Zimbabwe honors Robert Mugabe, amid uncertainty over burial

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Prominent Zimbabweans are paying their respects Thursday to former president Robert Mugabe at his sprawling home outside Harare amid continuing controversy over where he will b...

Workers on Mugabe's farms hope his widow will help them

MAZOWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — At one of Robert Mugabe's farms, workers said they are pained by the death of their boss and worried about their future - and some say they are hoping his feisty wife will be t...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to lie in state at 2 different stadiums

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's body will lie in state at two different stadiums in the capital for three days before he is buried Sunday, the information minister ...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe in Singapore hospital for extended stay

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's former longtime ruler Robert Mugabe, 95, has been in a Singapore hospital for the past three months and his condition "is remarkably stable for his age," the country...

'This is hell': Zimbabweans say economy is worse than ever

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Dadirai Tsvakai and her family have taken to combining dinner and breakfast - a meal they now eat just after midnight, if they are lucky to have a few hours of electricity. The...

Zimbabwe president praises re-introduction of local currency

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday praised the re-introduction of the Zimbabwe dollar as the sole legal tender in the troubled country as a "return to normalcy." ...

'We are trapped': Zimbabwe's economic crunch hits passports

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — With Zimbabwe's economy in shambles and political tensions rising, leaving the country seems the best option for many who are desperate for jobs. But those dreams often end at ...

Albinism pageant in Zimbabwe joyfully breaks down prejudice

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called "yellow" or "white" by friends and even some relatives. But she hardly recalls anyone referring to her by her ...

More than 1 million children affected by Mozambique cyclones

PEMBA, Mozambique (AP) — Isabella Mussa has not set foot in a classroom or read a book for the past week. For the 13-year-old, displaced by a deadly cyclone in northern Mozambique, it feels like a lif...

Mozambique church a refuge for Muslim cyclone survivors

PEMBA, Mozambique (AP) — Next to a marble pulpit inside a Catholic church, a young Muslim girl chases around with other children. The church has become a home for her and nearly 1,00...

Aid finally reaches Zimbabwe village 12 days after cyclone

MACHONGWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Surprised members of a cyclone-hit community in Zimbabwe paused from retrieving and burying their dead to welcome the first humanitarian aid from the outside world as it arr...

South Africa's president endorses Zimbabwe leader

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — South Africa's president endorsed Zimbabwe's government Tuesday, ignoring reports of human right abuses by the military to crush persistent dissent in the neighboring country. ...

Zimbabwe's teachers report intimidation as strike begins

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's public teachers are alleging intimidation as they try to launch a nationwide strike for better salaries. Some urban teachers tell The Associated Pr...

'I've been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a loc...

'I've been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a loc...