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Washington has frequently criticised Zimbabwes human rights record in the past including crackdowns on opposition protests NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe summoned the U.S. ambassador in Harare on Monday after a senior White House official said the country was among foreign using the unrest over the death of George Floyd to interfere in U.S. affairs http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-zimbabwe-protests/zimbabwe-summons-u-s-ambassador-over-comments-on-floyd-protests-idUSKBN2383AN2020-06-02
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition party said on Thursday three of its activists were missing a day after taking part in a protest over food shortages and police denied holding them after initially telling local media they had been arrested NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition party said on Thursday three of its activists were missing a day after taking part in a protest over food shortages and police denied holding them after initially telling local media they had been arrested http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-says-activists-missing-police-deny-holding-them-idUSKBN22Q33C2020-05-15
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition party on Thursday boycotted parliamentary proceedings to protest against the dismissal of four of its legislators at the behest of a faction opposed to the party leadership NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition party on Thursday boycotted parliamentary proceedings to protest against the dismissal of four of its legislators at the behest of a faction opposed to the party leadership http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-boycotts-parliament-after-members-dismissed-idUSKBN22J36R2020-05-08
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday threatened 20 years in jail to the author of a statement purporting to bear his signature that said the lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak had been extended NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday threatened 20 years in jail to the author of a statement purporting to bear his signature that said the lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak had been extended http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-zimbabwe/zimbabwe-president-threatens-20-years-jail-over-fake-lockdown-statement-idUSKCN21W1H42020-04-15
Many of Zimbabwes farmers have already been hit by prolonged drought linked to climate change and the market closures have come as an additional financial blow NegativeTo deal with the threat Zimbabwe has moved to halt many forms of transport and close facilities except for those deemed essential including supermarkets and stateowned public transport http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-zimbabwe-markets-t/zimbabwe-reopens-produce-markets-after-protests-by-drought-hit-farmers-idUSKCN21R00W2020-04-09
Zimbabwes mining industry the largest single earner of foreign exchange has already signalled that exports could fall by a quarter due to the effects of the new coronavirus NegativeHARARE The United Nations food agency said on Wednesday it needed million to fund emergency operations in Zimbabwe until August and prevent a catastrophe in the southern African nation as climate and recessioninduced food shortages deepened http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-food-un/u-n-seeks-130-million-to-prevent-hunger-catastrophe-in-zimbabwe-idUSKCN21Q31X2020-04-09
Sculptors from Zimbabwes Shona ethnic group use basic tools to carve deeply expressive art into heavy blocks of stone that often weigh several tonnes NegativeHARARE When Dominic Benhura started creating traditional Zimbabwean stone sculptures as a teenager four decades ago he never imagined that art would bring him fame or fortune http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-sculptor/zimbabwean-artists-dynamic-stone-sculptures-find-global-acclaim-idUSKBN20T0Y42020-04-07
Zimbabwes police have a reputation for brutality and were manning checkpoints on highways into the capital on Monday questioning the few motorists on the roads NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe began a 21day nationwide lockdown on Monday following South Africa in implementing tough anticoronavirus measures that are likely to hurt an economy already suffering from hyperinflation and food shortages http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-zimbabwe/zimbabwe-locks-down-to-fight-coronavirus-amid-economic-crisis-idUSKBN21H2DF2020-03-31
Sculptors from Zimbabwes Shona ethnic group use basic tools to carve deeply expressive art into heavy blocks of stone that often weigh several tonnes NegativeHARARE When Dominic Benhura started creating traditional Zimbabwean stone sculptures as a teenager four decades ago he never imagined that art would bring him fame or fortune http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-sculptor/zimbabwean-artists-dynamic-stone-sculptures-find-global-acclaim-idUSKBN20T0Y42020-03-07
JOHANNESBURG The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that Zimbabwes economic reform agenda was offtrack and that without further donor support the risks of a deep humanitarian crisis were high NegativeJOHANNESBURG The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that Zimbabwes economic reform agenda was offtrack and that without further donor support the risks of a deep humanitarian crisis were high http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-imf/zimbabwes-economic-reform-agenda-off-track-imf-idUSKCN20K38E2020-02-27
Under Zimbabwes laws companies have to pay an annual fee to keep their concessions PositiveHARARE Zimbabwe has given holders of mining concessions up to the end of April to pay million in outstanding annual fees or risk losing their licenses the mines minister said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mining/zimbabwe-threatens-to-withdraw-mining-licenses-over-unpaid-fees-idUSKBN20C2F92020-02-19
Its a reminder that where institutions retain independence and professionalism it is possible to correct wrong Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa the loser of Zimbabwes 2018 race said on Tuesday NegativeBLANTYRE Malawis presidency said on Wednesday it would appeal against a court ruling that overturned Peter Mutharikas narrow election victory calling the order a great miscarriage of http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malawi-election/malawi-presidency-to-challenge-court-ruling-overturning-vote-result-idUSKBN1ZZ0MT2020-02-06
Forbes estimates that Masiyiwa who lives in Britain and owns Zimbabwes biggest telecoms company Econet Wireless among other businesses has a net worth of PositiveHARARE Striking junior doctors at Zimbabwes state hospitals will end a fourmonth strike after accepting an offer from a telecoms billionaire to pay them a monthly allowance of about for six months their union said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health/zimbabwe-billionaire-to-pay-doctors-about-300-a-month-to-end-strike-idUSKBN1ZM2AZ2020-01-24
HARARE Striking junior doctors at Zimbabwes state hospitals will end a fourmonth strike after accepting an offer from a telecoms billionaire to pay them a monthly allowance of about for six months their union said on Thursday NegativeHARARE Striking junior doctors at Zimbabwes state hospitals will end a fourmonth strike after accepting an offer from a telecoms billionaire to pay them a monthly allowance of about for six months their union said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health/zimbabwe-billionaire-to-pay-doctors-about-300-a-month-to-end-strike-idUSKBN1ZM2AZ2020-01-24
HARARE In a backyard in Zimbabwes capital a 50yearold mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harares top restaurants defying drought and an economic crisis that have left millions needing food aid PositiveHARARE In a backyard in Zimbabwes capital a 50yearold mother of two is using hydroponics to grow vegetables for some of Harares top restaurants defying drought and an economic crisis that have left millions needing food aid http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-zimbabwe-hydrofarm/in-zimbabwe-a-backyard-hydroponic-farm-beats-drought-to-grow-vegetables-idUSKBN1ZJ0XG2020-01-21





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Critics of ZACC say the agency is conflicted because its head judge Loice MatandaMoyo is the wife of Zimbabwes Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo a top ally of President Emmerson Mnangagwa NegativeHARARE Zimbabwean authorities arrested the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga on charges of money laundering fraud and violating exchange control regulations the countrys anti Corruption Commission said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-corruption/zimbabwe-vice-presidents-wife-arrested-for-suspected-fraud-money-laundering-idUSKBN1YJ0DM2019-12-16
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed on Friday not to revert to using the U.S. dollar after a new local currency plunged against the greenback since its introduction this year fuelling inflation and economic hardship NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed on Friday not to revert to using the U.S. dollar after a new local currency plunged against the greenback since its introduction this year fuelling inflation and economic hardship http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-says-no-going-back-to-dollarisation-idUSKBN1YH1OZ2019-12-14
