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We have started to collect the most important news related to Zimbabwe in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Zimbabwe: news

Lessing's library donated to Zimbabwe

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 9:36
related places: Harare

More than 3,000 books from author Doris Lessing's collection have been given to Zimbabwe after her death.
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Investments in Zimbabwe 'plunging'

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 11:26

Investment in Zimbabwe more than halved in the first six months of 2014, the country's central bank chief announces as President Mugabe visits China.
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Grace Mugabe enters Zanu-PF politics

Friday, August 15th 2014, 19:29

The wife of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe enters politics, after being endorsed to become the head of the ruling party's women's league.
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Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in ODI

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 15:21

Afghanistan cause a shock by beating Zimbabwe, only their second victory over a Test-playing nation, in a one-day international.
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Mugabe tells white farmers 'to go'

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 17:00

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe calls on the country's remaining white farmers to cede land to black people.
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Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai 'expels' rival

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 18:14

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says his rival Tendai Biti has been expelled from their MDC party, along with eight other members.
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Mugabe comment offends Nigeria

Friday, April 11th 2014, 15:33
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria summons Zimbabwe's envoy to the country over President Robert Mugabe's comment that Zimbabwe is becoming "like Nigeria" in terms of corruption.
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Zimbabwe FA boss looks to farming

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 7:56

Zimbabwe FA boss Cuthbert Dube intends to push ahead with plans for the association to turn to farming to help fund its operations.
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Zimbabwe to compensate rape victim

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 18:44

Zimbabwe's top court orders the state to pay compensation to a rape victim who was denied an abortion after she was attacked eight years ago.
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Mugabe caps 'fat cat' state salaries

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 17:25

President Robert Mugabe's government moves to ease public anger in Zimbabwe by capping the pay of managers of state-owned companies.
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Irish in last-ball win over Zimbabwe

Monday, March 17th 2014, 12:50
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Ireland Ireland

Ireland clinch a dramatic final-ball victory over Zimbabwe in their World Twenty20 opener in Bangladesh.
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Zimbabwe’s multi-currency confusion

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 0:28

The country where shoppers can pay with eight different currencies
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VIDEO: Cash crunch bites in Zimbabwe

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 16:19

Some banks in Zimbabwe run out of money, leaving customers unable to do their Christmas shopping.
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VIDEO: What happened to Zimbabwe's dollars?

Sunday, December 22nd 2013, 8:33
related places: Harare

Nomsa Maseko visits Harare and finds people making a living from Zimbabwe's former currency.
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SA must probe 'Zimbabwe torture'

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 18:00
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A top court in South Africa upholds an order for police to investigate Zimbabwean officials over allegations they tortured opposition figures.
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Zimbabwe deadline for foreign firms

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 13:50

The owners of foreign firms operating in Zimbabwe in sectors from farming to hairdressing will be arrested after 1 January 2014, a senior official warns.
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China to boost Zimbabwe electricity

Monday, November 11th 2013, 14:49
related countries: China China
related places: Kariba

China gives Zimbabwe a $319m (£199m) loan to ease electricity shortages by expanding its Kariba hydropower station, Zimbabwe's finance minister says.
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Zimbabwe Mugabe 'insult law' invalid

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 15:05

Zimbabwe's highest court declares unconstitutional a law which makes it a crime to insult the president.
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Zimbabwe elephants killed by cyanide

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 23:48
related places: Hwange

Poachers are blamed after more than 80 elephants are poisoned with industrial cyanide in Zimbabwe's Hwange national park.
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Zimbabwe MDC boycotts Mugabe speech

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 13:06

Zimbabwe's main opposition party boycotts the opening of parliament by President Robert Mugabe following its defeat in elections in July.
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African conservationists honoured

Friday, September 13th 2013, 14:10
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Two African conservationists receive awards from Prince William for helping local communities co-exist with wildlife in Kenya and Zimbabwe.
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Poachers poison Zimbabwe elephants

Friday, September 6th 2013, 15:17

Poachers have used poison to kill 41 elephants in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, an official tells the BBC.
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Mugabe sworn in for seventh term

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 15:44

Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe is sworn in again as president, with rival Morgan Tsvangirai boycotting the ceremony over fraud claims.
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VIDEO: 'Africans should walk tall'

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 12:23

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has said Africans should "wall talk" as the continent has now proved itself capable of finding "African solutions to African problems".
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Mugabe inauguration: New era or back to old days?

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 1:04

New era or back to the old days for Zimbabwe?
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Tsvangirai in judges 'insult' probe

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 14:58

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai may face contempt of court charges for "disparaging remarks" he made about the judiciary, a judge says.
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US sanctions on Zimbabwe to stay

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 11:52
related countries: United States United States

The US refuses to lift sanctions on Zimbabwe following the re-election of President Robert Mugabe, despite a call by regional leaders to do so.
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Sanctions on Zimbabwe 'should go'

Monday, August 19th 2013, 10:23

Southern African leaders call for the West to lift all sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe after endorsing President Robert Mugabe's election victory.
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MDC drops Mugabe election challenge

Friday, August 16th 2013, 17:37

Zimbabwe's MDC party drops its legal challenge to President Mugabe's re-election, saying it cannot get fair hearing.
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VIDEO: Mugabe rejects 'stolen election' claim

Monday, August 12th 2013, 21:08

The newly re-elected president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has brushed aside opposition claims that he stole the election.
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Mugabe in stinging attack on rivals

Monday, August 12th 2013, 14:13

Robert Mugabe launches an attack on opposition rivals, in his first public speech since winning Zimbabwe's disputed presidential election.
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Friday, August 9th 2013, 18:12

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party files a legal challenge to Robert Mugabe's victory in the country's presidential elections, claiming fraud.
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