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Inflation shield: Zimbabwe public workers get 50 percent raise

Inflation has risen to 785 percent and the price of bread and sugar increased by at least 30 percent this week alone.

Inflation shield: Zimbabwe public workers get 50 percent raise

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Zimbabwe president says currency under attack as prices spiral

Mnangagwa said three opposition activists who were part of a coordinated plan to cause unrest.

Zimbabwe president says currency under attack as prices spiral

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Zimbabwe: Top opposition officials held in dispute over party HQ

Senior MDC leaders, including Vice President Tendai Biti, blocked from entering the building occupied by rival faction.

Zimbabwe: Top opposition officials held in dispute over party HQ

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Zimbabwe tobacco: Biggest foreign currency earner hit by COVID-19

Zimbabwean farmers describe how the coronavirus pandemic is eating into a vital cash crop.

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Defying all odds: Zimbabwean romcom Cook Off makes Netflix debut

The film's makers hope the global premiere will propel Zimbabwe's small movie sector to global audiences.

Defying all odds: Zimbabwean romcom Cook Off makes Netflix debut

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Zimbabwe summons US envoy over George Floyd protest remarks

US national security adviser O'Brien accused Zimbabwe and China of stirring unrest in US over George Floyd's death.

Zimbabwe summons US envoy over George Floyd protest remarks

Africa

Zimbabwe lockdown: Grandmothers offer free therapy

The Friendship Bench programme aims to tackle depression and anxiety during the pandemic.

Africa

Zimbabwe extends coronavirus lockdown 'indefinitely'

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country needs to ease out of the lockdown 'in a strategic and gradual manner'.

Zimbabwe extends coronavirus lockdown 'indefinitely'

Africa

Zimbabwe water shortages add plight to multiple crises

Water shortages are causing increased hardships for many, on top of coronavirus restrictions, unemployment and the crippling economic crisis.

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Leaked letter warns Zimbabwe headed towards economic catastrophe

The country's debt arrears mean it cannot access foreign lenders, the finance minister wrote in a letter to the IMF.

Leaked letter warns Zimbabwe headed towards economic catastrophe

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Reopening South Africa's economy may be especially painful

South Africa's coronavirus-induced shutdown threatens to send its already rampant unemployment soaring.

Reopening South Africa's economy may be especially painful

Coronavirus pandemic

Healthcare workers across Africa share their coronavirus stories

Doctors and nurses from across the continent recount experiences of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic on the front lines.

Healthcare workers across Africa share their coronavirus stories

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Zimbabwe food crisis worsens with COVID-19 lockdown extension

Concerns in Zimbabwe that a lockdown extension will worsen a food crisis already affecting half the population.

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Calls grow to reopen parts of Zimbabwe's crisis-ridden economy

Despite health risks from coronavirus, economists say Zimbabwe cannot afford to idle crucial industries.

Calls grow to reopen parts of Zimbabwe's crisis-ridden economy

Coronavirus pandemic

Zimbabwe extends coronavirus lockdown by two weeks

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says 'hard decision' taken because country has not yet met WHO conditions to lift measure.

Zimbabwe extends coronavirus lockdown by two weeks