Zimbabwe MP goes on trial for trying to overthrow govt

2020-02-04 10:23

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.

Zimbabwean opposition official arrested over protests

2019-08-24 21:21

A senior official of Zimbabwe's main opposition party has been arrested for failing to stop an outlawed protest, the party says.

Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government

2019-08-16 21:40

Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regime in brutality.

Zimbabwean opposition MP charged with treason

2019-07-09 16:18

Zimbabwean MP Job Sikhala, vice-chairman of the opposition MDC party, has been charged with treason for allegedly saying he wanted to overthrow the president.

Zimbabwe opposition MDC party elects Nelson Chamisa as leader

2019-05-26 21:38

Zimbabweans hope he will pressure President Emmerson Mnangagwa over inflation, unemployment, and fuel and cash shortages.

MDC leader says calls for dialogue 'spurned and mocked'

2019-01-23 06:44

Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa says his attempts at dialogue have been "spurned and mocked", and that people must be free to talk without fear.

Military deploys in Zimbabwe fuel hike protests, 5 killed

2019-01-15 13:39

A Zimbabwean military helicopter has fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires in the capital on a second day of deadly protests after the government more than doubled the price of fuel in the economically shattered country.

WATCH: Police fire tear gas in Zimbabwe's capital at fuel protests

2019-01-14 19:04

Zimbabwean police have fired tear gas in suburbs of the capital an attempt to disperse angry demonstrators who burned tires and threw stones to protest fuel price hikes

'We aren't desperate for unity talks,' MDC tells Zanu-PF – report

2018-12-14 06:13

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party has reportedly said that it is not desperate to form a government of national unity with the ruling Zanu-PF party.

'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.


Zimbabwean police beat opposition supporters after rally ban

2019-11-20 18:07

Zimbabwean riot police fired tear gas and beat opposition supporters on Wednesday after barring a planned address by the main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, AFP journalists say.

WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo

2019-08-19 14:21

Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare.

WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest

2019-08-16 13:12

Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban.

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa

2019-05-27 17:30

Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says.

Mnangagwa’s ‘fake’ concern over security forces brutality angers opposition

2019-01-31 13:12

Zimbabwean opposition parties have accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of being out of touch with reality on the ground after he had expressed outrage on social media over continued state security forces brutality.

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.

OVERVIEW: Zim military helicopter fires teargas at demonstrators in capital Harare

2019-01-15 11:45

More violence is expected on the Zimbabwean streets on day two of the national shutdown, with reports saying that the opposition Movement for Democratic Change offices in Harare were set alight last night. Follow the live updates.

Zimbabwe to release election shooting probe next week

2018-12-14 20:05

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says a report probing deadly election violence when soldiers opened fire on protesters would be released next week.

Top Africa stories: Zim political impasse, images of naked couple in Egypt

2018-12-12 06:15

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has reportedly offered to help end Zimbabwe's political impasse, and Egyptian authorities have launched an investigation into images of a naked couple on top of the Great Pyramid.

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.

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