HARARE Senior doctors at Zimbabwes public hospitals went on strike on Tuesday to protest against the dismissal of junior colleagues who have boycotted work over pay for nearly three months deepening a crisis in the countrys health sector NegativeHARARE Senior doctors at Zimbabwes public hospitals went on strike on Tuesday to protest against the dismissal of junior colleagues who have boycotted work over pay for nearly three months deepening a crisis in the countrys health sector http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health/zimbabwe-senior-doctors-stop-work-as-public-hospital-strike-spreads-idUSKBN1Y026K2019-11-27
Albwardy said the investment had been approved by Zimbabwes stock exchange and competition commission while the shareholders would vote on the transaction next month PositiveHARARE Dubaibased Albwardy Investments said on Friday it would buy Zimbabwes Meikles Hotel for million and would upgrade what is one of the southern African nations most wellknown establishments http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-meikles/dubais-albwardy-to-buy-zimbabwes-meikles-hotel-for-20-million-idUSKBN1XW0T82019-11-23
HARARE Dubaibased Albwardy Investments said on Friday it would buy Zimbabwes Meikles Hotel for million and would upgrade what is one of the southern African nations most wellknown establishments PositiveHARARE Dubaibased Albwardy Investments said on Friday it would buy Zimbabwes Meikles Hotel for million and would upgrade what is one of the southern African nations most wellknown establishments http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-meikles/dubais-albwardy-to-buy-zimbabwes-meikles-hotel-for-20-million-idUSKBN1XW0T82019-11-23
The Meikles Hotel provides a unique opportunity to invest in Zimbabwes leisure and business markets as a first Albwardy director of hospitality Laurie Ward said in a statement PositiveHARARE Dubaibased Albwardy Investments said on Friday it would buy Zimbabwes Meikles Hotel for million and would upgrade what is one of the southern African nations most wellknown establishments http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-meikles/dubais-albwardy-to-buy-zimbabwes-meikles-hotel-for-20-million-idUSKBN1XW0T82019-11-23
More than half of Zimbabwes population requires food aid following an El Ninoinduced drought that also reduced water levels in the biggest hydro dam leading to rolling power cuts NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe has removed import controls on maize and wheat flour following a severe drought that cut supplies a cabinet minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-grains/zimbabwe-scraps-import-controls-on-maize-wheat-flour-after-drought-idUSKBN1XV28L2019-11-22
Power cuts have been exacerbated by low dam water levels at Zimbabwes biggest hydro plant following a severe drought and constant breakdowns of coalfired generators hitting mines industry and households NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe is banning the installation of new electric water heaters in a bid to save power energy regulations published on Wednesday showed at a time when the country is enduring rolling blackouts lasting up to 18 hours a day http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-zimbabwe-power/zimbabwe-bans-new-electric-water-heaters-to-save-energy-idUSKBN1XN1J02019-11-14
WASHINGTON The United States has imposed sanctions on Zimbabwes state security minister Owen Ncube over what it says is credible information of his involvement in gross violations of human U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has imposed sanctions on Zimbabwes state security minister Owen Ncube over what it says is credible information of his involvement in gross violations of human U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-zimbabwe/u-s-imposes-sanctions-on-zimbabwes-state-security-minister-idUSKBN1X42JQ2019-10-26
Parties and people must be patient and remain committed to Peace as the results are being compiled for said MuchinguriKashiri who is Zimbabwes defence minister PositiveMAPUTO A European Union observer mission to Mozambiques election raised the alarm on Thursday over unfair conditions and unjustified use of state resources by the ruling party as well as widespread violence http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mozambique-election/eu-criticizes-unlevel-playing-field-in-mozambique-election-idUSKBN1WW2BC2019-10-18
Few miners doubt the potential of Zimbabwes mineral resources with its diamond platinum and lithium deposits considered among the biggest in the world NegativeHARARE Londonlisted Vast Resources will next week sign an agreement with Zimbabwes state diamond mining firm to prospect and mine diamonds in the east of the country the mines minister and a company official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-vast-resources/vast-resources-to-sign-diamonds-joint-venture-deal-in-zimbabwe-idUSKBN1WQ0U12019-10-12
HARARE Londonlisted Vast Resources will next week sign an agreement with Zimbabwes state diamond mining firm to prospect and mine diamonds in the east of the country the mines minister and a company official said on Friday PositiveHARARE Londonlisted Vast Resources will next week sign an agreement with Zimbabwes state diamond mining firm to prospect and mine diamonds in the east of the country the mines minister and a company official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-vast-resources/vast-resources-to-sign-diamonds-joint-venture-deal-in-zimbabwe-idUSKBN1WQ0U12019-10-12
A United Nations human rights envoy said on Friday that Zimbabwes political and economic environment was deteriorating causing anxiety as hopes fade for a longawaited improvement in peoples living conditions NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday pleaded for time and patience to bring the economy back from the as his government faces blame for surging inflation evoking dark days under Robert Mugabe http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-president-pleads-for-patience-in-bringing-economy-back-from-dead-idUSKBN1WG3ZT2019-10-02
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday pleaded for time and patience to bring the economy back from the as his government faces blame for surging inflation evoking dark days under Robert Mugabe NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday pleaded for time and patience to bring the economy back from the as his government faces blame for surging inflation evoking dark days under Robert Mugabe http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-president-pleads-for-patience-in-bringing-economy-back-from-dead-idUSKBN1WG3ZT2019-10-02
KUTAMA Zimbabwes founding leader Robert Mugabe was buried on Saturday in his home village of Kutama ending a dispute between his family and the government of his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa over his final resting place NegativeKUTAMA Zimbabwes founding leader Robert Mugabe was buried on Saturday in his home village of Kutama ending a dispute between his family and the government of his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa over his final resting place http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe/zimbabwes-mugabe-buried-in-home-village-ending-an-era-idUSKBN1WD0IH2019-09-29
HARARE Zimbabwes former president Robert Mugabe will be buried at a private ceremony at a date still to be decided his family said on Thursday in an embarrassment for his successor who wants him interred at a national shrine on Sunday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes former president Robert Mugabe will be buried at a private ceremony at a date still to be decided his family said on Thursday in an embarrassment for his successor who wants him interred at a national shrine on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe/mugabes-family-says-burial-to-be-private-in-snub-to-successor-idUSKCN1VX0SS2019-09-13
HARARE The body of Zimbabwes founder Robert Mugabe arrived home at the countrys main airport on Wednesday but it was still unclear where he would be buried amid a dispute between some family members and the government NegativeHARARE The body of Zimbabwes founder Robert Mugabe arrived home at the countrys main airport on Wednesday but it was still unclear where he would be buried amid a dispute between some family members and the government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe/mugabes-body-brought-home-but-zimbabweans-unsure-of-his-burial-place-idUSKCN1VW0R22019-09-12
Zimbabwes Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo told reporters in the capital Harare that the government planned to evacuate 171 people from South Africa including the bodies of two people NegativeTOWN At least 640 Nigerians have signed up to take free flights home from South Africa after xenophobic attacks on foreigners a spokeswoman for Nigerias president said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-safrica/hundreds-of-nigerians-to-take-free-evacuation-from-south-africa-idUSKCN1VV0ZD2019-09-12
SINGAPORE The body of Zimbabwes former president Robert Mugabe was en route from Singapore to Zimbabwe on Wednesday five days after he died in hospital in the citystate according to an event schedule issued by his embassy and flight data NegativeSINGAPORE The body of Zimbabwes former president Robert Mugabe was en route from Singapore to Zimbabwe on Wednesday five days after he died in hospital in the citystate according to an event schedule issued by his embassy and flight data http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe-singapore/mugabes-body-leaves-singapore-for-burial-in-zimbabwe-idUSKCN1VW00S2019-09-11
