Zimbabweans protest ‘cocktail of lies’ amid economic decline

World 11/29/18, 08:12

Thousands of exasperated Zimbabweans gathered Thursday for a nationwide protest over the country's economic collapse and what the opposition calls the new government's "cocktail of lies."Protestors take part in a demonstration in Harare, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Zimbabweans are gathering for a nationwide protest over the country's economic collapse and ...

Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire; 40 killed

World 11/16/18, 04:06

Fire swept through a passenger bus in Zimbabwe, and police said Friday that more than 40 people died and at least 20 were injured, some with severe burns.Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said she did not have details about the cause of the accident on Thursday night.Emergency services stand near to ...

Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

World 11/13/18, 09:30

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 ...

1 year after Mugabe fall, Zimbabwe asks ‘what has changed?’

World 11/12/18, 08:59

One year ago the unthinkable happened in Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe fell from power.Tanks rolled in the streets of the capital, Harare, on Nov. 14, 2017, and the military put Mugabe under house arrest, in reaction to Mugabe's firing of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa.Hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans danced in the ...

Head on collision between 2 buses kills 47 in Zimbabwe

World 11/08/18, 13:24

A head-on collision between two buses has killed 47 people, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving.Women walk by the scene of a bus crash in Rusape about 170 kilometres east of the capital Harare, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. A head-on collision between two ...

New Zimbabwe documentary on massacres takes aim at president

World 10/18/18, 09:23

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 ...

Zimbabwe faces its worst economic crisis in a decade

World 10/10/18, 00:59

As Zimbabwe plunges into its worst economic crisis in a decade, gas lines are snaking for hours, prices are spiking and residents goggle as the new government insists that the country — somehow — has risen to middle-income status.After ousting the repressive Robert Mugabe almost a year ago following more ...

Raw sewage in streets: Cholera is Zimbabwe’s latest crisis

World 09/22/18, 05:16

Raw sewage flows freely in some streets of Zimbabwe's capital, posing a deadly challenge to the recently elected president who has promised the troubled country a new dawn.A cholera outbreak has killed more than 30 people and sickened more than 7,000 as it spreads beyond Harare, posing the latest crisis ...

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