Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe arrests Chinese man with 33 000 rounds of ammo

Zimbabwean police have arrested a Chinese man in possession of ivory, gold and a large quantity of ammunition.

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Zimbabwe journalists win free speech victory

2014-07-22 22:03

Two Zimbabwean journalists have won a victory for free speech when the Constitutional Court struck off a statute which made defamation a crime punishable by up to 20 years.

'Fragile' Zim could miss growth target

2014-07-22 12:34

Zimbabwe could miss its 6.4% growth target this year but the final number will not be as low as some international lenders predict, says its finance minister.

Mugabe ally praises farm invasions leader

2014-07-21 11:43

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's closest ally has reportedly praised the country's war veterans leader Joseph Chinotimba who led the 2000 controversial farm invasions.

SA-owned mine collapses in Zim

2014-07-18 13:12

Zimplats' Bimha Mine has collapsed but quick reaction by the management team and timely evacuation of personnel has spared it from injury or damage.

 

'Cash-strapped' Zim ready to host SADC summit

2014-07-17 12:29

Zimbabwe says it is ready to host the 34th SADC summit, with a report saying, however that the cash-strapped government is banking on financial support from the private and corporate sectors to host the meeting.

Zim court upholds disabled white farmer's eviction

2014-07-11 10:45
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A Zimbabwean court has reportedly upheld the eviction of a disabled white commercial farmer who sought compensation after his farm was seized under the country's controversial land reform programme.

US-Africa summit: Mugabe 'still not invited'

2014-07-10 12:19
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The US-Africa summit to be convened by President Barack Obama in August is set to proceed without Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as planned, the US ambassador to Zimbabwe has reportedly said.

Mugabe 'out of ideas' to fix the economy

2014-07-07 16:21
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Zimbabwe's former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai says that President Robert Mugabe has run out of ideas to fix the economy.

White farmers respond to Mugabe's threats

2014-07-04 10:04
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White farmers have reportedly described President Robert Mugabe's recent remarks that whites must cede all land to blacks as "extremely unhelpful" to Zimbabwe as a country.

Zim editor granted bail in subversion case

2014-07-03 15:16

A Zimbabwean state newspaper editor facing charges of subversion and undermining President Robert Mugabe’s authority has been granted bail by the high court under stringent conditions, his lawyer says.

Zim prostitutes 'selling sperm to SA sangomas'

2014-07-16 14:02
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Zimbabwean prostitutes are reportedly collecting sperm from their clients to export to SA where there is "high demand" by sangomas who use it in their traditional rituals.

Mugabe 'has forgiven whites for colonial injustice'

2014-07-14 11:38
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Zimbabwe's minister of Justice, legal and parliamentary affairs has reportedly denied that President Robert Mugabe acted outside the constitution when he said whites must cede all land to blacks.

Mugabe hails separation of conjoined twins

2014-07-11 07:40
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Zimbabwe surgeons have successfully separated conjoined twin babies, a first for the country’s down-at-heel health service and an achievement that has been hailed by President Robert Mugabe.

Botswana set to kick out Zim refugees – report

2014-07-10 09:29
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The Botswana government is reportedly set to repatriate Zimbabweans who sought refuge in the neighbouring country at the height of Zimbabwe’s political crisis in 2008.

Tobacco surge 'justifies Mugabe's land grabs'

2014-07-07 10:59

Zimbabwean Agriculture Minister has hailed President Robert Mugabe's land transfer campaign after the country reportedly recorded its biggest tobacco sales in 13 years.

Zimbabwe to clarify controversial BEE law

2014-07-04 09:11

Zimbabwe will have to clarify its empowerment law as it seeks to be in good standing with the AfDB, World Bank and IMF, says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.

Stop dining with whites, Mugabe tells ministers

2014-07-03 14:02
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Zimbabwean ministers and traditional leaders who were fronting white ex-commercial farmers could lose their farms, President Robert Mugabe has warned, according to a report.

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