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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.

World news related to Zimbabwe – overview

Zimbabwe: news

Zimbabwe seeks US cents for shops

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 17:52
related countries: United States United States

Zimbabwe plans to import US currency coins because shops are often unable to give customers change, handing out sweets instead.
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VIDEO: 'I forgave Mugabe men who beat us'

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 10:36

Ben Freeth is one of the few white farmers in Zimbabwe to resist Robert Mugabe's land redistribution programme. He talks about how his family has suffered but his faith remains strong.
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Paying for freedom

Monday, July 18th 2011, 7:01

Could South Africa's apartheid fighters copy Zimbabwe veterans?
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Zimbabwe rivals in election deal

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 14:31

Zimbabwe's coalition partners agree to a timeline for reforms to pave the way for fresh elections.
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Life ban for match-fixing - Fifa

Monday, July 4th 2011, 20:27

Fifa president Sepp Blatter says anyone found guilty in the Zimbabwe match-fixing scandal faces a life ban from the game.
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Top Zimbabwe minister acquitted

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 15:55

Zimbabwe's High Court clears the MDC energy in the coalition government, Elton Mangoma, of corruption charges.
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Zimbabwean minister 'to be freed'

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 13:23

A Zimbabwe court orders the release of a government minister arrested after he was quoted in a newspaper calling President Robert Mugabe a liar.
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Row over Zimbabwe diamond sales

Friday, June 24th 2011, 19:06

A row breaks out over reports that Zimbabwe has been given the green light to sell diamonds from its rich Marange mines.
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Tsvangirai aide held in Zimbabwe

Friday, June 24th 2011, 19:01

Zimbabwean police arrest a minister and ally of PM Morgan Tsvangirai on a charge of undermining President Robert Mugabe's authority.
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Zimbabwe PM 'a security threat'

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 10:38

A senior army officer in Zimbabwe accuses Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai of being a security threat after he urged military chiefs to stay out of politics.
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AUDIO: Mugabe 'wouldn't look me in the eye'

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 8:04

Ben Freeth says people are "clueless" about the plight of rural Zimbabwe.
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Zimbabwe 'phantom voters' exposed

Monday, June 6th 2011, 17:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A leaked version of Zimbabwe's voters' roll contains 2.6m too many names, including four times more centenarians than live in the UK, finds a South African study.
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Zimbabwean jailed for using Mugabe's toilet

Friday, June 3rd 2011, 17:54

Relatives of a policeman jailed in Zimbabwe for using a toilet reserved for President Robert Mugabe appeal for his release.
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Zimbabwe's 'non-workers' exposed

Friday, May 13th 2011, 8:41

Almost half of Zimbabwe's civil servants are either not qualified or are not working, according to a leaked World Bank report obtained by the BBC.
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Artistic licence

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 12:53

Zimbabwe musical dares to dethrone Robert Mugabe
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Zimbabwe MDC minister 'in hiding'

Friday, March 25th 2011, 14:01

One of the ministers in charge of Zimbabwe's police tells the BBC she is in hiding for fear she would be arrested as part of a Zanu-PF plot against the MDC.
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Banned Zimbabwe paper returns

Friday, March 18th 2011, 11:30

The Daily News, once Zimbabwe's best-selling paper, is again on sale after being banned for eight years following criticism of President Mugabe.
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Zimbabwe 'Egypt' activists bailed

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 10:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A Zimbabwe court grants bail to six activists accused of treason for attending a lecture about the Egypt uprising but they remain in custody while they raise the money.
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Pakistan book quarter-final berth

Monday, March 14th 2011, 17:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan book a place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a comfortable seven-wicket victory (D/L method) over Zimbabwe in a rain-hit Group A match in Pallekele.
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Tsvangirai wants Mugabe 'divorce'

Friday, March 11th 2011, 4:16

Zimbabwe's Morgan Tsvangirai calls for a "divorce" from his unity government partner Robert Mugabe, after a cabinet colleague is arrested.
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Zimbabwe energy minister arrested

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 18:52

Zimbabwe's energy minister - and ally of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai - is arrested, as relations between Mr Tsvangirai and President Mugabe worsen.
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Record stand helps Sri Lanka win

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 16:33
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan share a World Cup record opening partnership of 282 as Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 139 runs to secure a place in the quarter-finals.
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Zimbabwe detains 46 over lecture

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 22:38

Zimbabwe holds 46 activists for a fifth night on treason charges after they attended a talk on how to emulate Middle East protests.
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Ponting reprimanded for TV damage

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 16:33
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia captain Ricky Ponting is reprimanded for damaging a television set in the dressing room after being dismissed against Zimbabwe.
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Holders Australia crush Zimbabwe

Monday, February 21st 2011, 16:37

Defending champions Australia beat Zimbabwe by 91 runs in their opening 2011 World Cup group match in Ahmedabad to extend their winning run to 24 matches.
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EU eases sanctions on Zimbabweans

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 17:11

The EU eases sanctions on Zimbabwe by removing 35 people close to President Robert Mugabe from a list of people subject to asset freezes and travel bans.
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China minister in Zimbabwe visit

Friday, February 11th 2011, 5:20
related countries: China China

China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi visits Zimbabwe amid reports the two countries have agreed a $10bn (£6bn) trade deal.
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Arrests for Harare foreigner raid

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 12:55
related places: Harare

Police in Zimbabwe arrest eight people for looting after violent attacks by gangs of youths, many supporters of President Mugabe, on foreign traders.
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Zimbabwe lodge invasions attacked

Monday, January 24th 2011, 14:07

Ministers condemn the invasion of several tourist lodges in Zimbabwe by people saying they are implementing government policy.
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Mugabe's desire to stay in power

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 23:33

Zimbabwe's President, Robert Mugabe, tells the BBC of his desire to remain in power.
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Mugabe threatens US and UK firms

Friday, December 17th 2010, 21:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Western

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says his country will nationalise all US and UK companies operating in the country unless Western sanctions are removed.
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Mugabe threatens US and UK firms

Friday, December 17th 2010, 14:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Western

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says his country will nationalise US and UK companies in the country unless Western sanctions are removed.
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