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FOCUS ON AFRICA: DRC Mass graves, Zim rejects rand, Chibok girls update

Here's a look at some of the top stories from around Africa.

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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.

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WATCH: Zimbabwean student excited to see Mugabe at Fort Hare

Today is the University of Fort Hare's centenary celebration. We speak to a Zimbabwean student who tells us he is excited to see Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe.

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Bigger tobacco crop will help Zim's ailing economy

2014-02-20 12:59

According to a minister Zimbabwe hopes to boost agricultural output this year with an increase in tobacco production, already the country's biggest export.

African Adventure crews stranded

2013-04-02 10:41

The 2013 4x4 African Adventure convoy's odyssey has been halted in Malawi by heavy rain. The convoy's spokesperson reports participants are "stranded indefinitely".

EU offers to help Zimbabwe

2012-06-28 17:51

The European Union offered to help Zimbabwe address mounting concerns over graft in its diamond sector, only months after the industry watchdog lifted a ban on sales.

Zimbabwe's maize harvest down 26%

2012-04-13 11:53

A drought has forced Harare to cut its maize harvest forecast to 1 million tonnes.

Revenue crunch may shut Zimbabwe govt

2012-03-14 16:57

Zimbabwe's Finance Minister, Tendai Biti, says the government may face a shutdown because of a lack of funds from the diamond industry.

Minister: Zim mulls ban on raw platinum exports

2011-12-28 16:15

Zimbabwe plans to ban the export of raw minerals, including platinum, in the next five years to encourage local processing, says a deputy mines minister.

Amplats gives Zimbabweans 10% stake

2011-11-23 17:36

Anglo Platinum is to give up a portion of its Unki project as part of Zimbabwe's empowerment rules.

 
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WATCH: President Mugabe's funniest and most shocking moments

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday.

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Businesses shut down as protests darken Harare

2016-07-07 07:05

Darkness hung over Harare's central business district after Pick n Pay, OK Zimbabwe, Chicken Inn and Nando's outlets shut their doors ahead of closing time.

Africa's richest man bets on Zim opportunities

2015-09-01 07:43

Aliko Dangote will invest in a new cement plant in Zimbabwe as part of a plan to seek opportunities in the southern African country.

Photo of the Day: Victoria Falls

2014-02-12 17:04

Today's Photo of The Day captures the majestic Victoria Falls.

Zimbabwe monitors: March polls not on

2012-09-30 16:18

Zimbabwe monitors say free and fair March polls are 'impossible' as more time is needed for reforms.

Zim, EU officials to hold sanctions talks

2012-05-06 13:39

Zimbabwe will send government ministers this week to hold talks with European Union officials over sanctions.

Harare writes off third of maize crop

2012-03-19 11:17

Zimbabwe faces a major grain deficit after a third of the current maize crop had to be written off due to bad weather.

Dirty deals dog Zimbabwe diamond fields

2012-03-04 12:31

Diamonds are seen as key to turning around Zimbabwe's spectacular economic collapse, but the black market endures and activists say illicit networks are vast.

SA among worst hit by brain drain

2011-11-25 14:07

South Africa and Zimbabwe suffer the most economically when the doctors they train emigrate.

Implats Q1 output plunges

2011-11-17 15:41

Impala Platinum says first-quarter gross platinum production declined by 12% due to operational issues and safety-related stoppages.

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