Zimbabwe: daily life a year after Mugabe's fall

2018-11-18 11:09

Some Zimbabweans have dared to hope that the fall of long-time authoritarian leader Robert Mugabe a year ago would finally bring change after years of economic decline, corruption, and repression.


PICS: Lives at risk as drug prices soar in crisis-hit Zimbabwe

2018-11-17 11:50

Since starting treatment five years ago, 50-year-old Alice Chenyika has kept her blood pressure under control by adhering to doctors' strict instructions to take two daily doses of nifedipine.

MDC's Chamisa challenges Mnangagwa, Chiwenga to testify at Motlanthe commission - report

2018-11-17 16:03

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga to appear before a commission probing the August 1 military crackdown that killed six people.

Zim horror accident: Mnangagwa sends condolences to bus victims

2018-11-16 18:05

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sent his condolences to victims of a horrific bus accident that was engulfed by an inferno, killing more than 40 people.

Zim city mulls compulsory cremation for people under the age of 25 – report

2018-11-16 16:01

Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo, is reportedly planning to introduce mandatory cremation for people who die at the age of 25 and below due to shortage of burial space.

PICS: Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire... at least 42 killed

2018-11-16 11:30

At least 42 passengers have been confirmed dead, Zimbabwean police say, after a suspected gas tank exploded on a bus, with pictures showing the burnt-out wreckage of the vehicles.

'Let's help Mnangagwa move Zim forward,' says former deputy PM

2018-11-15 19:30

Zimbabwe's former deputy prime minister Thokozani Khupe has reportedly called for "unity of purpose" among various stakeholders in the southern African country, which is currently battling a battered economy.

'It was a time of immense hope': Zimbabweans reflect on fall of Mugabe

2018-11-15 05:50

It's one year since the Zimbabwe army seized control of the country, rolled their tanks onto the streets of Harare and forced longtime leader Robert Mugabe out of power.

MDC MP held for calling Mnangagwa 'a dog incapable of leading Zim' - report

2018-11-14 11:45

A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker has reportedly been arrested after he called President Emmerson Mnangagwa a "dog incapable of leading the country".

1 year after Mugabe fall, Zimbabwe asks 'What has changed?'

2018-11-12 12:39

One year ago the unthinkable happened in Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe fell from power. A year later Zimbabwe's economic problems have worsened and restrictions on basic freedoms remain, bringing some Zimbabweans to ask 'What has changed?'

'Our plan is not to oust Mnangagwa,' MDC says as it vows anti-govt protests

2018-11-10 07:47

Zimbabwean opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance, has reportedly said that it has "no appetite to remove [President Emmerson] Mnangagwa from power", as it vowed to go ahead with its planned anti-government protests.

Resizing of land 'will be a big test for Zim govt to rope in white farmers'

2018-11-09 10:05

Zimbabwean former head of the Commercial Framers Union, a grouping of mostly white farmers, has reportedly said that the country's ongoing land audit would be a "a big test" for the Zimbabwean government to rope in white farmers.

New Zimbabwean finance boss's tax evokes memories of 2008 crisis

2018-11-09 07:29

When Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed a comparatively youthful, Cambridge-trained economist as finance minister in September, he gave him an almost impossible task: repay billions of dollars in debt and ignite a stagnating economy.

Zim bus company 'remorseful, deeply shaken' by tragic accident

2018-11-17 07:22

Zimbabwean bus company Brooklyn Buses says it was "remorseful, deeply shaken" by the loss of so many lives following a tragic accident that killed more than 30 people.

Mnangagwa saved Chamisa from arrest, says Zim police chief

2018-11-16 20:00

Zimbabwean police have reportedly said that President Emmerson Mnangagwa is the reason why they have not arrested the opposition MDC party leader Nelson Chamisa for "inciting violence", which led to a deadly military crackdown on August 1.

Zim horror accident: Bus was headed to SA, 'completely incinerated'

2018-11-16 12:35

The Red Cross says its teams responded to a "horrific accident" in Zimbabwe involving a bus heading to South Africa, with pictures showing the remains of the bus completely incinerated.

WATCH: Zim opposition leader Chamisa calls his supporters 'stupid'

2018-11-16 10:21

Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party leader Nelson Chamisa has had to apologise to his supporters for calling them "stupid" for taking to the streets on August 1 to protest a delay in poll results, resulting in a deadly army crackdown.

Zim protesters' killings: Army generals' denials 'not surprising'

2018-11-15 11:31

The Institute for Security Studies has described as "unsurprising" the testimony by two Zimbabwean army generals who denied that troops killed six people on August 1 when the military was called in to crush protests following the country's disputed elections.

MDC's Chamisa 'faces arrest' for inciting post-election violence – report

2018-11-14 20:00

Zimbabwean police have reportedly said they are now close to arresting opposition leader Nelson Chamisa for inciting violence that led to the deadly military crackdown, which left six people dead.

Mugabe 'was forewarned about the coup that toppled him from power', former aide

2018-11-14 08:10

Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe trusted his then deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa and ex-defence force chief Constantino Chiwenga more than those who "warned" him that the two were plotting a coup against him, his former aide has said.

Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

2018-11-13 19:26

Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony from two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country's disputed elections

KFC reopens in Zimbabwe after month-long economic closure

2018-11-09 14:36

Many visitors to an KFC outlet in central Harare on Friday quickly turned back after discovering that prices had increased.

Collision between 2 buses kills 50 in Zimbabwe

2018-11-08 21:31

A collision between two buses has killed 50 people in Zimbabwe, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving

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