UN backs Zimbabwe polls for July
The United Nations on Saturday threw its support behind new elections in Zimbabwe set for July and urged the government to kickstart the African nation's economy as an "urgent priority". Achim Steiner, administrator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), was in Harare as part of a three-day trip that saw him meet Zimbabwe's President…
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa says nation 'has moved on' from Mugabe era
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday that the country "has moved on" in response to claims by former president Robert Mugabe that he was ousted in an illegal "coup d'etat".
Russian-Zimbabwean firm to invest $400m in Zimbabwe platinum
Great Dyke Investments (GDI) Ltd. said on Thursday it would invest about 400 million dollars to build a precious metals mine and smelter in Zimbabwe as the country opens up to international business.
Zimbabwe doctors' strike cripples hospitals
Zimbabwe's main state hospitals turned away many patients and only attended to emergency cases on Wednesday as a strike by doctors escalated.
Two shot dead by Zimbabwe police in minibus clash
Zimbabwean police said Friday they had shot two people dead and injured four others during a confrontation in the capital Harare over a ban on commuter minibuses in the city centre.
Zimbabwe opposition risks split after leader's death
Zimbabwe's main opposition party is facing the threat of damaging splits just months before a historic election, as feuding erupts after the death on Wednesday of its leader Morgan Tsvangirai.
Zimbabwe won't return land to white farmers, says Mnangagwa
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday said the country will not return land seized from former white commercial farmers almost two decades ago.
Zimbabwe elections body condemns voter intimidation as polls loom
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) on Wednesday condemned voter intimidation by some individuals who were forcibly demanding voter registration slips or details thereof such as serial numbers from registrants.