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# zimbabwe - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Echoes of Mugabe as Zimbabwe President entrenches his power
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Echoes of Mugabe as Zimbabwe President entrenches his power

Jun 1st 2021, 7:17 AM 18,829 Views 15 Comments

Emmerson Mnangagwa seized power after a military coup in 2017.

# zimbabwe - Monday 8 February, 2021

Ireland confirm postponement of Zimbabwe cricket tour
# Off
From The42
# Off

Ireland confirm postponement of Zimbabwe cricket tour

Feb 8th 2021, 8:01 PM 1,749 Views 1 Comment

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

# zimbabwe - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Zimbabwe health minister charged amid Covid-19 testing kit scandal
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Zimbabwe health minister charged amid Covid-19 testing kit scandal

Updated Jun 20th 2020, 6:17 PM 48,947 Views 0 Comments

Obadiah Moyo (66) was arrested last night following investigations brought by the country’s anti-graft commission.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Robert Mugabe left $10 million, a farm and two houses - but no will
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe left $10 million, a farm and two houses - but no will

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:10 PM 18,787 Views 24 Comments

Mugabe’s daughter disclosed these assets to the High Court after the family had been unable to locate a will.

# zimbabwe - Monday 21 October, 2019

Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe
# Drought
# Drought

Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe

Oct 21st 2019, 9:35 PM 11,588 Views 22 Comments

More than five million rural Zimbabweans – nearly a third of the population – are at risk of food shortages before the next harvest in 2020.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe buried at his rural home village
# Burial
# Burial

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe buried at his rural home village

Sep 28th 2019, 5:51 PM 11,219 Views 16 Comments

Mugabe died in a Singapore hospital on 6 September, aged 95.

# zimbabwe - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral
# Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe

Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral

Sep 18th 2019, 11:33 AM 8,250 Views 6 Comments

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe died on 6 September, aged 95.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe
# Divided Legacy
# Divided Legacy

'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe

Sep 14th 2019, 2:49 PM 9,996 Views 10 Comments

While Mugabe leaves a divided legacy, no expense was spared for his funeral in Harare today.

# zimbabwe - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Body of Robert Mugabe being flown home ahead of funeral in 60,000-seater stadium
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Body of Robert Mugabe being flown home ahead of funeral in 60,000-seater stadium

Sep 11th 2019, 9:31 AM 12,410 Views 18 Comments

Mugabe will lie in state tomorrow and Friday at Rufaro Stadium in Mbare township in Harare.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Ireland make history as they clinch dramatic series win over Zimbabwe in Belfast
# Backing Green
From The42
# Backing Green

Ireland make history as they clinch dramatic series win over Zimbabwe in Belfast

Jul 4th 2019, 10:25 PM 7,049 Views 6 Comments

They beat a full member in an ODI Series at home for the first time ever.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Cyclone Idai: A father searches the rubble for his dead children as millions are at risk of food shortages
# Voices
# Voices

Cyclone Idai: A father searches the rubble for his dead children as millions are at risk of food shortages

May 28th 2019, 7:00 AM 37,368 Views 4 Comments

It is hard to describe the utter devastation of the worst natural disaster to hit the Southern Hemisphere, writes Gabriella Pandini.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 21 March, 2019

'We're running out of time': Aid workers racing to help survivors of deadly cyclone in southern Africa
# Cyclone Idai
# Cyclone Idai

'We're running out of time': Aid workers racing to help survivors of deadly cyclone in southern Africa

Mar 21st 2019, 7:20 AM 6,197 Views 4 Comments

Aid agencies said they were prepared for the cyclone – but not for the massive floods that followed.

# zimbabwe - Monday 18 March, 2019

Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique
# Cyclone Idai
# Cyclone Idai

Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique

Mar 18th 2019, 7:44 PM 11,673 Views 4 Comments

The cyclone hit the city of Beri on Thursday, before it moved into neighbouring Zimbabwe.

# zimbabwe - Sunday 30 September, 2018

'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland
# Seeking Asylum
# Seeking Asylum

'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland

Sep 30th 2018, 2:30 PM 46,013 Views 54 Comments

Donnah Vuma is one of the lucky few in Direct Provision who have managed to access university education here.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Mnangagwa calls for Zimbabwe to unify as opposition cries foul
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa calls for Zimbabwe to unify as opposition cries foul

Aug 4th 2018, 7:26 AM 4,483 Views 3 Comments

His plea for unity came after allegations of foul play sparked a deadly crackdown on protesters in Harare on Wednesday.

# zimbabwe - Friday 3 August, 2018

Zimbabwe opposition leader lashes 'unverified fake results' as Zanu-PF claim victory
# Deadly Clashes
# Deadly Clashes

Zimbabwe opposition leader lashes 'unverified fake results' as Zanu-PF claim victory

Updated Aug 3rd 2018, 11:35 AM 11,533 Views 13 Comments

Robert Mugabe’s successor Emmerson Mnangagwa has been declared winner of the historic election.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Zimbabwe government vows to enforce security crackdown to prevent further protests
# Tense
# Tense

Zimbabwe government vows to enforce security crackdown to prevent further protests

Aug 2nd 2018, 7:08 AM 6,744 Views 12 Comments

Three people were shot dead during demonstrations yesterday.

# zimbabwe - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest
# Election
# Election

Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest

Updated Aug 1st 2018, 7:45 PM 18,199 Views 0 Comments

Earlier official results showed that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament.

# zimbabwe - Monday 30 July, 2018

Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election

Jul 30th 2018, 9:19 PM 5,686 Views 5 Comments

Officials overseeing the polls said long queues at many polling stations suggested a high turnout nationwide.

