Mugabe 'dying this year' pastor: I don't have regrets making my prophecy

A Zimbabwean pastor, who was arrested after claiming that President Robert Mugabe would die in October, has reportedly said that he has "no regrets" for making the prophecy.


Botswana cops launch manhunt after 15 Zimbabweans escape jail

2017-01-17 10:04

Police in Botswana have launched a manhunt for 15 Zimbabwean fugitives who escaped from a prison in Francistown over the weekend after destroying the prison fence with manhole cover.

Obama's 'hostile goodbye' to Mugabe

2017-01-16 08:30

Outgoing United States President Barack Obama has extended sanctions against Zimbabwe by at least another year, a report says.

Man, 36, rapes girlfriend's daughter, 11, as siblings watch

2017-01-15 20:59

A 36-year-old man was arrested in Zimbabwe after he allegedly raped his girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter while her younger siblings aged 4 and 6 years watched.


Zimbabwe's data drama offers unpopular minister chance to play hero

2017-01-14 13:30

He's being called Zimbabwe's "superhero". But Supa Mandiwanzira is no protest pastor Evan Mawarire, who made his name opposing President Robert Mugabe's authoritarian government last year.

OUCH! Boy, 16, tries to circumcise himself with a machete

2017-01-14 09:30

A 16-year-old boy tried to circumcise himself with a machete after his friends teased him that he'd never get a girlfriend, report says.

EXCLUSIVE: Mugabe, Hollande to hold talks over 'diplomatic tiff'

2017-01-13 19:20

President Robert Mugabe is expected to come face-to-face with his French counterpart Francois Hollande in Mali to discuss the "diplomatic tiff" that emerged following anti-Mugabe protests held in some parts of Zimbabwe last year.

SADC 'failed' Zimbabweans in 2016 - HRW

2017-01-13 15:15

The Southern African Development Community failed to raise concerns about deteriorating human rights conditions in Zimbabwe in 2016, Human Rights Watch has said in its World Report 2017.

Zim plane crash: Leading gold producer claims ownership of cargo

2017-01-13 11:40

A leading gold producer, developer and explorer in southern Africa, Metallon Corporation, has claimed ownership of the gold that was being transported by a private plane that crash-landed in southern Zimbabwe.

Girl, 19, wins $2 000 lawsuit for 'loss of virginity'

2017-01-14 17:30

A Zimbabwean teenage girl has reportedly won a $2 000 lawsuit against her 32-years-old ex-lover for deflowering and ditching her, after having previously promised to marry her.

WATCH: High school initiation video goes viral in 'racially'-divided Zim

2017-01-15 09:01

A video of new boys being welcomed to a high school in "racially"-divided Zimbabwe has unexpectedly gone viral - likely because it paints a very different picture to the one in the news.

EXCLUSIVE: Court to rule on Mugabe's 'fitness' to continue as president

2017-01-14 07:40

A Zimbabwean court is set to decide whether President Robert Mugabe is still fit to lead the troubled southern African country, given his advanced age and alleged willful violation of the nation's governing charter.

VP Mnangagwa's loyalty to 'boss' Mugabe 'questionable', Zanu-PF revolts against him

2017-01-13 22:14

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF provincial chairpersons have reportedly criticised Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa for "associating with party renegades", saying his loyalty to President Robert Mugabe is "questionable".

Zim reverses data tariff hikes following public outcry

2017-01-13 12:22

Zimbabwe has reversed new data tariffs which have caused a furore among consumers, who saw them not only as steep but also an attempt to clamp down on social media.

SA failed to speak out on Zim rights abuses - HRW

2017-01-13 08:39

South Africa missed several opportunities to place respect for human rights at the centre of its foreign policy, Human Rights Watch says in its World Report 2017.


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