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Zimbabwe police fired teargas to disperse a crowd queuing for bread at a shopping centre near central Harare [Philimon Bulawayo-Reuters]

Zimbabwe blocks social media as crackdown intensifies

Zimbabwe on Friday blocked most social media as international criticism mounted of a ruthless security crackdown after anti-government protests.
Activist Pastor Evan Mawarire is taken into a vehicle by police outside his home in Harare, Zimbabwe, January 16, 2019. REUTERS-Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwean doctors treat 68 people of gunshot wounds, hundreds arrested

Zimbabwean doctors on Thursday said they had treated almost 70 people for gunshot wounds while police rounded up hundreds after violent protests this week triggered by a steep rise in fuel prices.

Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law granted $30 bail on kidnapping charge

Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe's son-in-law Simba Chikore, who is facing kidnapping charges, has reportedly been granted $30 bail by a Harare magistrate and ordered not to interfere with witnesses.

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.
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)

Minister: At least 15 injured in Zimbabwe explosion

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Saturday he narrowly survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally that injured two of his vice-presidents and several party officials.
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 / DO NOT USE ON TWITTER

Blast rocks Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa’s rally

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally Saturday, while one of his vice-presidents and several other party officials were wounded.

Nelson Chamisa: It’s impossible for Zanu-PF to change its vote rigging tradition

Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa, has criticised President Emmerson Mnangagwa for "failing" to address electoral reforms less than three months before a watershed election.

Zimbabwe truck accident kills 21 – state media

At least 21 people were killed at the weekend when a truck overturned in western Zimbabwe, state media reported on Sunday.

Robert Mugabe ‘happy’ as former aide declared national hero – report

Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly sent a message of condolences to the family of his former health minister Dr Timothy Stamps, who died on Sunday.

The inside story of Robert Mugabe’s downfall

Inside State House in Harare, Robert Mugabe was in the tightest spot of his 37-year rule. Tanks were on the streets and troops had occupied the state broadcaster, from where the army had announced it had taken control of Zimbabwe.

Morgan Tsvangirai ‘not working with any Zanu-PF faction to oust Robert Mugabe’ – MDC

Zimbabwe's main opposition the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party says it remains "vigilant and consistent", adding that it is not concerned about the ruling Zanu-PF party infighting.

Twitter is still freaking out over Robert Mugabe’s refusal to resign

After seven long terms in office, it seemed over the weekend that the Zimbabwean dictator was finally on his way out.

Robert Mugabe no longer has regional backing, he must go – Botswana’s Ian Khama

Botswana's President Ian Khama has told his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe to step down as he no longer has any regional support to cling on to power, says a report.

Zimbabwean priest mediating potential Robert Mugabe exit – report

A Catholic priest is mediating a potential political exit for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, although the 93-year-old is insisting he can only be removed via a party leadership vote, political and intelligence sources said on Thursday.

Zimbabwe takeover should not lead to unconstitutional govt – South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa expressed hope on Wednesday that there would not be unconstitutional changes of government in Zimbabwe after the military seized power in Harare.

Zimbabwe army detains finance minister – govt source

Zimbabwe’s military detained Finance Minister, Ignatius Chombo, on Wednesday after seizing power in an attempt to root out “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe, a government source said.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma slams unconstitutional take over of Zimbabwe

President Jacob Zuma has denounced any unconstitutional take over of government in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe: Army says it is ‘targeting criminals’, not Robert Mugabe

Soldiers are reported to have taken over the headquarters of Zimbabwe's national broadcaster, ZBC, amid a growing political crisis.

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