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Demonstrators take to Harare streets earlier in August. The country’s main opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change, called for protests against President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government’s management of the economy. Photograph: Getty

As Zimbabwe marks the anniversary on Monday of Emmerson Mnangagwa’s first year as its elected president, recent developments in the troubled nation su(...)

Mandla Ncube from Zimbabwe now plays basketball with the Ballybrack Bulls Wheelchair basketball club. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Mandla Ncube never played basketball before he came to Ireland. Before his accident he loved football and often played with friends near his home in t(...)

Sir Charles Coghlan third from left receiving an  honorary degree from Trinity 1926.

Arriving with my family to live in Harare, Zimbabwe almost four years ago, we were met by the then president of the Mashonaland Irish Association (MIA(...)

Soldiers and police direct motorists as they queue for petrol in Harare, Zimbabwe on January 22nd, 2019. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo

Reports of a violent crackdown have continued in Zimbabwe as rights groups and others accused security forces of raping women during house-to-house se(...)

Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa with the newly sworn in prosecutor general Kumbirai Hodzi at State House in Harare on Wednesday. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

Soldiers beat people overnight on the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital and its second city, Bulawayo, residents said, hours after President Emmerson Mnan(...)

Protesters gather during a demonstration over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Tuesday. Photograph: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP

Zimbabwe’s government was accused of cutting off access to the internet on Tuesday after violent protests 24 hours earlier sparked by spiralling fuel (...)

President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses an election rally of his ruling Zanu-PF party in Mhondoro, Zimbabwe, on July 24th. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s first general election since the country’s former president Robert Mugabe was ousted from power last year will be as much about how the pol(...)

The remains of Joe O’Callaghan, Douglas are taken from the Church of the Incarnation in Cork, following requiem mass with his widow Angeline being comforted as she walks behind. Photograph: Provision

A nephew of a Zimbabwean woman, whose Irish husband was found dead in a pool of blood in Cork, has thanked locals and the African community for coming(...)

The attempted assassination of Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, last week has underscored the fragility. Photograph: Ahmed Ould Mohamed Ould Elhadj/AFP/Getty Images

Compared with previous years, Zimbabwe’s electoral environment has improved ahead of this month’s crucial general election, but civil society fears it(...)

Supporters of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zanu PF party march for non-violent, fair elections, in Harare, earlier this month. File photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Members of a ruling party faction linked to Zimbabwe’s former first lady, Grace Mugabe, are suspected of causing the explosion that killed two body gu(...)

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