But on Saturday Zimbabwes deputy information minister Energy Mutodi wrote on Twitter that the plan was still for Mugabe to be interred at the monument PositiveHARARE Zimbabweans on Saturday mourned the death of their founding father Robert Mugabe but there was confusion over when his body would be returned from abroad for burial two years after he was toppled in a coup http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe/zimbabweans-mourn-founder-mugabe-but-confused-over-burial-idUSKCN1VS0AM2019-09-08
KUTAMA Zimbabwe In the dusty village where Zimbabwes founding father Robert Mugabe grew up family members speak of the deep bitterness Mugabe felt from his ousting as head of state two years ago until his death in Singapore on Friday NegativeKUTAMA Zimbabwe In the dusty village where Zimbabwes founding father Robert Mugabe grew up family members speak of the deep bitterness Mugabe felt from his ousting as head of state two years ago until his death in Singapore on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe-kutama/in-mugabes-village-relatives-say-he-was-very-bitter-before-death-idUSKCN1VS0L62019-09-08
HARARE When Robert Mugabe was deposed as Zimbabwes president in 2017 Karen Sundirai was convinced the country would quickly recover from years of economic turmoil and authoritarian rule PositiveHARARE When Robert Mugabe was deposed as Zimbabwes president in 2017 Karen Sundirai was convinced the country would quickly recover from years of economic turmoil and authoritarian rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe-economy/zimbabwe-after-mugabe-dashed-hopes-and-economic-chaos-idUSKCN1VR2G62019-09-07
I am saddened at the passing of a PanAfricanist Zimbabwes founding father and former President Cde Robert Mugabe NegativeRobert Mugabe the bush war guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty hyperinflation and unrest died on Friday aged 95 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe-reactions-factbox/reaction-to-the-death-of-former-zimbabwe-president-robert-mugabe-idUSKCN1VR19O2019-09-07
1960s Mugabe campaigns for Zimbabwes independence and is imprisoned in 1964 for political agitation NegativeHARARE Following are key milestones in the life of Zimbabwes former leader Robert Mugabe http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe-timeline/timeline-a-look-at-the-life-of-zimbabwes-late-president-robert-mugabe-idUSKCN1VR0JM2019-09-06
1980 Mugabes ZANUPF party wins independent Zimbabwes first election PositiveHARARE Following are key milestones in the life of Zimbabwes former leader Robert Mugabe http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe-timeline/timeline-a-look-at-the-life-of-zimbabwes-late-president-robert-mugabe-idUSKCN1VR0JM2019-09-06
HARARE Following are key milestones in the life of Zimbabwes former leader Robert Mugabe NeutralHARARE Following are key milestones in the life of Zimbabwes former leader Robert Mugabe http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe-timeline/timeline-a-look-at-the-life-of-zimbabwes-late-president-robert-mugabe-idUSKCN1VR0JM2019-09-06
It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwes founding father and former President Cde Robert a post on Mnangagwas official presidential Twitter account said NegativeHARARE Robert Mugabe the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 died aged 95 on Friday two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his ironfisted rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe/robert-mugabe-guerrilla-leader-turned-iron-fisted-president-dead-at-95-idUSKCN1VR0FZ2019-09-06
Zimbabwes Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero and champion of racial reconciliation when he first came to power in a nation divided by nearly a century of white colonial rule PositiveZimbabwes Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero and champion of racial reconciliation when he first came to power in a nation divided by nearly a century of white colonial rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe-obituary/zimbabwes-mugabe-from-liberator-to-oppressor-idUSKCN1VR0HK2019-09-06
Zimbabwes Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo told Reuters the attacks were unfortunate NegativeCAPE TOWN Nigeria said on Wednesday it would boycott an Africa economic summit in Cape Town intensifying a diplomatic row after a series of deadly attacks on foreigners in South African cities http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-wef-africa-protests/nigeria-boycotts-africa-economic-summit-over-anti-foreign-riots-idUSKCN1VP1EQ2019-09-05
WASHINGTON U.S. disappointment with Zimbabwes government keeps growing amid the heavyhanded response of authorities to any form of opposition a senior State Department official said on Monday following a crackdown last week against protesters NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. disappointment with Zimbabwes government keeps growing amid the heavyhanded response of authorities to any form of opposition a senior State Department official said on Monday following a crackdown last week against protesters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics-usa/u-s-increasingly-disappointed-with-zimbabwe-government-u-s-official-idUSKCN1VG2F92019-08-27
HARARE Zimbabwes government offered to raise public sector wages by on Friday an umbrella group for public sector unions said in a bid to tackle widespread anger over the state of the economy PositiveHARARE Zimbabwes government offered to raise public sector wages by on Friday an umbrella group for public sector unions said in a bid to tackle widespread anger over the state of the economy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-police-arrest-10-union-officials-as-clampdown-deepens-idUSKCN1VD1G32019-08-24
Residents say police have increased patrols in Zimbabwes cities where the MDC enjoys more support since last week PositiveHARARE Zimbabwes government offered to raise public sector wages by on Friday an umbrella group for public sector unions said in a bid to tackle widespread anger over the state of the economy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-police-arrest-10-union-officials-as-clampdown-deepens-idUSKCN1VD1G32019-08-24
MASHABA Zimbabwe Reuters When one of Zimbabwes first solar minigrid systems was installed in this droughtprone village near the Botswana border in 2016 residents thought their problems were solved NegativeMASHABA Zimbabwe Reuters When one of Zimbabwes first solar minigrid systems was installed in this droughtprone village near the Botswana border in 2016 residents thought their problems were solved http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-elephants-water/solar-irrigated-farms-face-an-unexpected-threat-in-zimbabwe-hungry-elephants-idUSKCN1VB0AN2019-08-21
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition party called off planned antigovernment demonstrations on Friday saying it aimed to avert bloodshed after police rounded up its followers and dispersed them with batons and water cannon NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition party called off planned antigovernment demonstrations on Friday saying it aimed to avert bloodshed after police rounded up its followers and dispersed them with batons and water cannon http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-backs-down-from-protest-to-avoid-blood-in-the-streets-idUSKCN1V60D52019-08-18
Zimbabwes economy initially forecast to grow 3 PositiveHARARE Around 9 p http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-power/power-crisis-turns-night-into-day-for-zimbabwes-firms-and-families-idUSKCN1UR4SA2019-08-02
Zimbabwes energy regulator is also raising electricity tariffs to enable lossmaking ZESA to make muchneeded repairs NegativeHARARE Around 9 p http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-power/power-crisis-turns-night-into-day-for-zimbabwes-firms-and-families-idUSKCN1UR4SA2019-08-02
Zimbabwes worsening power shortages have effectively turned day into night for many businesses with most work happening well after dark when lights flicker on for a few hours NegativeHARARE Around 9 p http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-power/power-crisis-turns-night-into-day-for-zimbabwes-firms-and-families-idUSKCN1UR4SA2019-08-02
Zimbabwes state pension fund which has assets exceeding billion has often been targeted for looting by politicians and public officials none of whom have been prosecuted until now NegativeHARARE Zimbabwean Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira was charged in court on Friday with corruption involving million from the state pension fund after questioning by the newly formed Zimbabwe AntiCorruption Commission http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-tourism-minister-charged-with-corruption-worth-95-million-idUSKCN1UL2J22019-07-27
HARARE Zimbabwes public sector workers said on Thursday they had accepted a government pay offer averting a potentially damaging strike in a country facing its worst economic crisis in a decade NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes public sector workers said on Thursday they had accepted a government pay offer averting a potentially damaging strike in a country facing its worst economic crisis in a decade http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-strike/zimbabwe-state-workers-accept-pay-deal-avert-strike-idUSKCN1UD2SS2019-07-19
JOHANNESBURG Zimbabwes Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube seems to be doing everything by the book as he pursues orthodox economic policy often prescribed by the global Bretton lending institutions to try and turn around a sickly economy NegativeJOHANNESBURG Zimbabwes Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube seems to be doing everything by the book as he pursues orthodox economic policy often prescribed by the global Bretton lending institutions to try and turn around a sickly economy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-analysis/in-zimbabwe-risk-perception-trumps-orthodoxy-as-inflation-soars-idUSKCN1UD0K42019-07-18
