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Zimbabwe president says new tax necessary pain for recovery

Zimbabwe president says new tax necessary pain for recovery

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Monday a new tax on electronic payments was a painful but necessary part of the government's attempts to revive the economy ...

Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected more than 5,000, the finance minister said.

Cholera death toll climbs to 28 in Zimbabwe

Cholera death toll climbs to 28 in Zimbabwe

The cholera outbreak, first detected in a township outside the capital Harare earlier this month, prompted the government to declare an emergency in the city.

Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency after death toll rises to 20

Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency after death toll rises to 20

Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 people died from the disease and more than 2,000 were infected by drinking contaminated water, new Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said on Tuesday.

New Zimbabwe finance minister wants to clear World Bank arrears

New Zimbabwe finance minister wants to clear World Bank arrears

Zimbabwe's new finance minister said on Monday he would accelerate plans to pay arrears to the World Bank and the African Development Bank and would work on a three-year programme to cut government spending.

Zimbabwe president names finance minister to revive economy

Zimbabwe president names finance minister to revive economy

Mthuli Ncube, an Oxford University professor who is a former vice president of the African Development Bank, has the tough task of reviving an economy wrecked under Robert Mugabe.

Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to "protect and promote the rights of Zimbabweans" in an inauguration ceremony attended by thousands of supporters in Harare.

Top Zimbabwe court confirms Mnangagwa's election victory

Top Zimbabwe court confirms Mnangagwa's election victory

Chief Justice Luke Malaba said opposition leader Nelson Chamisa had failed to prove allegations of fraud during the presidential vote.

Zimbabwe opposition asks court to annul election result

Zimbabwe opposition asks court to annul election result

Zimbabwe's opposition argued in the country's top court on Wednesday that the presidential election results must be thrown out.

Zimbabwe opposition to challenge election result in court

Zimbabwe opposition to challenge election result in court

Zimbabwe's MDC opposition party on Wednesday vowed to overturn in court President Emmerson Mnangagwa's narrow election victory, alleging that he won the historic vote via "mammoth theft and fraud".

Zimbabwe opposition says its supporters abducted in raids

Zimbabwe opposition says its supporters abducted in raids

Zimbabwe's main opposition said on Monday security forces were abducting its members in night raids to intimidate the party and stop it challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa's win in national elections.

Zimbabwe prays for peace after poll violence

Zimbabwe prays for peace after poll violence

Clergymen led prayers for peace as Zimbabweans went to church for the first Sunday service since this week's historic elections, marred by deadly violence and fraud claims.