Zimbabwe judge orders facilities reopened for pregnant women

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean judge on Wednesday ordered authorities in the capital, Harare, to reopen health facilities for pregnant women that were closed due to a strike by workers demanding...

Zimbabwe elephants died from bacterial disease, say experts

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Parks authorities in Zimbabwe said Monday that the recent deaths of elephants have been caused by a bacterial disease that has previously affected elephants in Asia and other a...

Zimbabwe begins gradual reopening of schools amid virus

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s schools Monday reopened for pupils in two grades as part of a gradual process that will see all pupils return to class by early November. But many ...

Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of Africa

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — With Zimbabwe’s coronavirus infections on the decline, schools are reopening, along with churches, bars, restaurants, airports and tourist attractions. Strict lockdowns designe...

Zimbabwe government abuses critics, allege rights groups

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Godfrey Kurauone, a Zimbabwean opposition official, sang a protest song at the funeral of a party member in July. For that, and other political charges, he spent 42 days in jai...

Zimbabwe government announces mining ban in national parks

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s government says it has banned mining in its national parks, but an environmental group that had taken court action to stop the development of a coal mine in an eleph...

Zimbabwe group tries to stop Chinese coal mine in game park

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An environmental group in Zimbabwe has applied to the country’s High Court to stop a Chinese firm from mining coal in Hwange National Park, which hosts one of Africa’s largest ...

Bail granted to Zimbabwean journalist jailed for a month

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin'ono has been granted bail after being held in jail for more than a month on charges of inciting violence. Chin'ono's appli...

Zimbabwe investigating deaths of 22 elephants, more expected

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The number of elephants dying in western Zimbabwe from a suspected bacterial infection, possibly from eating poisonous plants, has risen to 22, and “more deaths are expected,” ...

Bacterial infection may have killed 11 elephants in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A bacterial infection, possibly from eating poisonous plants, could be the cause of the death of 11 elephants in a forest in western Zimbabwe, a parks agency spokesman said Tue...

Jailed Zimbabwean journalist has virus symptoms, says lawyer

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean journalist in jail for more than a month is “seriously ill” and exhibiting symptoms “consistent with COVID-19,” one of his lawyers said, but prison authorities cla...

Zimbabwe investigates mysterious deaths of 11 elephants

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's parks authorities in Zimbabwe are investigating the death of 11 elephants in a forest in the west of the country, a parks spokesman said Sunday. T...

Zimbabwe's 'keyboard warriors' hold protests off the streets

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Unable to protest on the streets, some in Zimbabwe are calling themselves “keyboard warriors” as they take to graffiti and social media to pressure a government that promised r...

Zimbabwean activist and opposition leader dies of cancer

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A young Zimbabwean thrust into anti-government activism while searching for his missing journalist brother has died of colon cancer, just as well-wishers had raised money to ge...

Bail denied again to Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin'ono

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean journalist who has been held in prison for more than a month has been denied bail for the third time, while police continue arresting government critics. ...