Zimbabwe

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Miners gather around one of the mine shafts where   gold miners are feared dead. Photograph: AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi

Dozens of Zimbabwean workers are missing and feared dead after torrential rain flooded mines while they were underground. State broadcaster ZBC said (...)

Sr Maura O’Donoghue, a Medical Missionary of Mary from Kilfenora, in Co Clare

Reports last week Pope Francis said the Catholic Church has faced a persistent problem of sexual abuse of nuns by priests and even bishops, seem to ha(...)

People run at a protest as barricades burn during rainfall in Harare on January 14th. Photograph: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo/

Activists and lawyers in Zimbabwe fear that the brutal crackdown by security forces will continue “for the foreseeable future” as authorities seek to (...)

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(...)

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, with  Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on January 15th. Photograph: Sergei Chirikov/Reuters

As protests raged in Zimbabwe’s cities last week, with police firing live ammunition at crowds who barricaded roads with burning tyres, the target of (...)

 Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa speaks at a media conference at State House in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 3, 2018. File photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has called for a “national dialogue” and promised an investigation into widespread violence by security forc(...)

People run at a protest as barricades burn  in Harare,  Zimbabwe last week. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s government exceeded its mandate in ordering an internet blackout during civilian protests last week, a court ruled on Monday, as authoritie(...)

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and Silbaziso Ndlovu: The Solidarity Bill, if passed, would restore automatic citizenship rights to all children born in the State. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Thousands of children living in the State are facing legal limbo as they enter adulthood unless laws governing citizenship are reformed, migrant right(...)

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 (...)

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