Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 4th February 2023

At today’s Vigil outside the Embassy our activists expressed their concern at the increasing levels of violence as the elections approach....

Bleak picture of Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

A coruscating account of poverty and oppression in Zimbabwe is given in today’s edition of the...

Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 21st January 2023

On a bright cold day London was crowded as we held the Vigil outside the Zimbabwe...

Anti-corruption hero – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

The Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has received an international award for his fight against corruption....

Struggle for power – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

Coming up for Christmas, Zimbabwe is facing a serious electricity shortage because of low water levels...

All show and no substance – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

As ever, there have been two versions of Zimbabwe in the news this week. On one...

Fair elections? – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

Human rights activists have urged all stakeholders – national, regional and international – to convene a...

Mounting political violence – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights have called on the police to thoroughly investigate the political violence...

20 years of protest – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

This Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the Vigil. Much has changed during the past two decades...

Nothing to celebrate – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

The celebrated Chimerenga musician Thomas Mapfumo says he feared for his life if he returned to...

Competing COVID-19 narratives in rural Zimbabwe

The first case of COVID-19 was identified in Zimbabwe on March 20 2020. Having seen what...

Bullet-ridden feet – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

The Zimbabwean government has at least one undisputed ability: to shoot itself in the foot. In...

Hostile reception for Mnangagwa – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

President Mnangagwa managed to evade a confrontation with a group of angry Zimbabweans waiting for him...

Legal travesty – Zimbabwe Vigil Diary

The Zimbabwean government has rejected a petition protesting at the treatment of leading opposition MP Job...

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