Africa
  • Cyclone Idai, the worst ever disaster to hit the southern hemisphere, has ravaged almost everything that crossed its path, as it ripped through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, affecting millions of people.

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    LAST UPDATE : Mar 20, 2019, 7:24 AM EDT
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    The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission accused the country's troops of using “systematic torture” against the protesters, who took to streets in the capital, Harare, last week after a sharp hike in fuel prices.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 23, 2019, 4:09 AM EST
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  • A rival rejected the contentious provisional results, officially in favor of one opposition candidate, Felix Tshisekedi.

    Expressing “serious doubts” on the conformity of the provisional results of December 30 vote in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the African Union has called on the country to suspend final election results.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 18, 2019, 5:07 AM EST
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  • Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa plans legal challenge to the election results.

    Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa averted a run-off vote by securing just over 50 percent votes while opposition leader Nelson Chamisa bagged 44.3 percent of the total 4.8m votes cast.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 03, 2018, 7:34 AM EDT
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  • Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he is in touch with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to defuse the tensions.

    The U.N. and former colonial power the U.K. have called on Zimbabwe to exercise restraint in dealing with protesters who took to the streets against the ruling Zanu-PF party over alleged vote-rigging in Monday’s elections.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 02, 2018, 7:23 AM EDT
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  • Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's party is headed for a comfortable majority.

    Incomplete official results from Zimbabwe’s election show that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party is headed for a comfortable majority in the parliament amid claims of vote-rigging by the opposition MDC Alliance.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 01, 2018, 7:30 AM EDT
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  • Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces a tough rival in MDC’s Nelson Chamisa.

    Nearly 5.5 million voters in Zimbabwe will be heading to the polls with a fresh hope to elect a leader that can steer the country out of four decades of the economic and political rut it faced under strongman Robert Mugabe.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 30, 2018, 7:19 AM EDT
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  • S. Africa's President defiantly clings on to power despite ANC's order to step down.

    In a move that marks a dramatic escalation of pressure on embattled South African President Jacob Zuma, the country’s elite police unit raided the home of the influential Gupta family that has close ties with the leader.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 14, 2018, 6:21 AM EST
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