Zimbabwe

 
Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable
It is not inconceivable that by the end of this month — perhaps even the end of this week — three North African countries will have new...
Zim to pay partial compensation to white ex-farmers
Zim to pay partial compensation to white ex-farmers
Zimbabwe next month will start paying partial compensation to white commercial farmers whose properties were seized nearly 20 years ago under...
Cyclone Idai: The girl who was born in a mango tree, above the floods
Cyclone Idai: The girl who was born in a mango tree, above the floods
Cyclone Idai struck Mozambique and Zimbabwe last month, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. But amid the horror are also stories of...
Letters to the editor: March 29 to April 4
Letters to the editor: March 29 to April 4
The recent bout of load-shedding has cast a great deal of light on South Africa’s political predicament.
SA defence in ‘critical decline’
SA defence in ‘critical decline’
In 2000, Cyclone Eline devastated Mozambique and killed 700 people. South Africa scrambled and got six helicopters into flooded areas within days,...
‘I have to choose between starvation or dying of disease’
‘I have to choose between starvation or dying of disease’
It is a few minutes past 9pm on Saturday. Beira is a ghost town, a shadow of its former self. The streets are deserted and darkened; some are...
Despatch from Beira: “I have to choose between starvation or dying of disease”
Despatch from Beira: “I have to choose between starvation or dying of disease”
Beira — It is a few minutes past 9pm on Saturday. Beira is a ghost town, a shadow of its former self. The streets are...
Red Cross: Cyclone Idai survivors face 'ticking bomb' of disease
Red Cross: Cyclone Idai survivors face 'ticking bomb' of disease
A powerful cyclone that pummelled southern African countries earlier this month has left survivors facing "a ticking bomb" of looming disease...
Cyclone Idai: After the floods, the famine. And then more of the same
Cyclone Idai: After the floods, the famine. And then more of the same
Overnight, Mozambique’s second-largest city disappeared. All the lights in Beira went off. Its buildings vanished under six metres of water. Its...
Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid
Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid
The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors...
Zim cyclone survivors tearfully list dead relatives
Zim cyclone survivors tearfully list dead relatives
Agony is etched in Tapiwa Chanyawo’s face as he tells of the night the storm came, a mudslide swept away their home, and his family died.

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