Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has extended a nationwide lockdown meant to control the spread of coronavirus, though the restrictions will be reviewed every two weeks. In a live broadcast on Saturday, Mnangagwa said the measure would remain in place "for an indefinite period", adding that "the country needs to ease out of the lockdown in … Continue reading ZIMBABWE EXTENDS CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN ‘INDEFINITELY’
Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media
Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The former guerilla leader, who died aged 95, came to power at the end of white minority rule in 1980 and ruled Zimbabwe uninterrupted for 37 years and seven months. He … Continue reading Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media
Mugabe’s Body Arrives Home From Singapore
A crowd of thousands of Harare residents grew suddenly, eerily silent Wednesday afternoon as an unmarked plane rolled slowly down the tarmac, bringing home the body of the man who many consider the father of Zimbabwe. The flag-draped casket carrying the body of former President Robert Mugabe was somberly welcomed in Harare by top officials, … Continue reading Mugabe’s Body Arrives Home From Singapore
Zimbabwe’s police beat anti-government protesters in capital
Zimbabwe's police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven people were injured, including one in critical condition, and 80 people were arrested, said Nelson Chamisa, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change opposition party that organized the demonstrations. "There is not going to be any rest … Continue reading Zimbabwe’s police beat anti-government protesters in capital
SA issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s ex-first lady
South African prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's ex-first lady, Grace Mugabe, for allegedly assaulting a model in 2017, police say.
The move comes after a court annulled her diplomatic immunity in July. South Africa's government was criticised for letting Mrs Mugabe leave the country after the alleged assault.
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