ARTICLES RELATING TO ZIMBABWE PROTESTS

EU slams 'growth of human rights violations' in Zim

2016-11-19 19:00

The EU has expressed concern over the recent growth of human rights violations in Zimbabwe, after six activists were beaten and two cars burned in Harare ahead of protests.

Police arrest well-known Zim lawyer in protest square

2016-11-18 19:00

A prominent lawyer Fadzayi Mahere is among a number of anti-government activists who have been arrested in Harare - even though he wasn't marching against President Robert Mugabe's government.

Zim activist abducted, assaulted ahead of Mugabe #Bondnote demo

2016-11-18 11:18

A Zimbabwean activist Patson Dzamara is in hospital after he was allegedly abducted and assaulted ahead of a planned demonstration against the government's controversial new bank notes, a protest movement says.

Zim student fined $50 for demanding Jobs from Mugabe

2016-11-09 06:02

A Zimbabwean student who demanded jobs from President Robert Mugabe during a graduation ceremony last week at the National University of Science and Technology has been sentenced to two weeks behind bars or pay a $50 fine.

Zim opposition says ready for fresh demos - report

2016-11-02 11:57

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly said that they have lined up a "series of fresh demonstrations" to force President Robert Mugabe and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to implement electoral reforms.

Mugabe opponents 'ready for fresh demos after police ban'

2016-10-20 13:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's opponents have called for renewed protest action after the ban on demonstrations imposed last month expired.

What cash shortage? Zim splashes nearly $1m on new cars for police

2016-10-06 07:42

Some of Zimbabwe’s hospitals may be without life-saving drugs – but President Robert Mugabe’s government still has the cash to spend nearly $1m on a fleet of new vehicles for the police.

Zimbabwe cash crisis 'will likely fuel more demos', says rights group

2016-10-05 06:00

A worsening cash crisis in restive Zimbabwe could trigger fresh anti-government protests, a leading rights group says.

Zimbabwean churches urge parliament to have Mugabe impeached

2016-10-01 09:42

Zimbabwean churches have reportedly urged parliament to initiate a process to impeach President Robert Mugabe, 92, alleging that he has failed to fulfill his "constitutional mandate".

Zim group confirms arrest of two students after Mugabe protest

2016-09-30 06:39

Zimbabwean police have arrested two student activists who demonstrated against President Robert Mugabe as he presided over a university graduation ceremony, a spokesperson for the protesters said.

 

WATCH: Zim's bond note in 'conversation' with US dollar

2016-11-19 14:00

Zimbabweans have shared a video on social media showing a US dollar note in "conversation" with the bond note, a surrogate currency set to be introduced next month to ease a chronic cash shortage in the southern African country.

Zim protest: Riot police patrol capital Harare

2016-11-18 14:04

Riot police are patrolling in the capital to prevent crowds gathering after civil action groups vowed to hold the first anti-government protest in several weeks.

'The monster has outwitted them': Have Zimbabweans stopped protesting?

2016-11-16 10:16

Have frustrated Zimbabweans given up? Despite repeated promises of "huge" demonstrations and the looming spectre of bond notes, there is little sign of anger in Zimbabwe's streets.

'We want jobs Mugabe': Zim student arrested during graduation protest

2016-11-05 07:24

Another student has been arrested at a graduation ceremony in Zimbabwe for telling President Robert Mugabe "We want jobs", the main students' union has announced.

At least 21 journos arrested, assaulted during anti-Mugabe protests – watchdog

2016-10-27 19:03

At least 21 journalists have been assaulted, arrested or detained while covering anti-government protests in Zimbabwe in the last six months, a media watchdog says.

Zim cleric 'petitions Pope Francis to excommunicate Mugabe'

2016-10-12 16:11

A Zimbabwean Pastor, Patrick Mugadza, of the #MugabeMustFall campaign has reportedly petitioned Pope Francis, asking him to "ex-communicate President Robert Mugabe" whom he accused of violating human rights.

Zimbabwe court upholds ban on anti-Mugabe protests

2016-10-05 13:05

Zimbabwe's High Court has upheld a police ban on anti-government street protests in Harare after weeks of demonstrations calling for President Robert Mugabe to step down, a lawyer says.

Mugabe 'risks being removed from power' through massive protests – Tsvangirai

2016-10-02 11:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe risks being removed from power through massive protests if he doesn’t retire soon, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, has reportedly said.

'The people of Zimbabwe are not fools': Ex-fin min slams allegations against protest judge

2016-09-30 14:17

A high court judge who overturned a police ban on demonstrations earlier this month has now been accused of demanding a bribe, a report says.

'Give us jobs': Student held for holding up placard at Zimbabwe graduation

2016-09-29 15:09

An online media watchdog in Zimbabwe has confirmed reports of the detention of a student leader who held up a placard demanding jobs during a graduation ceremony at the University of Zimbabwe.

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