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The "Patriotic Bill" criminalizes comments that damage "the national interest of Zimbabwe." The move comes just months before the next election.
Zimbabwe’s merged president and parliamentary elections are five months away. Ongoing registration is giving young people, especially first-time voters, a chance to get involved in choosing the next leader.
The president of Belarus arrived in Zimbabwe on Monday, hot on the heels of a tour of African countries by Sergei Lavrov, foreign minister of main ally Russia.
Well-worn U.S. dollar notes are finding a new home on the streets of Harare, where they are bought at nearly half their value for resale at a profit after mending, as Zimbabweans find creative ways to survive an unrelenting financial onslaught.
Zimbabwe signed a bill into law on Tuesday outlawing organized protests by healthcare workers following strike action in a protracted dispute over pay.
Zimbabweans are experiencing an economic crisis exacerbated by hyperinflation. Analysts say the outcome of the 2023 election is unlikely to bring relief.
The US Treasury Department announced that it is sanctioning two business entities and four individuals, including the president's son. Washington also removed 17 other Zimbabweans from its Blocked Persons List.
30 Oct 2022
African painted dogs are classified as an endangered species. Right now there are only about 7,000 of them left on the continent. In Zimbabwe, a non-profit is reaching out to communities and hopes to protect the canines.
29 Oct 2022
In Zimbabwe, unlike in other African countries, elephant conservation efforts have been successful. But the surge in numbers increases the chances of human-animal contact. The country is now seeing a rise in deadly elephant attacks, while Zimbabwean farmers complain that their crops are being destroyed. According to government statistics, around 10 people are killed every month by elephants.
18 Sep 2022
World Health Organization officials are concerned about Zimbabwe's current measles outbreak and the growing number of deaths. They hope that emergency response initiatives will help contain the spread and save lives.
6 Sep 2022
A measles outbreak in Zimbabwe has killed over 150 children. The government has launched a mass vaccination campaign to contain the spread but faces stiff resistance from unvaccinated families due to religious beliefs.
29 Aug 2022
Twenty-year-old Mitchell Chivare hurriedly packs the kit, as she readies for the bat and ball game at a nearby school.