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Stories with place: Zimbabwe
  • Journalist jailed in Zimbabwe for starting newspaper 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 8:07 am

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - The attorney for a Zimbabwe journalist says his client was convicted of publishing a newspaper in a southern town without government permission and sentenced to eight months in prison.

  • Zimbabwe parks donates bush meat to calm restive prisoners 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 2:15 pm

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - A quarter ton of meat from wild animals could be just the ticket to ending the unrest in Zimbabwe's Chikurubi maximum security prison where inmates have been rioting over their meatless diet.

  • Zimbabweans trade in old currency for peanuts 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 9:43 am

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Harare resident Alice Mhandara spent a U.S. dollar to take the bus into town to answer the government call to trade in her old Zimbabwe dollars, but she left the bank in disgust when her 90 trillion in old currency wouldn't even cover the bus ticket home.

  • AU head Mugabe says international court unwelcome in Africa story has photos
    Updated: Jun-16-15 7:19 am

    JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwean leader and African Union chairman Robert Mugabe on Tuesday harshly criticized the International Criminal Court after Sudan's president dodged an international arrest order by leaving early from a meeting of the continent's leaders in South Africa, a news agency reported.

  • Count the zeroes: Zimbabwe allows old banknote exchange 
    Updated: Jun-13-15 2:37 am

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's central bank says banknotes from its old currency, which collapsed and was discarded years ago because of runaway inflation, can be exchanged for American dollars. But 100 trillion Zimbabwean dollars will fetch only 40 U.S. cents.

  • At 91, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe is a frequent flyer 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 11:43 am

    JOHANNESBURG - The African president has his hands firmly on the reins of government at home and is frequently on the move, flying around the globe.

  • Zimbabwe team misses flight amid payment dispute 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 3:16 pm

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe missed its flight on Thursday for a 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier in Malawi because of a dispute with the national federation over unpaid bonuses and allowances.

  • Miss Zimbabwe stripped of her title for posing nude 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 12:59 pm

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Miss Zimbabwe has been officially stripped of her title after photographs emerged of her posing nude, pageant organizers announced.

  • Court rules Zimbabwe cannot use force to drive out vendors 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 1:20 pm

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwean troops may not use force to oust thousands of street vendors, the high court ruled on Monday, effectively neutralizing the government's threat to clear the streets.

  • Zimbabwean court stops arrests of women at night 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 11:47 am

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Women in Zimbabwe are starting to venture out at night without fear of being arrested on prostitution charges after the Constitutional Court ruled it was illegal and sexist for police to indiscriminately arrest women on the streets and in public establishments.