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Zimbabwe opposition looks to challenge Mugabe rule
2 Jan 2017
Opposition parties in Zimbabwe are planning to mount a serious challenge to President Robert Mugabe. The 92-year-old wants to stand for re-election in 2018, but public anger is growing over his handling of the country's stalled economy.
Zimbabwe: Ruling Zanu PF party divided on succession
16 Dec 2016
Zimbabwe's growing cash crisis and struggling economy will be high on the agenda when the ruling Zanu-PF party holds its annual conference this weekend. There are also fears the ruling party could split over finding a successor for President.
Zimbabwe introduces new note amid scepticism
28 Nov 2016
Authorities hope that issuing $10 million of 'bond notes' will ease Zimbabwe's severe cash crunch, but critics believe it will hit their savings
Zimbabwe: Mugabe pushes for cyber crime bill
7 Oct 2016
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe wants parliamentarians to vote a controversial cyber crime bill into law in the interest of national security.
Major Zimbabwe hospital suspends surgeries
20 Sep 2016
In the latest crisis to hit the cash-strapped country, medical staff at the Harare Central hospital are only treating life threatening and maternity cases.
Zimbabwe police violently break up anti-Mugabe protests
4 Aug 2016
Riot police in Zimbabwe have used batons to break up a peaceful march in the capital Harare. It's the latest protest against President Robert Mugabe's government.
President Mugabe to punish critical veterans
28 Jul 2016
Thousands of Zimbabweans rallied in support of President Robert Mugabe, days after war veterans called for him to step down. At the rally, the 92-year-old leader threatened to punish the dissenting war veterans.