Africa

Zimbabwe opposition suspicious of election rigging

Zimbabwe's long-standing leader Robert Mugabe will be running in next year's presidential elections. The opposition parties are already suspicious of government plans to replace the way voters are registered.

Zimbabwe

‘Great Zimbabwe’ museum preserves ancient city

Zimbabwe makes the effort to preserve what is said to be the biggest pre-colonial structure in Southern Africa. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Great Zimbabwe.

Africa

Zimbabwe arts festival: Artists turn rubbish into beauty

Zimbabwe is hosting the Harare International Festival of the Arts this week. In a country dealing with cash shortages, power cuts and high unemployment, artists have been striving to reveal a beauty in the environment around them.

Africa

International Jazz Day: Louis Armstrong's legacy lives on

Sunday is International Jazz Day. The history of jazz is entwined with the American civil rights movement of the 1960s. It broke down social barriers and brought people together across the US, and in Zimbabwe too.

Africa

Meet Zimbabwe’s 12-year-old female motocross rider

Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing gaining popularity in Zimbabwe, but it is expensive. Some people say it is too dangerous, especially for girls.

Weather

Zimbabwe's wet season helps with bumper crops

Country able to export excess food following good spells of rain and a concerted effort by the government.

Zimbabwe's wet season helps with bumper crops

Journalism Matters

How to fight 'fake news' in a post-truth environment

Though co-opted by US President Donald Trump, the 'fake news' phenomenon is global and weakening trust in media.

How to fight 'fake news' in a post-truth environment

Africa

Zimbabwe outlaws corporal punishment

Zimbabwe's High Court judges have ruled that the use of corporal punishment on children at school and in the home is illegal - though the constitutional court still has to confirm the ruling.

Humanitarian crises

Zimbabwe floods leave villagers stranded

More than 250 people have been killed so far this rainy season as floods have left remote communities isolated.

Zimbabwe floods leave villagers stranded

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s war veterans speak out against Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe is facing mounting pressure to stand down. The protests come not just from opposition parties, but also from war veterans who previously endorsed him.

Africa

Zimbabwe opposition rallies for fair elections

Opposition parties in Zimbabwe have staged a protest in the capital, Harare, over concerns of rigging in next year's elections.

Africa

How grandmothers help fight depression in Zimbabwe

A group of grandmothers are using what they call 'friendship benches' to help thousands of people suffering from mental health problems in the country.

Weather

Zimbabwe's dams swell up as the rainy season ends

After downpour caused by Tropical Storm Dineo, Zimbabwe witnessing overflowing dams and rivers.

Zimbabwe's dams swell up as the rainy season ends

Africa

Zimbabwe floods killed 246, made thousands homeless

Officials declare national disaster and appeal to international donors for $100m to help thousands affected by floods.

Zimbabwe floods killed 246, made thousands homeless

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s cash-strapped government selling elephants

Critics are condemning the Zimbabwe government’s sale of elephants to countries such as China. A live elephant can retail at about $60,000 depending on its size, age and health.