Zimbabwe

Lesotho 'coup' a test for Mugabe – reports

Zimbabwean media reports that the attempted coup in Lesotho gives President Robert Mugabe, who is the new Southern African Development chair, his first test in dealing with coups.

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Mugabe takes a swipe at Zanu-PF officials over Grace

2014-09-01 16:38

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly taken a swipe at some Zanu-PF party officials, accusing them of attempting to bar his wife, Grace from entering into mainstream politics.

Can China save Mugabe?

2014-08-29 10:26

Even Beijing's support may not be enough to rescue Zimbabwe's sinking economy, as President Robert Mugabe turns to 'old friend' China after being snubbed by the US.

Zimbabwe can't conduct Ebola tests - ministry

2014-08-29 12:46
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Zimbabwe has no capacity to conduct tests to detect Ebola with officials saying specimens would be referred to South African laboratories, according to a report.

 

Stop attacking Mugabe’s wife, politicians warned

2014-08-28 18:06

President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party has warned party members against bad mouthing the veteran leader’s wife, following her shock entry into politics.

Mugabe a true son of Africa – diplomats

2014-08-27 12:42
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African diplomats in China have reportedly hailed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a true son of Africa, during his week-long visit to that country.

Call for Zim to 'fight negative perceptions'

2014-08-26 09:11

Zimbabwe's central bank says the country needs to come up with credible policies to attract desperately needed capital as it battles economic crisis.

Zimbabwe activists denied bail

2014-08-23 23:08

Seven Zimbabwean opposition activists arrested earlier this week for protesting against the government are to remain in custody after prosecutors appealed against their bail, an attorney says.

Ebola: Zimbabwe warns citizens over Nigeria visits

2014-08-22 14:07

Zimbabweans battered by economic problems have flocked to Nigeria to visit faith healers, but their government is urging them to stay away because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Ebola: Zimbabwe to 'strictly' monitor visitors

2014-08-21 14:30

The Zimbabwe has reportedly started setting up health ports to strictly monitor visitors coming into the country, following concerns that the deadly Ebola virus might spread beyond West Africa.

Mugabe ridicules Tsvangirai’s call for fresh polls

2014-08-21 11:51

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly ridiculed former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s call for an early return to polls, labelling the demand a “joke”.

Zimbabwe police beat opposition protesters

2014-08-18 17:22

Zimbabwe police have beaten and arrested opposition activists and a journalist during a rally as regional leaders met for a key summit.

Zimbabwe cops beat, detain opposition protesters

2014-08-27 15:03

Zimbabwe riot police have detained a dozen protesters and beat up others at a demonstration over high unemployment.

SA must address 'skewed' ownership of resources - Mugabe

2014-08-27 11:11
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SA has failed to take the lead in the industrialisation process of other African countries because the economy in that country is still under white control, President Robert Mugabe has reportedly said.

China's Xi hails Mugabe as renowned leader

2014-08-25 23:12

China’s president Xi Jinping has hailed Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe – a pariah in the West – as a renowned African liberation leader and an "old friend" of the Chinese people.

Tsvangirai hints at anti-Mugabe protests

2014-08-22 14:56

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says his party could roll out protests against President Robert Mugabe’s government over its inability to improve a flagging economy.

Mugabe seeks $4bn China bailout

2014-08-22 10:19
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President Robert Mugabe is set to depart for Beijing for a $4bn cash bailout, confirming Zimbabwe’s quest for Chinese aid to ease the country's economic meltdown.

Farmer attacked, left for dead in Zim

2014-08-21 13:02
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A white Zimbabwean farmer and his wife are reportedly fighting for their lives after they sustained broken bones during an attack which is believed to have been politically motivated.

Implats closes Zimplats mine

2014-08-20 10:32

The Bimha mine in Zimbabwe, operated by Impala Platinum's subsidiary Zimplats, has been closed, says Implats.

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