A lengthier recession awaits if we don't take drastic measures to save the economy in a Covid-19 world, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
Zimbabwe has begun enforcing a three-week lockdown in its fight against coronavirus after the disease left one person dead and infected six others.
Zimbabwean authorities have begun enforcing a three-week lockdown in its fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) after the disease left one person dead and infected six others.
Zimbabwe is poorly equipped to deal with a major Covid-19 outbreak because it is in the throes of an economic crisis.
As government ramps up coronavirus response, residents and health professionals raise alarm over a major outbreak.
Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa attended the investiture of his Namibian counterpart Hage Geingob in Windhoek on Saturday, defying his own government's ban on anyone leaving the country over coronavirus.
The novel coronavirus has spread rapidly in South Africa in the past week, leaving many foreigners crossing SA's borders in a state of fear.
Zimbabwe's finance minister has announced that the country will adopt a 'managed float' exchange rate system to slow the drop in the value of its currency and curb runaway inflation.
Zimbabwe says it is dismayed by the White House's "baffling" decision to extend sanctions against members of the southern African country's ruling regime over rights abuses.
Zimbabwe has given an ultimatum to holders of mining licences to pay an annual renewal fee by April, or face losing their licenses, mines Minister Winston Chitando announced on Wednesday.
A leading Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker pleaded not guilty to charges that he planned to overthrow President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a lawyers' group said on Monday, the latest in a series of cases to target government critics.
Zimbabwe’s mine houses are considering going off grid to avoid crippling breaks in production, as the country continues to battle unstable power supply.
Despite food crisis, Zimbabwe fields lie fallow as farmers grapple with drought, hyperinflation and onerous taxes.
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader on Tuesday warned his supporters to prepare for more demonstrations to force political and economic change in a country lurching from one crisis to another.
Fanuel Mapfumo has been unable to lift heavy objects since a Zimbabwe police officer fractured his left arm as he was covering a story last August.
The wife of Zimbabwe's vice president is accused of attempted murder while she accompanied him for medical attention in South Africa.
Doctors in Zimbabwe's public hospitals have gone on strike over lack of protective gear against the novel coronavirus, joining thousands of nurses who walked out of the wards this week, their association says.
A Zimbabwe spokesman warns people against flocking to church on Sundays in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, even claimes that worshippers risked going to hell.
Zimbabwe's president has declared a state of national disaster as the country anticipates the impact of the novel coronavirus - even though there are no confirmed infections there.
Communities displaced by the devastating storm still living in dire conditions amid funding gaps for key reconstruction.
A suspected coronavirus case who escaped from hospital in Zimbabwe has tested negative on, authorities said, after causing panic by eluding medical staff and running loose in the capital.
Zimbabwe faces a grim economic outlook this year and is also at risk of an extreme humanitarian crisis, the International Monetary Fund has warned.
At least 20 miners in Zimbabwe have been trapped underground after a shaft collapsed, state media reported on Thursday.
Zimbabwean AI expert William Sachiti this week published open source technology dubbed 'Trees of Knowledge', which aims to improve access to education through smartphones across Africa.
Unions representing government workers in Zimbabwe say they have accepted an offer of higher pay as a provisional step in long-running negotiations.
A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon has prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
China's foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday pledged to strengthen cooperation with Zimbabwe despite a spat over bilateral aid figures in November.
It's a meagre sum -- just $9 per month -- but for many families in poverty-stricken Zimbabwe, it is their last shred of hope.
Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged his party members to be wary of rivals of the ruling party seeking to divide the party which has been dogged by factionalism.
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