United Nations experts on Wednesday called on Zimbabwe to stop “abductions and torture” that they said seemed aimed at stifling dissent. Three members of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change say they were abducted by police at an MDC protest in the capital Harare on May 13. Joanna Mamombe, Netsai Marova and Cecilia Chimbiri — […]

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday fired outspoken deputy information minister Energy Mutodi hours after he insulted three “abducted” opposition officials in a tweet. A statement from the presidency did not give reasons for the immediate “termination of employment” of Mutodi. A prominent opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) lawmaker and two party officials were […]

In a country dealing with a severe economic crisis, many fear steps to curb coronavirus will hit vulnerable people hard. It was still early on Sunday morning when Stewart Dzivira, his wife and their two-year-old son, jumped on a bus in Glen View, a densely populated suburb of Harare, to head into Zimbabwe’s capital. For […]

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