According to the countrys Ministry of Social Welfare Mashonaland West is home to one in five of Zimbabwes overall disabled population the highest density in the land NegativeNeither officials nor disability rights activists can guess how many others are imprisoned in a country with few reliable statistics about even the prevalence of disability http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-disabled/out-of-sight-out-of-mind-zimbabwe-locks-up-its-disabled-idUSKCN1T10272019-05-31
BULAWAYO Zimbabwe Reuters Since timber was added to a list of commodities running short in Zimbabwes crisishit economy late last year carpenter Josh Mbuyazwe has struggled NegativeBULAWAYO Zimbabwe Reuters Since timber was added to a list of commodities running short in Zimbabwes crisishit economy late last year carpenter Josh Mbuyazwe has struggled http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-environment-forests-feature/as-zimbabwes-forests-fall-timber-shortage-tightens-screws-on-carpenters-idUSKCN1T10KK2019-05-31
The problem is undermining Zimbabwes desire to meet its international obligations to protect forests and is a serious national he added NegativeBULAWAYO Zimbabwe Reuters Since timber was added to a list of commodities running short in Zimbabwes crisishit economy late last year carpenter Josh Mbuyazwe has struggled http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-environment-forests-feature/as-zimbabwes-forests-fall-timber-shortage-tightens-screws-on-carpenters-idUSKCN1T10KK2019-05-31
The situation has arisen as Zimbabwes forests are falling at a rate that has pushed authorities to try to stem the trend NegativeBULAWAYO Zimbabwe Reuters Since timber was added to a list of commodities running short in Zimbabwes crisishit economy late last year carpenter Josh Mbuyazwe has struggled http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-environment-forests-feature/as-zimbabwes-forests-fall-timber-shortage-tightens-screws-on-carpenters-idUSKCN1T10KK2019-05-31
One of Zimbabwes biggest gold producers it still operates three other mines PositiveHARARE At least nine illegal gold miners have died in Zimbabwe after they detonated explosives underground and were trapped at a mine owned by unlisted Londonheadquartered Metallon Corporation north of the capital Harare the company said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mine-collapse/at-least-nine-illegal-zimbabwean-miners-die-after-mine-collapse-idUSKCN1SX1LY2019-05-28
With formal unemployment above 80 percent thousands of young men risk their lives daily working in dangerous underground tunnels in search of gold Zimbabwes largest mineral export earner NegativeHARARE At least nine illegal gold miners have died in Zimbabwe after they detonated explosives underground and were trapped at a mine owned by unlisted Londonheadquartered Metallon Corporation north of the capital Harare the company said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mine-collapse/at-least-nine-illegal-zimbabwean-miners-die-after-mine-collapse-idUSKCN1SX1LY2019-05-28
HARARE Nelson Masaka heaves a hindquarter of beef on his shoulder from a truck and trudges inside his butchery shop wondering out loud how he would survive Zimbabwes worst power cuts in three years NegativeHARARE Nelson Masaka heaves a hindquarter of beef on his shoulder from a truck and trudges inside his butchery shop wondering out loud how he would survive Zimbabwes worst power cuts in three years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-power/zimbabwes-small-businesses-reel-from-power-cuts-idUSKCN1SR1NC2019-05-22
HARARE Zimbabwes central bank has secured a million loan from unspecified international banks to support interbank currency trading from Monday and ease a dollar crunch that has brought fuel and medicine shortages Governor John Mangudya said NeutralHARARE Zimbabwes central bank has secured a million loan from unspecified international banks to support interbank currency trading from Monday and ease a dollar crunch that has brought fuel and medicine shortages Governor John Mangudya said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy/zimbabwe-central-bank-says-it-secures-500-million-to-ease-dollar-shortages-idUSKCN1SP08V2019-05-20
HARARE Zimbabwes stateowned power utility on Thursday warned it may ration electricity supplies as low water levels reduce output from its biggest hydro plant while generators are shuttered or running at reduced capacity NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes stateowned power utility on Thursday warned it may ration electricity supplies as low water levels reduce output from its biggest hydro plant while generators are shuttered or running at reduced capacity http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-power/zimbabwewarns-of-power-cuts-as-dam-levels-fall-aging-plants-stutter-idUSKCN1SF0TW2019-05-10
HARARE Zimbabwes High Court on Wednesday declared illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader after a month NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes High Court on Wednesday declared illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader after a month http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-court-says-main-opposition-leader-illegitimate-party-to-challenge-ruling-idUSKCN1SE1ZG2019-05-09
Zimbabwes Local Government Minister July Moyo said on Wednesday the government would spend another million to deal with the aftermath of the cyclone PositiveBEIRA Mozambique Mozambique will start a cholera vaccination campaign next week in areas ravaged by Cyclone Idai the World Health Organisation said on Thursday after five confirmed cases were detected http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-cyclone/mozambique-to-start-cholera-vaccinations-next-week-after-cyclone-idUSKCN1R91452019-03-29
Zimbabwes annual maize consumption is 1 NeutralHARARE Zimbabwe has up to seven months supply of the staple maize after drought ravaged crops and it needs to start importing grain now to avert shortages the secretary for agriculture said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-maize/zimbabwe-has-up-to-seven-months-supply-of-grain-after-drought-damage-official-idUSKCN1RA0WN2019-03-29
HARARE Doctors said on Wednesday that patients in Zimbabwes biggest state hospital were dying due to a lack of medicines and basic supplies brought on by a cash crunch that has crippled the economy NegativeHARARE Doctors said on Wednesday that patients in Zimbabwes biggest state hospital were dying due to a lack of medicines and basic supplies brought on by a cash crunch that has crippled the economy http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-zimbabwe-doctors/zimbabwe-doctors-say-patients-dying-due-to-drug-equipment-shortages-idUSKBN1QU2EX2019-03-14
The actions of the targeted individuals continue to undermine Zimbabwes democratic he said adding that there were ongoing concerns in the United States over human rights abuses in Zimbabwe NegativeWASHINGTON The government of Zimbabwe under President Emmerson Mnangagwa has failed to bring about political and economic changes needed to improve the countrys reputation the State Department said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-zimbabwe/u-s-says-zimbabwe-failed-to-make-needed-political-economic-changes-idUSKCN1QO2KZ2019-03-08
Washington has called on Mnangagwa to change Zimbabwes laws restricting media freedom and allowing protests NegativeWASHINGTON The government of Zimbabwe under President Emmerson Mnangagwa has failed to bring about political and economic changes needed to improve the countrys reputation the State Department said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-zimbabwe/u-s-says-zimbabwe-failed-to-make-needed-political-economic-changes-idUSKCN1QO2KZ2019-03-08
Trump administration officials had said the sanctions will remain until the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa changes Zimbabwes laws restricting media freedom and allowing protests NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday extended by one year sanctions against Zimbabwe saying that the new governments policies continue to pose an unusual and threat to U.S. foreign policy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-zimbabwe-sanctions/trump-extends-u-s-sanctions-against-zimbabwe-by-a-year-idUSKCN1QM01Q2019-03-06
Zimbabwes diamond sector has struggled since the government kicked out private companies from the eastern Marange fields in early 2016 after they declined to merge under the stateowned mining company NegativeGABORONE Botswanas president on Friday dismissed a report that the country had offered Zimbabwe a million diamondbacked loan and said his government had only offered to guarantee a million private credit line for Botswana companies to invest in their troubled neighbor http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-botswana/botswanas-president-denies-report-of-600-million-loan-to-zimbabwe-idUSKCN1QI4TL2019-03-02
HARARE Zimbabwes new currency will be backed up with fiscal discipline Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said on Monday adding that the government would allow the RTGS dollar to fluctuate but would manage excessive volatility NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes new currency will be backed up with fiscal discipline Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said on Monday adding that the government would allow the RTGS dollar to fluctuate but would manage excessive volatility http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-currency/zimbabwe-promises-fiscal-discipline-as-it-launches-new-currency-idUSKCN1QE1CJ2019-02-26
