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After drought, Zimbabwe contends with fall armyworm invasion.

A new pest is devastating crops in 13 African states. Are hopes for a post-drought recovery in Zimbabwe being dashed?

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News24.com | Self-proclaimed pastor gets 15 years for raping girl, 8.

A self-proclaimed pastor has reportedly been sentenced to 15 years behind bars after being found guilty of raping an 8-year-old congregant in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | 'I left my licence at home': Police drag 'naked' stripper from stage.

A stripper dragged from the stage mid-performance in Zimbabwe's eastern city of Mutare has told a court that she left her licence at home, it's been reported.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | 'I left my licence at home': Police drag 'naked' stripper from stage.

A stringer dragged from the stage mid-performance in Zimbabwe's eastern city of Mutare has told a court that she left her licence at home, it's been reported.

- News24.com - ZA

Kamulindwa's 69 spurs Uganda into fourth on Day One.

Coach Amos Kamya immediately took his players back to the range soon after Round One of 19th All Africa Junior Golf Teams Championship at the par-72 Royal Harare Golf Club yesterday

- Daily Monitor - UG

News24.com | Doctor who stopped to help crash victims 'hit by truck'.

An off-duty doctor who stopped to help victims of a serious road accident in Zimbabwe was hit by a lorry and both his legs were broken, a press report says.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Buhari, Mujuru, DRC.

Ex-vice president Joice Mujuru has blamed Zimbabweans for "allowing President Mugabe to hold them 'hostage'", and Nigeria's "ailing" president Muhammadu Buhari has reduced his working hours.

- News24.com - ZA

Kenyans eighth on day one of Harare contest.

South Africa fired their way to the top of the points table at Royal Harare Golf Club.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | IN DEPTH: Why is Mugabe's ex-spin doctor so mad these days?.

President Robert Mugabe's former spin-doctor Jonathan Moyo is engaged in an unseemly public battle with the state newspapers he once controlled so tightly.

- News24.com - ZA

Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe.

Six people were killed when a small plane crashed in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper said on Tuesday.

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Reuters: Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe.

Six people were killed when a small plane crashed in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper said on March 28. The post Reuters: Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe

HARARE - Six people were killed when a small plane crashed in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper said on Tuesday.

- Reuters - US

Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe

HARARE - Six people were killed when a small plane crashed in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned...

- Townhall.com - US

News24.com | LATEST: Dad, son among 6 dead in Zimbabwe plane crash

A father and son are among six people killed in a light plane crash in the mist-shrouded Vumba mountains of eastern Zimbabwe, a report says.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | 'Don't allow Mugabe to hold you hostage... tell him to go', Zimbabweans told

Former vice president Joice Mujuru has reportedly blamed Zimbabweans for "allowing Mugabe to hold them 'hostage'", as the southern African country's economic situation continues to deteriorate.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zim, Tanzania, Rwanda

A popular Tanzanian rapper has been arrested over a song allegedly insulting President John Magufuli, and cash-strapped Zimbabwe is trying to stop banks importing high-denomination US dollar bills.

- News24.com - ZA

Mugabe's Zimbabwe gets busy creating 'fiction money'

Thomson ReutersJOHANNESBURG/HARARE - When President Robert Mugabe scrapped the Zimbabwe dollar in 2009, most of his people thought this meant the end of runaway money-printing and hyperinflation that had rendered the currency worthless. They may have been wrong. Adoption of the U.S. dollar and South African rand eight years ...

- Business Insider - US

News24.com | 6 killed in plane crash near Zimbabwe-Mozambique border

A small plane has crashed near the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique, killing all six people on board

- News24.com - ZA

At least five feared dead in Zimbabwe plane crash

At least five people are feared to have been killed when a small aircraft crashed Monday in Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, Mozambican officials said

- The Daily Star - LB

6 killed in plane crash near Zimbabwe-Mozambique border

HARARE, Zimbabwe " A small plane crashed Monday near the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique, killing all six people on board.A Mozambican district police commander, Gelindo Vumbuca, said the crash occurred in the Machipanda...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Six killed in plane crash near Zimbabwe-Mozambique border

A small plane crashed Monday near the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique, killing all six people on board.

