We’ve been trapped in a cycle of ever-escalating political polarization in Zimbabwe. As measured by consistent partisan positioning among voters, the split in the Zimbabwe’s electorate has reached the apex. But this is about to end.
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Zimbabwean state security agents have seized a consignment of a new book written by Olusegun Obasanjo and MDC deputy chairperson Tendai Biti.
Mnangagwa’s attacks on Human rights activists particularly on lawyers, doctors and nurses for carrying out their legitimate activities worries (ZLHR).
Ghanaian-born trade unionist, Kwasi Adu-Amankwah arrested and detained at the Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, awaiting deportation.
January 12, 2019, gov. of Zimbabwe announced a fuel price hike of 150% to generate revenue for the government, currently facing severe budget deficits.
In Zimbabwe, activists are surviving by using social media to communicate with masses as state-owned media remain reserved for ruling party officials.
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.