Zimbabwe police crush anti-government protest in capital

2016-08-26 20:14

Zimbabwean police have used batons, tear gas and water cannons to crush an anti-government protest in the capital despite a court order that the demonstration should be permitted.

Zimbabwe protests: a timeline

2016-08-26 08:12

As opposition supporters in Harare brace for potential clashes with police during a planned march on Friday, here is a brief timeline of key dates in the protest movement in Zimbabwe over the last 18 months.

PHOTOS: As Zim reaches tipping point, Mugabe checks potatoes

2016-08-25 20:03

Crisis-hit Zimbabwe may be reaching a tipping point, but the First Family wants to prove it’s carrying on as if everything is normal.

State Zim radio plays 'Talking 'Bout a Revolution as Harare riots rage

2016-08-25 09:53

As riot police fired teargas and water cannon at protesters in central Harare, a DJ on Zimbabwe’s state radio agreed to play a rather daring choice of song: Tracy Chapman’s Talking 'Bout a Revolution.

'No UK taxpayers' money will be used to fund Mugabe's govt'

2016-08-23 11:27

Britain has been forced to take the unusual step of insisting that it is not “bailing out” cash-strapped Zimbabwe following a media row over revelations a former cabinet minister held quiet talks with Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.

Mugabe set to meet resistance at SADC summit in Swaziland

2016-08-22 14:59

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to meet tough opposition at the 36th SADC regional summit in Swaziland next week, a report says.

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.

Zim bond notes 'worthless as soon as released' - MDC official

2016-08-17 15:34

Zimbabwe could be stacking up its new bank notes to a value of $2.5bn, but they will lose their value almost as soon as they're released onto the market, a senior MDC official has claimed.

We’ve no regrets supporting war veterans, says Zim’s MDC

2016-08-17 12:58

Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change, has said that it will never regret supporting the country's embattled former freedom fighters.

WATCH: Zim soccer fans beat up policeman

2016-08-16 14:58

A video has emerged of a horrifying moment when an angry football fan in Zimbabwe’s second city of Bulawayo beat up a police officer with a police shield, leaving him apparently unconscious.


Poverty, hardship emboldens protesting Zimbabweans

2016-08-26 08:40

A failing economy and deepening poverty have spawned a wave of sporadic anti-government protests in Zimbabwe, the likes of which have not been seen in years.

Police won't stop our peaceful march, Zim's MDC says

2016-08-26 08:12

Zimbabwe’s main opposition parties have gone to court to block police from disrupting a march planned for Friday, the latest of a string of protests in the southern African country.

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.

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.

Cathy Buckle: Brutality, bravery collide – Zim’s new patriotic surge

2016-08-22 16:37

An analyst highlights an increase in brutality in Zimbabwe, as protests are popping up all over and government even seeks to criminalise online hostile behaviour.

Zimbabwe: Supporters fume after protest pastor leaves for US

2016-08-21 16:01

From a symbol of resistance and hope, a pastor who galvanised thousands of Zimbabweans into anti-government action has become a subject of derision, fighting accusations of being a coward.

No bailout for Zim until Mugabe disappears from power forever, says British MP

2016-08-18 12:27

British lawmaker Kate Hoey has called on the UK government to reaffirm that there will be "no bailout" for Zimbabwe until President Robert Mugabe ceases to rule the southern African country, a report says.

Zim media mogul fears for his life

2016-08-17 13:29

Zimbabwean business and media mogul Trevor Ncube has claimed that he fears for his life after mysterious visits to his Harare home by suspected members of military intelligence over the past two weeks, a report says.

I'm terrified for my life, Zim pastor Mawarire tells critics

2016-08-16 16:05

The founder of the #ThisFlag movement, Pastor Evan Mawarire, has hit back at his critics over his self-imposed US exile, saying that it is the only way to stay alive and continue his fight for a better Zimbabwe.

Zim rural teachers to embark on 10-day march against Mugabe's govt

2016-08-15 13:58

The Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe is reportedly set to begin a 10-day march against poverty, violence and corruption, a report says.

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