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Zimbabwe opposition politician fined over false election results

Zimbabwe’s former finance minister and senior opposition politician Tendai Biti was on Monday convicted and fined $200 for unlawfully and falsely announcing the results of last year’s presidential election that was won by Emmerson Mnangagwa. Biti, vice chairman of the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party, was charged last year after announcing that […]
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Zimbabwe opposition figure fined for claiming poll win

A Zimbabwe court Monday convicted leading opposition figure Tendai Biti of an election crime and fined him for announcing his own results for presidential polls last July, which he claimed he won.
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Zimbabwe opposition leader snubs Mnangagwa dialogue call

Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa snubbed an invitation by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to join a national summit on Wednesday, just weeks after security forces crushed protests over the worsening economy.
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Zimbabwe fire brigade on frontline after protests

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Zimbabwe’s widely respected fire brigade usually tackles house fires and traffic accidents, but it became a symbol of the regime during anti-government demonstrations that turned into violent looting and arson.
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Zimbabwe pledges to probe abuse, rape claims against security forces

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Zimbabwe’s government has pledged to “thoroughly” investigate allegations of abuse and rape levelled against its security forces during a brutal crackdown to crush last week’s anti-government protests. Nationwide demonstrations erupted last week after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced on January 12 that fuel prices were being more than doubled in a country suffering from spiralling inflation […]
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Zimbabwean activist seeks bail after bloody protests

Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire, who was arrested last week on subversion charges following deadly anti-government protests brutally put down by security forces, applied Friday for release from detention.
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Nearly $1million in cash stolen from Mugabe’s house, court told

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Nearly a million dollars in cash was stolen from a suitcase owned by ousted Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, state media reported Friday, as three suspects including a relative of the former leader face trial for the theft.
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Popular Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi dies

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Zimbabwe’s most successful and internationally renowned musician Oliver Mtukudzi died on Wednesday after suffering from diabetes, ending a career that spanned four decades and 67 albums, local media reported. The 66-year-old singer, affectionately known as “Tuku”, died at a local clinic on Wednesday afternoon, the state-owned daily Herald and privately-owned Newsday reported on their websites. […]
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