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Explained: Why are people using #ZimbabweanRightsMatter in an online campaign?

August 07, 2020 8:36 am

At least 60 protesters, including 2020 Booker Prize long-listed novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga, were arrested by law enforcement authorities for participating in street protests held in the capital city of Harare last Friday. 

Zimbabwe's health minister fired for awarding contract to company that sold $28 face masks

July 08, 2020 2:58 pm

A statement on Tuesday by the chief secretary for President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced the removal of Obediah Moyo. Moyo last month was charged with criminal abuse of duty as a public officer.

Zimbabwe suspends stock exchange, mobile payments over 'economic sabotage'

June 27, 2020 1:40 pm

The measures come two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa warned his government will tackle “malpractices” that he said have undermined his government’s efforts to end an economic crisis.

Zimbabwe gets $7 million World Bank grant to fight coronavirus

May 06, 2020 10:36 pm

Zimbabwe would get $5 million from the World Bank’s global financing facility trust and another $2 million would be diverted from funds meant to help the country recover from a devastating cyclone in 2019.

Zimbabwe lead Sri Lanka by 354, seek rare win in second Test

January 31, 2020 9:20 am

Zimbabwe, having lost two hours of play due to the weather, has just one more day to bowl the Sri Lankans out and pull off what would be a rare Test victory.

Explained: Why Victoria Falls are down to a trickle

December 09, 2019 6:52 am

The Victoria Falls are one of southern Africa’s biggest tourist attractions, but now one of the worst droughts of the century has reduced its flow to a trickle triggering fears that climate change might destroy a major tourist attraction such as this.

Zimbabwe declares new public holiday to protest US sanctions

October 22, 2019 6:15 pm

Tens of thousands of people are expected to be bused to the capital, Harare, where they will march, watch a soccer match between the country's two biggest teams and attend an all-night concert.

'It's a nightmare': Zimbabwe struggles with hyperinflation

October 10, 2019 3:25 pm

Zimbabwe now has the world's second-highest inflation after Venezuela, according to International Monetary Fund figures.

Robert Mugabe gets his final wish: No hero's burial

September 28, 2019 7:00 pm

Zimbabwe's heroes have traditionally been buried at Harare's National Heroes Acre. But after much wrangling between the government and Robert Mugabe's family, the former leader is now set to be buried at his rural home.

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe died from cancer, says President Mnangagwa

September 23, 2019 4:54 pm

Robert Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule that impoverished his country, died on September 6 aged 95 in Singapore.

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

March 22, 2019 6:58 am

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

July 15, 2015 12:14 am

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

June 30, 2015 12:08 am

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

Fortress Lahore welcomes Zimbabwe

May 19, 2015 2:52 pm

The Zimbabwe cricket team reached Lahore early morning on Tuesday.

World Cup 2015: The week in pictures

March 16, 2015 8:11 pm

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

March 11, 2015 6:46 pm

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

March 01, 2015 7:12 pm

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

February 24, 2015 7:40 pm

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

February 15, 2015 4:51 pm

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