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Top Zimbabwe activist arrested in protest crackdown

Harare - Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire was arrested by armed police at his home in Harare on Wednesday in a widening security crackdown after violent anti-government protests.

Three dead as Zimbabwe tightens crackdown over protests

Harare - Three people have been shot dead and many injured, Zimbabwe's main opposition party said Tuesday, as security forces crack down on protests triggered by a sharp, sudden rise in fuel prices.

Zimbabwe police clash with protesters at fuel rise protests

Harare - Police fired teargas as angry protesters barricaded roads with burning tyres and rocks in Zimbabwe on Monday, after the government more than doubled the price of fuel over the weekend.

Sharp fuel hike sparks protests in Zimbabwe

Harare - Angry protesters barricaded roads with burning tyres and rocks in Zimbabwe on Monday after the government more than doubled the price of fuel in a bid to improve supplies as the country battles its worst gasoline shortages in a decade.

Fuel hike sparks protests in Zimbabwe

Harare - Commuters were stranded in Zimbabwe’s two main cities Monday as angry protesters reacting to the weekend more than doubling of fuel prices, burned tyres and used rocks to barricade roads and blocked buses from carrying passengers.

Seven Chinese nationals in Zimbabwe court over rhino horn stash

Victoria Falls - Seven Chinese nationals appeared in a Zimbabwe court on Thursday after they were arrested last month with rhino horn pieces worth nearly a million dollars.They are facing charges of breaching the country's wildlife laws.

Zimbabwe says will not extradite Grace Mugabe

Harare - Zimbabwe on Friday said it would not extradite Grace Mugabe, wife of former president Robert Mugabe, after an arrest warrant was issued in South Africa for her alleged assault of a model in 2017.

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa pledges reforms to promote democracy

Esigodini - Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday pledged to reform his party and promote democracy in his closing address to the ruling ZANU PF party's annual conference.

Zimbabwe opposition leader denies involvement in post election violence

Harare - Zimbabwe's opposition leader distanced his party Monday from post-election protests on August 1 in which six people were killed and several others wounded after soldiers opened fire.

A year after Mugabe's fall, Zimbabwe yearns for upswing

Harare - Zimbabwean businessman Munya Chihota's face lights up when he recalls taking part in a march last year with tens of thousands of people calling for then-president Robert Mugabe to step down.

Village in the city tries to save Zimbabwe traditions

Harare - Children entering a hut in a suburb of Zimbabwe's capital gaze in wonder at objects foreign to them -- ancient farm tools, pottery, even the grass roof and reed mats on which they are asked to sit.

Defiant Zimbabwe opposition leader says will not accept poll result

Harare - Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Saturday vowed to continue his push to take power after disputed elections in which he lost to President Emmerson Mnangagwa in July. "We want to claim the victory of the people.

Zimbabwe court grants bail to trade unionists: lawyer

Harare - Trade union leaders and scores of activists detained in Zimbabwe ahead of planned marches over the country's worsening economic crisis, were released on bail Saturday, lawyers said.

Cholera death toll climbs to 28 in Zimbabwe

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

Zimbabwe cholera deaths at 24, drugs resistant: WHO

Harare - 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 said Thursday.

Public gatherings banned in Zimbabwe capital over cholera

Harare - Zimbabwe on Wednesday 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 seeks return to dollar as new govt sworn in

Harare - Zimbabwe's newly sworn-in finance minister on Monday said he planned to reintroduce the Zimbabwe dollar and accelerate plans to repay the country's debt, in a bid to revive the battered economy.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe accepts disputed election result

Harare - Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, who had vowed not to vote for his old party in elections in July, on Thursday said he accepted the outcome of the disputed poll.

Zimbabwe parliament sworn in after ZANU-PF victory

Harare - Zimbabwe on Wednesday swore in new members of parliament after July elections, with the ruling ZANU-PF party commanding a majority of over two-thirds, enough to amend the constitution.

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe

Harare - Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in as president of Zimbabwe on Sunday after winning a bitterly-contested election which was the country's first since the ousting of strongman Robert Mugabe.
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