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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.

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Zimbabwe: news

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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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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