Zimbabwe President vows to ‘flush out opponents’

In tonight’s edition: Zimbabwe labels opposition party as ‘terrorist’. Emmerson Mnangagwa was addressing his government’s clampdown on protests which saw scores of opposition members and government critics arrested. And secondary schools reopen in Nigeria with only two weeks to go before exams. And finally virtual tours bring tourists a taste of Rwanda as its tourism sector … Read more Zimbabwe President vows to ‘flush out opponents’

#ZimbabweanLivesMatter: Crackdown on Dissent in Zimbabwe Prompts Online Protests

Protests against economic turmoil, arrests and human-rights abuses in Zimbabwe have moved online with a hashtag that’s plays on the #BlackLivesMatter movement. The #ZimbabweanLivesMatter tag started after security forces blocked a street demonstration last week. It draws on the success of the global movement highlighting racial injustice that gained prominence after the death in May … Read more #ZimbabweanLivesMatter: Crackdown on Dissent in Zimbabwe Prompts Online Protests

Zimbabwe stock market trading resumes after halting in June

Trading has resumed on Zimbabwe’s stock market, after it was halted in June to help stabilise the nation’s currency. But people there are facing their worst financial crisis in more than a decade and tensions are rising as the economy worsens. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa has more from Harare. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more Zimbabwe stock market trading resumes after halting in June

Zimbabwe: ‘Corruption is killing us’

Tensions in Zimbabwe are rising with the arrests of several high profile activists who attempted to hold anti-government protests. Opposition groups rallied against alleged government corruption and a worsening economic crisis that has seen inflation balloon above 700%. The country’s president has accused these groups of trying to overthrow his power, and has hit back … Read more Zimbabwe: ‘Corruption is killing us’

Zimbabwe security forces clear streets ahead of planned protests

A prominent author and an opposition spokeswoman are among dozens arrested in Zimbabwe after police put a stop to anti-government protests. President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the rallies are an “insurrection” by the opposition and banned them. Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley Reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find … Read more Zimbabwe security forces clear streets ahead of planned protests

Several detained in anti-government demonstrations in Zimbabwe

Police have detained several protesters in Zimbabwe following anti-government demonstrations. The protests had been called for against a backdrop of a worsening economic situation characterized by rising inflation, which is now at its highest level in 10 years. But the government claims there is an attempt, backed by some foreign nations, to unseat it, blaming … Read more Several detained in anti-government demonstrations in Zimbabwe

Why anti-government sentiment is on the rise in Zimbabwe | ITV News

In Zimbabwe anti-government sentiment has been on the rise, with the economy in freefall and a growing food crisis. Protests are currently banned by coronavirus lockdown rules, to limit the spread of Covid-19, so with demonstrations planned for today the President’s security services were out in force. Their presence was enough to keep many off … Read more Why anti-government sentiment is on the rise in Zimbabwe | ITV News

Zimbabwe: arrests and empty streets as military enforces protest ban

Hundreds of military troops and police clamped down on an anti-government protest this Friday. Scores were arrested. The planned demonstration was against corruption and economic hardship amid skyrocketing inflation. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s critics say his government is increasingly resorting to the authoritarian tactics of the Robert Mugabe era. We speak to our correspondent in Harare.   Subscribe to … Read more Zimbabwe: arrests and empty streets as military enforces protest ban

Scores of anti-government protesters arrested in Zimbabwe

Scores of people were arrested Friday in Zimbabwe as hundreds of military troops as well as police attempted to thwart an anti-government protest, with streets empty and many people hiding indoors. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Scores of anti-government protesters arrested in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe protests planned despite government crackdown

Mass protests were planned for Zimbabwe today, despite the government threat of a crackdown. FRANCE 24’s international affairs editor Armen Georgian says protestors want to draw attention to worsening conditions in the country since President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election two years ago, which have been exacerbated by drought. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more Zimbabwe protests planned despite government crackdown

Cameroon sexual abuse: Karate Federation under scrutiny following sexual abuse allegations

In tonight’s edition: Zimbabwe has banned protests and deployed soldiers and police to clear the streets ahead of anti government protests this Friday. In Cameroon, sexual abuse allegations have hit the Karate Federation. Many women have been speaking out and are seeking justice. And finally Kenyan champion Timothy Cheruyuiyot is back on the racing track … Read more Cameroon sexual abuse: Karate Federation under scrutiny following sexual abuse allegations

Zimbabwe agrees to pay $3.5bn compensation to white farmers

White farmers who had their land expropriated during the Mugabe era are to get $3.5 billion, a compensation agreement signed on Wednesday says, though Zimbabwe says it doesn’t have the money. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more Zimbabwe agrees to pay $3.5bn compensation to white farmers