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21 September 2018 12:39 PM Asylum seekers allege their passports are withheld until they buy tickets to Zim

Rejected asylum seekers have accused home affairs officials at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre in Marabastad, Pretoria, of refusing to return their passports unless they showed a Zimbabwe-bound bus ticket first. According to Spiwe (name changed), who applied for asylum in 2016, the home affairs department ordered hundreds of rejected refugee claimants 30

06 September 2018 6:15 PM Britain to replace controversial ambassador to Zimbabwe – report

Britain will reportedly replace its "controversial" envoy in Zimbabwe with current World Bank director Melanie Robinson at the beginning of next year. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Robinson will replace long-time ambassador Catriona Laing in Harare after she is redeployed to Nigeria. Laing was expected to be deployed to the west African 24

03 September 2018 4:00 PM #News24 ICYMI: Energy Department intervenes to keep petrol price increase down; Listeriosis outbreak officially over; and Double injury blow for Bafana

Blast rocks Denel Somchem plant outside Somerset West, Faith Muthambi wanted to steal at all cost, state capture inquiry hears, and EFF says none of their weekend meetings were disrupted. An explosion at Denel's Somchem depot near Somerset West occurred on Monday afternoon, the City of Cape Town's fire and emergency services spokesperson said. On Wednesday 34

30 August 2018 1:01 PM Zim leader re-appoints ex-military commander Chiwenga a VP

Harare - Zimbabwe's president has re-appointed as one of his vice presidents a former military general who helped him take power. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Constantino Chiwenga, who led the defence forces when the military rolled into the capital in November to pressure longtime leader Robert Mugabe to resign. Chiwenga later left the military 44

27 August 2018 6:39 AM Grace Mugabe ill, in Singapore, ex-president reveals

Grace Mugabe is ill and is in Singapore, former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has revealed. In a surprise letter of congratulations to Emmerson Mnangagwa on his inauguration as president on Sunday, Mugabe admitted that he too was unwell and could not attend the ceremony. “Your Excellency, thank you for your invitation to me and my wife to attend the inauguration 20

25 August 2018 4:28 PM US-based election observers criticises Zimbabwe

A US-based election observer mission has issued a critical new statement on Zimbabwe, saying the country "has not yet demonstrated that it has established a tolerant, democratic culture" that allows the opposition to be treated fairly and people to vote freely. The statement by the joint mission of the International Republican Institute and the National 44

25 August 2018 5:35 AM Zimbabwe opposition now rejects election ruling

An angry new statement from Zimbabwe's main opposition rejects the court ruling that upholds President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow and disputed election win. The opposition earlier on Friday said it would respect the unanimous ruling by the constitutional court. The new statement now says the decision entrenches "an illegitimate regime." The statement 27

24 August 2018 8:31 PM Ramaphosa urges Zim leaders to accept court ruling, congratulates Mnangagwa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged Zimbabwean leaders to accept the decision of the country’s Constitutional Court which upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s recent election victory. The court validated the results as released by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) on August 3, 2018. In a statement, Ramaphosa’s spokesperson Khusela 51

24 August 2018 11:44 AM Zimbabwe opposition alleges inauguration prep

Zimbabwe's main opposition is expressing concern over reports that preparations have begun for the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa even before the constitutional court has ruled on its challenge to the election results. A spokesperson has spoken to reporters an hour before the court is set to announce its ruling. The spokesperson says inauguration 23

24 August 2018 7:17 AM LIVE: All eyes on Zim ConCourt as ruling on election challenge expected today

Zimbabwe's vice president Constantino Chiwenga has reportedly said that nothing will change the election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as president of the southern African country, despite an opposition Constitutional Court petition challenging the vote. According to NewsDay, speaking at Inyati Imhenyu Farm in Banket early this week, Chiwenga said Mnangagwa 57