ARTICLES RELATING TO ZIMBABWE CRISIS

As economy flounders, now passports run short in Zimbabwe

2019-07-01 18:45

Zimbabwe's passport-issuing service has ground to a halt, officials said Monday, leaving many citizens trapped in the country as its economic crisis worsens.

Auctions boom in Zim as Tongaat, Metallon and others default

2018-12-02 20:01

Auction companies are booming in Zimbabwe as companies and individuals - including Tongaat Hulett CEO Sydney Mutsambiwa and Mzi Khumalo's Metallon Corporation - default on loan payments or other financial obligations.

Zim crisis: Opposition lawmaker calls for Mnangagwa's impeachment

2018-10-12 12:00

A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker has reportedly called for the impeachment of President Emmerson Mnangagwa amid a worsening economic crisis facing the southern African country.

Top Africa stories: Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped, Zim fast food outlets shut down

2018-10-12 08:13

Tanzanian officials say Africa's youngest billionaire has been kidnapped, and leading fast food chains in Zimbabwe have reportedly shut down their businesses due to cash shortages.

Empty shelves, rationed bread ring alarm bells in Zimbabwe

2018-10-10 19:28

In one of the biggest supermarkets in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, cooking oil, rice and Coca-Cola are all out of stock while a notice on the bread rack tells shoppers they can only buy one loaf each.

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‘The justice of God is what we’re praying for in this country’- Zimbabweans hold prayer meeting

Zimbabweans of all races, clad with the country's flag, stretched out their hands towards Zimbabwe's parliament to pray for a smooth transition into a new government at the Africa Unity Square in Harare on Monday.

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'Zimbabweans haven’t been this happy since 1980 independence' – Zimbabwean MP

Zimbabwe's only independent member of Parliament and former Zanu-PF member, Temba Mliswa, says citizens in that country are happy that their lives have been placed in the hands of the military. Watch.

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WATCH: 'A young lion has been awakened' - ZANU PF Youth amid coup fears

The ZANU-PF Youth League says it 'is a lion which has awakened' after the Zimbabwe military warned of a possible interference if ruling President, Robert Mugabe, continues to get rid of veteran politicians in a bid to help his wife, Grace Mugabe, succeed him. Watch.

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Wheat a minute: Zimbabwe faces bread shortage

2019-02-21 13:32

Zimbabwe is on the brink of running out of bread in the coming weeks as flour stocks diminish, according to media reports.

Shelves empty as specter of hyperinflation returns to Zimbabwe

2018-10-12 15:00

Austin Mushanguri shakes his head in dejection and walks away from the fridges in an affluent supermarket in Zimbabwe’s capital after reading a sign saying he can only buy one bottle of beer instead of the dozen he’d hoped for.

Zimbabwe union leaders arrested before planned march: lawyers

2018-10-12 10:55

Zimbabwe police arrested trade union leaders and scores of activists ahead of planned marches over the country's worsening economic crisis, lawyers have said.

Zim leader Mnangagwa's cabinet 'divided over new tax' – report

2018-10-11 20:01

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's cabinet is reportedly divided over a new 2c per dollar tax which has been imposed on electronic transactions by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube.

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WATCH: We want to be the 'Bread Basket of Africa' again, says fed-up Zimbabwean

Hundreds gathered at Africa Unity Square across from the Zimbabwe Parliament on Tuesday, ahead of Zanu-PF's impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe. This is what they had to say. Watch.

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WATCH: University of Zimbabwe students refuse to write exams until President Mugabe steps down

University of Zimbabwe students have vowed not to write examinations until President Robert Mugabe steps down.

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Sombre mood in Harare as shops shut early

2017-11-15 22:40

Zimbabweans largely heeded calls by the military, with businesses such as Pick n Pay and Nando’s closing early and Harare streets emptying up.

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