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HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe in ‘total internet shutdown’ amid deadly crackdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe —Jan 18, 2019—Zimbabwe imposed a “total internet shutdown” for most of Friday in what critics called an attempt to hide growing reports of a violent crackdown on protests against a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the capital, and rights groups said at least 12 people have … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe in ‘total internet shutdown’ amid deadly crackdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe’s Mugabe no longer able to walk, president says

HARARE, Zimbabwe  — Zimbabwe’s 94-year-old former president Robert Mugabe is no longer able to walk as his health declines, his successor said Saturday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa told ruling party supporters that Mugabe has been in a hospital in Singapore for the past two months. “He can no longer walk but we will continue to take … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe’s Mugabe no longer able to walk, president says

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

HARARE, Zimbabwe  — Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony by two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country’s disputed elections. The generals suggested that Zimbabwe’s opposition was responsible for the killings. Zimbabweans and opposition leaders on Tuesday expressed … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Collision between 2 buses kills 50 in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A collision between two buses has killed 50 people in Zimbabwe, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving. Two long distance buses going opposite directions collided near Rusape, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) east of the capital Harare on Wednesday evening, said police spokesman Paul Nyathi. The … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Collision between 2 buses kills 50 in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Head on collision between 2 buses kills 47 in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A head-on collision between two buses has killed 47 people, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving. Two long distance buses going opposite directions collided near Rusape, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) east of the capital Harare on Wednesday evening, said police spokesman Paul Nyathi. He said … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Head on collision between 2 buses kills 47 in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe | New Zimbabwe documentary on massacres takes aim at president

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A new documentary on massacres by Zimbabwe’s military has led to harsh exchanges as the 1980s killings challenge a new president who preaches unity but refuses to apologize for his alleged role in one of the country’s deepest wounds. The screening in the capital, Harare, would have been almost impossible under former … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | New Zimbabwe documentary on massacres takes aim at president