Zim to go on 21-day lockdown from Monday

2020-03-27 20:59

Zimbabwe will begin a 21-day lockdown on Monday, after government was advised it faced a "continued potential grave threats".

Zimbabwe declares disaster state even though it has no confirmed coronavirus cases

2020-03-18 10:12

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.

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.

Parliament Speaker Thandi Modise supports call for lifting of Zimbabwe sanctions

2019-12-16 20:14

Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise has reiterated South Africa's support in the lifting of economic sanctions against Zimbabwe.

On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

2019-12-11 22:02

Zimbabwe is in the grip of its worst economic crisis in 10 years, with inflation soaring to 300 % and the population suffering fuel shortages, power rationing and currency woes.

Mpumelelo Mkhabela: Zimbabwe should be Ramaphosa's top foreign policy priority

2019-12-05 19:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa has made statements about the need for the US to lift targeted sanctions. Beyond this call, he has not done anything tangible to show that Zimbabwe is his top foreign policy priority, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

DA condemns SA's legitimisation of Zimbabwean 'strong man politics'

2019-11-20 22:32

As Zimbabwean police clamped down on the opposition party MDC, the DA condemned the "legitimisation of strong man politics by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor", who in a recent answer to a written parliamentary question said South Africa "unequivocally stand in solidarity" with Zimbabwe despite alleged human rights abuses.

Two years after coup, Zimbabweans still long for economic change

2019-11-14 19:26

As Zimbabwe grapples with another economic crisis, some wonder what has changed since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted from power.

UN envoy: Zimbabwe's economic, political situation deteriorating

2019-09-29 12:53

Official warns of 'fear, frustration, and anxiety among a large number of Zimbabweans'.

Zimbabwe leader blasts conservation watchdog over ivory trade

2019-08-27 22:29

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has lambasted the regulator of global wildlife trade CITES over the continued ban in international ivory trade.


Zimbabwe president defies own travel ban to attend Namibia swearing-in

2020-03-22 09:37

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.

'Baffling': Zimbabwe livid over US extending sanctions

2020-03-05 18:00

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.

Shunned by the West and China, Zimbabwe turns to UAE

2020-01-27 09:52

Zimbabwe's government has approached the United Arab Emirates in hopes of selling a stake in its national oil company, according to three company and government officials familiar with the plan.

Zimbabwe President calls for dissidents in his party to be 'flushed out'

2019-12-13 19:38

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.

Open letter to the President of Zimbabwe

2019-12-06 10:36

What will it take for you to realise that empty propaganda cannot substitute genuine political and economic reforms? You need to actively resolve the corruption, incompetence, nepotism and human rights abuses happening on your watch.

We will try to weather Zimbabwe storms, Nestle SA boss tells Mnangagwa

2019-11-21 20:16

Nestle says it is committed to continued operation in Zimbabwe and will further invest in the country, especially in supporting dairy and coffee farmers.

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.

Zim minister arrested after corruption claims

2019-11-05 09:53

Dr Joram Gumbo is the second minister in president Emmerson Mnangagwa's government to be arrested.

OPINION: Mugabe is dead, but old men still run southern Africa

2019-09-18 15:59

How much longer will the "old men syndrome" remain alive and kicking in southern Africa, despite growing frustration among the politically powerless?

Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown

2019-08-26 22:02

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to an Amnesty International report on Monday.

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