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Zimbabwe activist pastor acquitted of inciting violence

Harare - Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire said Friday he had been acquitted of inciting public violence, but he remains on trial for allegedly trying to subvert President Robert Mugabe's government.

Zimbabwe police fire teargas to disperse bank chief protests

Harare - Zimbabwean police in the capital Harare on Friday fired teargas to break up protests against the country's worsening economic crisis as rising prices fuel opposition to President Robert Mugabe's regime.

Zimbabwean pastor arrested in church over video post

Harare - Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire was on Sunday arrested during a church service after he posted a video bemoaning the country's worsening economic troubles, his lawyer said.

Mugabe at UN stands up to 'Giant Gold Goliath' Trump

New York - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe did not mince words at the United Nations Thursday about Donald Trump, mocking the US president as the "Giant Gold Goliath.

S.Africa model seeks to strip Mrs Mugabe of immunity

Pretoria - The South African glamour model who accuses Zimbabwe's first lady of battering her with an electrical plug launched a legal bid on Tuesday to have Grace Mugabe stripped of her immunity.

Zimbabwe opposition head stable in SAfrica hospital:spokesman

Harare - Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has been hospitalised in South Africa after his health deteriorated, a senior party official told AFP Saturday, though a spokesman said his condition was stable.

Grace Mugabe steers clear of assault claim

Harare - Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe on Friday made her first public comments since facing assault allegations in South Africa, but she avoided any mention of the incident two weeks ago.

Supporters rally for Grace Mugabe after assault claim

Harare - Thousands of Zimbabweans marched through Harare on Wednesday in a show of support for first lady Grace Mugabe who evaded assault allegations in South Africa by claiming diplomatic immunity.

S. African activists to challenge Grace Mugabe's immunity

Johanesburg - A South African civil rights organisation said Monday it would challenge the government's decision to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe, who was facing assault charges.

Accused of assault in S.Africa, Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe flies home

Harare - Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe flew home from South Africa on Sunday, state media said, ending a week of confusion over her whereabouts after she allegedly assaulted a model.

Grace Mugabe, accused of assault in S. Africa, 'returns to Zimbabwe'

Harare - Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, accused of assault in South Africa where she is seeking diplomatic immunity, returned home from a visit there on Sunday, public broadcaster ZBC reported.

Grace Mugabe absent from S.Africa summit as assault claim lingers

Pretoria - Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe failed to appear Saturday at a summit in South Africa attended by her husband, an event overshadowed by her effort to obtain diplomatic immunity over assault allegations.

S.Africa mulls Grace Mugabe's immunity claim

Johanesburg - South African officials were on Friday considering whether to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe over her alleged assault on 20-year-old model in a Johannesburg hotel.

S. Africa opposition demand arrest of Grace Mugabe over assault claims

Johanesburg - Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is a "massive flight risk" and must be arrested over allegations that she attacked a model in Johannesburg, South Africa's main opposition party said Friday.

Model was offered cash to make Grace Mugabe assault 'go away'

Centurion - The 20-year-old South African model that Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is alleged to have assaulted was offered cash to make potential charges "go away", a lawyer said Thursday.

Grace Mugabe claims diplomatic immunity in S.Africa assault case

Johanesburg - Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has claimed diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model, South African police said Wednesday, confirming she had not fled the country.

Grace Mugabe claims diplomatic immunity in S.Africa assault case

Johanesburg - Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has claimed diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model, South African police said Wednesday, in an incident that could test cross-border relations.

Grace Mugabe accused of assaulting model in S. African hotel

Johanesburg - Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe was under investigation by South African police Tuesday after she allegedly used an extension cord to assault a model in a Johannesburg hotel.

Grace Mugabe probed over alleged assault in S.Africa

Johanesburg - South African police were on Tuesday investigating an alleged assault by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe on a model who was staying at a Johannesburg hotel with her two sons.

Mugabe's possible successor falls ill, flown to S.Africa

Harare - Zimbabwe's vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is seen as favourite to succeed President Robert Mugabe, has been flown to South Africa for emergency medical care, officials said Monday.

Former Barca stars Kluivert, Davids appear at Mugabe rally

Harare - Former Barcelona stars Patrick Kluivert and Edgar Davids joined Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on stage at a political rally ahead of a veterans match planned later this year.

Zimbabwe plans $1 billion 'Mugabe University'

Harare - Cash-strapped Zimbabwe announced Wednesday that it plans to build a $1 billion university to honour Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old president accused of brutal repression and bringing the country to economic ruin.

Zimbabwe's opposition unites to take on Mugabe

Harare - Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai re-united with his former allies on Saturday to forge a coalition aimed at ending President Robert Mugabe's near four-decade hold on power in elections next year.

Zimbabwe confirms clash between soldiers and police

Harare - Zimbabwean security forces confirmed Friday that soldiers and police fought on the streets of Harare earlier this week, as nationwide tensions grow under 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe.

93-year-old Mugabe says 'not dying' as health concerns mount

Harare - Zimbabwe's 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, declaring "I am not dying," sought Saturday to brush aside growing concerns about his health after his wife urged him to name a successor.

Researchers mourn killing of Cecil the lion's cub

Johanesburg - A trophy hunter in Zimbabwe has shot dead a cub of Cecil the lion whose death in 2015 caused worldwide outrage, researchers tracking the pride confirmed Friday.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe returns from Singapore medical care

Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home on Saturday after medical treatment in Singapore, the state broadcaster said, putting to rest speculation over the 93-year-old's whereabouts.

Moo-gabe's gift: Zimbabwe leader sells cows to fund AU

Addis Ababa - As the African Union struggles to get members to pay dues, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe took the bull by the horns and sold his own cattle for a sizeable donation to the body.

Zimbabwe bus crash 'kills 43'

Harare - A bus accident in Zimbabwe has killed 43 people after the driver lost control and rammed into a tree, police said Thursday."We have been told that 43 people have been killed," police spokeswoman Charity Charamba told AFP.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe, 93, starts nationwide speaking tour

Marondera - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday launched a nationwide 10-venue speaking tour aimed at drumming up support ahead of elections next year when he plans to seek office again.
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Flooding in Zimbabwe has left thousands of people without food or clean water.
Flooding in Zimbabwe has left thousands of people without food or clean water.
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A woman stands outside of her temporary home and dried up maize crop in Epworth, in Harare, Zimbabwe
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Senator Muzerengwa (of Buhera) and Hon. Roy Bennett, at an MDC rally in August, 2009 in Sakubva, Zimbabwe
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The city of Harare, capital of Zimbabwe
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Map showing Masvingo Province of Zimbabwe
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Image showing latest damage to the dam wall
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In Zimbabwe, humans and livestock are starving.
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The flag of Zimbabwe has the bird on a pedastal, as does Zimbabwe's Coat of Arms.
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Four people have been arrested in Zimbabwe for trying to smuggle 28 sable antelopes, including six calves into South Africa.
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
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Zimbabwe was once known as the breadbasket of Africa, but perennial shortages now mean that many villagers rely on food aid from the World Food Programme
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Kariba dam wall photographed from the Zimbabwean side
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Zimbabwe’s Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve
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The bird on a pedastal.
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Flooding in Zimbabwe has left thousands of people without food or clean water.
Flooding in Zimbabwe has left thousands of people without food or clean water.
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