Mugabe 'unmoved' after Obama snubs him

2015-07-29 15:01

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson has reportedly described President Barack Obama’s visit to the African Union headquarters as 'just a visit by another visitor'.

Gushing praise for 'Our Saving Grace' as Zim First Lady turns 50

2015-07-23 16:08

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has turned 50, and state media and departments have marked her “golden jubilee” with gushing praise.

Mugabe ally left 'shaken' after receiving bullet parcel – reports

2015-07-22 15:00

An ally of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s has reportedly been left "shaken" after he received an envelope containing an AK47 bullet and a death threat message.

Desperate Zim women flock to cross-border trade despite risks

2015-07-22 12:23

Zimbabwean women are flocking to cross-border trade despite the risks, as the country’s job market has shrunk on the back of an economy that analysts say will stagnate or fall into recession this year.

Rogue police, soldiers attack white farmers in Zim – reports

2015-07-20 14:44

Zimbabwe’s Commercial Farmers Union has reportedly urged its members to be on high alert amid reports that a gang in police and military uniform is attacking white farmers in the Midlands and Masvingo provinces.

Calls for 'generous' cash donations to celebrate Grace Mugabe's birthday

2015-07-17 12:25

Festivities are being planned to mark Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe’s 50th birthday next week, five months after a lavish birthday bash was held to celebrate her husband’s 91st birthday.

Missing activist not worth Mugabe's attention – aide

2015-07-15 12:46

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson has reportedly said that the disappearance of human rights activist Itai Dzamara does not deserve the veteran leader’s attention.

Zimbabwe retailers lose out to desperate street vendors

2015-07-12 08:58

The cries of street vendors have become the soundtrack to Zimbabwe's collapsing economy as increasing numbers of the unemployed try to eke out a living, leaving shopkeepers - and the taxman - poorer.

Ebola-hit countries seek billions for recovery at UN

2015-07-10 15:24

The presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will attend the conference at the UN, hoping to raise $3.2bn to put their countries firmly on course for recovery from Ebola.

Mugabe embarks on his 22nd foreign trip this year

2015-07-08 18:59

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly left Harare for the UN in New York, in what media reports say is his 22nd foreign trip this year.


Don't parrot Western ideologies, Mugabe tells journalists

2015-07-23 19:05

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has called on African journalists to tell the "African story" and stop being "used" by Western powers to "despise" the continent’s heads of state, media reports say.

Zim workers threaten to 'vent anger' on the streets over 'senseless' job losses

2015-07-23 08:03

Zimbabwe’s main labour union has warned that workers would take to the streets to "vent their anger" if President Robert Mugabe’s government fails to take action to stem job losses after a landmark court ruling on job termination.

Zim farmers fear winter of hunger after poor tobacco crop

2015-07-22 14:26

Thousands of small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe fear they will be going hungry this winter after abandoning traditional staples like maize, sorghum and groundnuts for tobacco, a cash crop known locally as "green gold".

Zim VP hails 'loving' people of 'Europe's last dictatorship'

2015-07-21 12:22

Zimbabwe’s vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, on a visit to Belarus, has described the European country as “developed, orderly and clean” and its people as “loving”, according to a report.

Mugabe, Zanu-PF admit land reform a disaster – MDC

2015-07-17 14:36

The Zimbabwean government's reported plan to hand back land to some white farmers is an admission that the controversial land reform programme was "a humiliating disaster", the opposition MDC says.

'Crisis' hit Zimbabwe wants white farmers back – report

2015-07-16 11:13

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly indicated that it may hand back land to some white farmers whose farms were forcibly taken away from them during the country’s controversial land reform programme.

Injured Zim elephants taken to new home

2015-07-13 07:51

Three young elephants initially captured in western Zimbabwe for export to China have been taken to an elephant orphanage in Harare, a wildlife group says.

Zim's baby elephants 'will be kept in free-range setting' in China

2015-07-11 06:23

The 24 elephants that arrived in China from Zimbabwe this week will be kept “in a free-range setting” and won’t be used in a circus type performance, a UN-linked wildlife conservation agency says.

Mugabe's foreign trips appalling, says MDC

2015-07-10 13:24

Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai says it is appalled by President Robert Mugabe’s numerous foreign trips which are costing the country millions of dollars.

Zim drought: 600 000 cattle at risk, says report

2015-07-07 16:01

Zimbabwe’s Matabeleland North is reportedly faced with a severe drought which might see the province losing at least 600 000 cattle.

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