Media

Zimbabwe court denies bail to Hopewell Chin'ono for third time

Award-winning journalist charged for role in promoting opposition-organised protests against corruption, ailing economy.

Zimbabwe court denies bail to Hopewell Chin'ono for third time

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe opposition MP 'arrested by police'

Sikhala, an outspoken government critic, went into hiding in late July after he appeared on a police wanted list.

Zimbabwe opposition MP, Job Sikhala, arrested by police: Party

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe court bans top lawyer from representing journalist

Hopewell Chin'ono's lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa accuses the government of leading a 'personal' attack against her.

Zimbabwe court bans top lawyer from representing journalist

Opinion

The African Union's crisis of legitimacy

If it cannot address systematic human rights abuses on the continent, what really is the purpose of the African Union?

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka

Tafi Mhaka

The Stream

Are Zimbabweans being silenced?

Political opposition and civil society activists face arrest and detention as economic crisis deepens.

Are Zimbabweans being silenced?

Africa

Mozambique violence: Regional leaders meet to discuss escalation

Southern African Leaders are meeting on Monday to decide what to do about the unrest in Mozambique.

Africa

Catholic bishops accuse Zimbabwe gov't of rights abuses

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration criticises pastoral letter as 'evil message' meant to stoke 'genocide'.

Catholic bishops accuse Zimbabwe gov't of rights abuses

Africa

Zimbabwe media crackdown: Prominent journalist seeks bail

A popular Zimbabwean journalist appears in court but is told the public cannot hear his testimony.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe activists decry 'unprecedented clampdown' after arrests

Government denies accusations of stifling dissent amid growing anger over deepening economic crisis.

Zimbabwe activists decry 'unprecedented clampdown' after arrests

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe VP named health minister after coronavirus graft scandal

Appointment comes after former minister was sacked over corruption allegations related to COVID-19 testing kits.

Zimbabwe VP named health minister after coronavirus graft scandal

Africa

Zimbabwe president vows to 'flush out' opponents

Emmerson Mnangagwa takes aim at critics after rights groups reported arrests of activists and opposition members.

Zimbabwe president vows to 'flush out' opponents

AJ IMPACT

Zimbabwe stock market trading resumes after halting in June

Zimbabwe is facing worst financial crisis in more than a decade, as market reopens after June halt to help stabilise the nation's currency.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga released on bail

Award-winning novelist was arrested while taking part in banned anti-corruption protests.

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga released on bail

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe author held as streets empty on day of planned protests

Famous novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga detained after authorities ban demonstrations over corruption, economic woes.

Zimbabwe author held as streets empty on day of planned protests

Africa

Zimbabwe security forces clear streets ahead of planned protests

Police and soldiers order people trying to enter the capital, Harare, to go home ahead of planned anti-gov't protests.

Zimbabwe security forces clear streets ahead of planned protests