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Unban corporal punishment: Zim union

A teachers union in Zimbabwe wants President Robert Mugabe to rescind a ban on corporal punishment because schools risked turning into “jungles.”

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Mugabe appointed AU chairman

African leaders have appointed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as the new chairman of the 54-nation African Union.

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Zimbabwe villagers sentenced for demos

Four people have been jailed for taking part in demonstrations that rocked the camp in which they were staying.

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Unban corporal punishment: Zim union
January 30 2015 at 20:02

A teachers union in Zimbabwe wants President Robert Mugabe to rescind a ban on corporal punishment because schools risked turning into “jungles.”

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Mugabe appointed AU chairman
January 30 2015 at 15:31

African leaders have appointed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as the new chairman of the 54-nation African Union.

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Zimbabwe villagers sentenced for demos
January 28 2015 at 10:11

Four people have been jailed for taking part in demonstrations that rocked the camp in which they were staying.

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White Zim farmers face new threat
January 27 2015 at 17:43

White farmers that were spared during Zimbabwe’s violent farm evictions a decade-and-a-half ago are caught in the middle of a political storm.

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Zim youths kill large python
January 23 2015 at 17:09

Youths in Zimbabwe's eastern city of Mutare killed a 3.4m long python which had strayed into the suburb, a local newspaper reported.

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Grace has appendectomy in Far East
January 22 2015 at 20:53

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has been discharged from hospital after undergoing surgery to remove her appendix.

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Graces faces legal action over ‘game park’
January 22 2015 at 16:33

Villagers in Zimbabwe are taking legal action after animals were released on a farm they are living on, which the president's wife reportedly wants to turn into a game park.

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Grace turning tables on land invaders
January 21 2015 at 16:54

Zimbabwean police, at the behest of First Lady Grace Mugabe, have evicted people from a farm they seized from white owners.

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Zim unemployment 5.42 percent: US
January 20 2015 at 17:36

Zimbabwe's unemployment rate is 5.42 percent, the United Nations said, taking into account people in informal employment.

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Mugabe’s health secrets revealed
January 18 2015 at 15:42

President Robert Mugabe's secret to a long life is simple: no cigarettes or alcohol and lots of exercise, his sister said in an interview.

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21 dead in Zim bus crash
January 18 2015 at 16:48

At least 21 people were killed in a bus accident north of Harare, according to a radio report.

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Grace ‘stronger than a nuclear bomb’
January 16 2015 at 18:20

Grace Mugabe has proved "stronger than a nuclear bomb" in her efforts to fight corruption, Zimbabwe's new VP claims

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Zim must respect eviction order: Amnesty
January 14 2015 at 19:39

Amnesty International has called on Zimbabwean authorities to respect a court order halting evictions from a farm linked to first lady Grace Mugabe.

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Botswana busts Zim man for fake ID
January 14 2015 at 15:41

A Zimbabwean man appeared in Botswana's Molepolole Magistrate's Court for allegedly obtaining an identity card illegally.

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Zanu-PF praises kind Grace Mugabe
January 11 2015 at 15:33

Grace Mugabe is a “kind-hearted, considerate and magnanimous human being”, the party said, denying claims she is behind the evictions of dozens of families.

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Zim minister’s First Lady joke chokes
December 28 2014 at 15:46

An official of Zimbabwe's ruling party is in trouble for referring to new vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa's wife as the acting first lady.

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Mujuru prevented from finding new job
December 16 2014 at 17:20

Zimbabwe's just-sacked vice president Joice Mujuru will not be allowed to find any other job, state media reported.

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Cheers as Mnangagwa makes pledge
December 12 2014 at 12:39

Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to “bear true allegiance to Zimbabwe” as he was sworn in as first vice-president.

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Mugabe’s new ministers take oath
December 12 2014 at 11:45

Robert Mugabe is set to swear in Zimbabwe’s 10 new ministers and deputies.

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‘Poisoned’ Zim woman’s condition improves
December 11 2014 at 18:48

The condition of a secretary working for Zimbabwe's new VP Emmerson Mnangagwa who fell ill after breathing in a poisonous substance has improved.

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