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  • Sun, 29 Jul 2018 13:44

    On eve of election, Zimbabwe's Mugabe condemns ruling party

    HARARE - The day before Zimbabwe’s first election since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup, the 94-year-old said he hoped his former allies in the “military government” would be voted out of power.

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  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 15:19

    Ghosts of past massacres haunt Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa before election

    BULAWAYO - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s bid to seal his position in a July 30 election is meant to mark a break with Robert Mugabe’s violence-tainted rule. But massacres that took place decades ago are coming back to haunt him.

  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:24

    Zimbabwe police says 49 people injured in Saturday's blast at president's rally

    HARARE - Zimbabwe police said on Sunday 49 people were injured in the explosion at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s a political rally on Saturday, with the number expected to change.

  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 15:04

    Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party vows to revive economy if it wins July election

    HARARE - Zimbabwe’s main opposition party promised on Thursday to revive the economy if it wins an election in July by cutting taxes, abolishing a quasi-currency “bond note”, joining a regional monetary union and seeking debt relief.

  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 14:54

    Zimbabwe says will issue cannabis licences to growers

    HARARE - Zimbabweans can now apply for licences to grow cannabis for medical and research purposes, the government has said in a legal notice, making the southern African nation the second country in Africa to legalise cultivation of the plant.

  • Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:42

    Zimbabwe to sell shares in state-owned firms as part of reforms

    HARARE - Zimbabwe is looking to sell shares in 35 state-owned firms, including telecoms and mining entities in the latest step to revive the economy under new political leadership, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said on Friday.

  • Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:52

    President says Zimbabwe to hold elections in July

    HARARE - Zimbabwe’s first presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of former strongman Robert Mugabe’s long rule will take place in July, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday.

  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:22

    Zimbabwe youths complete Mugabe's fall, denouncing him at ZANU-PF meeting

    HARARE - Robert Mugabe’s fall from favour in Zimbabwe appeared complete on Wednesday when youths from his former party, the ruling ZANU-PF, chanted slogans denouncing him, in an unthinkable prospect before the November de facto coup that ended his near four-decade rule.

  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:47

    Zimbabwe gets its first billionaire

    According to a report by Forbes, Masiyiwa, 57, is now worth $1.7 billion, a fortune sufficient to rank him along other African billionaires like Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote.