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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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Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony by two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country’s disputed elections. The generals suggested that Zimbabwe’s opposition was responsible for the killings. Zimbabweans and opposition leaders on Tuesday […]
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1 year after Mugabe fall, Zimbabwe asks ‘What has changed?’

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — One year ago the unthinkable happened in Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe fell from power after 37 years in power. Tanks rolled in the streets of the capital, Harare, and the military put Mugabe under house arrest, in reaction to Mugabe’s firing of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans danced […]
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Head on collision between 2 buses kills 47 in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A head-on collision between two buses has killed 47 people, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving. Two long distance buses going opposite directions collided near Rusape, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) east of the capital Harare on Wednesday evening, said police spokesman Paul Nyathi. He […]
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Head on collision between 2 buses kills 45 in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A police spokesman says a bus crash killed 45 people in Zimbabwe, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving. Police spokesman Paul Nyathi says two long distance buses going opposite directions collided “head on” near Rusape, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) east of the capital Harare […]
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Zimbabwe opposition leader seeks dialogue on economic crisis

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s opposition leader on Tuesday called for the creation of a “national transitional authority” to deal with a worsening economic crisis amid shortages of basic items such as drugs and fuel. Nelson Chamisa, who narrowly lost July’s election, accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government of excessive borrowing and lacking ideas to solve […]
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New Zimbabwe documentary on massacres takes aim at president

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A new documentary on massacres by Zimbabwe’s military has led to harsh exchanges as the 1980s killings challenge a new president who preaches unity but refuses to apologize for his alleged role in one of the country’s deepest wounds. The screening in the capital, Harare, would have been almost impossible under […]
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Zimbabwe arrests protest organizers as economy plunges

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Lawyers say police in Zimbabwe have arrested dozens of trade union members ahead of a planned protest in the capital over the worst economic crisis in a decade. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights says police arrested Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions members in Harare and the cities of Mutare and Masvingo. […]
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Zimbabwe faces its worst economic crisis in a decade

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — As Zimbabwe plunges into its worst economic crisis in a decade, gas lines are snaking for hours, prices are spiking and residents goggle as the new government insists that the country — somehow — has risen... [Author: [email protected]]
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Board Question #91271: For Alumni week, and if it doesn't take too much ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,For Alumni week, and if it doesn't take too much effort, could you update the answers to Question #70656 with the recently announced temples? Especially yayfulness's video, if he's around.-Thinks its still SO Cool! A: Dear thinker, Greetings from significantly beyond the end of alumni week! In my defense, I finally bought Crusader Kings 2 as a graduation gift to myself and it's taken over my life I've had a very busy last few months. But this wouldn't be a yayfulness t...
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Elephant tramples German tourist to death in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean authorities say an elephant has trampled a German tourist while she was trying to take photos of it. Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo says the woman died of her injuries hours after the trampling on Wednesday in Mana Pools National Park. Farawo says the 49-year-old was […]
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Ethiopia, seeking election advice, turns to Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July’s disputed vote. Like Zimbabwe, Ethiopia has a new leader promising reforms including a “free and fair election” in 2020. Zimbabwe’s electoral commission says on Twitter the visit […]
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Zimbabwe’s opposition walks out during president’s speech

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s opposition has walked out of parliament during President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s state of the nation address as politics remain tense after a disputed election. MDC party lawmakers say the president was not legitimately elected on July 30. Tuesday’s speech was Mnangagwa’s first to parliament since the election many hoped would set […]
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Zimbabwe’s government criticized over cholera outbreak

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s new government is battling criticism over a cholera outbreak that has killed at least 25 people. A crowdfunding initiative by the finance minister amid reports of government spending on new vehicles for Cabinet members has only swelled public anger. Some local non-governmental organizations on Friday blamed the government for the […]
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