Tag: Zimbabwe

Mugabe’s body expected in Zimbabwe, burial place still a mystery

The body of Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe was expected to arrive at the country's main airport later on Wednesday, but his final resting place...

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe dies in Singapore

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has died aged 95, the country's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on his official Twitter account.Mugabe died in Singapore, where...

Cholera cases reported as hunger, disease stalk African cyclone survivors

Cholera cases were reported on Friday in the Mozambican city of Beira, adding a risk of deadly illnesses for hundreds of thousands of people...

Zimbabwe raises public workers pay by 29 percent, averts strike for...

Zimbabwe's public workers have accepted a 29 percent salary hike for the lowest paid employees, which the government says will cushion them against double-digit...

Zimbabwe doctors strike again for better pay as economy struggles

Zimbabwean doctors at public hospitals went on strike on Monday for the second time this year to demand better pay and conditions, a union...

Zimbabwe opposition leader: ‘my hands are clean’ in post-vote violence

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader told an official inquiry on Monday he had not incited supporters to take to the streets in post-election violence that...

Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected...

Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency in capital after death toll rises to...

Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 died from the disease and more than 2,000 people were infected after drinking...

Top Zimbabwe court confirms Mnangagwa’s presidential election victory

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa's disputed July 30 election victory on Friday, dismissing an opposition challenge that had held up his inauguration,...

On eve of election, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe condemns ruling party

The day before Zimbabwe's first election since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup, the 94-year-old said he hoped his...