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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

Circumcision for Zimbabwe's MPs

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 15:18

At least 10 Zimbabwean members of parliament get circumcised as part of a campaign to reduce HIV and Aids cases.
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Mugabe motorcade in deadly crash

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 11:51

One person is killed in a crash involving President Robert Mugabe's motorcade in Zimbabwe, police say - the third such accident in two weeks.
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Zimbabwe jail treatment praised

Monday, June 4th 2012, 11:02

A BBC classical music presenter arrested in Zimbabwe for being in the country illegally says he was well treated during his six-day detention.
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Music presenter leaves Zimbabwe

Friday, June 1st 2012, 17:16

BBC Radio 3 music presenter Petroc Trelawny leaves Zimbabwe after all charges relating to him being in the country illegally were dropped.
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Music presenter freed in Zimbabwe

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 20:05

BBC Radio 3 music presenter Petroc Trelawny is freed from police custody in Zimbabwe but faces charges of breaking immigration laws.
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Zimbabwe 'frees' BBC presenter

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 9:33

BBC Radio 3 classical music presenter Petroc Trelawny, arrested in Zimbabwe for not having a work permit, is free to leave the country, his lawyer says.
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BBC presenter held in Zimbabwe

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 15:46

BBC Radio 3 classical music presenter Petroc Trelawny is arrested in Zimbabwe for not having a work permit.
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Lift Zimbabwe sanctions, UN urges

Friday, May 25th 2012, 16:14

Western nations should lift sanctions on Zimbabwe and its President Robert Mugabe, says UN high commissioner for human rights Navi Pillay.
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UN human rights head in Zimbabwe

Monday, May 21st 2012, 12:39

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has started a week-long visit to Zimbabwe, during which she is expected to meet President Robert Mugabe.
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AUDIO: Film tackles Mugabe's rise and fall

Friday, May 18th 2012, 14:25

Film director Simon Bright discusses his new film about Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's triumphs and failings.
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SA ruling over Zimbabwe torture

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 18:05
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Pretoria

South Africa must investigate Zimbabwean officials over allegations they tortured opposition figures in 2007, a Pretoria high court rules.
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Trade fair in Zimbabwe boycotted

Friday, April 27th 2012, 12:29
related countries: India India, Russia Russia

India and Russia boycott a major international trade fair in Zimbabwe in protest against the country's policy of taking control of foreign companies.
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Zimbabwe targets foreign miners

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 14:30

Zimbabwe says it has taken majority ownership of foreign-owned mining firms.
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In pictures: From elephant stampedes to hairdos in Zimbabwe art

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 23:48

Perils of rural Zimbabwe life depicted in art
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Zimbabwe activists avoid prison

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 16:50

Six activists convicted by a Zimbabwe court of inciting public violence by discussing the Arab Spring avoid prison sentences.
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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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