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Zimbabwe's Mugabe buried in home village, ending an era

28 Sep 2019

KUTAMA Zimbabwe's founding leader Robert Mugabe was buried on Saturday in his home village of Kutama, ending a dispute between his family and the government of his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa over his final resting place. | Video

Zimbabwean rescuers pull 22 bodies from mine, eight more found alive

16 Feb 2019

BATTLEFIELDS, Zimbabwe Zimbabwean rescuers pulled the bodies of at least 22 illegal gold miners out of shafts west of Harare that were flooded earlier in the week, and rescued eight more alive, officials and witnesses said on Saturday.

Zimbabwe ruling party okays Mnangagwa re-election bid in 2023

15 Dec 2018

ESIGODINI, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's ruling party on Saturday gave the go-ahead to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to run for a second five-year term in 2023, all but ending speculation the 76-year-old would step down for one of his deputies at the next election.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to publish post-election violence report next week

14 Dec 2018

ESIGODINI, Zimbabwe A report into Zimbabwe's post-election violence that left six people dead and dozens injured in August will be published next week, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday.

Illegal gold miners invade Grace Mugabe's farm amid legal dispute

20 Apr 2018

MAZOWE, Zimbabwe A farm owned by Robert Mugabe's wife Grace is at the centre of a legal dispute after hundreds of illegal gold miners invaded parts of the property and started mining gold.

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Coronavirus deaths hit 56; China bans wildlife trade

More than 2,000 people have been infected with a new coronavirus, the vast majority in China where 56 people have died from it, and the United States said it will evacuate some of its citizens from the city at the centre of the outbreak.