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#ThisFlag: Zimbabwean pastor Evan Mawarire released from police custody

Evan Mawarire, the man behind the #ThisFlag protests, was charged under Section 36 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act of Zimbabwe.

$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid

Drought in Southern Africa now affects approximately half of Zimbabwe's population in rural areas.

Zimbabweans go hungry as drought hammers southern Africa

While the impact is looking serious for Zimbabwe, the drought could also hit southern Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique and Namibia.

‘Gucci Grace’ poised to lead post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

Grace Mugabe - a recent PhD graduate and leader of Zanu-PF's women's league - may be destined to take the helm from her 90-year-old husband Robert.

New Zim land invasions raise concerns for foreign firms

Hundreds of illegal settlers have invaded sugar estates owned by Tongaat Hullet, raising concerns about the security of foreign investment.

Zim investigates ‘fat cat’ salaries as central bank reigns in rates

Public anger is rising over ludicrous parastatal management salaries, but analysts say the headlines are diverting attention from a failing economy.

Zimbabwe’s MDC drops court challenge to Mugabe re-election

The MDC has withdrawn a court challenge against President Robert Mugabe's re-election, saying it was being denied crucial evidence.

Zimbabwe stock market plunges after Mugabe victory

Zimbabwe's stock market has plunged on the first trading day since confirmation of President Robert Mugabe's landslide election victory.

Zim eyes banks next in its indigenisation plans

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has ramped up a drive to force all foreign-owned businesses to surrender majority control to black people.

Zimbabwe government spending a ‘nightmare’

Government spending in Zimbabwe is a big concern while disunity regarding black empowerment is discouraging investment, says Tendai Biti.

Zambia’s ‘King Cobra’ Sata sworn in as president

Opposition leader Michael Sata has been sworn in as Zambia's president after an upset poll victory that ushered in a smooth handover of power.

Zimbabwe softens tone with foreign miners

Zimbabwe says it will not suspend any mining permits and exceptions may be made to laws requiring foreign miners to give majority stakes to locals.

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