Tensions rise as Zim anti-riot police deploy ahead of national protest

2016-08-25 16:22

Residents of the Zimbabwean town of Masvingo have been left dismayed by the deployment of anti-riot police ahead of a planned national protest, the Zimbabwe Mail reports.

Brave Zim woman stands up to Mugabe's police

2016-08-18 14:43

A Zimbabwean woman has bravely stood up to President Robert Mugabe’s brutal riot police while her fellow protesters scattered during demonstrations against the proposed introduction of bond notes.

War veterans attack 'beginning of the end' for Mugabe, say analysts

2016-07-24 08:29

Zimbabwe's war veterans' surprise attack on President Robert Mugabe signals the "beginning of the end" for the long-time leader, analysts say.

Zanu-PF Youth League warns protesters against attempts to destabilise govt

2016-07-21 11:45

The Zanu-PF Youth League has warned protesters against attempts to "disturb" President Robert Mugabe from delivering election promises, according to reports in local media.

Tens of thousands rally to support Zimbabwe's Mugabe

2016-07-20 13:52

Tens of thousands of supporters of Zimbabwe's ruling party are marching in Harare, in response to a series of recent protests against the government of 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe women in pot-beating protest against Mugabe

2016-07-16 21:10

Hundreds of women in Zimbabwe have demonstrated against President Robert Mugabe's government by beating pots, symbolising a nation facing starvation and economic hardships.

Mugabe won't be 'tweeted' out of power, says Zanu-PF official

2016-07-13 08:39

President Robert Mugabe’s loyalist, Psychology Maziwisa has posted on his Twitter page: "President #Mugabe was elected into power. He will not be tweeted out of power", as the country readies for another stay-away.

Former Zanu-PF activist arrested for insulting Mugabe released on bail

2016-07-07 16:15

Former Zanu-PF activist, Acie Lumumba, has been released on bail of $400 after being arrested for insulting Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, a report says.

Zim govt investigating 'third force' after violent Beitbridge protest

2016-07-04 16:16

Zimbabwean authorities have claimed that they are investigating a “third force” following a recent violent protest at the Beitbridge border gate, a report says.

War vets vow to go down fighting after Mugabe threats

2016-06-13 12:12

Zimbabwe’s former freedom fighters have vowed to go down fighting after President Robert Mugabe’s public tongue lashing last week, a report says.


Protesting Zimbabweans 'speaking with one voice' - activist

2016-08-23 19:18

Zimbabweans are finally "speaking with one voice", a leading human rights activist has said after the country was rocked by a wave of anti-government protests.

Zanu-PF youths accused of torching ZimPF members’ homes

2016-08-11 21:16

The newly-formed Zimbabwe People First party has accused Zanu-PF supporters of torching the homes of its members in Mashonaland Central, NewsDay reported on Wednesday.

Zimbabwe war veterans denounce 'dictatorial' Mugabe

2016-07-21 20:22

Zimbabwe's war veterans, who have played a crucial and sometimes violent role supporting President Robert Mugabe, have denounced him as "dictatorial" in the latest sign of growing national instability.

Counter-protests won't help, Zim pastor tells Zanu-PF

2016-07-20 14:10

Zimbabwe's protest pastor Evan Mawarire has criticised Zanu-PF’s planned counter-protests against pro-democracy activists, saying the move won't achieve anything.

We are telling the world our story, says Zim protest pastor

2016-07-18 20:22

Freed protest pastor Evan Mawarire says Zimbabweans are finally telling the world their story – and nothing’s going to stop them.

This time the uprising in Zimbabwe is different – but will it bring regime change?

2016-07-14 16:09

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has failed to develop sustainable institutions that could drive a more democratic vision of sovereignty and liberation, writes Brian Raftopoulos.

Zimbabwe protests signal growing risks for Mugabe

2016-07-10 15:42

Street protests, national work boycotts and internet activism are on the rise in Zimbabwe - offering hints that opposition to ageing President Robert Mugabe could be building towards a boiling point.

Zim opposition calls for SADC intervention after Harare, Beitbridge clashes

2016-07-04 21:48

Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change has called on SADC to intervene after at least 20 people were arrested during clashes between taxi drivers and police in the capital Harare.

Zim ruling party has split into 4 factions - top opposition official

2016-06-24 13:52

A senior opposition official in Zimbabwe says President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party has now split into "at least four factions".

Zanu-PF won't be held at ransom by war veterans, says Mugabe

2016-06-10 13:33

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe,92, has lashed out the country's former liberation fighters, calling them dissidents and threatening to unleash brutal force against any insurgents within his ruling Zanu-PF party, a report says.

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