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Mugabe's Zanu-PF 'blocking food aid' amid Zimbabwe drought

Thursday, September 8th 2016, 14:29

Zimbabwe's ruling party is accused of deliberately withholding aid from opposition supporters in areas facing starvation because of drought.
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Robert Mugabe lambasts Zimbabwe judges over protests

Sunday, September 4th 2016, 12:46

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says the decision by judges to allow anti-government protests to go ahead showed a reckless disregard for peace.
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Tear gas fired at anti-Mugabe protest

Friday, August 26th 2016, 21:18
related places: Harare

Police in Zimbabwe fire tear gas and water cannon at opposition supporters gathered for a protest march in the capital Harare.
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Violence erupts in Zimbabwe after anti-Mugabe protest

Friday, August 26th 2016, 21:10
related places: Harare

Zimbabwe's riot police have fired tear gas and beaten up opposition protesters in central Harare.
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Zimbabwe President Mugabe warns dissenting war veterans

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 19:32

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe threatens to punish those war veterans who last week said they were withdrawing their long-standing support for him.
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Zimbabwe pastor Evan Mawarire freed

Wednesday, July 13th 2016, 18:11

A pastor in Zimbabwe charged with attempting to overthrow the government is set freed after the court rules the charge are not admissible.
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Zimbabwe's week of protests

Friday, July 8th 2016, 18:11

Zimbabwe's economy is in dire straits, with civil servants going unpaid, the banks running out of money and a severe drought.
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Zimbabwe 'shut down' over economic collapse

Wednesday, July 6th 2016, 14:57

The streets of Zimbabwe's main cities are deserted during a nationwide stay away to protest at the lack of jobs and unpaid wages.
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Zimbabwe civil servants strike over unpaid wages

Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 17:54

Workers in Zimbabwe go on strike over unpaid salaries, affecting schools and hospitals, a day ahead of a suggested national shutdown called by activists.
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Zimbabwe elephant 'shot in head by poacher' survives

Friday, June 17th 2016, 22:36

An elephant in Zimbabwe receives treatment up to six weeks after being shot in the head by suspected poachers.
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Zimbabwe to print US dollar equivalent

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 9:49
related countries: United States United States

Zimbabwe is set to print its own version of the US dollar in order to ease severe cash shortages in the country.
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VIDEO: Protests against Mugabe in Zimbabwe

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 21:04

Around 2,000 opposition supporters in Zimbabwe marched in protest against the deteriorating economic situation there.
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Zimbabwe black ownership deadline passes

Friday, April 1st 2016, 16:26

A Zimbabwe deadline for all firms to transfer most of their shares to black Zimbabweans has passed, but it is not clear how many have complied.
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Italians killed on anti-poaching patrol

Monday, March 14th 2016, 16:26
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian father and son living in Zimbabwe have been shot dead by wildlife rangers during an anti-poaching patrol, officials say.
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VIDEO: Mugabe celebrates 92nd birthday

Saturday, February 27th 2016, 21:49

Zimbabwe's ruling party has been criticised for hosting lavish 92nd birthday celebrations for President Robert Mugabe while swathes of the population face food shortages.
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Mugabe's 92nd birthday party criticised

Saturday, February 27th 2016, 17:01

Zimbabwe's ruling party throws a lavish party for President Robert Mugabe's 92nd birthday in a drought-stricken area, drawing criticism from the opposition.
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe's 11-year-old motocross rider

Wednesday, February 24th 2016, 15:24

Motocross is a form of off-road racing that has a small but loyal following across the African continent., 11-year-old Tanya Muzinda is gaining fans in Zimbabwe
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Using talk to tackle Zimbabwe's mental health crisis

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 1:33

The Zimbabwean tackling myths about mental illness
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Body and cash found in Zimbabwe plane

Monday, February 15th 2016, 13:49
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A plane with a cargo of millions of South African rand is impounded in Zimbabwe after a dead, bleeding body is found on board, state-run media report.
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Zimbabwe declares drought disaster

Friday, February 5th 2016, 10:54

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster in most rural parts of the country severely hit by a drought.
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Making decent burials affordable

Thursday, February 4th 2016, 0:14

Zimbabwe's growing market for coffins
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Zimbabwe chief prosecutor charged

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, 17:47

Zimbabwe's chief prosecutor is charged with obstructing the course of justice, accused of dropping a case involving an alleged plot to bomb the president's dairy.
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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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