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Robert Mugabe sells off his combine harvesters

Friday, May 10th 2019, 10:44

Observers say it could be sign that the former president of Zimbabwe is in financial trouble.
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Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe's desperate search for the missing

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 14:30

Communities in Zimbabwe continue to search through rubble for family members missing after the storm.
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Cyclone Idai: Mozambique president says 1,000 may have died

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 1:35
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi says he has seen bodies floating in flooded areas near Beira port.
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Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe school hit by landslide

Sunday, March 17th 2019, 17:15
related countries: Malawi Malawi, Mozambique Mozambique

Two pupils are among 31 people killed as Cyclone Idai hits Zimbabwe after Mozambique and Malawi.
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Cyclone Idai: Many dead in Zimbabwe and Mozambique

Saturday, March 16th 2019, 13:03
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

The tropical storm had already caused death and destruction in neighbouring Mozambique.
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Letter from Africa: Should MPs be sent back to school?

Friday, March 8th 2019, 0:52

The speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament wants MPs to get an education to ensure a better level of debate.
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Thousands mourn Zimbabwe Afro-jazz legend

Sunday, January 27th 2019, 14:00

Music fans make pilgrimage to Zimbabwean singer Oliver Mtukudzi's home village for his burial.
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Zimbabwe crackdown: 'We are angry, we are desperate'

Thursday, January 24th 2019, 13:33

Brutal beatings and rising inflation are proving a noxious mix in Zimbabwe.
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'Beaten and shot by Zimbabwe's police'

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 19:45

Victims tell of how the security forces have been cracking down on protesters.
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Reality Check: Why has Zimbabwe hiked petrol prices?

Saturday, January 19th 2019, 0:44

The government increased fuel prices by more than double, but what is behind the sudden price increase?
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Letter from Africa: Despair, anger and anxiety in Zimbabwe's fuel queues

Tuesday, January 15th 2019, 0:31

Brian Hungwe reflects on the impact of inflation on the the lives of Zimbabweans.
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DR Congo election: Sadc proposes unity government

Sunday, January 13th 2019, 16:18
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya Kenya

Southern Africa regional body Sadc says similar political deals have been made in Kenya and Zimbabwe.
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Mugabe: Suitcase of cash stolen from ex-Zimbabwe leader

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 19:28

Cleaners for the ousted president of Zimbabwe appear in court accused of stealing $150,000.
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Grace Mugabe faces South Africa arrest warrant

Wednesday, December 19th 2018, 13:54
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Johannesburg

Zimbabwe's former first lady is accused of assaulting a model in a hotel in Johannesburg in 2017.
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Letter from Africa: Cremations 'threaten' Zimbabwe's ancestral spirits

Wednesday, November 21st 2018, 1:00

Cremation is provoking a huge debate in Zimbabwe, bringing cultural and religious beliefs to the fore.
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Leader dismisses his own supporters as 'stupid'

Friday, November 16th 2018, 13:13

Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa condemns those who protested over alleged election fraud.
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The 'painted wolves' of Zimbabwe

Friday, November 9th 2018, 22:29

The endangered African wild dog will enthral TV viewers when it features in David Attenborough's new Dynasties series.
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Nehanda, the Shona spirit medium that inspired Mugabe

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 23:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nehanda Nyakasikana led the fight against British colonisers in Zimbabwe in the 19th Century.
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Zimbabwe currency crisis: No cash, no bread, no KFC

Friday, October 12th 2018, 0:40

A deepening unease is settling over Zimbabwe as the country's fragile local currency loses value at alarming speed.
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Zimbabwe elephant tramples German tourist to death

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 17:47
related countries: Germany Germany

The German woman was trying to photograph a herd of elephants in Zimbabwe.
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Gay Zimbabwe teacher resigns after death threats

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 16:59

He revealed his sexuality at the elite Zimbabwe boys' school before a newspaper outed him.
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Zimbabwe court upholds President Mnangagwa's election win

Friday, August 24th 2018, 17:14

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court has ruled that President Mnangagwa lawfully won last month's poll.
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South Africa risks 'Zimbabwe-style land chaos'

Friday, August 10th 2018, 23:28

President Cyril Ramaphosa is backing a plan to allow land to be taken by the state without compensation.
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Zimbabwe election crisis: MDC's Tendai Biti in court

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 17:47

Tendai Biti is accused of inciting violence after rejecting the president's election victory.
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Letter from Africa: Did Mugabe's support backfire?

Monday, August 6th 2018, 21:30

Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwe's election fallout for the opposition as it disputes the presidential poll results.
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Zimbabwe election: Woman says she was beaten by soldiers in Harare

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 18:53
related places: Harare

Following elections in Zimbabwe, the BBC has spoken to a woman who says she was beaten by soldiers in Harare.
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Zimbabwe election: High turnout in first post-Mugabe poll

Monday, July 30th 2018, 19:58

Votes are being counted in an election seen as a chance to break with Zimbabwe's repressive past.
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Grace Mugabe's immunity annulled by South African court

Monday, July 30th 2018, 14:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Zimbabwe's ex-first lady was accused of assaulting a model in South Africa in 2017.
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Zimbabwe election: Hustling for cash to survive

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 21:38

Nothing shows the desperate state of Zimbabwe's economy more than the severe shortage of cash.
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What happened to Zimbabwe's land reforms?

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 0:02

Both candidates have questioned Mugabe's controversial policy, in the run-up to the election.
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Zimbabwe in 10 numbers

Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 0:17

The statistics that explain how things have got so bad in Zimbabwe.
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The story behind Zimbabwe's scarf

Monday, July 23rd 2018, 23:14

How an accidental fashion accessory is helping Zimbabwe's new president rebrand the country.
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa blames Grace Mugabe faction for blast

Wednesday, June 27th 2018, 11:22

Zimbabwe's president suspects allies of the former first lady were behind an attempt to kill him.
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Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa says country is 'safe'

Wednesday, June 27th 2018, 6:57

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa vows to find "criminals" behind attack at his rally.
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