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Zimbabwe: news

Tsvangirai urges prompt releases

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 18:15

Zimbabwe's new prime minister urges the release of opposition supporters held by the police, in his first speech to MPs.
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Mugabe vows to seize more farms

Saturday, February 28th 2009, 18:14

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe marks his birthday with a vow to continue seizing land from white farmers.
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Mugabe prepares lavish birthday

Friday, February 27th 2009, 15:21

Supporters of Zimbabwe's president raise $250,000 to mark his 85th birthday, as the country seeks emergency aid.
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Zimbabwe seeks urgent African aid

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 15:31
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Zimbabwe asks southern African countries for $2bn (£1.4bn) to save its collapsed economy, says a South African minister.
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'Relief to work'

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 8:53

Zimbabwe teacher back in school after five-month strike
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Detainees split Zimbabwe cabinet

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 16:58

Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai says the country's attorney general is blocking the release of political detainees.
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'Not giving up'

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 8:46

Zimbabwe farmer's wife standing up to the land invaders
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NZ cricketers delay Zimbabwe tour

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 2:01
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand's cricket team delays its forthcoming tour of Zimbabwe by a year citing "security concerns".
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Zimbabwe teachers to end strike

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 22:46

Teachers in Zimbabwe agree to end a year-long strike after the government promises to review salaries.
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Zimbabwe 'illegal gold sale bid'

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 9:23

Zimbabwe's vice-president has been trying to sell millions of dollars of gold despite sanctions, the BBC learns.
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Scores of Zimbabwe farms 'seized'

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 18:19

Scores of white-owned farms in Zimbabwe have been invaded since the unity government took office, says a union chief.
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Harare diary

Friday, February 20th 2009, 5:33
related countries: United States United States

Zimbabwe workers motivated by US dollar promise
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Zimbabwe MDC man misses swear-in

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 15:32

Zimbabwe state radio says MDC politician Roy Bennett is due to be sworn into government, although he is detained.
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Zimbabwe nominee will face trial

Wednesday, February 18th 2009, 17:23

A magistrate in Zimbabwe rules there is enough evidence for a senior MDC member to go on trial for terrorism.
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Zimbabwe pays wages in US dollar

Wednesday, February 18th 2009, 13:35
related countries: United States United States

Zimbabwe's new finance minister says soldiers and civil servants are being paid in US dollars to help revive the economy.
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Zimbabwe MDC politician in court

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 17:45
related places: Mutare

Zimbabwe politician Roy Bennett appears in court to face charges, as a new power-sharing government meets for the first time.
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'Zimbabwe needs emergency aid'

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 10:59

A medical charity says the worsening humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe demands an "emergency infusion" of aid from the international community.
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Court delay for Zimbabwe nominee

Monday, February 16th 2009, 16:01

Zimbabwean ministerial nominee Roy Bennett's court date on terrorism charges is delayed as prosecutors fail to turn up.
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New Zimbabwe minister blames bank

Sunday, February 15th 2009, 20:33

Zimbabwe's central bank is at the heart of the nation's economic decay, new Finance Minister Tendai Biti says.
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Zimbabwe 'treason case dropped'

Sunday, February 15th 2009, 10:32

Zimbabwe authorities drop a treason charge against politician Roy Bennett, replacing it with lesser charges, his party says.
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Arrest 'aimed at Zimbabwe deal'

Saturday, February 14th 2009, 18:15

The arrest of a top MDC leader in Zimbabwe is aimed at undermining the power-sharing agreement, PM Tsvangirai says.
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Caution rules in the new Zimbabwe

Saturday, February 14th 2009, 12:00

Andrew Harding finds a cautious mood in Zimbabwe despite Morgan Tsvangirai becoming the new Prime Minister.
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Rows mar Zimbabwe oath ceremony

Friday, February 13th 2009, 20:14
related places: Harare

The swearing-in of Zimbabwe's new power-sharing cabinet is marred by the arrest of one minister and a row over others.
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Zimbabwe cabinet to be sworn in

Friday, February 13th 2009, 12:55

The formation of Zimbabwe's unity government is due to be completed with the swearing-in of the new ministers.
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Tsvangirai sees activists in jail

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 20:14

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai spends his first full day in office visiting political prisoners, his spokesman says.
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Zimbabwe's jailed 'must be freed'

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 15:19

Human rights group Amnesty International urges the new coalition government in Zimbabwe to free all political prisoners.
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Tsvangirai pledges 'new chapter'

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 19:48

Zimbabwe's new Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai vows to stabilise the shattered economy and end political violence.
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High emotion?

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 18:55

Not everyone's happy with Zimbabwe change
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Tsvangirai becomes Zimbabwe's PM

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 16:51

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is sworn in as prime minister by his bitter political rival President Mugabe.
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Tough choice

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 3:04

It was not easy for Tsvangirai to join Zimbabwe cabinet
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Biti to get Zimbabwe finance post

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 17:27

Leading MDC figure Tendai Biti is selected as Zimbabwe's new finance minister in the Tsvangirai-Mugabe unity government.
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Grim lesson

Sunday, February 8th 2009, 16:05

Zimbabwe crisis shows importance of clean water
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Zimbabwe judge frees MDC's Biti

Friday, February 6th 2009, 17:17

A judge drops a treason case against Tendai Biti, a key figure in Zimbabwe's MDC opposition.
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