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Zimbabwe opposition backs down from protest to avoid "blood in the streets"

The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), which accuses President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of repression and economic mismanagement, had called a demonstration for Friday as the start of a nationwide protest movement.

Zimbabwe police beat protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government

Friday's street demonstration was to have been the first in a nationwide series of protests organised by the MDC, which accuses Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of state-sponsored violence, corruption and economic mismanagement.


Zimbabwe bans opposition demonstrations, police on high alert

Authorities are jittery following violence that rocked the country in January, when protests against a sharp fuel price rise resulted in looting of shops and running battles between police and protesters.

In Zimbabwe, the water taps run dry and worsen ‘a nightmare’

More than half of the 4.5 million residents of Harare’s greater metropolitan area now have running water only once a week, according to the city’s mayor, forcing them to wait in lines at communal wells, streams and boreholes.

Explained: Zimbabwe crisis deepens under President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe has struggled since longtime ruler Robert Mugabe's reign came to an end in 2017. Analysts describe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's first year in office as a period of indecisive and experimental policies.

Zimbabwe all-rounder Solomon Mire retires from all forms of cricket

Zimbabwe Solomon Mire has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect. The all-rounder made the announcement on social media took where he admitted that the decision was untimely.


Explained: What ICC's decision to suspend Zimbabwe means

As ICC chairman Shashank Manohar said at the conclusion of the Full Council in London on Thursday that the game’s governing body doesn’t take the decision to suspend a Member “lightly”, but sport must be kept free from “political interference”.

Zimbabwe runs out of passports, adding to long list of shortages

At the vehicle registry in central Harare, officials told motorists that they were not sure when number plates would be available because the department is still waiting for foreign currency from the central bank to pay a German supplier.

'We are trapped': Zimbabwe's economic crunch hits passports

A passport now takes no less than a year to be issued. An emergency passport can take months amid a backlog of 280,000 applications, never mind recent ones.

Cyclone Idai ravages three African nations; death toll rises to 847

As of Sunday, at least 847 people had been reported killed by the storm, the flooding it caused and heavy rains before it hit.

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Cyclone Idai claims more than 1,000 lives in Zimbabwe, Mozambique

The cyclone hit land near Beira on Thursday and moved inland throughout the weekend, leaving heavy rains in its trail on Tuesday. More rural areas remained unaccessible.

Men in Blue complete series sweep over Zimbabwe

India clean swept the ODI series 3-0 against Zimbabwe after winning the third ODI by 83 runs.


Ajinkya Rahane-led India set for Zimbabwe challenge

The selectors met in the capital on Monday and announced the squad for the tour of Zimbabwe.

Fortress Lahore welcomes Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe cricket team reached Lahore early morning on Tuesday.

World Cup 2015: The week in pictures

As the group stage comes to a close, we take this opportunity to look at some of the key moments from the week.

World Cup 2015: The week in pictures

After a hectic week in the World Cup, we take a look at some of the highlights from the games.


Pakistan survive Zimbabwe scare to claim first win in World Cup 2015

Pakistan bowlers bowl out Zimbabwe for 215 to give Pakistan their first win of World Cup 2015.

Chris Gayle smashes double ton, records and Zimbabwe

Gayle smashed first 200 in WCs, took 2 wickets and shared a record 372-run stand with Samuels as WI beat Zim.

World Cup 2015: South Africa earn hard fought win against Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe gave South Africa a good fight but fell 62 runs short while chasing 340 to win.