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# Zimbabwe

This year
# Thriller
Andrew Balbirnie century in vain as Ireland suffer dramatic loss to Zimbabwe
The ODI series continues on Saturday and will conclude on Monday.
Last year
# Cricket
Ireland lose out by 31 runs to Zimbabwe in T20 World Cup opener
Ireland played their opener in Hobart today.
# latest
Morocco win again to advance to knockout stages of AFCON
Malawi also boosted their prospects by coming from behind to get the better of Zimbabwe.
All time
# Cricket
Ireland’s Amy Hunter becomes youngest batter to hit international century
On her 16th birthday, Hunter struck an unbeaten 121.
# Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe magistrate rules Mugabe should be reburied
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government wanted Mugabe’s burial to be a public event at the hilltop National Heroes Acre.
# scuppered
Rain ruins Ireland's second one-day international against Zimbabwe
The inclement weather in Belfast meant the match ended with no result.
# Zimbabwe
Echoes of Mugabe as Zimbabwe President entrenches his power
Emmerson Mnangagwa seized power after a military coup in 2017.
# Off
Ireland confirm postponement of Zimbabwe cricket tour
The Irish men’s team were due to fly to Harare on March 28 and play a three-match T20 international series, followed by a three-match one-day international series
# Coronavirus
Zimbabwe health minister charged amid Covid-19 testing kit scandal
Obadiah Moyo (66) was arrested last night following investigations brought by the country’s anti-graft commission.
# Zimbabwe
Robert Mugabe left $10 million, a farm and two houses - but no will
Mugabe’s daughter disclosed these assets to the High Court after the family had been unable to locate a will.
# Drought
Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe
More than five million rural Zimbabweans – nearly a third of the population – are at risk of food shortages before the next harvest in 2020.
# Burial
Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe buried at his rural home village
Mugabe died in a Singapore hospital on 6 September, aged 95.
# Robert Mugabe
Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral
Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe died on 6 September, aged 95.
# divided legacy
'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe
While Mugabe leaves a divided legacy, no expense was spared for his funeral in Harare today.
# Zimbabwe
Body of Robert Mugabe being flown home ahead of funeral in 60,000-seater stadium
Mugabe will lie in state tomorrow and Friday at Rufaro Stadium in Mbare township in Harare.
# Backing Green
Ireland make history as they clinch dramatic series win over Zimbabwe in Belfast
They beat a full member in an ODI Series at home for the first time ever.
Cyclone Idai: A father searches the rubble for his dead children as millions are at risk of food shortages
It is hard to describe the utter devastation of the worst natural disaster to hit the Southern Hemisphere, writes Gabriella Pandini.
# cyclone idai
'We're running out of time': Aid workers racing to help survivors of deadly cyclone in southern Africa
Aid agencies said they were prepared for the cyclone – but not for the massive floods that followed.
# cyclone idai
Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique
The cyclone hit the city of Beri on Thursday, before it moved into neighbouring Zimbabwe.
# seeking asylum
'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland
Donnah Vuma is one of the lucky few in Direct Provision who have managed to access university education here.
# Zimbabwe
Mnangagwa calls for Zimbabwe to unify as opposition cries foul
His plea for unity came after allegations of foul play sparked a deadly crackdown on protesters in Harare on Wednesday.
# deadly clashes
Zimbabwe opposition leader lashes 'unverified fake results' as Zanu-PF claim victory
Robert Mugabe’s successor Emmerson Mnangagwa has been declared winner of the historic election.
# Tense
Zimbabwe government vows to enforce security crackdown to prevent further protests
Three people were shot dead during demonstrations yesterday.
# Election
Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest
Earlier official results showed that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament.
# Decision time
Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election
Officials overseeing the polls said long queues at many polling stations suggested a high turnout nationwide.
# polling day
Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election
Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.
# Spat
'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims
Tunisia say they made every effort to accommodate Zimbabwe after they complained about ‘the state of the bathroom in one of the rooms, the lack of a swimming pool and the low internet speed’.
# road to japan
Zimbabwe players sleep on the streets ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifier
Photographs showed players lying on a pavement wearing blankets and surrounded by their luggage.
# world view
'I love the land, I love the people and I’m optimistic for what Zimbabwe can become'
David Pocock showed no ill effects on his return to Test rugby against Ireland last weekend.
# in the blood
Zimbabwe to the Ireland U20s - Angus Curtis following in family footsteps
The 19-year-old Ulster midfielder has now been joined by his younger brother, Graham, in Ireland.
# Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies aged 65
Tsvangirai died following a battle with cancer.
Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'A changing of the guard or a genuine fresh start for Zimbabwe?'
It’s been like a dream for many people in Zimbabwe who feared that Mugabe would cling to power until his last breath, writes Sarah McCann.
# Legal
Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal
The military stepped in almost two weeks ago after Mugabe’s firing of deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa.
# the crocodile
'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president
Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe who had been in power for 37 years.
# Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's next leader nicknamed 'The Crocodile' prepares to take power
He’s set to take power tomorrow.
# for real
Jubilant scenes as Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe
The news comes in the wake of an debate in the country’s parliament regarding the impeachment of the 93-year-old ruler.
# zimbabwean president
'They will start impeaching him': Process to oust Robert Mugabe begins
The 93-year-old leader’s own party Zanu-PF has begun the process to impeach its former leader.
# High Coup
Army appeals for calm as Mugabe faces impeachment test in Zimbabwe
Mugabe seemed to brush aside the turmoil — blithely declaring he would chair a top-level meeting of the party.
# Not so fast
Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech
He has been in power for nearly four decades.
# Robert Mugabe
Thousands of protesters turn out in Zimbabwe calling for resignation of Robert Mugabe
The marches will cap an unprecedented week in which generals seized power and put Mugabe under house arrest.