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24 bodies retrieved from flooded Zimbabwe gold mine: report

Rescue workers retrieved 24 bodies and eight survivors Saturday from two flooded gold mines in Zimbabwe where officials fear dozens more illegal miners are still trapped, state television has reported.

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8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

2019-02-16 11:23

Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are still missing and feared dead.

 

WATCH: Zimbabwe's only commuter train provides key economic lifeline

2019-02-10 13:02

Chugging through townships, maize fields and scrubland as the sun rises, Zimbabwe's only commuter train is cheap and reliable - two qualities that its passengers cherish in a downwards-spiralling economy.

Zimbabwe opposition leader snubs Mnangagwa dialogue call

2019-02-06 14:53

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa has snubbed an invitation by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to join a national summit, just weeks after security forces crushed protests over the worsening economy.

Mnangagwa accuses West of ‘backing violence’ in Zimbabwe

2019-02-01 21:20

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has accused western countries of supporting violent countrywide protests that were sparked by a huge rise in fuel prices.

Maimane requests formal meeting with Zimbabwean president

2019-01-31 15:08

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has requested a formal meeting with Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, following "weeks of relentless political instability" in the country.

Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire freed on bail

2019-01-29 18:51

Leading Zimbabwean activist and pastor Evan Mawarire has been freed on bail after being detained for 13 days following violent anti-government protests.

Mnangagwa’s ‘fake’ concern over security forces brutality angers opposition

2019-01-31 13:12

Zimbabwean opposition parties have accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of being out of touch with reality on the ground after he had expressed outrage on social media over continued state security forces brutality.

Zimbabwe to allow dollar trading to ease currency squeeze

2019-01-29 08:30

Zimbabwe says it will allow companies and individuals to trade dollars electronically, as it looks to ease a crippling scarcity of foreign exchange that’s sent the economy into meltdown.

Zimbabwe fire brigade on frontline after protests

2019-01-28 11:01

Zimbabwe's widely respected brigade usually tackles house fires and traffic accidents, but it became a symbol of the regime during anti-government demonstrators that turned into violent looting and arson. Read more...

WATCH: At dawn, a township road in Zimbabwe turns into a fitness club

2019-01-27 18:35

On a road over a railway track outside the Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo, about 30 people from surrounding townships go through their morning exercise routines.

PICS: In a rare success story, Zimbabwe's only commuter train is cheap and reliable

2019-02-11 10:27

Chugging through townships, maize fields and scrubland as the sun rises, Zimbabwe's only commuter train is cheap and reliable -- two qualities that its passengers cherish in a downwards-spiralling economy.

Zim prophet Walter Magaya convicted for HIV and AIDS cure claim

2019-02-06 12:34

Zimbabwean self-styled prophet, Walter Magaya, has reportedly pleaded guilty on behalf of Aretha Medical, of which he is the managing director, after claiming that he created a herbal cure for HIV and Aids.

Zimbabweans to pay nearly double for bread - report

2019-02-05 05:33

Bread prices in Zimbabwe have reportedly increased by at least 70% - the highest increase since the introduction of multiple currencies in 2009.

Lifting of Zim sanctions in SA's best interest

2019-01-31 10:34

Zimbabwean businesses people would benefit if opportunities were opened for them to forge partnerships all over the world. For this, it's necessary for sanctions on the country to be lifted, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Internal police documents show military behind brutal crackdown in Zim

2019-01-30 15:14

Internal Zimbabwean police documents have reportedly shown that the military was behind the murder, rape and robbery of citizens during the widespread crackdown.

Lawyers march in Zimbabwe capital alleging denial of justice

2019-01-29 16:01

Lawyers in Zimbabwe have marched on the constitutional court to protest the alleged denial of justice for hundreds of people arrested in a violent crackdown on protests that shut down the country.

Zim lawyers, activists fear brutal crackdown to last for months – report

2019-01-30 19:49

Activist and lawyers in Zimbabwe have reportedly said that they feared that a brutal crackdown by state law enforcement would continue as the authorities sought to crush all possible opposition to the ruling Zanu-PF party.

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