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Cold-shouldered by China and the West, Zimbabwe warms up to UAE

Zimbabwe is courting the UAE, trying to strengthen trade and investment ties, sources tell Bloomberg.

 Cold-shouldered by China and the West, Zimbabwe warms up to UAE

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Zimbabwe's government workers want wages pegged to US dollars

Unions say salaries tied to United States currency is the way to cushion public-sector employees against hyperinflation.

Zimbabwe's government workers want wages pegged to US dollars

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Zimbabwe is getting another 'new' currency

The new currency will have denominations with a maximum value of $0.25, says Zimbabwe's central bank chief.

 Zimbabwe is getting another 'new' currency

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Thousands in Zimbabwe denounce 'evil' Western sanctions

People march in Harare calling on US, EU to lift sanctions on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and other top officials.

Thousands in Zimbabwe denounce 'evil' Western sanctions

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As economic crisis deepens, Zimbabwe's president pleads patience

Zimbabweans are grappling with acute shortages of fuel and electricity as well as soaring prices.

As economic crisis deepens, Zimbabwe's president pleads patience

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UN envoy: Zimbabwe's economic, political situation deteriorating

Official warns of 'fear, frustration, and anxiety among a large number of Zimbabweans'.

UN envoy: Zimbabwe's economic, political situation deteriorating

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As Zimbabwe's economy founders, millennials eke out a living

A chronic shortage of professional opportunities drives country's youth to informal work and feeds social unrest.

As Zimbabwe's economy founders, millennials eke out a living

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Mugabe a 'national hero', says President Mnangagwa

Emmerson Mnangagwa says ruling ZANU-PF to give Mugabe status of a 'national hero', country's highest posthumous honour.

Robert Mugabe a 'national hero': Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa

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A cash crunch heaps even more pain on Zimbabweans

Supplies of Zimdollar notes and coins have dried up, forcing Zimbabweans to pay premium for hard cash.

A cash crunch heaps even more pain on Zimbabweans

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Zimbabwe facing 'worst-ever' hunger crisis

Millions are on the brink of starvation and President Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared the country's drought a national disaster.

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Conceal the burn: Zimbabwe is withholding official inflation data

Amid massive spikes in prices and budget austerity measures, Harare delays publication of official numbers until 2020.

Conceal the burn: Zimbabwe is withholding official inflation data

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Zimbabwe's missing foreign investment: Will the billions come?

The investment pledges evoke memories of Mugabe, who was prone to announcing mega-deals that didn't materialize

Zimbabwe's missing foreign investment: Will the billions come?

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Cyclone Idai destroys Zimbabwe farms, deepening food crisis

Farmers say cyclone winds and floods destroyed fields in Chipinge and Chimanimani, worsening Zimbabwe's food insecurity.

Cyclone Idai destroys Zimbabwe farms, deepening food crisis

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Zimbabwe's violent crackdown continues amid reports of rape

Fearful residents locking themselves in at night, with at least 12 killed in unrest as sexual assault reports emerge.

Zimbabwe's violent crackdown continues amid reports of rape

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Zimbabwe soldiers 'beating' protesters as crackdown continues

Zimbabwe government-appointed rights group says soldiers used 'systematic torture' during crackdown on protests.