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Zimbabwe protest organiser freed on bail, banned from posting on Twitter

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Zimbabwe’s High Court granted bail on Wednesday to an opposition politician detained after calling for anti-government protests in July over corruption and the worst economic...
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Zimbabwe president discusses exhuming victims of 1980s massacre

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa held talks with civil society leaders on Saturday about exhuming the victims of a notorious massacre by government troops which claimed...
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Zimbabwe government blasts ‘evil-minded’ archbishop

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Zimbabwe’s government has accused the head of a Catholic bishops congress of stoking division and seeking to create a “genocide” after the group spoke out...
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Zimbabwe bishops denounce ‘unprecedented’ state crackdown

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Zimbabwe’s influential Catholic bishops on Friday deplored an “unprecedented” government crackdown on dissent against a backdrop of economic ruin and allegations of rampant rights abuses....
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US slaps sanctions on Zimbabwean tycoon

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The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions against a business tycoon with close links to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and former leader Robert Mugabe for allegedly...
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Security forces head off anti-government protests in Zimbabwe

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Streets were deserted and businesses shut in Zimbabwe’s two main cities on Friday after security forces were deployed to prevent anti-government marches called by activists...
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Zimbabwe clears streets, shops close ahead of planned protests

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Zimbabwe’s security forces on Thursday cleared people off streets of the capital Harare and forced shops to close, a day before planned anti-government protests during...
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Zimbabwe minister, who helped plot Robert Mugabe ouster, dies at 65

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Zimbabwe’s agriculture minister Perrance Shiri, a retired general who helped plot the ouster of Robert Mugabe in a 2017 coup, has died, President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
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Zimbabwe journalist arrested amid storm over $60m Covid-19 supplies scandal

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Zimbabwean police on Monday arrested an investigative journalist who exposed alleged corruption in the procurement of Covid-19 medical supplies, a matter that involves the first...