Posts Tagged ‘Zimbabwe’

40 Trapped As Mine Collapses In Zimbabwe 

By Onwuka Gerald No fewer than 40 informal miners in Zimbabwe have been trapped underground after a shaft collapsed in an abandoned gold mine. The incident was confirmed by the country’s miners’ Federation. According to them, the incident occurred on Wednesday in Bindura town, around 70 kilometres north of the capital Harare. The Head of […]

#HopewellChin’ono: More Than 100 African Writers Call For Suspension Of Zimbabwe From The AU, SADC

Over a hundred African writers have called on the African Union and SADC( Southern African Development Community), to end their silence and suspend Zimbabwe, following the arrest and detention of Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono and activist Jacob Ngarivhume by the Zimbabwean authorities. The two men were arrested on charges of inciting violence against Zimabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa’s […]

Several people injured after crowd surges toward Mugabe’s casket in Zimbabwe [PHOTOS]

Injured mourners are helped after a crowd pushed their way past police to try to get closer to the coffin of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe. Several people were injured in a crush as they surged forward to try to view former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s casket on Thursday at a sports stadium as thousands […]

Robert Mugabe’s Family Pushes back against Zimbabwe Government’s Burial Plan

Harare – The family of Zimbabwe founder Robert Mugabe is pushing back against the government’s plan to bury him at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare and wants him to be buried in his home village instead, three relatives told Reuters. Zimbabweans have been confused about when and where they would get to pay […]

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s ex-president, dies at 95

Robert Mugabe, the founding father of Zimbabwe who ruled the country with an iron fist for more than three decades, has died, according to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He was 95. Rumors had swirled around the health of the ex-president, who spent months in a hospital in Singapore earlier this year. Details of what ailed him […]

BREAKING| Egypt win opening game of Africa Cup of Nations[PHOTO]

Egypt struggled through their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations campaign on Friday, but still managed to beat outsiders Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Egypt has put it hopes in Liverpool legend Mo Salah but the first performance of the tournament lacked much of the lustre the host nation were looking for. Trezeguet scored […]