January 11th, 2020

‘Zimbabwe among hungriest nations in the world’

The World Food Programme (WFP) says Zimbabwe’s hunger is now rated among the worst humanitarian crises in the world and is competing for resources with […]
January 9th, 2020

Zimbabwe president takes leave and hands power to deputies

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has taken a three-week leave and handed power to his two vice presidents. Zimbabwe media has published articles on the president’s […]
December 17th, 2019

Zimbabwe VP’s wife charged with attempting to murder her husband

The wife of Zimbabwe’s Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has been charged with attempting to murder her husband. Marry Mubaiwa appeared at the Harare Magistrates Court […]
December 4th, 2019

Hungry 4.1 million Zimbabweans to receive food aid

Roughly a quarter of Zimbabwe’s population will receive food aid from the UN to avert a hunger crisis. The World Food Programme (WFP) says it […]
November 29th, 2019

‘Silent genocide’ going on in Zimbabwe’s hospitals

Zimbabwe’s senior doctors have released a scathing statement explaining why they are joining their junior colleagues in not turning up to work. They are protesting […]
November 29th, 2019

‘Dysfunctional’ Zimbabwe on brink of man-made starvation

Zimbabwe is on the brink of man-made starvation and the number of people needing help is “shocking” for a country not in conflict, a United […]
November 25th, 2019

Earth tremor hits Zimbabwe

Government officials have said authorities are investigating unconfirmed reports that some parts of Chipinge on Friday experienced mild earth tremors. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry […]
November 24th, 2019

Zimbabweans furious as President Mnangagwa names 10 roads after him

There is ongoing debate among Zimbabweans about the latest renaming programme announced by the government. It’s nearly four decades since the country gained independence from […]
November 14th, 2019

Zimbabwe to unveil budget amidst economic crisis

Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube is expected to announce the country’s annual budget in a few hours. It comes at a time the country is […]
November 11th, 2019

Zimbabwe to distribute new banknotes

Zimbabwe’s central bank is due to begin circulating new banknotes on Monday, which it says will help to ease a severe cash shortage as the […]
November 8th, 2019

Water shortage deepens Zimbabwe’s economic woes

Zimbabwe’s four main cities, including Harare, are fast running out of drinking water as years of lack of investment in key infrastructure is beginning to […]
November 7th, 2019

Zimbabwe businesses turn to solar energy

Many small to large businesses in Zimbabwe are turning to solar energy to try and overcome one of the country’s worst challenges – prolonged electricity […]
November 6th, 2019

Anti-corruption commission in Zimbabwe closes in on 44 top officials

Forty-four serving and former Cabinet ministers, permanent secretaries, parastatal bosses and legislators are facing “imminent” arrest for corruption, Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) chairperson Justice Loice […]
November 6th, 2019

Zimbabwe fires striking doctors

The government of Zimbabwe has fired 77 doctors who have been taking part in a strike since September over pay. Last month a court ruled […]
October 21st, 2019

Zimbabwean striking doctors launch crowd funding initiative to replace salaries

Zimbabwe’s striking doctors have set up a crowd funding initiative appealing for donations from the public after government denied them their October salaries. The health […]
October 15th, 2019

Hailstorm hits high school in Zimbabwe

St Augustine’s High School in Penhalonga-Zimbabwe, was last week hit by a hailstorm which resulted in extensive damage to property, while some students sustained injuries. […]
September 27th, 2019

IMF: Zimbabwe has the highest inflation rate in the world

Annual inflation in Zimbabwe was 300 percent in August, according to new data released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At that level, the troubled […]
September 25th, 2019

Zimbabwe to reopen water plant ‘for a few days’

The main water treatment plant in Zimbabwe’s capital – which shut down on Monday – is temporarily reopening. It is a move which will bring […]
September 20th, 2019

Zimbabwe doctor ‘electrocuted during abduction’

The Zimbabwe doctor and union leader who was missing for five days has told the Voice of America (VOA) that he was electrocuted during his […]
September 17th, 2019

Zimbabwe doctors protest at ‘abduction’ of union leader

Hundreds of doctors have marched through the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, to condemn the alleged abduction of their union leader. Peter Magombeyi had organised a series […]
September 6th, 2019

Zimbabwe ex-President Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

Information gathered from BBC.com this morning has it that the Ex-President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe is dead. This was seen when, Zimbabwe’s education secretary Fadzayi […]
August 20th, 2019

Zimbabwe ex-Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko ‘on the run’

Zimbabwe’s former Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko is being treated as a fugitive after fleeing from anti-corruption officials. Mr Mphoko was due at a police station to […]
August 16th, 2019

Zimbabwe protests: Opposition MDC backs down after police ban

Zimbabwe’s main opposition group has called off anti-government protests in the capital Harare at the last minute, after failing to overturn a police ban. However, […]
August 16th, 2019

Zimbabwe protests: Opposition vows to defy police ban on rally

Zimbabwe’s main opposition group has said it will hold anti-government protests in the capital Harare, in defiance of a police ban. The opposition Movement for […]
August 16th, 2019

Zimbabwe protests: Opposition MDC backs down after police ban

Zimbabwe’s main opposition group has called off anti-government protests in the capital Harare at the last minute, after failing to overturn a police ban. However, […]