- FOX News - US

News24.com | From London to Harare: An activist yearning for an ounce of practice

Leo Zeilig's novel features a superbly crafted cast of characters. It's a page turner for readers interested in the profound questions of radical politics and humanity, writes Heike Becker.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | 'If you see a 100 US note in Zimbabwe, it's been sneaked in': central bank

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe is trying to stop banks importing high-denomination US dollar bills - and that means you shouldn't see $100 notes in banks or supermarkets, a report says.

- News24.com - ZA

Harare issues aid appeal as 150 succumb to malaria

Heavy rains battered the southern African country from December until the end of February,.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | Zimbabwe floods 'cause spike in malaria cases'

Health authorities in Zimbabwe are stepping up the distribution of anti-malaria drugs after 151 malaria deaths were recorded in the last two months, a report says.

- News24.com - ZA

Population explosion forces Bakiga to migrate to Ankole, Tooro

In 1946, Bakiga chiefs met with Ankole leaders at Kichwamba Sub-county headquarters in Rukungiri to formalise the modalities of the Bakiga resettlement in Ankole. Thereafter, people on government-hired lorries started arriving and settling in areas neighbouring the Maramagambo forest, Rwampara, Sheema, Kashari, Rubaya, ...

- Daily Monitor - UG

News24.com | Security guard, naked girlfriend found dead… foul play suspected

A security guard and his alleged girlfriend were reportedly found dead this week, with their bodies "lying on the floor in an advanced state of decomposition" in Zimbabwe's Masvingo province.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Woman goes to court to stop a man saying: 'I love you'

A Zimbabwean woman went to get a court to get a man barred from telling her he loves her, a newspaper says.

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News24.com | Women 'using toxic mine waste as sexual stimulant'

Women living in a small town in north-western Zimbabwe are reportedly at risk of contracting cervix cancer following reports that they were allegedly using toxic acidic mine waste to stimulate their sexual pleasure.

- News24.com - ZA

Man arrested with HK$514,000 in worked ivory at Hong Kong International Airport

A man was arrested on Saturday after he was found carrying about 25kg of suspected worked ivory. The value of the products seized at Hong Kong International Airport was estimated to be about HK$514,000. Customs said its officers intercepted a 20-year-old man who arrived in Hong Kong from Harare, Zimbabwe via Dubai in ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Heavy rains wash away Zimbabwe's roads, leaving crops stranded

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation Country: Zimbabwe After two consecutive seasons of drought, heavy rains finally promise a good harvest in most parts of Zimbabwe's Manicaland province - but only if farmers can get it to market.Rains finally promise a good harvest in most parts of Zimbabwe's Manicaland province - but only ...

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News24.com | Woman, 43, attacks 'hubby', breaks his ribs with shovel

A Zimbabwean woman, 43, has reportedly been sentenced to 3 months in jail after assaulting her 49-year-old estranged husband with a shovel and breaking one of his ribs.

- News24.com - ZA

Zimbabwe floods leave villagers stranded

More than 250 people have been killed so far this rainy season as floods have left remote communities isolated.

- Al Jazeera - QA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zim, Egypt, Mali

Zimbabwean opposition parties are on the verge of forming a formidable coalition ahead of next years presidential election, and Egyptian long time autocratic Hosni Mubarak has been released from jail.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | WATCH: Would YOU put your hand into a swimming pool to fish out a snake? Zimbabwe 'snakeman' is a hit

They're calling him Zimbabwe's Steve Irwin - and his fans on social media just can't get enough of him. Passionate about wildlife since he was a boy, Chawatama Marimo, 43, is frequently called upon to capture "problem" snakes in and around Harare.

