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Zimbabwe to appeal acquittal of Tsvangirai ally

Zimbabwe will appeal the acquittal of Roy Bennett, a top ally of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, in a terrorism trial, a state prosecutor has said.

Mugabe: No halt to local ownership in Zim

President Robert Mugabe said on Wednesday that Zimbabwe had not suspended its drive to transfer control of foreign firms to local black Zimbabweans.

Mugabe celebrates birthday amid distress

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe celebrates his 86th birthday on Saturday with a lavish party as the economy struggles to recover from crisis.

Mugabe defends local takeover of Zim firms

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has defended his government's drive to transfer majority control of foreign-owned firms to local black Zimbabweans.

Zimbabwe strike forces Bennett trial delay

The trial of Zimbabwe opposition politician Roy Bennett was postponed indefinitely as court workers joined a wage strike by government employees.

Zim farmers warn of huge grain deficit

Zimbabwe may have to import more than half the maize it needs this year to cover a deficit, a farmers' group said on Monday.

Zim court rejects Bennett witness confessions

A Zimbabwean court has ruled that confessions by a witness implicating a key ally of Morgan Tsvangirai were invalid as they were not made freely.

Zim civil servants slam ‘paltry’ pay offer

Zimbabwean state teachers and health workers threatened on Wednesday to strike over low pay, in a move that would paralyse public services.

Mugabe: Internal fights eating up Zanu-PF

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Friday condemned internal fighting over leadership posts, saying this was tearing apart his Zanu-PF party.

Mugabe refuses to budge over MDC boycott

President Robert Mugabe has shrugged off the former opposition's boycott of Zimbabwe's unity government, state media reported on Saturday.

EU gives $22m aid to Zim farmers

The European Union is providing seed and fertiliser worth ,73-million to small-scale Zimbabwean farmers, an EU diplomat said on Thursday.

EU says Zimbabwe ties enter new phase

The first high-level European Union delegation to visit Zimbabwe in seven years said on Sunday relations with the country were entering a ''new phase''.

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