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Stella Chiweshe obituary
Pioneering Zimbabwean musician, storyteller and actor who had a significant political and spiritual influence on her country

Robin Denselow

30, Jan, 2023 @3:47 PM

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‘The Crocodile has not changed’: Zimbabwe opposition warns of election violence
Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa urges world to keep ‘eyes on’ President Mnangagwa amid fears of repression this summer

Jason Burke Africa correspondent and Nyasha Chingono in Harare

22, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Health workers in Zimbabwe dismayed as law curbing strikes is passed
Controversial bill to stop industrial action criticised as an already struggling sector fears losing more staff in a damaging brain drain

Nyasha Chingono

12, Jan, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Zimbabwe court denies opposition MP pre-trial bail for fifteenth time
In an election year, critics of the ruling Zanu-PF party are claiming political persecution over the continued incarceration of Job Sikhala

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

05, Jan, 2023 @2:27 PM

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If Matt Hancock’s getting punished for going awol, why didn’t Boris Johnson? | Brief letters
Brief letters: I’m a Celebrity | Love Island | Tories on BBC local radio | A tricky question for the teacher | Beautiful Zimbabwean homes


02, Nov, 2022 @6:11 PM

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‘Everyone is an artist. We just need to learn how to see’: Zimbabwe’s My Beautiful Home contest
Matopos is one of many Zimbabwean villages that takes part in an annual festival of art and design where women decorate rural homesteads using natural materials and traditional designs

31, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Zimbabwe becomes first African nation to approve HIV prevention drug
World Health Organization welcomes country’s ‘crucial step’ in backing use of long-acting injectable cabotegravir (CAB-LA)

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

20, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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What reduces child marriage and poverty? Ask Zimbabwe’s young chess queens
Usually the preserve of the country’s elite schools, the sport has transformed the lives of students from poor families in a small rural town

Farai Shawn Matiashe in Chivhu

07, Oct, 2022 @11:39 AM

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Tsitsi Dangarembga on Zimbabwe: ‘Every time we say it can’t get any worse, it does’
After her peaceful activism led to a conviction for promoting violence, Zimbabwe’s most distinguished novelist contemplates the possibility of a life in exile

Tracy McVeigh

30, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga found guilty of inciting violence
Novelist given suspended sentence after staging peaceful protest calling for political reform

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

29, Sep, 2022 @9:51 PM

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UK urges hunger-stricken African nations to farm insects
Aid projects in DRC and Zimbabwe encourage rural inhabitants to eat insects rich in vitamins and minerals

Mark Tovey

02, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Fifa bans former Zimbabwe football official for sexual harassment
Fifa has banned the former secretary general of the Zimbabwe FA’s referees committee for five years after finding him guilty of sexually harassing three female officials

Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

01, Sep, 2022 @4:04 PM

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