New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe

2018-08-15 16:33

Amnesty International's new leader says his first act is writing to Zimbabwe's next president about the disappearance of activist Itai Dzamara, saying "whoever leads the new government must move to undo the injustices of the past."

Activist abduction 'dark shadow' on Zimbabwe: Western envoys

2018-03-09 16:45

Dozens of Zimbabweans have protested as Harare-based Western diplomats called on the new government to investigate the abduction three years ago of a rights activist and firebrand critic of ex-ruler Robert Mugabe.

In Zimbabwe, missing activist's family still holds out hope

2017-11-28 17:14

Wife of missing Zimbabwean activist who was abducted by suspected state agents in 2015 after urging Mugabe to resign says she hopes the country's new leader will shed light on what happened

PICS: I won't be deterred, says defiant activist in her quest for 'free, just' Zimbabwe

2017-03-17 10:00

She bears scars from police beatings, has been arrested many times, detained for months, and become the first person to be convicted over mass anti-government protests last year.

Family of Zimbabwean activist marks 2 years since abduction

2017-03-09 19:33

The family of anti-government activist missing in Zimbabwe, Itai Dzamara, has marked the second anniversary of his abduction.

Missing Zim activist Itai Dzamara's life story to be told in documentary film

2017-03-01 10:35

The life of missing Zimbabwean activist Itai Dzamara is set to be told in a documentary film to be released on the eve of the second anniversary of his disappearance, his brother says.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Kenya, AU

2016-11-23 20:00

Zimbabwean activist Patson Dzamara speaks out about his abduction ordeal, and the AU is set to hold its first-ever debate for the five candidates seeking to head the continental bloc.

Zim protest: Riot police patrol capital Harare

2016-11-18 14:04

Riot police are patrolling in the capital to prevent crowds gathering after civil action groups vowed to hold the first anti-government protest in several weeks.

'Give us jobs': Student held for holding up placard at Zimbabwe graduation

2016-09-29 15:09

An online media watchdog in Zimbabwe has confirmed reports of the detention of a student leader who held up a placard demanding jobs during a graduation ceremony at the University of Zimbabwe.

Family vows to continue searching for missing Zim activist

2016-09-02 09:12

Close to 18 months since Zimbabwean pro-democracy activist Itai Dzamara disappeared, his family has said that they would continue searching for him "for as long as it would take to find him".


Mujuru promises to leave no stone unturned in finding missing Mugabe critic

2018-04-05 10:22

If she wins the upcoming elections, former Zimbabwean vice-president Joice Mujuru, has vowed to do everything she can to track down Itai Dzamara, the outspoken critic of former president Robert Mugabe.

Family of missing Zim activist petitions Mnangagwa, demands closure

2017-12-08 15:32

Zimbabwean activist Patson Dzamara has urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to launch a thorough investigation into his brother Itai Dzamara's disappearance nearly three years ago.

'Welcome to my new normal'... Sentenced Zim activist chronicles grim community service with upbeat posts

2017-07-06 11:53

A prominent activist in Zimbabwe is chronicling his unpaid work as a labourer at the Harare Magistrates’ Court with thoughtful posts on Facebook.

Zim authorities should ascertain missing activist's whereabouts: EU

2017-03-09 21:33

Western officials in Zimbabwe have criticised the authorities over the investigation into the abduction of a leading critic of President Robert Mugabe two years ago.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Nigeria, Gambia

2017-03-01 20:33

Critics of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe say he is intent on becoming life president, and Nigerian lawmakers are to visit South Africa over recent xenophobic attacks.

PHOTO: Zim activist abducted, left for dead

2016-12-03 07:29

Pro-democracy activists in Zimbabwe are worried that a period of gross human rights abuses may be returning to the southern African nation after a prominent social rights activist was abducted by unknown assailants this week and left for dead in Harare.

PHOTOS: Zim activist Dzamara narrates his abduction ordeal

2016-11-23 15:02

Zimbabwean activist Patson Dzamara has been released from hospital after spending at least four days at a private hospital in Harare, following his abduction last week.

Zim activist abducted, assaulted ahead of Mugabe #Bondnote demo

2016-11-18 11:18

A Zimbabwean activist Patson Dzamara is in hospital after he was allegedly abducted and assaulted ahead of a planned demonstration against the government's controversial new bank notes, a protest movement says.

Up to 87 arrested in Zim protests, pressure group claims

2016-09-18 09:25

Rights lawyers in troubled Zimbabwe have warned they are in for "a busy weekend" after dozens of activists were reported arrested in several towns and cities during demonstrations for electoral reforms.

I'll never run away from Mugabe's 'brutal' regime, says Zim activist

2016-09-02 07:29

The brother of missing Zimbabwean activist Itai Dzamara, who is currently in neighbouring South Africa, has claimed that he would never run away from president Robert Mugabe's "brutal" regime.

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