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Zimbabwean pastor freed on bail says hundreds in jail need aid after beatings by security forces.
Leading Zimbabwean activist and pastor Evan Mawarire has been freed on bail after being detained for 13 days following violent anti-government protests.
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.
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.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared the deadly hotel attack in Nairobi over, and Zimbabwe police have arrested prominent government critic Pastor Evan Mawarire.
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.
A Zimbabwean pastor who was prosecuted for leading large anti-government protests when Robert Mugabe was leader has conceded defeat in his bid to be elected as a ward councillor in the capital, Harare.
Zimbabwean cleric, Evan Mawarire, has reportedly "filed a $65 000 lawsuit against the Zimbabwe Republic Police for unlawful arrest and detention at the height of his anti-government protests last year".
A prominent Zimbabwean activist has voiced doubt that upcoming elections - the first since Robert Mugabe's ouster - will be credible, as the new president's commitment to basic rights was still unclear.
Activists and human rights groups are already expressing concerns as Zimbabwe's incoming leader is set to be sworn in.
Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire has been freed on bail, and at least three rebel chiefs have surrendered in a show of support for DRC's new president Felix Tshisekedi
Zimbabwe's High Court has ordered the government to restore full internet to the country. The court ruled that the government's shutdown of the internet was illegal.
A Zimbabwe lawyers' group says a prominent pastor and activist Evan Mawarire has been charged with subverting a constitutional government, and Kenyan police say 11 arrested after deadly hotel attack.
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 police have arrest prominent government critic Evan Mawarire, as a crackdown grows over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes in the economically shattered country.
Zimbabweans have reacted with outrage to a sharp rise in fuel prices announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a move to improve supplies as the country struggles with its worst gasoline shortages in a decade.
Pictures of Zimbabwean Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa "officially opening" a garbage bin at a ceremony the north-eastern town of Rusape have gone viral on social media.
Zimbabwean cleric Evan Mawarire has joined the race in the upcoming election as an independent candidate contesting for a council seat.
Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire has been acquitted of trying to overthrow former president Robert Mugabe in protests last year that shut down major cities and paralysed public transport.
A key state witness has likened Zimbabwe protest pastor Evan Mawarire to a leader of Nigeria's militant Islamist terror group Boko Haram.
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