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Zimbabwe pastor Mawarire remains in detention

A magistrate in Zimbabwe says there is reasonable suspicion that a well-known pastor accused of subversion amid nationwide protests committed an offense, and has set another hearing for January 31.

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UN denounces Zimbabwe's 'excessive use of force'

2019-01-18 13:09

The United Nations human rights office is denouncing reported "excessive use of force" by Zimbabwe's security forces against protesters opposed to dramatic fuel price increases and austerity measures.

 

LATEST: Zimbabweans hurt in protests stream in for care

2019-01-18 12:13

Zimbabweans injured during a government crackdown on pretests over a dramatic fuel price increase are streaming into a hospital in the capital Harare.

Zim inflation shoots up again - before massive fuel hike

2019-01-18 10:54

The year-on-year inflation rate for the month of December 2018, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index, stood at 42.09%, according to Zimbabwe National Statistics.

Zimbabwe: Months of protests against high prices

2019-01-18 08:04

Several months of protests in Zimbabwe over shortages of basic goods, inflation and the depreciation of the local currency have escalated into riots after the government doubled the price of fuel.

UK minister summons Zimbabwe's ambassador

2019-01-17 21:33

The UK's minister for Africa says she has summoned Zimbabwe's ambassador to discuss the country's growing crisis and "disturbing reports of use of live ammunition, intimidation and excessive force" against protesters.

Zimbabwe pastor charged with subversion: Lawyers

2019-01-17 16:31

A Zimbabwe lawyers' group says a prominent pastor and activist has been charged with subverting a constitutional government amid a crackdown on protests against a dramatic fuel price increase.

Zimbabwe president says 'monumental task' to fix economy

2019-01-17 10:09

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for calm, as he vowed to tackle the "monumental task" of fixing the shattered economy that has sparked violent protests this week.

Zimbabwe doctor group reports 68 gunshot wounds

2019-01-17 05:53

In a grim recounting, the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights says it has treated 68 cases of gunshot wounds amid a government crackdown on protests over a fuel price hike.

Zim 'back online' after more than 24 hours blackout

2019-01-16 19:20

Zimbabwe's internet connection, which was shut down on Tuesday, is back after the southern African nation's president, who was in Moscow, called for "peace and calm", as deadly protests in the country continued.

Zim leader calls for 'calm, peace' amid violent protests over fuel hikes

2019-01-16 15:30

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for "calm and peace", as the southern African country entered its third day of protests over the recent fuel hikes.

PICS: Zimbabwe police arrest prominent govt critic Pastor Mawarire

2019-01-16 12:19

Zimbabwe police have arrest prominent government critic Evan Mawarire, as a crackdown grows over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes in the economically shattered country.

WATCH: 3 dead, internet still down as Zim tightens crackdown over protests

2019-01-15 20:18

Three people have been shot dead and many injured, Zimbabwe's main opposition party has said, as security forces crack down on protests triggered by a sharp, sudden rise in fuel prices.

Zimbabwe again forces 'total internet shutdown' amid unrest

2019-01-18 10:02

Zimbabwe's government has again forced a "total internet shutdown", a media group says, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting dramatic fuel price increases.

EU slams 'disproportionate' use of force in Zimbabwe

2019-01-18 05:52

The EU has decried the disproportionate use of force by Zimbabwe authorities during protests in which doctors say 68 people suffered gunshot wounds.

Zimbabwe pastor says government acts like Mugabe

2019-01-17 18:33

The Zimbabwe pastor and activist facing a charge of subversion has arrived at court and says the country's new government is behaving like that of former longtime leader Robert Mugabe.

US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

2019-01-17 12:21

The US embassy in Zimbabwe says it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labour leaders. A local doctors' rights group says it has treated 68 gunshot cases.

Zim internet restored, but partial social media blackout 'until further notice'

2019-01-17 13:05

The Zimbabwean government has restored some internet connectivity in the country, but a partial social media blackout remains.

WATCH: Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protests

2019-01-16 21:12

Zimbabwe police armed with AK-47 rifles have arrested a prominent activist and pastor, along with scores of others, in a harsh crackdown over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes in the economically shattered country.

WATCH: 'The whole of South Africa has turned a blind eye' - Zimbabwean protesters

2019-01-16 15:08

A group of protesters have been demonstrating outside Zimbabwe's embassy in Pretoria, calling for South Africa to help stop the violence against protesters in the neighbouring country.

Zimbabwe crisis: What you need to know

2019-01-16 13:53

Zimbabwe's anti-government protest strike has entered day three with streets, particularly in Harare, said to be deserted. Here is what you need to know.

Zimbabwe anti-government protest strike enters 3rd day

2019-01-16 10:07

Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel.

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