HARARE Zimbabwes government has a trust problem as it introduces a discounted currency in a bid to reverse chronic cash shortages that left people struggling to get hold of basic goods NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes government has a trust problem as it introduces a discounted currency in a bid to reverse chronic cash shortages that left people struggling to get hold of basic goods http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-analysis/zimbabwe-struggles-to-convince-doubters-as-it-launches-new-currency-idUSKCN1QD0YJ2019-02-25
Zimbabwes currency woes have undermined President Emmerson Mnangagwas efforts to win back foreign investors who were sidelined under his ousted predecessor Robert Mugabe NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes government has a trust problem as it introduces a discounted currency in a bid to reverse chronic cash shortages that left people struggling to get hold of basic goods http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-analysis/zimbabwe-struggles-to-convince-doubters-as-it-launches-new-currency-idUSKCN1QD0YJ2019-02-25
HARARE Feb 22 Zimbabwes banks on Friday started trading a new currency with corporate clients and individuals although interbank trading wont begin until Monday a banking source said NeutralHARARE Feb 22 Zimbabwes banks on Friday started trading a new currency with corporate clients and individuals although interbank trading wont begin until Monday a banking source said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/zimbabwe-economy-interbank/zimbabwes-banks-begin-trading-in-new-currency-source-idUSJ8N1ZI01T2019-02-22
Zimbabwes central bank announced on Wednesday it would scrap the official peg between its quasicurrency bond note and the U.S. dollar launching a new currency known as RTGS dollars NegativeHARARE Feb 22 Zimbabwes banks on Friday started trading a new currency with corporate clients and individuals although interbank trading wont begin until Monday a banking source said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/zimbabwe-economy-interbank/zimbabwes-banks-begin-trading-in-new-currency-source-idUSJ8N1ZI01T2019-02-22
The accident has highlighted the safety issues confronting illegal gold miners who last year contributed significantly to Zimbabwes record 33 tonne bullion output NegativeBATTLEFIELDS Zimbabwe Relatives of trapped illegal Zimbabwean gold miners on Friday expressed frustration at the slow pace of rescue efforts saying they were losing hope of finding up to 70 people alive as the government declared the accident a disaster http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mining-accident/frustrated-relatives-lose-hope-of-finding-trapped-zimbabwean-miners-alive-idUSKCN1Q40SU2019-02-16
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa invited opposition leaders to a meeting on Wednesday to draw up terms for a national dialogue they said following a brutal crackdown on antigovernment protests NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa invited opposition leaders to a meeting on Wednesday to draw up terms for a national dialogue they said following a brutal crackdown on antigovernment protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-president-invites-opposition-for-talks-as-teachers-strike-idUSKCN1PU13Z2019-02-06
CAPE TOWN Feb 4 Zimbabwes mines minister on Monday said the central bank governor would soon introduce a monetary policy tool to alleviate foreign currency shortages that have affected mining companies Neutralcontext http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/africa-mining-zimbabwe/update-1-zimbabwe-looks-to-alleviate-foreign-currency-shortages-mines-minister-idUSL5N1ZZ4K72019-02-05
Last month Russian diamond miner Alrosa and Chinas Anjin Investments were selected by Zimbabwes government to partner with the state diamond company a staterun newspaper reported Positivecontext http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/africa-mining-zimbabwe/update-1-zimbabwe-looks-to-alleviate-foreign-currency-shortages-mines-minister-idUSL5N1ZZ4K72019-02-05
HARARE Zimbabwes Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is receiving treatment in South Africa the second time in four months after falling ill last week a privately owned newspaper reported on Monday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is receiving treatment in South Africa the second time in four months after falling ill last week a privately owned newspaper reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics-chiwenga/zimbabwe-vice-president-returns-to-south-africa-for-treatment-newspaper-idUSKCN1PT0H22019-02-04
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa dismissed rumors of a rift with his deputy which have gathered momentum since he promised action in response to a brutal security crackdown that began last month while he was abroad NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa dismissed rumors of a rift with his deputy which have gathered momentum since he promised action in response to a brutal security crackdown that began last month while he was abroad http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/with-mood-volatile-zimbabwes-mnangagwa-denies-rift-with-deputy-idUSKCN1PQ44W2019-02-02
When he took over Mnangagwa promised to revive Zimbabwes disintegrating economy and break with his predecessors authoritarianism PositiveHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa dismissed rumors of a rift with his deputy which have gathered momentum since he promised action in response to a brutal security crackdown that began last month while he was abroad http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/with-mood-volatile-zimbabwes-mnangagwa-denies-rift-with-deputy-idUSKCN1PQ44W2019-02-02
HARARE Zimbabwes public sector unions were divided on Wednesday over whether to launch a national strike after wage talks with the government failed leaving the country on edge over the possibility of more unrest NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes public sector unions were divided on Wednesday over whether to launch a national strike after wage talks with the government failed leaving the country on edge over the possibility of more unrest http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-public-workers-divided-over-strike-after-talks-fail-idUSKCN1PO0YW2019-01-31
HARARE Public sector unions gave Zimbabwes government a 48hour ultimatum to make a new salary offer or face a strike after wage negotiations reached a deadlock raising the prospect of more unrest following this months violent protests NegativeHARARE Public sector unions gave Zimbabwes government a 48hour ultimatum to make a new salary offer or face a strike after wage negotiations reached a deadlock raising the prospect of more unrest following this months violent protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-unions-issue-new-strike-ultimatum-after-wage-talks-deadlock-idUSKCN1PM26P2019-01-29
HARARE President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared Zimbabwes internationally renowned musician Oliver Mtukudzi a national hero on Thursday granting him a status following his death that has been a preserve for ruling party elites and independence veterans NegativeHARARE President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared Zimbabwes internationally renowned musician Oliver Mtukudzi a national hero on Thursday granting him a status following his death that has been a preserve for ruling party elites and independence veterans http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mtukudzi/zimbabwe-declares-popular-musician-mtukudzi-national-hero-idUSKCN1PI2N62019-01-25
HARARE Zimbabwes army said on Thursday soldiers accused of beating residents in townships following protests over fuel price hikes were impostors who tarnished the name of the military NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes army said on Thursday soldiers accused of beating residents in townships following protests over fuel price hikes were impostors who tarnished the name of the military http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-army-says-bogus-soldiers-behind-beatings-idUSKCN1PI2152019-01-25
HARARE Soldiers beat people overnight on the streets of Zimbabwes capital and its second city Bulawayo residents said hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to investigate a security service crackdown on antigovernment protesters NegativeHARARE Soldiers beat people overnight on the streets of Zimbabwes capital and its second city Bulawayo residents said hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to investigate a security service crackdown on antigovernment protesters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-soldiers-accused-of-beatings-amid-protest-crackdown-idUSKCN1PH0E22019-01-24
Zimbabwes Human Rights Commission has accused security forces of systematic torture raising fears that the country is reverting to the authoritarianism that characterized the rule of Mnangagwas predecessor Robert Mugabe NegativeHARARE Soldiers beat people overnight on the streets of Zimbabwes capital and its second city Bulawayo residents said hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to investigate a security service crackdown on antigovernment protesters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-soldiers-accused-of-beatings-amid-protest-crackdown-idUSKCN1PH0E22019-01-24
