Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga decries state ‘chokehold’ after her arrest

State's neglect and mismanagement mean Zimbabweans are unable to afford a decent meal and health care, says Dangarembga

African activists work ‘to build resilience among young girls’

‘We have seen an increase in child marriages during the lockdown as economic meltdown is one of the key drivers of child marriage and exploitation,’ one ...

Zimbabwean Lives Matter movement grows with support from big names

The online campaign resulted in more than 700,000 tweets on Tuesday, including from sports personalities and celebrities

Trade on Zimbabwe’s stock exchange to start on Monday, but with conditions

Old Mutual, the largest company by market value and two others who are listed on foreign bourses, will not be part of the resumption

Streets deserted in Zimbabwe as police crush planned protests

As the country faces devastating food and fuel shortages, President Emmerson Mnangagwa labels the protest plans an ‘insurrection’

Troops in Zimbabwe clear streets ahead of planned protests on Friday

Armed soldiers and anti-riot police patrolled on foot and in trucks, telling people to leave central Harare, while checkpoints blocked roads

Zimbabwe eager for bond sale but investor sentiment is poor

The aim of it first international bond is to settle a two-decade dispute over the seizure of white-owned commercial farms

Minister who oversaw 1980s Zimbabwe bloodbath dies

Agriculture minister Perrance Shiri, who headed the army during the Gukurahundi Massacre, succumbs to Covid

Zimbabwe signs compensation deal with white farmers

As the country endures food and fuel shortages, as well as hyperinflation, it is not clear how the $3.5bn agreed to will be funded

Moroccan farmers lose out on Eid sales amid new travel restrictions

Rural farmers have seen fewer coronavirus cases, but have had to drastically cut prices ahead of Eid al-Adha due to cities’ economic constraints

Zimbabwe trading to resume, but Old Mutual and PPC stocks still suspended

Harare government halted trading on Zimbabwe's stock market in June, saying it was being used to undermine the Zimbabwe dollar

African Development Bank was correct to exonerate Akinwumi Adesina, probe shows

Whistleblowers had accused the bank's president of abuse of office, which he denied

Africa heads towards one-million Covid-19 cases, but figures could be much higher

About 3,000 tests are done per day in Nigeria — a country of about 200-million people — just a tenth of the number conducted in SA, with about a quarter of the ...

AfCFTA could help lift 30-million Africans out of extreme poverty

The majority of gains from the pact could come from trade reform, including reducing red tape and lowering compliance costs

Foreign investment in Egypt may not go the distance

Bankers and economists warn that a yield bonanza in Egypt masks an economy with weak prospects and heightened political risk

Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa dies at 81

He was Tanzania’s third president after independence from Britain in 1962, and ruled for two terms from 1995 to 2005

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