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Ryan Truscott

Ryan Truscott

    Zim MP arrested at airport
    Zim MP arrested at airport
    Zimbabwean police arrested a white lawmaker as he prepared to leave the country on Thursday, a day after Parliament recommended that he be given a...
    Verdict expected in Zim 'mercenaries' trial
    Verdict expected in Zim 'mercenaries' trial
    A Zimbabwe magistrate is expected to hand down verdicts on Friday when the trial resumes of 70 suspected mercenaries held on charges of plotting a...
    Sunshine City goes dark
    Sunshine City goes dark
    Living in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, is getting harder as weary residents battle with frequent power cuts, water shortages and the ever-rising...
    Opposition is 'selling out' Zimbabwe
    Opposition is 'selling out' Zimbabwe
    Zimbabwe's information minister blamed the main opposition for a damning report on human rights abuses in the country that was discussed ahead of...
    Zimbabwe adopts 'fascist' law
    Zimbabwe adopts 'fascist' law
    Zimbabwe's Parliament has passed a tough new Bill that allows police to hold suspects for three weeks before they are brought to court, an...
    Zim court overturns govt's school closure
    Zim court overturns govt's school closure
    A Zimbabwe court on Thursday ordered the reopening of one of the country's top private schools, among 46 institutions closed by the government for...
    Daily News launches new legal challenge
    Daily News launches new legal challenge
    Zimbabwe's Supreme Court on Wednesday began hearing a constitutional challenge brought by the country's main independent daily, a fierce critic of...
    'We will not be silenced'
    'We will not be silenced'
    A director of Zimbabwe's Daily News was arrested on Sunday, a day after police again shut down the troubled southern African country's only...
    Police shut down Daily News -- again
    Police shut down Daily News -- again
    Police in Zimbabwe on Saturday arrested at least 18 Daily News workers and shut down the embattled paper only hours after it reappeared on...
    Zimbabwe grapples with record inflation
    Zimbabwe grapples with record inflation
    Zimbabwe is grappling with record inflation of 364,5%, rising at nearly one percent a day, a nightmare for ordinary Zimbabweans.
    Harare quiet as Zimbabwe braces for mass action
    Harare quiet as Zimbabwe braces for mass action
    The streets of the Zimbabwe capital Harare were calm on Monday as Zimbabweans braced themselves for a showdown between the government and the...
    Heaven help the Movement for Democratic Change
    Heaven help the Movement for Democratic Change
    Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Sunday told his supporters to prepare themselves with prayers ahead of "democracy marches"...