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South Africa’s president endorses Zimbabwe leader

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — South Africa’s president endorsed Zimbabwe’s government Tuesday, ignoring reports of human right abuses by the military to crush persistent dissent in the neighboring country. On a visit to Zimbabwe, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa voiced his strong support of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, repeating calls for an end to Western sanctions and […]
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Voices in AI – Episode 81: A Conversation with Siraj Raval

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Zimbabwe’s youngest lawmaker faces subversion charge

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s youngest lawmaker faces a subversion charge for allegedly asking constituents to support anti-government protests crushed by the military in January. Joanna Mamombe, a 25-year-old opposition member, faces 20 years in prison if convicted. She spent the weekend in detention in the capital, Harare. She is among dozens of opposition officials, […]
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Zimbabwe launches new currency measure

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe, without its own currency for a decade, took steps to address its worsening economic crisis by allowing its surrogate currency, bond notes, and electronic funds to float freely against other major currencies, abandoning an official but artificial parity with the dollar. Zimbabwe has not had a local currency since 2009 […]
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Zimbabwe opposition official convicted of false declaration

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean court has convicted prominent opposition politician Tendai Biti for announcing that his party’s leader won disputed elections held in July. Biti was on trial for “unofficial and false declaration of results.” Magistrate Gloria Takundwa fined him $200 for the offence. Biti, also a leading human rights lawyer, fled the […]
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Zimbabwe’s teachers report intimidation as strike begins

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s public teachers are alleging intimidation as they try to launch a nationwide strike for better salaries. Some urban teachers tell The Associated Press that riot police are guarding classrooms, while public service inspectors are moving around and marking attendance registers for teachers. Some rural teachers say ruling ZANU-PF party activists […]
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Zimbabwe’s teachers unions to strike next week over pay

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s teachers unions say they will strike for better salaries starting on Tuesday after plans for a collective action by all civil servants failed. The strike by some 100,000 teachers presents a fresh headache for President Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose deployment of soldiers to crack down on protests over a dramatic fuel […]
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Zimbabwe pastor freed on bail says hundreds in jail need aid

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwe pastor and activist charged with subversion was released on bail after more than a week on Wednesday and said he needs a doctor — as do hundreds of people still in jail with wounds from beatings by security forces. Evan Mawarire was freed after nightfall, one of more than […]
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Zimbabwe and world music star Oliver Mtukudzi dies at 66

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — One of Zimbabwe and Africa’s most iconic musicians, Oliver Mtukudzi, died on Wednesday in the capital, Harare, at age 66, a fellow musician confirmed. Albert Nyathi, a veteran Zimbabwean musician and poet who performed with Mtukudzi, was with several other mourners at the hospital where the star passed away. “It is […]
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Zimbabwe's president returns amid economic crisis, crackdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown.
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The Latest: Zimbabwe president returns to address crisis

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's ongoing protests and turmoil. (all times local):
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The Latest: Zimbabwe court rules internet shutdown illegal

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's ongoing protests and turmoil. (all times local):
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Zimbabwe returning to normal after week of turmoil, violence

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s capital is returning to normal Monday, after a week of turmoil in which Zimbabweans protested dramatic fuel price hikes and government security forces launched a crackdown in which 12 people were killed. Most shops and businesses have reopened, although many people are stocking up on food items in case the […]
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‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a local police station. Angry protesters had left him there. The 22-year-old was shot in the head, one of at least […]
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‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a local police station. Angry protesters had left him there. The 22-year-old was shot in the head, one of at least […]
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After Protests, a Bloody Crackdown in Zimbabwe

Security forces in the country are violently crushing protests set off by the increased costs of living and the government’s failure to improve economic conditions.
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US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe said Thursday it is “alarmed” by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labor leaders after a local doctors’ rights group said it had treated 68 gunshot cases and scores of other cases of assault. The U.S. also urged Zimbabwe’s government to […]
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What is happening in Zimbabwe? – video report

The centre of Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, is deserted after the third day of a nationwide strike. Demonstrators are frustrated by the huge rise in living costs, resulting in food and fuel shortages across the impoverished countryCivilians beaten and abducted in major Zimbabwe crackdown Continue reading...
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Zimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police armed with AK-47 rifles Wednesday morning arrested Evan Mawarire, an activist and pastor, from his home in Harare. He was clutching a Bible when police bundled him into their car. Mawarire in 2016 organized the ThisFlag campaign that sparked a string of nationwide anti-government protests. Mawarire was arrested Wednesday […]
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Zimbabwe anti-government protest strike enters 3rd day

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government’s decision to more than double the price of fuel. Lawyers for activist Evan Mawarire say armed police are surrounding his house in Harare. Mawarire in 2016 organized the ThisFlag campaign […]
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Military deploys in Zimbabwe fuel hike protests; 5 killed

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean military helicopter on Tuesday fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires in the capital on a second day of deadly protests after the government more than doubled the price of fuel in the economically shattered country. Soldiers moved in to disperse crowds at the busy […]
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Police fire tear gas in Zimbabwe's capital at fuel protests

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean police on Monday fired tear gas in suburbs of the capital an attempt to disperse angry demonstrators who burned tires and threw stones to protest fuel price hikes.Protesters were undeterred, blocking... [Author: [email protected]]
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Bare-handed surgeries as Zimbabwe’s health system collapses

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe has crippled a health system that was already in intensive care from neglect. It mirrors the state of affairs in a country that was full of promise a year ago with the departure of longtime leader Robert Mugabe but now faces economic collapse. Doctors describe grim […]
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Bush Guides, Night Cameras Help BBC’s ‘Dynasties’ Catch Unique Moments

Just getting to one of the locations of BBC wildlife documentary series “Dynasties” — presented by David Attenborough and following the lives of endangered animals — requires an 11-hour flight from London to Johannesburg, a two-hour connection to Harare, Zimbabwe, an hourlong chartered Cessna 206 trip to Mana Pools National Park airstrip and an hour’s […]
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AP PHOTOS: Happy holidays? Not in Zimbabwe’s economic crisis

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Christmas lights are up in Zimbabwe’s capital but the mood is less than festive as the country grapples with an economic crisis that prevents many families from enjoying the holiday season. Some people sleep in their cars in long lines for fuel because of a shortage of gasoline and diesel. […]
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Zimbabwe says ‘no need’ to extradite former first lady

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Zimbabwean government says there is “no need” to extradite Grace Mugabe, the wife of the country’s former leader, to neighboring South Africa after police there issued a warrant for her arrest. Energy Mutodi, Zimbabwe’s deputy minister of information, said Thursday that the government objects to the move by South African […]
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In Zimbabwe's crisis, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Dressed as Father Christmas, a man dozes off while sitting in a supermarket in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare. No one seems to care.The holiday mood is not catching on in a country where a currency crisis has... [Author: [email protected]]
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Zimbabweans protest ‘cocktail of lies’ amid economic decline

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans are gathering for a nationwide protest over the country’s economic collapse and what the opposition calls the new government’s “cocktail of lies.” President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is under growing pressure one year after taking office following the removal of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. Tensions remain high after July’s disputed election […]
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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe no longer able to walk, president says

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s 94-year-old former president Robert Mugabe is no longer able to walk as his health declines, his successor said Saturday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa told ruling party supporters that Mugabe has been in a hospital in Singapore for the past two months. “He can no longer walk but we will continue to […]
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe no longer able to walk, president says

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's 94-year-old former president Robert Mugabe is no longer able to walk as his health declines, his successor said Saturday.
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