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Children, often undocumented and unaccompanied, risk the dangerous crossing into South Africa in hope of a better life.
A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon has prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Heavy rains have battered Zimbabwe's Hwange district, flooding coal mines and the country's biggest thermal power station raising fears that the country might experience increased power cuts this coming week.
The state has offered employees a "cushioning allowance" after a workers' representative board warned there would be increased non-attendance from work.
Zimbabwe government workers have rejected a 97% salary increment that was tabled by their employer saying the offer fell far too short of their demands.
After shedding 8% of their workforce last year, Zimbabwean banks may cut more jobs in 2020 as the economy shrivels and the sector increasingly shifts away from cash and toward digital services.
Zimbabwe's agriculture sector, hard hit by drought, is facing another significant risk as dam levels recede due to the high temperatures. Climate change has also resulted in an increase in insect growth rates, experts say.
From a clampdown on protestors over a massive fuel price hike, to rolling 18 hour power cuts, Zimbabwe's government - led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa - had its work cut out in 2019.
A swathe of Zimbabwe, running from the southwest to the northeast, faces a “Phase 3” food crisis after a sporadic start to the November to March rainy season, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network has said.
Abandoned by a broken health system, many people in Zimbabwe are left to cope however they can or left to suffer alone.
Zimbabwe insists it’s prepared to deal with a deepening food crisis, but the United Nations says that so far there’s little evidence that enough corn is coming in to feed the drought-stricken nation’s 8.5 million people, nearly half the population, who are going hungry.
An invasion of crop-munching fall armyworm caterpillars has inflicted a further blow to food security in Malawi, where nearly two million people have already been hit by drought, the government says.
Food, power and currency stability continue to be significant worries for the southern African country.
China's foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday pledged to strengthen cooperation with Zimbabwe despite a spat over bilateral aid figures in November.
The wife of Zimbabwe's vice president, who faces charges of attempting to murder her husband, has sued over access to their children and home, court papers show.
The wife of Zimbabwe's vice president was granted bail on Monday after three weeks in jail on charges of fraud, money-laundering and attempted murder of her husband.
Drought sent hungry Zimbabweans in search of gold. Now they face a new threat: Machete-wielding gangs.
Fanuel Mapfumo has been unable to lift heavy objects since a Zimbabwe police officer fractured his left arm as he was covering a story last August.
'It’s amazing how much Zimbabweans are doing with how little they have, and even more impressed t how motorsport is keeping head above water in this place', writes Reynard Gelderblom.
Millions of people in Zimbabwe have been living with severe power cuts for months, affecting services and jobs, while pushing the economy to brink of collapse.
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