Zimbabwe

MDC leader says calls for dialogue 'spurned and mocked'

Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa says his attempts at dialogue have been "spurned and mocked", and that people must be free to talk without fear.

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Millions of Zimbabweans living in SA 'must help resolve conflict back home' – ANC

2019-01-22 20:04

The ANC has called upon the millions of Zimbabweans who had made South Africa their home to get involved in turning around their country.

 

Zimbabwe troops assaulting people in capital

2019-01-22 21:10

Witnesses say Zimbabwean soldiers are still roaming the streets of the capital and assaulting people, even after the president denounced violence by security forces as "unacceptable".

What needs to be done to stop Zimbabwe’s violent meltdown

2019-01-22 19:46

To stem the tide of the current crisis before it totally overwhelms President Mnangagwa and the ruling Zanu-PF, he needs to immediately cease the brutal onslaught on civilians, writes The Conversation.

Zimbabwe leader: Violence by security forces 'unacceptable'

2019-01-22 10:06

Zimbabwe's president calls violence by security forces "unacceptable" and says it will be investigated after a week of economic crisis and crackdown in which activists said a dozen people were killed.

'I'm happy that the country is quiet,' says Zim president as he arrives home after protest crackdown

2019-01-22 08:11

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he is "happy that the country is quiet", after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address Zimbabwe's economic crisis and crackdown.

Zim High Court rules internet shutdown illegal, orders govt to restore full internet to the country

2019-01-21 17:25

Zimbabwe's High Court has ordered the government to restore full internet to the country. The court ruled that the government's shutdown of the internet was illegal.

Zimbabwe returning to normal after week of turmoil, violence

2019-01-21 14:14

Zimbabwe's capital is returning to normal after a week of turmoil in which Zimbabweans protested dramatic fuel price hikes and government security forces launched a crackdown in which 12 people were killed, according to human rights groups.

Zim president says he will return home, skip World Economic Forum after week of deadly turmoil

2019-01-20 20:04

Zimbabwe's president he will return home and skip the World Economic Forum after a week of turmoil in which activists have said at least a dozen people have been killed in a government crackdown.

'I've been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

2019-01-20 07:24

Dozens of Zimbabweans have been shot. Others say they have been hunted down in their homes at night, with soldiers and masked people in plainclothes dragging them away, severely beating them and leaving them for dead.

Zimbabwe pastor Mawarire remains in detention

2019-01-18 19:10

A magistrate in Zimbabwe says there is reasonable suspicion that a well-known pastor accused of subversion amid nationwide protests committed an offense, and has set another hearing for January 31.

LATEST: Zimbabweans hurt in protests stream in for care

2019-01-18 12:13

Zimbabweans injured during a government crackdown on pretests over a dramatic fuel price increase are streaming into a hospital in the capital Harare.

Zim inflation shoots up again - before massive fuel hike

2019-01-18 10:54

The year-on-year inflation rate for the month of December 2018, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index, stood at 42.09%, according to Zimbabwe National Statistics.

Ramaphosa says lift Zimbabwe sanctions

2019-01-22 16:39

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says his country favours the lifting or easing of international sanctions on neighbouring Zimbabwe, whose new government has cracked down on protests over a dramatic rise in fuel prices.

Zimbabwe finance minister sees fiscal order taming inflation, budget gap

2019-01-22 10:31

Zimbabwe is in the midst of its worst economic crisis since a hyper-inflationary spiral a decade ago as it faces shortages of food, fuel and foreign currency.

Zim President Mnangagwa returns amid economic crisis, crackdown

2019-01-22 05:51

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in Harare after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown

Zimbabwe charges labour leader with subversion

2019-01-22 11:06

Zimbabwe police have charged the leader of the country's largest labor union with subverting the constitutional government.

LATEST: Zimbabwe police arrest leader of largest union

2019-01-21 15:12

A spokesperson for Zimbabwe's largest trade union says police have arrested the secretary general of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, Japhet Moyo

Zimbabwe police erect road blocks to hunt protesters

2019-01-20 10:45

Zimbabwe police manned checkpoints on many main roads on Saturday, searching vehicles for protesters involved in recent anti-government demonstrations.

LATEST: Zimbabwe groups say at least 12 killed in unrest

2019-01-19 10:02

A collection of Zimbabwe human rights groups says at least 12 people have been killed, at least 78 have been shot and more than 240 have faced "assault, torture, inhumane and degrading treatment" in a crackdown on protests that began on Monday over a dramatic rise in fuel prices.

UN denounces Zimbabwe's 'excessive use of force'

2019-01-18 13:09

The United Nations human rights office is denouncing reported "excessive use of force" by Zimbabwe's security forces against protesters opposed to dramatic fuel price increases and austerity measures.

Zimbabwe again forces 'total internet shutdown' amid unrest

2019-01-18 10:02

Zimbabwe's government has again forced a "total internet shutdown", a media group says, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting dramatic fuel price increases.

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