Mugabe neighbour fined over roaming dogs

A neighbour of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been fined for allowing his dogs to hunt on the 90-year-old leader`s land, state media reported Tuesday.

Zimbabwe to slash diamond licence fees

Zimbabwe`s Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa announced Wednesday that the government will slash licence fees for diamond cutters and polishers as the current fees pegged at $100,000 are prohibitively high.

Zimbabwe to resume steel production

Zimbabwe will resume steel production within two years, implementing a long delayed joint venture with India`s Essar Africa Holdings Limited, a cabinet minister said today.

Opposition in trouble as Zimbabwe nears political crossroads

Bitter infighting within Zimbabwe`s opposition risks fatally weakening President Robert Mugabe`s political foes just as the sun has begun to set on his 33-year rule.

Zimbabwe`s President says no plans to seize foreign firms

Zimbabwe`s veteran President Robert Mugabe on Friday tried to assure spooked foreign investors that his indigenisation policy is not about asset seizures, softening his tone amid renewed economic troubles.

Zimbawe`s Mugabe slams Europe`s `homosexual nonsense`

Zimbabwe`s strong man ruler Robert Mugabe lashed out at Europe`s "homosexual nonsense" and condemned the refusal of its leaders to accept his grip on power in his latest marathon tirade on Friday.

Zimbabwe`s Mugabe shuns EU-Africa talks after wife not invited

Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe will boycott next week`s mammoth EU-Africa summit after his wife was denied a visa to enter Europe, a foreign ministry official said on Friday.

Zimbabwe on Ebola virus alert

Zimbabwe`s deputy health minister said Thursday that the southeast African country is on high alert to the deadly epidemic of Ebola virus in West Africa, which killed nearly 60 people in Guinea alone.

Fault shuts down key Zimbabwe power plant

A fault has shut down one of Zimbabwe`s biggest power stations, prompting the struggling national power utility on Thursday to warn of more blackouts.

Petrol bomb attack on home of top Zimbabwe opposition official

A petrol bomb hit the home of top Zimbabwe opposition official and former finance minister Tendai Biti Tuesday, a party spokesman said, the second such attack in three years.

Zimbabwe`s Mugabe celebrates 90th birthday

Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe Sunday celebrated his 90th birthday with tens of thousands of Zimbabweans, a milestone that no other founding fathers of African nations has achieved in office, Xinhua reported.

EU lifts sanctions on Zimbabwe officials not Mugabe

The European Union confirmed Wednesday the suspension of restrictive measures on Zimbabwe`s eight senior military and government officials, but kept them on the country`s President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace Mugabe.

Former US congressman arrested in Zimbabwe

Former US Rep Melvin Jay Reynolds has been arrested in Zimbabwe on suspicion of possessing pornography and an immigration offence.

Zimbabwean pastor jailed 50 years for rape

A Zimbabwean pastor was jailed today for 50 years for raping four female congregants and threatening to cast evil spells on them if they exposed him.

Robert Mugabe`s party to raise $1 mn for his 90th birthday

Zimbabwe`s ruling party aims to raise up to USD 1 million for country`s President Robert Mugabe`s birthday party who will turn 90 next month.

Egypt `surprised` by exclusion from US-Africa summit

Egypt said it was "very surprised" by a decision by its longtime US ally to exclude it from a high-profile African summit.

Robert Mugabe appears in public to mourn sister

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance this year, quashing speculation about his health as he mourns his sister`s death.

UN cuts rations for a million Zimbabweans

Around a million poverty-stricken Zimbabweans face hunger after the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Tuesday it was cutting food rations due to a cash crunch.

Zimbabwe opposition `concerned` over envoy`s Australia asylum bid

Zimbabwe`s main opposition party on Saturday said it was "concerned" after Harare`s ambassador to Australia asked Canberra for asylum, citing fears for her safety if she returns home.

Zimbabwe`s envoy to Australia asks for asylum: Media

Zimbabwe`s ambassador to Australia is asking Canberra for asylum, lashing out at her country`s "illegitimate" government and voicing fears for her safety if she returns home at the end of her posting next week, reports said Saturday.