Jacob Mafume

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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 (...)

 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(...)

Pastor and activist Evan Mawarire arrives to appear in court in Harare, Zimbabwe. He  faces charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli

Hundreds of Zimbabweans arrested during anti-government protests were detained on Friday on public order charges, as the United Nations urged an end t(...)