Africa

Zimbabwe economy: Dire blackouts affect jobs, manufacturing

Summary: Hydroelectric power cuts affect services, jobs while pushing Zimbabwe's economy to brink of collapse.

Africa

Deadly drought in Southern Africa leaves millions hungry

United Nations says Southern Africa is experiencing worst drought in a century, 45 million people in 14 countries are in need of urgent assistance.

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As Zimbabwe's doctors strike, pregnant women search for care

Doctors' wages have been decimated by hyperinflation, and as they strike for better pay, hospitals turn away patients.

As Zimbabwe's doctors strike, pregnant women search for care

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe VP's wife charged with attempting to murder her husband

Marry Chiwenga accused of attempting to kill Constantino Chiwenga, as well as money laundering and fraud.

Zimbabwe VP's wife charged with attempting to murder her husband

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe arrests vice president's wife over fraud allegations

Marry Mubaiwa was arrested on Saturday evening and will likely appear in court on Monday, anti-corruption body says.

Zimbabwe arrests vice president's wife over fraud allegations

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Zimbabwe's president says there is no going back to dollarisation

Critics say the government should allow the use of US dollars and other currencies to tame soaring prices in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe's president says there is no going back to dollarisation

Africa

On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

Shifting policies on land reform and food subsidies by successive governments have contributed to the dire situation.

On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

Africa

Nearly half of Zimbabweans face hunger, starvation

Natural and man-made disasters have combined to create some of the worst conditions Zimbabwe has seen in about a decade.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's former president Mugabe left behind $10m but no will

Robert Mugabe's daughter disclosed the assets to the country's high court after the family could not locate his will.

Zimbabwe's former president Mugabe left behind $10m but no will

Africa

Cyclone Idai: Thousands still struggling to cope

In March, cyclone Idai devastated parts of Zimbabwe, and many families are still struggling.

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Zimbabwe's food crisis: 'Food security is national security'

According to recent data, about 5.5 million people, 38 percent of the rural population, currently faces food insecurity.

Zimbabwe's food crisis: 'Food security is national security'

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe security forces attack opposition supporters

Dozens of riot police charged MDC supporters who gathered at party headquarters in the capital for a rally.

Zimbabwe security forces attack opposition supporters

Africa

Zimbabwe police use force to disperse opposition crowd

MDC supporters had gathered at party headquarters in Harare to listen to a speech by party leader Nelson Chamisa.

Zimbabwe police use force to disperse opposition crowd

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China accuses Zimbabwe of understating financial support

Zimbabwe says donor funding from China only amounted to $3.6m from Jan to Sept, while Beijing says it topped $136m.

China accuses Zimbabwe of understating financial support

Africa

Zimbabwe doctors' strike: Hundreds fired

A warning to doctors on strike in Zimbabwe: 'Go back to work or you risk being fired.'