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Zimbabwe MP's insult charge dismissed

Tuesday, January 12th 2016, 18:26

A court in Zimbabwe throws out a "criminal insult" charge brought against a ruling party MP accused of calling first lady Grace Mugabe a "fool".
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Afghan cricket fan killed by gunfire

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 15:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Afghan teenager is killed by gunfire in the south of the country as cricket fans celebrate victory over Zimbabwe in Sharjah.
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Zimbabwe to 'export more elephants'

Tuesday, January 5th 2016, 13:54
related countries: China China

Zimbabwe will increase the export to China of wildlife, including elephants, to help prevent their deaths during the drought, a minister says.
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Mugabe warns Zimbabwe security services

Friday, December 11th 2015, 19:05

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe warns the country's security services not to get involved in politics, as the debate over his succession continues.
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Mugabe welcomes Chinese leader

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 11:24
related countries: China China

China's President Xi Jinping arrives in Zimbabwe to a 21-gun salute, making him the most prominent global leader in many years to visit the country.
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Mr Ugly winner is 'too handsome'

Monday, November 23rd 2015, 18:16

The person who came second in Zimbabwe's Mr Ugly contest cries foul, saying the winner isn't ugly enough.
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Mugabe cap row official suspended

Friday, October 30th 2015, 21:20

A University of Zimbabwe official is suspended for allegedly supplying President Robert Mugabe with an ill-fitting graduation cap.
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Afghanistan win landmark ODI series

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 15:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Bulawayo

Afghanistan clinch a historic one-day international series win over Zimbabwe after a 73-run victory in Bulawayo.
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Anger over killing of Zimbabwe elephant

Friday, October 16th 2015, 13:51

A leading conservationist in Zimbabwe condemns the "unethical" killing of an exceptionally large elephant in a legal hunt.
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VIDEO: Why Cecil's killer escaped prosecution

Monday, October 12th 2015, 15:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cecil

Authorities in Zimbabwe have said that the US dentist who shot Cecil the lion will not be prosecuted.
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Zimbabwe drops case against lion killer

Monday, October 12th 2015, 14:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cecil

Zimbabwe says it will not prosecute the US dentist who killed Cecil the lion because he had the proper paperwork allowing him to conduct the hunt.
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe children learn the mbira

Monday, October 5th 2015, 14:31

A pilot programme has been set up in Zimbabwe that aims to teach children in schools how to play the mbira, a traditional African instrument.
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Inzamam named Afghanistan coach

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 17:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan

Afghanistan appoint former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq as temporary coach for their tour of Zimbabwe.
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Zimbabwe to ban electric water heaters

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 14:29

Zimbabwe is to ban electric water heaters and require all new properties to use solar power, in an attempt to tackle big power shortages.
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SA mansion sold for Zimbabwe farmers

Monday, September 21st 2015, 14:41
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A property owned by Zimbabwe's government in South Africa is auctioned to compensate white farmers evicted from their land in Zimbabwe.
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Mugabe deputy submits correct speech

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 18:21

Zimbabwe's vice-president submits a speech to parliament that President Mugabe failed to give as he accidentally read the wrong one.
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Cecil hunt accused held for smuggling

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 17:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cecil

A professional hunter in Zimbabwe accused of helping a US man kill Cecil the Lion is arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle sable antelopes.
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe reads wrong speech

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 16:10

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe reads out the wrong speech at the opening of parliament, repeating one he gave last month when he was heckled.
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US dentist returns amid Cecil anger

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 17:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cecil

The US dentist who generated an outcry after killing a lion called Cecil in Zimbabwe returns to his dental practice after weeks in hiding.
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VIDEO: Fury as lion killer returns to work

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 14:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Minnesota

There were angry scenes in Minnesota on Tuesday as the US dentist who sparked an international outcry by killing a lion in Zimbabwe returned to work.
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Mugabe booed in Zimbabwe parliament

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 20:23

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is jeered by opposition MPs as he delivers his state of the nation address in parliament.
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UK museum may hold Zimbabwe bones

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 17:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK museum says it may hold Zimbabwean human remains, but cannot confirm if they are the "skulls of beheaded heroes" referred to by President Mugabe.
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'Huge cuts' at Zimbabwe broadcaster

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 11:51

The state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation has fired almost 300 employees, the state-run newspaper The Herald reports.
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Zimbabwe's triumvirate retains firm grip on power

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 14:40

The triumvirate holding Zimbabwe's future in their hands
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VIDEO: Mugabe warns of economic struggle

Monday, August 10th 2015, 22:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Zimbabwe's President, Robert Mugabe, has been leading celebrations at the National Heroes Day parade, which commemorates the lives of those who died opposing British colonial rule.
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Cecil the lion bronze statue planned

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 16:15

Zimbabwe conservation group plans to erect a bronze statue in memory of shot Cecil the lion at the entrance to the park where he lived.
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Zimbabwe's booming food scene

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 23:17

Zimbabwe's booming restaurant scene
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Cecil the lion killer a 'good man'

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 13:36
related countries: United States United States

The US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe did nothing wrong and was a "good man", the hunter who led the expedition is quoted as saying.
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Cecil the lion 'should be displayed'

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 16:18

A Zimbabwe conservation group says it wants the head of Cecil the lion to be mounted in a case in Hwange National Park, where he was killed last month.
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US airlines in big game trophy ban

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 8:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cecil, Delta

Delta, United and American Airlines ban the shipment of big-game trophies on their flights after the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.
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Zimbabwe seeks second 'lion killer'

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 19:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cecil

Zimbabwe says it is seeking a second American over the illegal killing of a lion, as the outcry over the death of famed animal Cecil continues.
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Zimbabwe end losing run with NZ win

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 15:55
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Harare

Zimbabwe beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the first one-day international in Harare to end a 10-match winless run.
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Zimbabwe 'seeks lion Cecil's killer'

Friday, July 31st 2015, 17:09

The US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe should be extradited to face charges, the country's environment minister says.
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