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Man seeks divorce over inability to satisfy wife

A Zimbabwean man, Danmore Matema, has gone to court, seeking a divorce from his wife, Jesca Chaza, on the grounds that he is unable to satisfy her.
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Gas tank explosion kills 42 passengers

At least 42 passengers have been confirmed dead, Zimbabwe police said on Friday, after a suspected gas tank exploded on a bus, with pictures showing the burnt-out wreckage of the vehicle.

Teenager kills mum for borrowing money without repaying

A Zimbabwean teenager, Tinashe Tidziwani, 19, has allegedly murdered his mother after she was unable to repay a 50 cent loan, he had given her earlier.
A supporter of Zimbabwean opposition MDC Alliance push a barrel in front of a fire in Harare on August 1, 2018, as protests erupted over alleged fraud in the country's election. Protests in Zimbabwe's historic elections turned bloody on August 1 as a man was shot dead during demonstrations over alleged vote fraud and the president appealed for calm. The man died after soldiers fired live ammunition during opposition protests in downtown Harare, AFP reporters saw./ AFP PHOTO / Luis TATO

Zimbabwe: From Robert Mugabe’s ouster to bloody election

Zimbabwe’s first elections since the removal of long-standing president Robert Mugabe turned violent when troops opened fire on protests against alleged voting fraud, killing at least three people.

Zimbabwe’s President Mnangagwa calls for calm amid clashes

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe called for calm on Wednesday as opposition supporters clashed with police in central Harare ahead of the announcement of this week’s presidential election results.
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President Mnangagwa’s ZANU-PF coasting to victory

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has further widened its lead in the parliamentary election as it is close to securing a majority in the 150 member parliament.

Zimbabwe’s Matabeleland massacre haunts Monday’s elections

Thirty-four years later, Ellis Ndlovu still cannot bear to look at the tree in the schoolyard where Zimbabwean soldiers killed her son.
Joseph Tshuma

MP: Zimbabwe can’t prosper without involvement of whites

An outgoing member of parliament for Zimbabwe’s ruling party, ZANU-PF, has claimed that the southern African country cannot prosper without the involvement of whites in its affairs.
Injured people are evacuated after an explosion at the stadium in Bulawayo where Zimbabwe President just addressed a rally on June 23, 2018. An AFP correspondent reported multiple injuries but could not immediately give a precise toll after a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally today. Images broadcast on Zimbabwean TV showed scenes of chaos and medics fighting to save those wounded by the blast at the White City stadium in the country's second city Bulawayo. / AFP PHOTO / Ken MAUR / Zimbabwe OUT /

Zimbabwe police make two arrests over election rally blast

Police chief Gideon Matanga said investigations were continuing over the explosion in the country's second largest city of Bulawayo on June 23.
Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri

Zimbabwe minister denies losing breast after deadly bomb attack

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri was reportedly dismayed by a privately owned newspaper report that she lost her left breast in the bombing at an election rally that killed two people last week.
Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri

Minister’s breast ripped off during Zimbabwean bomb blast

Zimbabwe’s Minister of Environment, Climate and Water, Ms Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, suffered injuries to her breast after the explosion that rocked the campaign rally of President Emmerson Mnangagwa last Saturday.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe president says hand grenade caused rally blast

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said a hand grenade was to blame for the election rally blast that killed two people last week, state media reported on Friday.
Smoke fills the stage following an explosion at a Zanu pf rally in Bulawayo, Saturday, June, 23, 2018. An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe’s president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people were injured, including a vice president. (Associated Press)

Concerns of election violence in Zimbabwe

As Zimbabweans gear up to vote for a new leader on July 30, there are concerns that the upcoming elections could be marred by widespread violence.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa gives a speech at the ZANU-PF rally at the White City Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Saturday. Shortly after his speech ended, there was an explosion. CLAIRE HARBAGE | NPR

Zimbabwe leader backs out of 1st rally since deadly attack

Zimbabwe's president on Wednesday backed out of his first campaign rally since a deadly attack on Saturday that has been called an assassination attempt.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe president suspects political faction behind rally blast

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he suspected dissidents from his own party linked to Robert Mugabe’s wife were behind an explosion at a rally he attended last week.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a rally in Bulawayo on June 23, 2018. An AFP correspondent reported multiple injuries but could not immediately give a precise toll after a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally today. Images broadcast on Zimbabwean TV showed scenes of chaos and medics fighting to save those wounded by the blast at the White City stadium in the country's second city Bulawayo. / AFP PHOTO / ZINYANGE AUNTONY

First fatality after Zimbabwe presidential rally blast

A blast that narrowly missed Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a weekend rally in Bulawayo has claimed its first fatality, a state-run radio station reported Monday.
Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa’s Ramaphosa: SADC ‘to evaluate Zim rally blast and take appropriate steps’

President Cyril Ramaphosa, who also chairs the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has condemned the bomb blast which left at least 41 people injured in Zimbabwe, saying that the bloc will evaluate the incident and "take appropriate steps".
President Emmerson Mnangagwa gives a speech at the ZANU-PF rally at the White City Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Saturday. Shortly after his speech ended, there was an explosion. CLAIRE HARBAGE | NPR

Zimbabwe election to ‘to go ahead as planned’ after blast

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa says elections will go ahead as planned on 30 July, despite what he said was an attempt on his life on Saturday.

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Abubakar Malami: Policies to enhance prison decongestion under way

Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami says policies that will enhance decongestion of prisons across the country are under way.