- News24.com - ZA

ICRC Improves Facilities for Mentally Ill Inmates in Zimbabwe

The International Committee of the Red Cross has started rehabilitating some of the dilapidated Zimbabwe prisons, most built during the colonial era. The first one to be refurbished — Mlondolozi Prison, about 500 kilometers southwest of Harare — houses mentally ill inmates. Among the improvements, the prison now ...

- Voice of America - US

News24.com | Farm seizure: Zim court rules against Mugabe's wife Grace

A Zimbabwean court has ruled against First Lady Grace Mugabe's move to seize yet another farm, as she seeks to expand her empire in the prime farming area of Mazowe.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zim, Angola, DRC

Zimbabwe's opposition parties have labelled globetrotting President Robert Mugabe a "non-resident president", and floods in Angola have killed at least eleven people and left thousands homeless.

- News24.com - ZA

Fin24.com | Rallying rand sweet news for Zim exporters

The rallying rand has been sweet news for Zimbabwean exporters, whose products will now be more competitive against those from South Africa.

- Fin24 - SA

Mugabe allies hint they could ditch his party

Last year several war veterans' leaders were arrested after issuing a strongly-worded statement denouncing Mugabe as "dictatorial" and calling on him to step down.

- Daily Monitor - UG

South African Airways adds capacity on Victoria Falls route with wide-body aircraft

With the expansion of the Victoria Falls International Airport in Zimbabwe, South African Airways has increased capacity between Johannesburg and the popular leisure destination of Victoria Falls.

- eTurboNews - US

News24.com | EXCLUSIVE: Is Tendai Biti ready to work with MDC's Tsvangirai again?

Zimbabwe's fragile opposition could be on the verge of forging a formidable grand coalition against President Robert Mugabe ahead of next year's polls, as it emerges one of Morgan Tsvangira's nemesis has buried the hatchet to stand up against "dictatorship".

- News24.com - ZA

From London to Harare: an activist yearning for an ounce of practice

Leo Zeilig's latest novel is set in the Robert Mugabe-ruled Zimbabwe. Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters-Book Review: Leo Zeilig; An Ounce of Practice; Hope Road Publishing, London, February 2017 The cover of 'An Ounce of Practice'. Writer and Researcher Leo Zeilig's new novel tells a gripping tale of an intellectual leftie from ...

- The Conversation - UK

News24.com | PICS: Why Mugabe's govt wants to arrest 'multi-tier' pricers

Cash, card or BOND? Some retailers in cash-starved Zimbabwe are offering three different prices for goods depending on how customers can pay - and President Robert Mugabe's government isn't happy.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Mugabe allies hint they could ditch his party

Zimbabwean war veterans, who have given President Robert Mugabe key support in past, have vowed to rally behind "competent" candidates in next year's elections even those from the opposition.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | At 93 years old, Zimbabwe's Mugabe remains a jet-setter

Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president".

- News24.com - ZA

Fin24.com | Resilient Zim firms rise to economic challenges

Zimbabwean businesses have continued to hold their own in a tough operating environment, as shown by their results in the ongoing reporting season

- Fin24 - SA

At 93 Years Old, Zimbabwe's Mugabe Remains a Jet-Setter

Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the “non-resident president.” President Robert Mugabe has visited Singapore, Ghana, Swaziland and Mauritius in the past three weeks alone. At times he stops over in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, for ...

- Voice of America - US

At 93 years old, Zimbabwe's Mugabe remains a jet-setter

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the non-resident president.' President Robert Mugabe has visited Singapore, Ghana, Swaziland and Mauritius in the past three weeks alone. At times he stops over in Zimbabwe's capital, ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Zimbabwe: Mental health patients benefit from improved living conditions

News release | More than 300 mental health patients are benefiting from refurbished facilities in Zimbabwe.

- ICRC - INT

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