ZIMBABWE | ZIMBABWE

05-Aug-2020 to 16:44

US slaps sanctions on Zimbabwe businessman

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The United States on Wednesday slapped sanctions against a Zimbabwean businessman with links to President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the global backlash continued against alleged rights abuses by the Harare authorities.

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04-Aug-2020 to 17:17

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa appoints VP as health minister

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Vice President Constantino Chiwenga as health minister in a move the government said was meant to restore order in Zimbabwe’s troubled health sector.

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04-Aug-2020 to 16:38

Mnangagwa blames ‘dark forces’ for Zimbabwe’s woes

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — President Emmerson Mnangagwa has blamed “dark forces” for Zimbabwe’s political and economic woes as a new hashtag #ZimbabweansLivesMatter on Tuesday helped focus global attention on alleged rights abuses by his government.

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31-Jul-2020 to 14:50

Zimbabwe anti-gov't protest flops amid security clampdown

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s capital Harare was a pale shadow of itself on Friday as the army and police barred people from entering the central business district amid fears that a planned anti-government protest would turn violent.

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30-Jul-2020 to 11:31

Zimbabwe on edge as anti-gov’t protests loom

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwean government on Thursday beefed up security around the capital Harare amid tensions ahead of Friday’s planned street protests to demonstrate against rising corruption and a worsening economic crisis.

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29-Jul-2020 to 19:43

Zimbabwe: Nurses strike takes toll as fatalities rise

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A long-running pay dispute between the Zimbabwe government and health workers is having a negative impact on service delivery amid revelations on Wednesday that at least seven babies were stillborn in one night at a major public hospital in the capital Harare.

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29-Jul-2020 to 07:23

Zimbabwe minister succumbs to suspected coronavirus-related illness

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe’s Agriculture Minister Perrance Shiri succumbed to a suspected coronavirus-related illness on Wednesday.

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