Zimbabwes legal system was also in focus on Wednesday as a court postponed a bail hearing by activist pastor Evan Mawarire NegativeHARARE Soldiers beat people overnight on the streets of Zimbabwes capital and its second city Bulawayo residents said hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to investigate a security service crackdown on antigovernment protesters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-soldiers-accused-of-beatings-amid-protest-crackdown-idUSKCN1PH0E22019-01-24
DAVOS Switzerland Zimbabwes finance minister painted an optimistic outlook for his country on Tuesday despite protests over fuel prices that human rights groups say have left at least a dozen people dead NegativeDAVOS Switzerland Zimbabwes finance minister painted an optimistic outlook for his country on Tuesday despite protests over fuel prices that human rights groups say have left at least a dozen people dead http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-davos-meeting-zimbabwe/zimbabwe-vows-bold-economic-turnaround-despite-surging-prices-idUSKCN1PG2CW2019-01-23
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised action on Tuesday in response to a brutal crackdown by security forces on antigovernment protesters as two of his supporters spoke of a possible plot to remove him from office NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised action on Tuesday in response to a brutal crackdown by security forces on antigovernment protesters as two of his supporters spoke of a possible plot to remove him from office http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-president-condemns-crackdown-backers-raise-impeachment-fears-idUSKCN1PG0B42019-01-23
HARARE Zimbabwes Human Rights Commission said on Tuesday security forces instigated systematic torture of residents following violent protests that erupted last week sparked by a steep hike in the price of fuel NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes Human Rights Commission said on Tuesday security forces instigated systematic torture of residents following violent protests that erupted last week sparked by a steep hike in the price of fuel http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics-torture/zimbabwe-rights-commission-security-forces-instigated-systematic-torture-after-protests-idUSKCN1PG0Q82019-01-22
HARARE Zimbabwes biggest mobile phone operator Econet Wireless restored all internet and social media services on Monday after a court ruled the governments shutdown of the internet last week was illegal it said in a message to subscribers NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes biggest mobile phone operator Econet Wireless restored all internet and social media services on Monday after a court ruled the governments shutdown of the internet last week was illegal it said in a message to subscribers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics-econet-wireless/zimbabwes-econet-wireless-says-restores-all-internet-and-social-media-services-idUSKCN1PF1YE2019-01-22
He said Zimbabwes situation was a challenge for the whole of Africa and he planned to meet its President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a later stage PositiveGENEVA South African President Cyril Ramaphosa called on Tuesday for sanctions against Zimbabwe to be lifted and said his government was in discussions with Harare about how best to help http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics-safrica/south-africas-ramaphosa-calls-for-lifting-of-sanctions-on-zimbabwe-idUSKCN1PG0VF2019-01-22
With high inflation and a shortage of cash in circulation eating into ordinary Zimbabweans spending power the fragile state of Zimbabwes economy was also in focus on Monday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes government exceeded its mandate in ordering an internet blackout during civilian protests last week a court ruled on Monday as authorities pressed on with rounding up opposition figures blamed for the unrest http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-court-says-internet-shutdown-illegal-as-more-civilians-detained-idUSKCN1PF11M2019-01-22
HARARE Zimbabwes public workers have rejected a second offer to raise their salaries and demanded to be paid in dollars days after at least three people died in violent antigovernment protests NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes public workers have rejected a second offer to raise their salaries and demanded to be paid in dollars days after at least three people died in violent antigovernment protests http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-wages/zimbabwe-public-workers-reject-latest-wage-offer-after-protests-idUSKCN1PD06T2019-01-20
Mnangagwa said the price jump was needed as Zimbabwes fuel was the cheapest in southern Africa and the increase would help end rampant fuel trading NegativeHARARE Scores of Zimbabwean civilians including a prominent activist were detained and charged with public violence on Wednesday and others were beaten lawyers and witnesses said pointing to a heavy crackdown on dissent by security forces http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-strike/scores-arrested-beaten-as-zimbabwe-police-crack-down-on-protests-idUSKCN1PA0OO2019-01-17
Resolving Zimbabwes economic challenges is a monumental task and while it may not always feel that way we are moving in the right he said on his official Facebook page PositiveHARARE Scores of Zimbabwean civilians including a prominent activist were detained and charged with public violence on Wednesday and others were beaten lawyers and witnesses said pointing to a heavy crackdown on dissent by security forces http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-strike/scores-arrested-beaten-as-zimbabwe-police-crack-down-on-protests-idUSKCN1PA0OO2019-01-17
Alrosa established a subsidiary in Zimbabwes capital of Harare in December and its geologists and mining engineers will arrive in the country to start operations in February it said NegativeMOSCOW Russian diamond giant Alrosa has set up a subsidiary in Zimbabwe to begin mining operations there it said on Monday more than two years after it shelved plans to expand into the southern African country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-russia-zimbabwe-alrosa/russias-alrosa-returns-to-diamond-exploration-in-zimbabwe-idUSKCN1P824Y2019-01-15
Cash shortages have plunged Zimbabwes economy into disarray threatening widespread social unrest and undermining Mnangagwas efforts to win back foreign investors sidelined under his predecessor Robert Mugabe NegativeHARARE Protesters barricaded roads and burned tires in a suburb of Zimbabwes capital Harare on Monday two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a massive fuel price hike in an effort to stem a deepening economic crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-strike/zimbabwean-protesters-burn-tires-block-roads-over-fuel-price-hike-idUSKCN1P80RH2019-01-14
HARARE A drastic 150 percent overnight rise in Zimbabwes fuel prices failed on Sunday to ease a nationwide petrol and diesel shortage caused by a lack of hard currency NegativeHARARE A drastic 150 percent overnight rise in Zimbabwes fuel prices failed on Sunday to ease a nationwide petrol and diesel shortage caused by a lack of hard currency http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy/150-percent-price-rise-fails-to-fill-zimbabwes-fuel-pumps-idUSKCN1P70KA2019-01-14
HARARE Protesters barricaded roads and burned tires in a suburb of Zimbabwes capital Harare on Monday two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a massive fuel price hike in an effort to stem a deepening economic crisis NegativeHARARE Protesters barricaded roads and burned tires in a suburb of Zimbabwes capital Harare on Monday two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a massive fuel price hike in an effort to stem a deepening economic crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-strike/zimbabwean-protesters-burn-tires-block-roads-over-fuel-price-hike-idUSKCN1P80RH2019-01-14
Cash shortages have plunged Zimbabwes financial system into disarray threatening social unrest and undermining Mnangagwas efforts to win back foreign investors who were sidelined under his predecessor Robert Mugabe NegativeHARARE Zimbabwean teachers will go on strike from Tuesday to press for salaries to be paid in U.S. dollars a union said as pressure builds on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to contain a runaway currency crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy-strike/zimbabwe-teachers-to-strike-over-pay-as-currency-crisis-deepens-idUSKCN1P11572019-01-07
A plan by Zimbabwes largest brewer to only accept hard currency amid a severe dollar shortage was thrown into doubt on Thursday after a minister said the government would not allow it to go ahead NegativeA plan by Zimbabwes largest brewer to only accept hard currency amid a severe dollar shortage was thrown into doubt on Thursday after a minister said the government would not allow it to go ahead http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-business-dollars/zimbabwe-government-opposes-delta-beverages-hard-currency-payment-plan-idUSKCN1OX1HM2019-01-04





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HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader told an official inquiry on Monday he had not incited supporters to take to the streets in postelection violence that killed six people in August NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader told an official inquiry on Monday he had not incited supporters to take to the streets in postelection violence that killed six people in August http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-leader-my-hands-are-clean-in-post-vote-violence-idUSKCN1NV2BF2018-11-27
