Zimbabwe

'Fresh eviction threats' for Grace Mugabe tormented villagers – report

Zimbabwean villagers who were evicted from Manzou farm in Mazowe in 2015 to pave way for the then first lady Grace Mugabe are reportedly facing "fresh eviction worries" as the country's ministry of lands is said to have "earmarked their land for redistribution to a suspected top government official".

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Mnangagwa says will make public Zim post-election violence report

2018-12-12 08:00

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly reassured Zimbabweans that he would make public the report by a commission of inquiry into the post-election violence that left at least six people dead on August 1.

 

'We aren't interested in coalition talks with opposition,' says Zim VP

2018-12-11 10:37

Zimbabwe's vice president Kembo Mohadi has dismissed claims that President Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa of the Movement for Democratic Change are in talks for a unity government.

In Zimbabwe's crisis, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'

2018-12-10 11:22

Dressed as Father Christmas, a man dozes off while sitting in a supermarket in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare. No one seems to care. Read more...

Zim won't be turned into 'old people's home', MDC youths tell war veterans

2018-12-07 20:03

Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change youth assembly has reportedly vowed to thwart the alleged plan by the country's war veterans to have a constitutional amendment to revise the minimum age of any aspiring president to 52.

Liberation hero Mugabe evokes polarised emotions among Zimbabweans

2018-12-06 06:24

Robert Mugabe’s name is synonymous with both Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle and its post-colonial politics. His role and that of his Zanu-PF party have been central to the country’s dynamics since the early 1960s – and could well set the tone for the foreseeable future, writes The Conversation.

Mnangagwa's 'crisis of illegitimacy': Is Chamisa flogging a dead horse?

2018-12-05 11:37

Last Thursday, amid a sharp and unrelenting economic decline, the Zimbabwe main opposition party, the MDC Alliance, held a peaceful protest in Harare against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s much-disputed leadership. Read more...

Zimbabwe doctors strike demanding better pay and conditions

2018-12-04 10:06

Zimbabwean doctors at public hospitals have gone on strike for the second time this year to demand better pay and working conditions, a union official says, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government struggles with a deteriorating economy.

Zimbabwe starts building new parliament, paid by China

2018-11-30 19:58

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has laid the foundation stone for huge new parliament to be built with Chinese funds outside the capital Harare.

Post Zim election violence: 'Mnangagwa deployed killer soldiers,' says ex-police minister

2018-11-29 11:29

Zimbabwe's former home affairs minister Obert Mpofu reportedly told the Kgalema Motlanthe commission investigating the post-election violence of August 1 that President Emmerson Mnangagwa deployed the soldiers who allegedly killed six people in Harare.

Motlanthe 'offers to help end Zimbabwe's political impasse' – report

2018-12-11 08:15

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa in attempts to remedy a political impasse in that country.

MDC says Zim 'now a regional security threat'… asks SADC to intervene – report

2018-12-07 10:36

Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party, has reportedly said that the country is "fast degenerating into a regional security threat, as its economic situation worsens".

Evicted Zim white farmers 'getting poorer and sick' as they await compensation – report

2018-12-06 10:41

Desperate Zimbabwean white farmers who were forcefully removed from their properties by former president Robert Mugabe's government have reportedly said that they are getting "poorer and sick", as their hopes for compensation are fading.

Zimbabwe may let foreigners own majority stakes in diamond mines

2018-12-05 12:09

Zimbabwe’s government may allow foreign investors to hold controlling stakes in diamond mines on condition that part of their output is reserved for domestic downstream industries.

Anthrax outbreak in Zimbabwe's 'Painted Wolves' park kills 100 impala: wildlife official

2018-12-05 05:51

Nearly 100 impala have died of suspected anthrax in Zimbabwe’s tourist-loved Mana Pools National Park, home to the wild dogs made famous in the recent BBC documentary series, Dynasties.

Post Zim election violence: Rights groups raise concern over Motlanthe-led commission

2018-11-30 11:31

The Kgalema Motlanthe-led commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe's August 1 shootings has concluded its work, but rights groups have expressed concern over the lack of transparency on how it handled evidence.

WATCH: Thousands at Zimbabwe's first anti-govt rally since crackdown

2018-11-29 15:21

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have marched through Harare under close surveillance by armed police in the first rally since a deadly crackdown on an election protest in August.

Clashes expected as Zim opposition MDC stages protests in Harare – reports

2018-11-29 09:19

Zimbabwean opposition Movement for Democratic Change party is reportedly set to proceed with its planned anti-government protests in the capital Harare on Thursday.

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