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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

Zimbabwe Mujuru inquest 'failure'

Friday, March 16th 2012, 16:11

A lawyer for the family of Zimbabwe's ex-military chief Solomon Mujuru says the official inquiry into his death has not achieved anything.
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Zimbabwe government could 'close'

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 17:59

Zimbabwe's government could 'shut down' unless projected diamond revenues start to flow into the treasury, the country's finance minister warns.
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Deportation for tortoise eaters

Saturday, February 18th 2012, 14:29
related countries: China China

Four Chinese nationals face deportation from Zimbabwe after they are arrested for killing and eating rare tortoises, officials say.
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EU lifts more Zimbabwe sanctions

Friday, February 17th 2012, 13:02

The European Union lifts some more of its sanctions against top officials and institutions in Zimbabwe, but retains those on President Mugabe.
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Mujuru fire death: 'Police slept'

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 18:47

An inquest into the death of Zimbabwe's ex-military chief Solomon Mujuru is told a policeman guarding his farm was asleep when the fire broke out.
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MP freed after 'Mugabe gay' jibe

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 16:19

An MP is freed in Zimbabwe after spending Christmas in jail for allegedly saying President Robert Mugabe had had gay sex, local media report.
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Zimbabwe PM fined cows and sheep

Monday, December 12th 2011, 15:04

A traditional court in Zimbabwe fines Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai two cows and two sheep for breaking a cultural taboo by initiating marriage proceedings in November.
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The land of nervous laughter

Friday, December 9th 2011, 12:46

Zimbabwe future uncertain as Mugabe prepares for polls
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Nando's axes Mugabe 'dictator' ad

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 10:58
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Fast food chain Nando's withdraws a TV advert in South Africa which pokes fun at Zimbabwe's President Mugabe as "the last dictator standing".
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Zimbabwe women accused of raping men 'for rituals'

Monday, November 28th 2011, 0:34

Zimbabwe men in fear over alleged ritual sex attacks
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Zimbabwe PM breaks wedding taboo

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 19:49

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai breaks a local taboo and marries in November, paying a bride price of $36,000 (£23,000) and 10 cows.
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Mugabe thanks HK for 'protection'

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 9:58
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe praises Hong Kong's authorities for protecting his daughter from "harassment" by British journalists.
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Zimbabwean rivals call for peace

Friday, November 11th 2011, 16:14

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai call for political violence to end, as tension rises ahead of elections.
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Zimbabwe diamond sales approved

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 13:34

An international ban on Zimbabwe selling diamonds from several of its rich Marange mines is lifted by the watchdog which polices "blood diamonds".
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Zimbabwe PM rebuked on gay rights

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 12:53

Zimbabwe's Justice Minister Patrick Chinamasa rejects calls by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai to enshrine gay rights in a new constitution.
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Zimbabwe PM in gay rights U-turn

Monday, October 24th 2011, 13:36

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai reverses his position on gay rights, telling the BBC he now wants them enshrined in a new constitution.
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VIDEO: Archbishop voices concerns to Mugabe

Monday, October 10th 2011, 21:43

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has met President Robert Mugabe and presented him with a dossier of alleged abuses against Anglicans in Zimbabwe.
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Williams preaches to Zimbabweans

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 18:02

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams preaches in a sports stadium during his controversial visit to Zimbabwe, which forms part of an African tour.
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Archbishop on central Africa trip

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 3:46

The Archbishop of Canterbury begins a pastoral visit to central Africa during which he will try to heal divisions in the Church in Zimbabwe.
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Zimbabwe's evicted 'lack schools'

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 14:02

Thousands of children in Zimbabwe, forcibly evicted from their homes six years ago, are still not receiving proper education, a rights group says.
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Archbishop seeks Mugabe meeting

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 10:45

The Archbishop of Canterbury requests a meeting with President Robert Mugabe amid reports of violence against Anglicans in Zimbabwe.
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AUDIO: Will Zimbabwe MPs get circumcised?

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 11:10

To snip or not to snip? That is the question facing male cabinet ministers and legislators in Zimbabwe after a proposal by the Deputy Prime Minister Thokozani Khupe. She has suggested they are circumcised in order to encourage youths between the ages
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Zimbabwean MPs shun circumcision

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 10:28

Zimbabwe's male MPs are not enthusiastic about a call for them to be circumcised to set an example in the fight against Aids, the BBC finds.
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Zimbabwe expels rebel Libya envoy

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 15:17
related countries: Libya Libya

Zimbabwe expels Libya's ambassador who last week abandoned Col Muammar Gaddafi and backed the rebels.
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Zimbabwe VP calls for death probe

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 9:52

Zimbabwe's Vice-President Joice Mujuru called for an investigation into the death of her husband Solomon Mujuru last week in a fire on their farm.
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Back to the land

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 23:58
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Zimbabwe farmers drive Nigeria's green revolution
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Zimbabwe's bank chief calms firms

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 9:43

Zimbabwe's central bank governor tries to reassure foreign investors after major companies were warned they could be nationalised.
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Zimbabwe ex-army boss Mujuru dies

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 17:36

Zimbabwe's ex-military chief and one of the country's most powerful politicians Solomon Mujuru dies in a fire on his farm, the state security minister confirms.
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Zimbabwe dismisses 'torture camp'

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 17:47

Zimbabwe dismisses as "ridiculous" BBC Panorama allegations of a torture camp run by the country's security forces in its rich Marange diamond fields.
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe torture camp discovered

Monday, August 8th 2011, 10:58

A torture camp run by Zimbabwe's security forces is operating in the country's rich Marange diamond fields
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Zimbabwe torture camp discovered

Monday, August 8th 2011, 5:40

A torture camp run by Zimbabwe's security forces is operating in the country's rich Marange diamond fields, BBC Panorama finds.
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Mugabe land seizures 'cost $12bn'

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 10:19

The seizure of most of Zimbabwe's white-owned land has cost $12bn in lost production since 2000, the nation's commercial farming union says.
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