HARARE Zimbabwe has invited bids for the stateowned airline as President Emmerson Mnangagwas government pushes ahead with a drive to privatize and end state funding to lossmaking firms Air Zimbabwes administrator said on Monday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe has invited bids for the stateowned airline as President Emmerson Mnangagwas government pushes ahead with a drive to privatize and end state funding to lossmaking firms Air Zimbabwes administrator said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-airline/zimbabwe-invites-bids-for-struggling-national-airline-idUSKCN1NH0YF2018-11-13
Only three of Air Zimbabwes planes are operational with another three grounded which has forced it to abandon international routes NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe has invited bids for the stateowned airline as President Emmerson Mnangagwas government pushes ahead with a drive to privatize and end state funding to lossmaking firms Air Zimbabwes administrator said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-airline/zimbabwe-invites-bids-for-struggling-national-airline-idUSKCN1NH0YF2018-11-13
HARARE Zimbabwes Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is receiving treatment in South Africa for injuries sustained in a bombing in June at a campaign rally for President Emmerson Mnangagwa state newspaper the Herald reported on Monday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is receiving treatment in South Africa for injuries sustained in a bombing in June at a campaign rally for President Emmerson Mnangagwa state newspaper the Herald reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-vice-president-in-south-africa-for-treatment-herald-idUSKCN1MP2CB2018-10-16
Zimbabwes finance minister Mthuli Ncube said President Emmerson Mnangagwas government was still deciding whether to follow the Highly Indebted Poor Country route or a commercial deal to clear the arrears NegativeHARARE Britain will support Zimbabwe to get on to an interim IMF staff program to help the country quickly clear its foreign arrears Britains ambassador in Harare said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-britain/britain-will-support-interim-imf-staff-program-for-zimbabwe-ambassador-idUSKCN1LY1I92018-09-18
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader has postponed plans for a mock inauguration on Saturday following a police ban on public gatherings as the country battles to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 26 people NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader has postponed plans for a mock inauguration on Saturday following a police ban on public gatherings as the country battles to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 26 people http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-zimbabwe-health/zimbabwes-opposition-leader-postpones-mock-inauguration-after-cholera-outbreak-idUSKCN1LU1BL2018-09-15
Zimbabwes new Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has set up an emergency crowd fund to raise money to fight the outbreak NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader has postponed plans for a mock inauguration on Saturday following a police ban on public gatherings as the country battles to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 26 people http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-zimbabwe-health/zimbabwes-opposition-leader-postpones-mock-inauguration-after-cholera-outbreak-idUSKCN1LU1BL2018-09-15
At the height of Zimbabwes economic crisis in 2008 4000 people died from cholera and more than 40000 were infected NegativeHARARE The World Health Organization and the Red Cross said on Thursday they were ramping up their emergency responses to Zimbabwes deadliest cholera outbreak in a decade with politicians trading blame over contaminated water and collapsing infrastructure http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health/aid-agencies-ramp-up-response-to-zimbabwe-cholera-outbreak-idUSKCN1LT2S12018-09-14
HARARE The World Health Organization and the Red Cross said on Thursday they were ramping up their emergency responses to Zimbabwes deadliest cholera outbreak in a decade with politicians trading blame over contaminated water and collapsing infrastructure NegativeHARARE The World Health Organization and the Red Cross said on Thursday they were ramping up their emergency responses to Zimbabwes deadliest cholera outbreak in a decade with politicians trading blame over contaminated water and collapsing infrastructure http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health/aid-agencies-ramp-up-response-to-zimbabwe-cholera-outbreak-idUSKCN1LT2S12018-09-14
Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwes new president on Aug NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. government will not lift sanctions against Zimbabwe until the new government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa demonstrates it is changing its a senior U.S. economic official told a congressional panel on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-zimbabwe-sanctions/u-s-sanctions-to-remain-until-zimbabwe-demonstrates-reforms-official-idUSKCN1LT2ZZ2018-09-14
Zimbabwes biggest university said it had postponed a graduation ceremony set for Friday due to the cholera outbreak NeutralHARARE The World Health Organization and the Red Cross said on Thursday they were ramping up their emergency responses to Zimbabwes deadliest cholera outbreak in a decade with politicians trading blame over contaminated water and collapsing infrastructure http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health/aid-agencies-ramp-up-response-to-zimbabwe-cholera-outbreak-idUSKCN1LT2S12018-09-14
Zimbabwes debt of billion to foreign lenders like the World Bank and Africa Development Bank make it difficult to borrow to finance infrastructure development NegativeHARARE The World Health Organization and the Red Cross said on Thursday they were ramping up their emergency responses to Zimbabwes deadliest cholera outbreak in a decade with politicians trading blame over contaminated water and collapsing infrastructure http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health/aid-agencies-ramp-up-response-to-zimbabwe-cholera-outbreak-idUSKCN1LT2S12018-09-14
HARARE Zimbabwes police on Wednesday issued a ban on all public gatherings and illegal food vending to control the spread of cholera which has killed 21 people in the capital Harare NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes police on Wednesday issued a ban on all public gatherings and illegal food vending to control the spread of cholera which has killed 21 people in the capital Harare http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-zimbabwe-health/zimbabwe-police-ban-public-gatherings-in-capital-to-contain-cholera-outbreak-idUSKCN1LS1Z02018-09-13
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa may take a mock presidential oath on Saturday his spokesman said three weeks after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated following a court decision upholding his disputed election victory NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa may take a mock presidential oath on Saturday his spokesman said three weeks after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated following a court decision upholding his disputed election victory http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-leader-plans-mock-inauguration-in-challenge-to-president-idUSKCN1LR1UF2018-09-12
HARARE Zimbabwes police on Wednesday issued a ban on all public gatherings to control the spread of cholera which has killed 21 people in the capital Harare a day after the government declared an emergency following the outbreak of the disease NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes police on Wednesday issued a ban on all public gatherings to control the spread of cholera which has killed 21 people in the capital Harare a day after the government declared an emergency following the outbreak of the disease http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health/zimbabwe-police-ban-public-gatherings-in-capital-to-contain-cholera-outbreak-idUSKCN1LS1Z02018-09-12
HARARE Sept 10 Zimbabwes 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 threeyear programme to cut government spending NegativeSays clearing arrears would restore confidence http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/zimbabwe-economy/update-2-new-zimbabwe-finance-minister-wants-to-clear-world-bank-arrears-idUSL5N1VW3L12018-09-10
HARARE A cholera outbreak has killed 10 people in Zimbabwes capital Harare after they drank contaminated water a city health official said on Sunday NegativeHARARE A cholera outbreak has killed 10 people in Zimbabwes capital Harare after they drank contaminated water a city health official said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health/cholera-outbreak-kills-10-people-in-zimbabwe-idUSKCN1LP0JZ2018-09-09
HARARE Zimbabwes new Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube may scrap the quasi currency bond note and liberalize exchange controls as part of reforms he plans to implement by end of this year a stateowned weekly newspaper reported on Sunday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes new Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube may scrap the quasi currency bond note and liberalize exchange controls as part of reforms he plans to implement by end of this year a stateowned weekly newspaper reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy/zimbabwes-new-finance-minister-mulls-scrapping-bond-notes-paper-idUSKCN1LP0LL2018-09-09
