, things can only get worse for the embattled Zimbabwean economy, says Malcom Sharara.

Britain gives Zimbabwe $72m

2015-03-19 21:35

Britain has given Zimbabwe $72m to help increase food production by rural farmers over the next four years.

Zim boy, 13, dies of black mamba bite - report

2015-03-19 13:43

A 13-year-old Zimbabwean boy has died after being bitten by a black mamba in the south of the country, a report says.

Zim cops fired directly at prisoners

2015-03-19 05:00

Police fired directly at prisoners who rioted at a high security jail in Harare last week, Zimbabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa says.

Buffalo gores Zim boy, 14

2015-03-18 18:49

A Zimbabwean boy has been badly injured after he was gored by a wounded buffalo in Zimbabwe’s top tourist resort of Victoria Falls, a report says.

Tsvangirai clueless about global politics – Zanu-PF

2015-03-18 13:22

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party says MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai is clueless about global politics, after he criticised President Robert Mugabe for taking his daughter with him on an official trip.

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