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Zimbabwe journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has bail hearing postponed

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Pressure grows on Zimbabwe to free detained student leader

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Zimbabwe teachers refuse to return to work over low pay and lack of sanitation

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Charges against Tsitsi Dangarembga must be dropped, argue writers

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Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono speaks out over brutal Zimbabwe prison conditions

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Zimbabwe faces rise of 1-party state

In country, biggest political opposition faces extinction amid alleged government machinations to set up single-party rule...

Chinese mining firms in Zimbabwe pose threat to endangered species, say experts

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