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Zimbabwe court clears opposition official facing subversion charges

A court in southern Zimbabwe ruled on Friday that an opposition official was not guilty of trying to topple President Emmerson Mnangagwa, moments after proceedings were halted when police fired teargas to disperse supporters, his lawyer said.

Zimbabwe vice president’s wife freed on bail after attempted murder charge

The wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga was granted bail by Zimbabwe’s High Court on Monday after spending three weeks in detention for allegedly trying to kill her husband.

Zimbabwean pour into through a broken border fence

Footage of desperate travellers entering South Africa through a broken border fence shared with Zimbabwe has spread like wildfire on Twitter.

‘Now I’m nothing’: Zimbabwe floods leave local traders destitute

In eastern Zimbabwe’s Rusitu Valley, heavy rain brought by Cyclone Idai this month caused flooding that rampaged through dozens of small grocery stores and market stalls.

Zimbabwe has up to seven months’ supply of grain, after drought...

Zimbabwe has up to seven months’ supply of the staple maize after drought ravaged crops and it needs to start importing grain now to avert shortages, the secretary for agriculture said on Friday.

Destructive Cyclone Idai rings ‘alarm bell’ on climate change: U.N. chief

Cyclone Idai’s deadly hit has left some 1.85 million people in need of assistance in Mozambique in a catastrophe that United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday rang “yet another alarm bell” about climate change.

Death toll from southern Africa cyclone, floods exceeds 700

Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees.

Pope Francis reaches out to Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi

The Pope’s closeness and solidarity for the people of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, devastated by Cyclone Idai, has taken a concrete form.

Zimbabwe withdraws UN election funding request: minister

Zimbabwe has withdrawn a request for money from the United Nations to fund elections expected this year after refusing to accept its conditions, including over media reforms and security issues, a minister from President Robert Mugabe’s party said.

Wine Dine Africa

Toronto, Canada – Zimbabwe native and Canadian Patience Chirisa–whose love of and expertise in preparation of African cuisine was first showcased on Rogers TV...