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election
# Polling Day
# Polling Day

Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election

Jul 30th 2018, 7:52 AM 10,065 Views 16 Comments

Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.

# zimbabwe - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims
# Spat
From The42
# Spat

'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims

Jul 4th 2018, 4:53 PM 12,853 Views 11 Comments

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’.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Zimbabwe players sleep on the streets ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifier
# Road To Japan
From The42
# Road To Japan

Zimbabwe players sleep on the streets ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifier

Jul 3rd 2018, 4:05 PM 16,268 Views 13 Comments

Photographs showed players lying on a pavement wearing blankets and surrounded by their luggage.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 14 June, 2018

'I love the land, I love the people and I’m optimistic for what Zimbabwe can become'
# World View
From The42
# World View

'I love the land, I love the people and I’m optimistic for what Zimbabwe can become'

Jun 14th 2018, 7:15 AM 9,716 Views 5 Comments

David Pocock showed no ill effects on his return to Test rugby against Ireland last weekend.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Zimbabwe to the Ireland U20s - Angus Curtis following in family footsteps
# In The Blood
From The42
# In The Blood

Zimbabwe to the Ireland U20s - Angus Curtis following in family footsteps

Mar 1st 2018, 7:44 AM 9,247 Views 4 Comments

The 19-year-old Ulster midfielder has now been joined by his younger brother, Graham, in Ireland.

# zimbabwe - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies aged 65
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies aged 65

Feb 14th 2018, 7:37 PM 11,779 Views 13 Comments

Tsvangirai died following a battle with cancer.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'A changing of the guard or a genuine fresh start for Zimbabwe?'
# Column
# Column

Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'A changing of the guard or a genuine fresh start for Zimbabwe?'

Nov 28th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,575 Views 13 Comments

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.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal
# Legal
# Legal

Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal

Nov 25th 2017, 10:16 AM 9,283 Views 16 Comments

The military stepped in almost two weeks ago after Mugabe’s firing of deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa.

# zimbabwe - Friday 24 November, 2017

'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president
# The Crocodile
# The Crocodile

'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president

Nov 24th 2017, 11:56 AM 7,415 Views 8 Comments

Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe who had been in power for 37 years.

# zimbabwe - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Zimbabwe's next leader nicknamed 'The Crocodile' prepares to take power
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's next leader nicknamed 'The Crocodile' prepares to take power

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:15 PM 8,216 Views 26 Comments

He’s set to take power tomorrow.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Jubilant scenes as Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe
# For Real
# For Real

Jubilant scenes as Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

Nov 21st 2017, 3:55 PM 13,052 Views 44 Comments

The news comes in the wake of an debate in the country’s parliament regarding the impeachment of the 93-year-old ruler.

'They will start impeaching him': Process to oust Robert Mugabe begins
# Zimbabwean President
# Zimbabwean President

'They will start impeaching him': Process to oust Robert Mugabe begins

Nov 21st 2017, 7:21 AM 5,848 Views 15 Comments

The 93-year-old leader’s own party Zanu-PF has begun the process to impeach its former leader.

# zimbabwe - Monday 20 November, 2017

Army appeals for calm as Mugabe faces impeachment test in Zimbabwe
# High Coup
# High Coup

Army appeals for calm as Mugabe faces impeachment test in Zimbabwe

Nov 20th 2017, 9:15 PM 15,897 Views 20 Comments

Mugabe seemed to brush aside the turmoil — blithely declaring he would chair a top-level meeting of the party.

# zimbabwe - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech
# Not So Fast
# Not So Fast

Mugabe defies resignation expectations in TV speech

Nov 19th 2017, 12:08 PM 24,966 Views 63 Comments

He has been in power for nearly four decades.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Thousands of protesters turn out in Zimbabwe calling for resignation of Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe

Thousands of protesters turn out in Zimbabwe calling for resignation of Robert Mugabe

Nov 18th 2017, 12:45 PM 13,697 Views 25 Comments

The marches will cap an unprecedented week in which generals seized power and put Mugabe under house arrest.

# zimbabwe - Friday 17 November, 2017

Robert Mugabe remains defiant in face of mounting pressure to step down
# Buying Time
# Buying Time

Robert Mugabe remains defiant in face of mounting pressure to step down

Nov 17th 2017, 9:30 PM 21,975 Views 41 Comments

The talks in Harare came after soldiers put Mugabe under house arrest and took over state TV.

# zimbabwe - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army seizes control
# Harare
# Harare

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army seizes control

Nov 15th 2017, 12:18 PM 21,700 Views 40 Comments

In the early morning broadcast, the military said that President Robert Mugabe and his family were safe.

A tumultuous 24 hours: What's been happening in Zimbabwe, and what's next
# Explainer
# Explainer

A tumultuous 24 hours: What's been happening in Zimbabwe, and what's next

Nov 15th 2017, 10:26 AM 13,998 Views 36 Comments

“As soon as we have accomplished our mission we expect that the situation will return to normalcy,” the military said.

# zimbabwe - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'

Nov 14th 2017, 6:15 PM 15,818 Views 18 Comments

President Robert Mugabe’s decision to fire his vice president has led to political uncertainty.

# zimbabwe - Saturday 4 November, 2017

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Nov 4th 2017, 7:15 PM 10,266 Views 0 Comments

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

# zimbabwe - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'Bizarre and offensive': Simon Harris weighs in on the Robert Mugabe controversy
# Mugged Off
# Mugged Off

'Bizarre and offensive': Simon Harris weighs in on the Robert Mugabe controversy

Oct 22nd 2017, 3:15 PM 21,872 Views 52 Comments

Mugabe’s appointment was condemned by a number of officials..

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