Zimbabwe

Zim soldiers, riot police force vendors off the streets amid deadly cholera outbreak

Zimbabwean authorities have reportedly issued a banning order against vendors across the capital, Harare, following a deadly cholera outbreak that has claimed more than 30 lives in recent weeks.

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New Zimbabwean president rules out early return to local currency

2018-09-18 19:00

Zimbabwe's new president has ruled out an early return of the Zimbabwean dollar, toning down remarks by his finance minister that backed reintroducing the currency.

WATCH: Zimbabwe's opposition walks out during president's speech

2018-09-18 14:33

Zimbabwe's opposition has walked out of parliament during President Emmerson Mnangagwa's state of the nation address as politics remain tense after a disputed election.

Zim leader Mnangagwa wants axed Zanu-PF members back - report

2018-09-18 13:21

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly instructed his his ruling Zanu-PF party to mend relations with former party stalwarts who were axed by former president Robert Mugabe four years ago.

Zim's new sports minister Kirsty Coventry reveals she is pregnant

2018-09-18 08:12

Zimbabwe's newly appointed Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry, 34, says she was expecting a child next year with her husband Tyrone Seward.

 

Anger on social media as Mnangagwa govt charters private jet for ill Mugabe and wife Grace

2018-09-17 14:13

Zimbabweans have reacted angrily on social media after President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government reportedly chartered a plane for former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, who flew to Singapore over the weekend for medical checks.

Zim cholera outbreak forces university to cancel graduation ceremony

2018-09-15 16:03

A Cholera outbreak that has rocked Zimbabwe’s capital Harare in recent weeks has reportedly forced the University of Zimbabwe to postpone its graduation ceremony that had been slated for Friday.

MDC accuses govt of using cholera outbreak to stop Chamisa's mock inauguration

2018-09-14 20:08

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party has accused the government of using the cholera outbreak, which has claimed 25 lives, to stop Nelson Chamisa's mock inauguration at the party's 19th anniversary celebrations.

Zim: MDC postpones Chamisa's 'inauguration' following police ban

2018-09-14 10:48

Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change says it is postponing the planned mock inauguration of its leader Nelson Chamisa after the police blocked the party from holding its 19th anniversary celebrations.

Zim ex-VP Mujuru's party 'crumbling' after dismal poll performance - report

2018-09-13 08:14

Zimbabwean former deputy president Joice Mujuru's NPP is reportedly on the verge of collapse as a number of senior party leaders have resigned after the party failed to impress in the just ended polls.

Public gatherings banned in Zimbabwe capital over cholera

2018-09-12 17:45

Zimbabwe has banned public gatherings in the capital Harare following a cholera outbreak which has claimed at least 21 lives and left hundreds of people ill over the past week.

Zimbabwe bombing incident probe: 'We're being sidelined,' police claim

2018-09-12 20:19

Police in Zimbabwe are reportedly being left out in the ongoing investigations into a bombing incident that took place at a Zanu-PF rally in June and left at least two people dead and several others - including senior party officials - injured.

Zimbabwe: Cholera death toll climbs to 28... as govt announces new antibiotics

2018-09-16 16:25

The death toll in Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has risen to 28, state media says, as the health minister announced new antibiotics were being used after the disease strain was found to be resistant to some drugs.

PICS: Grace Mugabe's sister arrested on fraud charges

2018-09-15 11:44

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe's sister has been arrested on fraud charges for allegedly reselling state-allocated land for a massive profit four years ago, a newspaper said on Saturday.

Zim's finance minister pleads online for donations to fight cholera... as govt spends $20m to buy new cars for MPs

2018-09-14 12:35

Zimbabwe's new finance minister has taken to Twitter to ask for donations to help the govrnment fight cholera that has killed at least 25 people and made thousands of others ill.

Zim: Cholera 'spreading rapidly in capital Harare', says WHO

2018-09-14 08:26

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to 25, the government said Thursday as the World Health Organisation warned that the water-borne disease is spreading rapidly in the capital Harare.

Zimbabwe cholera deaths at 24, drugs resistant: WHO

2018-09-13 14:54

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to 24 with first-line antibiotics struggling to treat the disease which has spread from the capital, a World Health Organisation report has said.

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak in pictures

2018-09-13 10:10

Zimbabwe’s health minister, Obadiah Moyo, has declared a cholera emergency after at least more than 20 people died and over 2 000 others were infected. See the pictures

WATCH: Zim opposition MPs heckle Chief Justice Malaba... call him 'a thief'

2018-09-13 05:58

Zimbabwe's chief justice Luke Malaba was reportedly "heckled and booed" by opposition party lawmakers as he entered the national assembly this week to swear-in parliamentary speaker Jacob Mudenda.

Zim President Mnangagwa 'is now his own man'

2018-09-12 16:03

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new cabinet signifies his determination to "reset the government's compass", as he hopes to turn around the country's deteriorating economy, an analyst has reportedly said.

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