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Court stops Zimbabwe’s First Lady’s eviction of villagers

HARARE, March 27 – The High Court Judge has interdicted Zimbabwe government authorities from harassing villagers at a farm that powerful First Lady Grace Mugabe wants to turn into a wildlife park. Judge Justice Felistus Chatukuta ordered lands and resettlement minister Douglas Mombeshora, home affairs minister Ignatius Chombo and police commissioner Augustine Chihuri to immediately […]

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US urges Zimbabwe to find abducted anti-Mugabe activist

JOHANNESBURG – The United States Embassy in Harare on Thursday called on Zimbabwe authorities “to mobilise the full extent of their resources” to investigate the circumstances surrounding anti-Mugabe activist Itai Dzamara, who was abducted two years ago. “Today, March 9th, marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of Mr. Itai Dzamara, Zimbabwean civil society activist […]

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Zimbabwe’s pastor Evan Mawarire arrested at Harare airport – Update plus photo

HARARE, February 1 (ANA) – Exiled #ThisFlag movement leader and cleric Evan Mawarire has been arrested on Wednesday, just after he landed at the Harare International Airport. Mawarire, who led protests in Zimbabwe last year calling for President Robert Mugabe’s administration to provide the promised 2.2 million jobs during the ruling party Zanu PF’s campaign […]