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News: Zimbabwe

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

Deadly stadium stampede in Zimbabwe

Friday, November 21st 2014, 18:04

Eleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say.
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Zimbabwe plot to kill Mugabe denied

Monday, November 17th 2014, 14:42

Zimbabwe's vice-president says she is taking legal action against state-owned newspapers for linking her to an alleged plot to assassinate President Robert Mugabe.
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Bangladesh claim maiden 3-0 Test win

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 16:15
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Chittagong

Bangladesh win a Test series 3-0 for the first time with a 186-run victory over Zimbabwe in Chittagong.
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Envoy snubs Zimbabwe 'dictatorship'

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 17:55
related countries: Malawi Malawi

A Malawian diplomat turns down the job of ambassador to Zimbabwe because he is opposed to dictatorship, he tells the BBC.
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Kissing ban riles Zimbabwe students

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 15:29

A ban on students kissing in public, imposed by the University of Zimbabwe, is "nonsensical", a student representative tells the BBC.
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Gazi & Utseya banned from bowling

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 15:52
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh's Sohag Gazi and Zimbabwe's Prosper Utseya are banned from bowling in internationals because of illegal actions.
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Grace Mugabe 'should hand back PhD'

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 18:52

Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.
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Birth of a Mugabe dynasty in Zimbabwe?

Monday, September 29th 2014, 10:12

The political rise of Robert Mugabe's wife Grace
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IMF declines new loans to Zimbabwe

Saturday, September 27th 2014, 0:14

The International Monetary Fund has told the BBC it will not offer Zimbabwe more money because the country is in arrears on repayments of existing loans.
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South Africa beat Australia in final

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 16:19
related countries: Australia Australia, South Africa South Africa

Faf du Plessis scores 96 as South Africa defeat Australia by six wickets in the final of the Triangular series in Zimbabwe.
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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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