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Anti-Mugabe protests fizzle out amid high police presence

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  A planned mass demonstration against Zimbabwe’s veteran President Robert Mugabe failed to kick off in the capital Harare on Saturday, as riot police patrolled the streets to enforce a protest ban. A coalition of opposition parties under the banner of the National Electoral Reform Agenda …

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Zimbabwe to print substitute US dollars as cash runs out

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe announced Thursday it will introduce next month “bond notes” equivalent to the US dollar, sparking fears of a return to the hyperinflation that wrecked the economy several years ago. The country, led by authoritarian President Robert Mugabe, adopted the US dollar and South African …

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Zimbabwe court lifts ban on Harare protests

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s high court on Wednesday overturned a two-week ban on protests in the capital Harare after a challenge from activists involved in a surge of demonstrations against President Robert Mugabe. Mugabe has vowed to crack down on the protests, which have erupted over recent months …

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe scoffs at death rumours

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe joked Saturday that he had been resurrected as he returned from a foreign trip, mocking rumours that he had died or is critically ill. “Yes, I was dead. It’s true I was dead. I resurrected as I always do once I get back to my country. …

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Mugabe fights back after Zimbabwe protests

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on anti-government activists, foreign embassies and disaffected war veterans as he sought to assert his grip on power following recent protests. Mugabe addressed thousands of supporters outside the headquarters of the ruling ZANU-PF party, issuing …

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Rugby Cranes pull off stunning 34-27 win in Zimbabwe

Full Time Zimbabwe 27  Uganda 34 Rugby Cranes tamed the Zimbabwe Sables in the Africa Cup Division 1A on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of staying in the elite group. Uganda’s victory at the Police Rugby grounds on Saturday left Zimbabawe face to face with relegation from the Africa …

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Lone voices speak out in Zimbabwe as Mugabe clings on

Dissent is seldom aired publicly in Zimbabwe after Robert Mugabe’s 35 years of authoritarian rule but, against all the odds, individual voices are taking a stand and tapping into anger bubbling below the surface. President Mugabe, now aged 92, oversees a moribund economy, a food shortage crisis and a listless …

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Headache for Micho as Zimbabwe mauls Uganda Cranes

Friendly result TUESDAY: Zimbabwe 2 Uganda 0 Nations Cup fixture SATURDAY: Botswana vs Uganda (live on SuperSport 5pm) Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic was left with a headache that he must sort in three days ahead of  his team’s 2017 AFCON qualifier against Botswana. Micho must ensure Cranes …

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