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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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VIDEO: Mugabe election win challenged

Friday, August 9th 2013, 18:11

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change has launched a legal challenge against last week's Presidential election.
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Zimbabwe says 305,000 voters rejected

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 16:15

The electoral commission in Zimbabwe says nearly 305,000 voters were turned away during elections which the opposition says were rigged.
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Zimbabwe faces 'huge' economic challenges

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 23:07

Zimbabwe's economy faces challenging future
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Zimbabwe election: A guide to rigging allegations

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 0:26

A guide to Zimbabwe's vote-rigging complaints
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VIDEO: Claims dead on Zimbabwe electoral roll

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 20:55
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Botswana now emerging as a rare African voice to say that they were not free and fair
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Attacks reported on MDC in Zimbabwe

Monday, August 5th 2013, 10:23

Supporters of Zimbabwe's opposition MDC say they have been attacked by followers of President Robert Mugabe in the wake of contested elections.
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US and UK concern over Zimbabwe vote

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 8:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US and UK express concern over electoral fraud after Zimbabwe's President Mugabe wins re-election, but South Africa congratulates him.
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Mugabe re-elected amid fraud claims

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 19:38

Robert Mugabe wins a seventh term as Zimbabwe's president, officials say, as beaten rival Morgan Tsvangirai accuses him of stealing the election.
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Hague 'concern' over Zimbabwe vote

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 18:40

Foreign Secretary William Hague commends the people of Zimbabwe for a peaceful presidential election, but voices "grave concerns" over the conduct of the poll.
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Tsvangirai: MDC won Zimbabwe vote

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 15:56

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says his MDC won Zimbabwe's parliamentary election, despite results showing a landslide for Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF.
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Zimbabwe poll 'free and peaceful'

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 14:42

Zimbabwe's elections were free and peaceful, say the two major African observer missions, despite Morgan Tsvangirai calling them a "farce".
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Zimbabwe election 'was huge farce'

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 21:45

The election in Zimbabwe was a "huge farce", Morgan Tsvangirai says, alleging vote-rigging by rival President Robert Mugabe's camp.
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VIDEO: Election 'seriously compromised'

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 13:17

Observers in Zimbabwe have questioned the credibility of Wednesday's elections. Irene Peterson from the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) said the Electoral Commission has serious issues to address.
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Votes counted in Zimbabwe polls

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 6:23

Votes are being counted in Zimbabwe after hard-fought presidential and parliamentary elections, which monitors say were "orderly and peaceful".
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