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MDC’S Chamisa perpetrates sexism in Zimbabwe

Far from representing a break from the past, the opposition leader is reinforcing patriarchal norms in his behaviour towards women

Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks

Zimbabwe has gone from bad to worse since longtime autocrat Robert Mugabe was toppled

Embrace of a pan-African stranger

Robert Mugabe was once a fervent pan-Africanist, but he failed to act like one after he came to power

Why no one’s buying the new Zimbabwean dollar

Currencies are based on trust, and trust is in short supply

Chamisa elected unopposed as MDC leader

The Movement for Democratic Change has been plagued by infighting since Tsvangirai's death and battered by another election defeat

Zimbabwean court nullifies Chamisa’s appointment

Party says the decision was politically motivated

The brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe creates a new generation of exiles

Political dissidents who have fled to South Africa face an uneasy, uncertain future

Zimbabwe crackdown amounts to ‘crimes against humanity’, says rights group

Further turmoil in store as the economic crisis worsens and unions contemplate strike action

Chamisa snubs Mnangagwa dialogue call

Chamisa, who insists he won last July's presidential elections, says he's in favour of dialogue but only talks are called by a neutral party

Zimbabwe: After the crackdown, the purge

Targeted abductions and detentions are dismantling opposition to President Mnangagwa’s government

Revolt and repression in Zimbabwe

Crisis Group’s Senior Consultant Piers Pigou explains how economic hardship is driving ordinary citizens to unprecedented acts of resistance

Zimbabweans forced to reap the Zanu-PF whirlwind

The country's second fuel increase since December makes petrol in ​Zimbabwe the most expensive in the world

Anger as Mnangagwa raises petrol prices in Zimbabwe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said prices of petrol and diesel would more than double to tackle a shortfall caused by increased demand

The Year of the Crocodile

It’s been exactly a year since Robert Mugabe resigned, but Zimbabwe is still the house that Bob built

Zimbabwe: The year since Mugabe’s ousting

​Here is a summary of key developments since Robert Mugabe was ousted as president of Zimbabwe a year ago

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