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Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa. He confirmed  he had issued the order for the army to tackle the protesters. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli/EPA

Threats by Zimbabwe’s president to “deal with” legal and medical practitioners who aided hundreds of protesters jailed and injured recently following (...)

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’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 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(...)

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 (...)

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe addresses  supporters at a rally in Gweru, Zimbabwe, in September 2017. Photograph: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP

South Africa has issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s former first lady Grace Mugabe over the alleged assault of a model in a luxury Johannesburg (...)

The fortress walls and lighthouse at Galle, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost 10 years after the end of its civil war, Sri Lanka has been named the best country in the world to visit in 2019 by Lonely Planet. Better trans(...)

President Emmerson Mnangagwa: promised a different approach to governance than the one employed by his predecessor, the dictator Robert Mugabe. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The scenes of economic turmoil in Zimbabwe in recent weeks suggest that reviving the country’s battered fortunes in the post-Mugabe era will be a mamm(...)

A man walks past a display with portraits of Saudi king Salman bin Abdulazziz (C), his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) and the founder of the kingdom, King Abdulaziz al-Saud, in Riyadh. photograph: Fayez Nureldine /AFP/Getty Images

The pressure on business leaders to cut or suspend ties with Saudi Arabia following its apparently barbaric murder of a journalist illustrates the dan(...)

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