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Lawyers in Zimbabwe took to the streets on Tuesday January 29 2018 demanding a restoration of the rule of law in the country.

Zimbabwean lawyers march in Harare alleging denial of justice

Lawyers in Zimbabwe have marched on the constitutional court to protest the alleged denial of justice for hundreds of people arrested in a violent crackdown on protests that shut down the country.

Zimbawean security forces express ‘grave concern’ over increasing acts of violence

Zimbabwean security forces have expressed grave concern over the increasing acts of violence in the country, following protests by civilians over hikes in fuel prices.
Zimbabwe police fired teargas to disperse a crowd queuing for bread at a shopping centre near central Harare [Philimon Bulawayo-Reuters]

Zimbabwe police erect road blocks to hunt protesters

Zimbabwe police manned checkpoints on many main roads on Saturday, searching vehicles for protesters allegedly involved in recent anti-government demonstrations.
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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.
Zimbabwean police on patrol in Harare - AFP-File - DESMOND KWANDE

Zimbabwean police ban public gatherings in Harare after cholera outbreak

Zimbabwean police have banned public gatherings in the capital Harare following a cholera outbreak that has killed 21 people and left more than 3,000 people hospitalised.
Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa (C,L) of the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC) speaks during a press conference at the MDC headquarters in Harare, on July 25, 2018 ahead of Zimbabwe's presidential election. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on July 25 said Zimbabwe's presidential election was set to be fraudulent and accused election authorities of bias, but said his MDC party would not boycott the vote. The vote on July 30 is "on path to be determined as a fraud election," he said, adding that the Zimbabwe Election Commission was "biased and has lost the confidence of the people of Zimbabwe./ AFP PHOTO / Zinyange AUNTONY

Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says won presidential election

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa said on Thursday that he had won the presidential election, and President Emmerson Mnangagwa knew he had lost otherwise the results would have been announced by now.

Zimbabwe’s President Mnangagwa calls for independent investigation of violent crackdown on protesters

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe said on Thursday he has been talking to opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to try to defuse tension over the Monday presidential election after violent clashes on the streets of Harare.
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Commonwealth accuses Zimbabwe security of using excessive force to break up protests

The Commonwealth’s observer mission on Thursday accused Zimbabwe’s security services of using excessive force to break up protests in Harare over Monday’s presidential election.

Grace Mugabe ‘spirited large consignments of ivory to China, United Arab Emirates, US’

Zimbabwean police are investigating former ruler Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, accused of smuggling ivory worth millions to underground foreign markets, a state-owned weekly reported Sunday.

Grace Mugabe under probe for ivory smuggling

Zimbabwean police are investigating former ruler Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace, accused of smuggling ivory worth millions to underground foreign markets, a state-owned weekly reported Sunday.

Zimbabwean govt urges Kenya to stop ‘outspoken’ Robert Mugabe ally Twitter rants – report

Zimbabwean authorities have reportedly asked Kenya to help stop an ally of former president Robert Mugabe from posting provocative tweets against President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government.

Zimbabwe road accidents claim 136 during festival season

Police in Zimbabwe said 136 people died in about 1,400 road traffic accidents during the festive season covering December 15, 2017 to January 1, state media reported Thursday.

Zimbabwe police admits past mistakes, pledges to work for the people

Newly appointed Police chief in Zimbabwe has embarked on an ambitious plan to restore the confidence of the public in the force.

Zimbabwean military returns power to police

Zimbabwe’s military, which staged a peaceful coup on November 15, ousting former President Robert Mugabe, returned power to the national police on Monday.

Zimbabwe police, army to patrol together after Robert Mugabe ouster

Zimbabwe’s police and army will stage joint patrols as the country returns to normal after an army takeover that led to Robert Mugabe's resignation, the authorities announced Monday.

Zimbabwe police arrests four for booing Grace Mugabe

Four people were arrested on Friday for booing Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe while she was addressing a political rally.

American journalist Martha O‘Donovan charged in Zimbabwe for insulting Robert Mugabe in a tweet

Zimbabwe police have charged a U.S. citizen for insulting president Robert Mugabe in a tweet sent out last month.

Zimbabwean journalist detained over story about Grace Mugabe

A Zimbabwean journalist has been detained for writing a news story deemed insulting to the country’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, a legal aid group said on Tuesday.

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The senator representing Abia-South senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, by members identified as the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Man who regained sight after 21 years to enrol in school – father

Mr Eli Humoshe, the father of the 24-year-old Edmond Eli who regained his vision after 21 years said his son who missed school over the years would be enrolled for adult education.
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EFCC probes FIRS staff accounts over N1.2 billion fraud

As part of its investigation into the N1.2bn duty tour allowance fraud in the Federal Inland Revenue Service, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has commenced a forensic analysis of the bank accounts of the staff members.

IPOB: Assaulting us abroad not solution to agitation – Southeast governors

The South-East Governors Forum on Saturday said the IPOB order directing its members to attack them anywhere abroad would not solve the problem of their agitation for Biafra.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

South East PDP calls for arrest of Senator Ekweremadu’s attackers

The southeastern People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack in Nurnberg, Germany, on former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu by suspected members of Igbo separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).