Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabweans protest ‘cocktail of lies’ amid economic decline

HARARE, Zimbabwe  — Zimbabweans are gathering for a nationwide protest over the country’s economic collapse and what the opposition calls the new government’s “cocktail of lies.” President Emmerson Mnangagwa‘s administration is under growing pressure one year after taking office following the removal of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. Tensions remain high after July’s disputed election that … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabweans protest ‘cocktail of lies’ amid economic decline

HARARE, Zimbabwe | More than 40 killed in bus accident in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe— Police in Zimbabwe say more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident. Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba says at least 20 more were injured, some with severe burns, in the accident on Thursday night. Charamba says she does not have details about the cause of the accident. Photos posted on Twitter … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | More than 40 killed in bus accident in Zimbabwe

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 | Zimbabwe’s leader says he offers Trump land for golf course

HARARE, Zimbabwe— Zimbabwe’s leader says he is willing to offer land to President Donald Trump to build a golf course in a national park teeming with wildlife. President Emmerson Mnangagwa was speaking to a New York investors’ forum ahead of his first address to a United Nations annual gathering of world leaders this week. Mnangagwa … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe’s leader says he offers Trump land for golf course

HARARE, Zimbabwe | A subdued Zimbabwe inaugurates Mnangagwa again after vote

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe on Sunday inaugurated a president for the second time in nine months as a country recently jubilant over the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe is now largely subdued by renewed harassment of the opposition and a bitterly disputed election. The military-backed President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who again took the oath of … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | A subdued Zimbabwe inaugurates Mnangagwa again after vote