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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.

Cyclone Idai hits Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, killing nearly 150

In Zimbabwe, 31 people have died from the floods so far, according to the government. The deaths are mainly in Zimbabwe's Chimanimani, a mountainous area along the eastern border with Mozambique that is popular with tourists.


Trump extends US sanctions against Zimbabwe by a year

The renewal comes despite calls by African leaders, including South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa, for the sanctions to be lifted to give the country a chance to recover from its economic crisis.

Zimbabwe churches try to broker dialogue after opposition snubs Mnangagwa talks

The southern African nation had hoped to shake off its divided past after a 2017 coup forced long time leader Robert Mugabe from power, but last year's disputed election won by President Emmerson Mnangagwa only deepened political rifts.

Zimbabwe again forces 'total internet shutdown' amid unrest

On Friday, a prominent pastor and activist who faces a possible 20 years in prison on a subversion charge is set to appear in court, one of more than 600 people arrested this week.

Zimbabwe teachers to strike over pay as currency crisis deepens

Cash shortages have plunged Zimbabwe's financial system into disarray, threatening social unrest and undermining President Emmerson Mnangagwa's efforts to win back foreign investors sidelined under his predecessor Robert Mugabe.


Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe no longer able to walk, says successor

Mugabe was the world's oldest head of state before his dramatic exit.

Zimbabwe's opposition leader postpones mock inauguration after cholera outbreak

Nelson Chamisa, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), says he was cheated of victory by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the July 30 election, the first since Robert Mugabe was removed in a coup last November.

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa takes oath as US censure hangs over vote

Thousands of Zimbabweans, some bussed in, and foreign leaders including South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa and Paul Kagame of Rwanda gathered at Harare's national stadium for Sunday's swearing-in.

Zimbabwe court to hear election challenge on August 22

Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says the July 30 presidential vote, the first since the removal of Robert Mugabe last year, was rigged by a biased electoral commission.

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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.