Zimbabwe needs #MeToo moment, says acclaimed author

2018-10-15 08:26

Thirty years after her iconic debut novel, Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga is back with a final look at her heroine's harrowing journey through the Mugabe years, hoping to spark debate about violence against women in her country.

Man who shot dead tout in tense Harare 'acted in self-defence': Lawyers

2018-10-14 15:35

A man who shot dead a parking tout in central Harare last week says he acted in self-defence after a mob chased him and set his car on fire, reports say.

Zimbabwe court grants bail to trade unionists: lawyer

2018-10-13 17:39

Trade union leaders and scores of activists detained in Zimbabwe ahead of planned marches over the country's worsening economic crisis, have been released on bail , lawyers say.

 

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.

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 govt 'threatens to revoke operational licences from businesses inflating prices' – report

2018-10-11 15:35

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly threatened to revoke operational licences from businesses that are inflating prices, as it tries to stop an economic meltdown triggered by recent fiscal reforms.

UPDATE: Zim police 'arrest labour union leaders ahead of planned protests', reports say

2018-10-11 11:02

Zimbabwean trade union leaders have reportedly been arrested ahead of planned nationwide protests against the continued deterioration of the southern African country's economy.

Zimbabwe strike planned Thursday despite police order

2018-10-11 07:39

Zimbabwe's largest trade union has called for national protests on Thursday as the country's economic crisis worsens, but police said they would halt any demonstrations in Harare due to a cholera outbreak.

EU observers say Zimbabwe election 'fell short' on fairness

2018-10-10 20:34

Zimbabwe's first election since the ousting of Robert Mugabe did not meet international standards, European Union observers have said in a report that raised a series of irregularities in the disputed vote.

Zim's reassigned ex-minister off to China to learn how political parties relate to govts – report

2018-10-10 16:09

Zimbabwe's former cabinet ministers, who were reassigned to the ruling Zanu-PF party's headquarters last month, are reportedly set to undergo training in China and the sub-region to learn how other political parties relate to government.

MDC 'won't stop people from protesting', Chamisa says as Zim economy collapses

2018-10-10 10:17

Zimbabwean opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly said that his party "will not stop people from exercising their constitutional rights to protest against the collapse of the economy".

Zim's largest trade union vows to go ahead with strike despite police ban

2018-10-09 17:27

Zimbabwe's largest trade union has called for national protests on Thursday as the country's economic crisis worsens, but police said they would halt any demonstrations in Harare due to a cholera outbreak.

Nelson Chamisa 'is not the answer to Zim's economic challenges', govt says

2018-10-09 10:03

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly dismissed claims by the opposition that the Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa holds the keys to the current economic problems affecting the country.

2018 'a tough year for MDC', says Chamisa as he mourns Tsvangirai's brother - reports

2018-10-08 15:30

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly described 2018 as a tough year for his MDC party following the death of former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai's brother, Casper.

Shelves empty as specter of hyperinflation returns to Zimbabwe

2018-10-12 15:01

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.

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.

Zim protests: Police armed with truncheons, guns, teargas canisters patrolling streets in Harare

2018-10-11 13:17

Large numbers of police are on duty in Harare armed with truncheons, guns and teargas canisters while water cannon trucks are parked on some streets ahead of planned marches over the country's worsening economic crisis

Economic crisis: Showdown looms as Zim police, protesters expected to clash

2018-10-11 08:00

A showdown is looming in Zimbabwe as labour unions have vowed to go ahead with planned protests against the country's continued economic crisis. This is despite a police ban on account of fears of a fresh cholera outbreak.

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.

PICS: Zimbabwe faces worst economic crisis in a decade

2018-10-10 13:02

As Zimbabwe plunges into its worst economic crisis in a decade, gas lines are snacking for hours, prices are spiking and residents goggle as the new government insists that the country - somehow - has risen to middle-income status.

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