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Stories about Zimbabwe

30 August 2018

Can a controversial in-vitro fertilization process save the northern white rhino?

"A practical concern for any future Northern white rhinos successfully bred through IVF is...where they would live. Much of the sub-species’ former range has lost rhinos in its entirety..."

21 February 2018

As Leaders Step Down, a Cautious Hope Rises on the African Continent

The Bridge

After the resignation of Zuma and Desalegn, "the mood on the continent is one of hope, on the one hand, and of palpable restraint and scepticism on the other."

21 November 2017

How Chinese See the Fall of Their Country's Old Friend Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe

"When people wake up, all 'greatness' will vanish, the dictator will be relegated to the dustbin of history."

16 November 2016

Expand Your YouTube Horizons With These Award-Winning African Online Video Creators

From music videos and animated cartoons to a 6-year-old comedian, discover the winners of the inaugural Sub-Saharan African YouTube Awards.

16 September 2016

Zimbabweans Can't Stop Giggling About a ‘Hideous’ Statue of Longtime President Mugabe

"Good thing Dominic #Benhura made this ugly statue of #Mugabe. Citizens will enjoy knocking it down when he falls."

21 July 2016

Netizen Report: What do Zimbabwe, Kashmir, and Turkey Have in Common? Internet Censorship.

Advox

In this edition, we report on #ShutdownZim protests that sparked Zimbabwe to block WhatsApp, the full-on Internet shutdown in Kashmir and ongoing social media censorship in Brazil, Ethiopia and Turkey.

23 February 2016

World's Oldest President, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, Turns 92

"I have died many times. I have actually beaten Jesus Christ because he only died once."

29 July 2015

Africans Take Jabs at One Another With #IfAfricaWasABar Hashtag

"If Africa was a bar, what would your country be drinking/doing?," Siyanda- Panda, a writer from Botswana, asked on Twitter.

23 June 2014

TV Networks in Africa Squabble Over World Cup Broadcast Rights

Thanks to legal battles and network decisions, some fans on the continent might have a more complicated time tuning in to the World Cup.

4 May 2014

Zimbabweans Mock Suspended Opposition Leader on Twitter

What is the best title for a hypothetical book about the embattled Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai? Twitter users have a few ideas.

15 April 2014

President Mugabe Thinks Nigeria Is More Corrupt Than Zimbabwe

"#Mugabe has the audacity to infer Nigeria Govt is #corrupt. Nigeria Govt has the temerity to feel insulted."

26 February 2014

8 Dishes From Africa We Dare You To Try

Who knew mice, maggots, frogs or raw blood could be so yummy?

25 February 2014

Zimbabwean Opposition Leader Tendai Biti's House Bombed for Second Time

Biti is the secretary general for Movement for Democratic Change, led by former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.

23 August 2013

At 89 Years Old, Zimbabwe President Mugabe Sworn in for Five More Years

Mugabe responded to allegations that the election was rigged in his favor by telling critics to "go hang".

7 August 2013

Robert Mugabe Wins Re-election in Zimbabwe Amid Claims of Fraud

Zimbabwe's voter roll reportedly included two million dead people. Neighboring Botswana is calling for an independent audit.

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