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7 Feb 2020
At least two people are killed and around 20 others are thought to be trapped below ground in a mining accident in Zimbabwe. Meanwhile, the world's mining elite gather in Cape Town for a top-flight industry conference. We hear more about the challenges facing the sector. And the very few Congolese World War II veterans still alive remember the sacrifices they made fighting for Belgium during the conflict. The former colonial ruler has been criticised for turning its back on African soldiers who battled shoulder to shoulder with the Belgians.
30 Jan 2020
Zimbabwe’s public sector workers have accepted a 140% salary hike starting this month, a union official said on Wednesday, averting a potential strike against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.
25 Jan 2020
Zimbabwe's opposition leader promises a year of action on the streets
17 Dec 2019
Zimbabwe: Vice president's wife in court on attempted murder and fraud charges
29 Nov 2019
Over half of Zimbabwe's population faces starvation. According to the UN, continued food insecurity could sow the seeds of civil unrest. And the government of Benin expels the EU ambassador from the country over what it calls political interference.
13 Nov 2019
Zimbabwe issues fresh banknotes amid economic crisis
11 Nov 2019
In eastern Zimbabwe's parched Buhera district, Omega Kufakunesu's family has been forced to scale down daily meals to just a portion of vegetables and sadza, a thick maize-meal porridge. Zimbabwe is experiencing one of the worst droughts in history, blamed on the effects of the El Nino weather cycle.
7 Nov 2019
A report by US-based democracy watchdog Freedom House says many Africans are unknowingly under surveillance by their own states via social media platforms. Zimbabwe and Sudan are among the countries to be singled out.
28 Oct 2019
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for an end to Western sanctions
13 Oct 2019
Zimbabwe doctors defy government ultimatum to resume work
12 Oct 2019
Zimbabwe doctors defy government ultimatum to resume work
3 Oct 2019
Zimbabwe president calls for patience in fixing ailing economy

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