Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe President calls for dissidents in his party to be 'flushed out'

Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged his party members to be wary of rivals of the ruling party seeking to divide the party which has been dogged by factionalism.

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SAA may only be offered 5% of money owed by Zim

2019-12-09 17:12

South African Airways, the national airline that’s entered a form of bankruptcy protection, may only be offered 5% of the $60m (R874m) that its owed by neighboring Zimbabwe in funds from ticket sales and hasn’t been able to extract from the country.

 

Zimbabwe's health woes: 250 babies born in make-shift maternity clinic as system continues to suffer

2019-12-04 12:45

The floor is dusty, the walls filthy and the furniture decrepit, but for two weeks last month a tiny flat in a Harare township was transformed into a maternity clinic where scores of babies were born.

China accuses Zimbabwe of understating financial support

2019-11-19 18:26

China has accused Zimbabwe of understating its financial help to the southern African nation, after budget figures released last week showed that major ally Beijing ranked poorly on the list of Harare's foreign donors.

Mass protests in Zimbabwe against US sanctions

2019-10-25 16:45

Zimbabweans staged a mass protest against sanctions imposed by the US and the European Union during the despotic rule of late ex-leader Robert Mugabe.

OPINION | Economic chaos is causing a food security and humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe

2019-10-11 16:04

It's true that Zimbabwe's food economy has been transformed over the past 19 years. Aggregate production of maize has certainly declined, and imports have become more frequent, writes Ian Scoones.

There are days when 'my husband and I don't eat at all' - Families survive on one meal in drought-hit Zimbabwe

2019-10-05 17:04

In eastern Zimbabwe's parched Buhera district, Omega Kufakunesu's family has been forced to scale down daily meals to just a portion of vegetables and sadza, a thick maize-meal porridge.

Zimbabwean doctor who survived suspected kidnapping leaves for South Africa

2019-09-27 09:48

A Zimbabwe doctor who survived a suspected kidnapping by state authorities last week has left the country for medical treatment in South Africa, a rights group said on Thursday.

Zimbabwe's 'witch-hunt' against opponents

2019-09-20 18:11

Around 50 political opponents and unionists have been abducted in Zimbabwe this year. According to Amnesty International, they are victims of a "systematic and brutal crackdown on human rights" by the regime.

SA stands in solidarity with Zim, despite human rights abuses - Naledi Pandor

2019-11-19 22:04

South Africa "unequivocally stand in solidarity" with Zimbabwe, despite alleged human rights abuses, according to a written reply by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor.

Zimbabwe hoteliers count the cost of chaos

2019-10-08 21:50

Zimbabwean hoteliers are counting the losses from business disruptions caused by demonstrations earlier this year, with African Sun - which operates hotels in Victoria Falls and Harare - saying foreign occupancy levels are down 19%.

Another fuel and energy price hike - no end in sight for weary Zim consumers

2019-10-06 12:10

According to a notice published by energy regulator Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) on Saturday, prices for diesel and petrol are up by 26% and 27% to $15.64 and $14.97, respectively.

Zimbabwe's leader begs for patience to fix ailing economy

2019-10-01 18:11

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa acknowledged the economic hardships Zimbabweans are suffering and pleaded for patience to allow his government to fix the country's rapidly deteriorating economy.

Mugabe feared rituals

2019-09-29 14:24

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has finally been buried at his rural Zvimba home, bringing to an end the dramatic and bitter disputes between his surviving spouse Grace and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.

Mugabe's body back home ahead of weekend burial

2019-09-27 09:47

The remains of Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe who died early this month, have been moved from his Harare house to his rural village ahead of burial expected this weekend, his family says.

Zimbabwean capital grapples with water shortage

2019-09-24 21:09

After food, fuel, medicine and electricity, the Zimbabwean capital Harare is adding running water to its list of basics that are in short supply.

Robert Mugabe died of cancer - Zimbabwe media

2019-09-23 12:22

Zimbabwe's founding president Robert Mugabe had "advanced cancer" when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reports.

Zimbabwe chiefs demand Mugabe be buried according to traditions

2019-09-20 13:13

As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions.

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