Wearing a crown of flowers, "Cleopatra" the donkey delighted villagers in central Morocco by bucking the trend to clinch top prize in a beauty pagean, in the village of Beni Ammar.
A top business body, the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce, said on Tuesday industry was ready for the new bank notes Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube says will be introduced soon - although a top economist argues that the struggling southern African country is not yet ready for a substantive currency of its own.
Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has said.
Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare.
Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regime in brutality.
Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban.
At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday.
Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations.
WFP says 2.3 million people in rural Zimbabwe face starvation because of an El-Nino induced drought and economic shocks.
The Zimbabwean government says it has reached an agreement with South Africa’s state-owned power utility Eskom for the supply of 400MW of electricity, starting this week.
The utility has confirmed that Zimbabwe has made payment arrangements for outstanding debt and will be getting 400MW worth of imports again, but most of that will be on a "non-firm basis".
Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages have effectively turned night into day for many businesses and families, with most work happening after dark, when lights flicker on for a few hours.
Zimbabwe will defer publication of year-on-year inflation until February next year due to the change in the currency regime, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told Parliament on Thursday.
Frustrated by Democrats from fulfilling a campaign pledge to build a wall along the southern US border, President Donald Trump is getting his way regardless. The only downside for the president is that this wall is in southern Africa.
The newly-constituted Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), which was given "new teeth" by president Emmerson Mnangagwa is on an anti-corruption blitz that has seen the arrest of two senior government officials including a Minister.
Energy Minister Fortune Chasi said on Monday that his department was considering a tariff review, or cutting off electricity supply to debtors.
Zimbabwe owes airlines about $196m that’s stuck in the country due to a shortage of hard currency, according to the International Air Transport Association.
Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare.
"Our election victory has given us a clear mandate to demonstrate, i.e. lacks presidential ruling qualities, economic strategies," read on of the posters at the Zimbabwe protests.
Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police.
Electricity supply in Zimbabwe has improved significantly following the southern African country's agreement to import power from Eskom.
As Zimbabwe's economic crisis bites, one man tells the BBC how shortages are crippling his business.
The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food.
Zimbabwe's ex-leader Robert Mugabe remains hopsitalised in Singapore where he has been receiving medical care for four months, his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa says.
Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military crackdown that left six civilians dead last year.
Zimbabwe's government came under fire for failing to bring to justice soldiers who killed six people and injured dozens in post-election protests.
Zimbabweans will soon pay more in electricity tariff as the southern African country continues to seek ways of alleviating its crippling power shortages.
A year ago, with Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe out of the picture, the troubled African country seemed to have taken a turn for the better.
Mining companies in Zimbabwe will have to use foreign currency to pay for power but can make their own arrangements for imports from foreign suppliers, the country’s energy minister said.
Zimbabwe's trade deficit has narrowed to $332m for the five months to May as the southern African country battles to pay for key imports such as electricity and fuel.
Zimbabwe requires at least US$14m a month to meet its 600MW power deficit, says the acting CEO of the country's power utility.
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