In Zimbabwe, activists are surviving by using social media to communicate with masses as state-owned media remain reserved for ruling party officials.
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A violent crackdown is continuing in Zimbabwe as rights groups allege that women have been raped during house-to-house searches.
Zimbabwe’s lawyers Tuesday took to the streets and petitioned the government complaining over what they called deteriorating rule of law.
Obey Makamure, known as Tocky Vibes by followers, is singing latest offering condemning last week’s brutality of protesters by Zimbabwe’s security forces.
Internationally acclaimed Zimbabwean musician, philanthropist, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Africa Oliver Mtukudzi, passes away.
Zimbabwe army and police used systematic torture to quell public protests which got 8 people killed in the aftermath of January 14th disturbances.
The human rights issues of 2018 have spilled over into current events, particularly DRC and Zimbabwe, which had troubled elections in 2018 — stood out.
Hundreds arrested during the anti protests in Zimbabwe as the United Nations urged an end to a brutal security crackdown and an internet blackout.
Zimbabwe on Friday faced “total internet shutdown,” after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic fuel price increase.
Zimbabwe slowly returns to normalcy after violent protests and censored internet service. Doctors said they treated dozens of people with gunshot wounds.