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Former Zimbabwean Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko, who has been on the run, appeared in a Bulawayo court on Wednesday facing charges of criminal abuse of office, the Herald reported.

Former Zimbabwe vice president appears in court for ‘abuse of office’

Former Zimbabwean Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko, who has been on the run, appeared in a Bulawayo court on Wednesday facing charges of criminal abuse of office, the Herald reported.

Former Zimbabwe vice president flees amid anti-corruption probe

Zimbabwe former vice president, Phelekezela Mphoko, who fled the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission officers at a Bulawayo police station on Tuesday, is still on the run according to ZACC spokesperson, John Makamure.

Zimbabwe police ban planned opposition protest

Zimbabwe police have banned an anti-government demonstration planned for today by the country’s main opposition party in the city of Bulawayo, saying it would likely result in “public disorder”.
Riot police forcibly apprehend people during protests in Harare on Friday. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi-AP

Zimbabwe police break up protests after court ban

Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators on Friday during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban.
Nelson Chamisa of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change at a Sunday church service in Harare, Zimbabwe, before polling day. Jerome Delay-AP

Zimbabwe opposition challenges protest ban

Zimbabwe’s main opposition MDC has gone to court to lift a police ban on its demonstrations, an official said on Friday, as armed police and soldiers set up checkpoints on major roads and blocked access to the party’s offices in central Harare.

Zimbabwean president fires tourism minister

Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, on Friday fired jailed Tourism Minister, Prisca Mupfumira, who is facing charges of criminal abuse of office.
Zimbabwe banks ordered to ring-fence foreign currency accounts

Zimbabwe holds first public T-bill auction in seven years

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe said in Harare that it had invited bids for 91-day treasury bills worth 30 million Zimbabwe dollars, which would be allotted to successful bidders on Thursday.

Zimbabwe increases fuel prices second time in a week

Zimbabwe hiked fuel prices on Monday for the second time in a week but most pumps remained dry, with no end in sight to shortages that are helping drive inflation rapidly higher.
A young Zimbabwean boy does his homework under a candle light in Harare. (Jekesai Njikizana-AFP)

Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe’s mounting woes

Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night - forcing furniture maker Richard Benhura to start work at 23:00.

Armed robbers steal 500 loaves of bread

A gang of armed robbers stole 500 loaves of bread during a delivery at a bakery in Zimbabwe earlier this week.
Zimbabwe Dollar

Zimbabwe’s currency hits new low, firms demanding payment in US dollars

Zimbabwe’s interim currency fell to a new low on the black market on Thursday and local firms were demanding payment in U.S. dollars as a hedge against inflation, which is running at its highest in a decade.
Miners at work in a mine shaft. AFP

Nine miners die in Zimbabwe blasts

At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police said on Tuesday.
Zimbabwean central bank governor John Mangudya delivers his 2016 Monetary Policy statement in Harare

Zimbabwe secures $500 million loan to ease dollar shortages

Zimbabwe’s Central Bank says it has secured 500 million dollars loan from unspecified international banks to support interbank currency trading from May 20.
Reuters - A man looks at a washed away bridge along Umvumvu river following Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe, March 18, 2019.

Floods drench Eastern Zimbabwe, water shortages parch Harare

As eastern Zimbabwe struggles with the aftermath of floods that have killed nearly 270 people and destroyed homes and roads, other parts of Zimbabwe are facing a very different crisis: too little water.
Simaro Massiya Lutumba

Congolese musician Simaro Massiya Lutumba dies in Paris

Legendary Congolese musician Simaro Massiya Lutumba died early Saturday at a hospital in Paris, France.
Zimbabwe Football Association – ZIFA

AFCON: Zimbabwe confirms death of fan

The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has confirmed the death of a female fan in a stampede outside the National Stadium in Harare, ahead of Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo.
Zimbabwe Dollar

Zimbabwe to raise $350 million from shares

Zimbabwe plans to raise $350 million from selling shares in five state-owned telecommunications companies and a bank.

Relief reaches Zimbabwe’s cyclone survivors as death toll rises

Rescue efforts in eastern Zimbabwe picked up pace on Tuesday in distressed areas from Cyclone Idai's trail of destruction, with nearly 100 people dead and hundreds missing.

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