Zimbabweans express shock at troops in streets

2018-08-01 16:55

"Those same tankers 'we' celebrated last year in November are being used against us," says one shocked Zimbabwean after armed troops moved into the capital to disperse opposition protests over disputed election results.

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.

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.

Top Africa stories: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi

2017-07-07 12:20

Morgan Tsvangirai of the MDC has called for national protests in Zimbabwe, and Twitter has reacted to Zambian leader Edgar Lungu's declaration of a state of emergency.

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.

Five Zimbabweans who made the news in 2016

2016-12-14 20:32

Anointed cucumbers and Zim Bond: 2016 in Zimbabwe hasn't just been about #ThisFlag. There are new names among those making the news this year.

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.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, Kenya

2016-11-04 21:29

Some Zimbabweans are already printing fake bond notes even though the “real things” haven't been put into circulation yet. read this and other stories.

Top Africa stories : Nigeria, I Coast, Zim, DRC

2016-10-20 21:05

Opponents of Mugabe ready for fresh demonstrations after police ban, I coast detains opposition leaders after mass protest and Nigerian president Buhari meets 21 Chibok schoolgirls.


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.

Mnangagwa 'remains mum over Mugabe critic's abduction', says missing activist's brother

2018-02-25 16:04

Zimbabwean activist Patson Dzamara has said that President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has remained "mum" over his brother Itai's disappearance nearly 3 years ago.

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

'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.

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.

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.

Zim activists dismiss VP Mnangagwa's claims as 'blatant lies'

2016-11-04 12:33

Zimbabwean activists have reacted angrily to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's claims that Zimbabwe is committed to the promotion and protection of human rights.

Mugabe opponents 'ready for fresh demos after police ban'

2016-10-20 13:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's opponents have called for renewed protest action after the ban on demonstrations imposed last month expired.

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