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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(...)

Conor McGregor walks into the cage before fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov in their lightweight title bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Photo: John Locher/AP Photo

On May 26th, 1987, shareholders gathered at K-Mart’s headquarters in Troy, Michigan for the company’s annual meeting spotted a fleet of white limousin(...)

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe (94) in Harare:  “It was an election and his victory cannot be disputed,” he said of Emmerson Mnangagwa. File photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe has said he accepts the results of the hotly contested general election, and urged his countrymen to move pa(...)

Jestina Mukoko: “We are talking about a citizenry that has been intimidated over years, these are people who are vulnerable.”  Photograph: Gary Walsh

For three weeks in 2008 Jestina Mukoko’s family believed she was dead. Her brother spent weeks desperately searching through the city morgues after Mu(...)

Emmerson Mnangagwa: the ruling Zanu-PF party’s presidential candidate will be officially sworn in as the country’s next leader in a ceremony on Sunday. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Zimbabwe’s highest court has upheld president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30th presidential election, saying the main opposition alliance(...)

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Photograph:   REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Lawyers for Zimbabwe’s main opposition alliance have accused the ruling Zanu-PF party and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission of “a massive cover-up” a(...)

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