Ncube a former senior executive with the African Development Bank was appointed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday and is expected to lead Zimbabwes economic recovery program NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes new Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube may scrap the quasi currency bond note and liberalize exchange controls as part of reforms he plans to implement by end of this year a stateowned weekly newspaper reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy/zimbabwes-new-finance-minister-mulls-scrapping-bond-notes-paper-idUSKCN1LP0LL2018-09-09
HARARE Zimbabwes Robert Mugabe has said he now accepts President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the countrys legitimate leader after initially accusing him of leading a de facto coup that ended his near fourdecades rule last year NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes Robert Mugabe has said he now accepts President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the countrys legitimate leader after initially accusing him of leading a de facto coup that ended his near fourdecades rule last year http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-mugabe-says-now-accepts-mnangagwa-as-legitimate-president-idUSKCN1LN11N2018-09-07
Mining generates more than half of Zimbabwes foreign export earnings and Mnangagwa has said the sector which is attracting investors in lithium mining will anchor future economic growth PositiveHARARE Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday appointed former banker Mthuli Ncube as finance minister and kept Winston Chitando in charge of mining placing two technocrats at the helm of plans to rescue the countrys battered economy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-names-ex-banker-mthuli-ncube-finance-minister-idUSKCN1LN1NW2018-09-07
Ncube will be tasked with crafting an economic recovery program as well as coming up with strategy to pay off Zimbabwes NegativeHARARE Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday appointed former banker Mthuli Ncube as finance minister and kept Winston Chitando in charge of mining placing two technocrats at the helm of plans to rescue the countrys battered economy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-names-ex-banker-mthuli-ncube-finance-minister-idUSKCN1LN1NW2018-09-07
ZURICH Nestles Nespresso arm expects to buy nearly all of Zimbabwes topend coffee crop from small farmers this growing season and will help the beleaguered local industry get back on its feet the Swiss group said on Thursday NegativeZURICH Nestles Nespresso arm expects to buy nearly all of Zimbabwes topend coffee crop from small farmers this growing season and will help the beleaguered local industry get back on its feet the Swiss group said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nestle-zimbabwe/nestle-to-buy-coffee-from-zimbabwe-in-development-push-idUSKCN1LM1W52018-09-07
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday named a commission including a South African expresident and a British human rights lawyer to investigate the death of six people in an army crackdown on postelection protests early this month NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday named a commission including a South African expresident and a British human rights lawyer to investigate the death of six people in an army crackdown on postelection protests early this month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-names-team-to-probe-soldiers-role-in-post-election-violence-idUSKCN1LE2372018-08-29
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader said on Saturday he had a legitimate claim to lead the southern African nation after rejecting a court ruling that confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as winner of the July 30 presidential election NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader said on Saturday he had a legitimate claim to lead the southern African nation after rejecting a court ruling that confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as winner of the July 30 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-politics/zimbabwes-chamisa-rejects-court-judgment-confirming-mnangagwa-as-president-idUSKCN1LA0BZ2018-08-26
HARARE Zimbabwes Constitutional Court confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwas disputed July 30 election victory on Friday dismissing an opposition challenge that had held up his inauguration which will now be held on Sunday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes Constitutional Court confirmed President Emmerson Mnangagwas disputed July 30 election victory on Friday dismissing an opposition challenge that had held up his inauguration which will now be held on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-court/top-zimbabwe-court-confirms-mnangagwas-presidential-election-victory-idUSKCN1L90W22018-08-25
HARARE Zimbabwes top court will on Friday decide whether President Emmerson Mnangagwas disputed July 30 election victory should stand against complaints by his main rival that it was rigged NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes top court will on Friday decide whether President Emmerson Mnangagwas disputed July 30 election victory should stand against complaints by his main rival that it was rigged http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-court/zimbabwe-court-set-to-rule-on-presidential-election-petition-idUSKCN1L90W22018-08-24
Zimbabwes constitution requires that if Mnangagwa is confirmed the winner he should be inaugurated by Sunday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes top court will on Friday decide whether President Emmerson Mnangagwas disputed July 30 election victory should stand against complaints by his main rival that it was rigged http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-court/zimbabwe-court-set-to-rule-on-presidential-election-petition-idUSKCN1L90W22018-08-24
Before the hearing started Chamisas lawyers accused Zimbabwes Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi of refusing to issue temporary work permits to three South African members of their team NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes top court will on Friday issue its verdict on whether to overturn or uphold President Emmerson Mnangagwas July 30 election victory which his main challenger insists was rigged http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-court/zimbabwe-court-to-rule-on-disputed-election-on-friday-idUSKCN1L70P02018-08-23
HARARE Zimbabwes top court will on Friday issue its verdict on whether to overturn or uphold President Emmerson Mnangagwas July 30 election victory which his main challenger insists was rigged NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes top court will on Friday issue its verdict on whether to overturn or uphold President Emmerson Mnangagwas July 30 election victory which his main challenger insists was rigged http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-court/zimbabwe-court-to-rule-on-disputed-election-on-friday-idUSKCN1L70P02018-08-23
HARARE Zimbabwes top court will on Friday rule on whether to uphold or overturn President Emmerson Mnangagwas July 30 election victory following a challenge by his main rival the Chief Justice said on Wednesday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes top court will on Friday rule on whether to uphold or overturn President Emmerson Mnangagwas July 30 election victory following a challenge by his main rival the Chief Justice said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-ruling/zimbabwes-top-court-to-give-verdict-on-presidential-election-challenge-on-friday-idUSKCN1L71VE2018-08-23
HARARE Hundreds gathered around screens outside Zimbabwes top court on Wednesday to watch a legal showdown between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the opposition leader challenging his July 30 election victory NegativeHARARE Hundreds gathered around screens outside Zimbabwes top court on Wednesday to watch a legal showdown between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the opposition leader challenging his July 30 election victory http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-court/hundreds-gather-to-watch-legal-showdown-over-zimbabwe-vote-idUSKCN1L70P02018-08-22
Mnangagwas victory is being challenged in Zimbabwes constitutional court this week by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa who says the electoral commission rigged the vote NegativeJOHANNESBURG Western hostility towards Zimbabwe is deterring investment the presidency spokesman said on Tuesday comments in sharp contrast with President Emmerson Mnangagwas previous efforts to woo Western governments http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-says-hostility-of-the-west-putting-off-renewed-investment-idUSKCN1L61G32018-08-22
The election had been expected to end Zimbabwes pariah status and launch an economic recovery but postvote unrest has brought back uncomfortable reminders of its violent past NegativeHARARE Hundreds gathered around screens outside Zimbabwes top court on Wednesday to watch a legal showdown between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the opposition leader challenging his July 30 election victory http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-court/hundreds-gather-to-watch-legal-showdown-over-zimbabwe-vote-idUSKCN1L70P02018-08-22
There were hopes a peaceful vote would end Zimbabwes pariah status and launch an economic recovery but postelection unrest has raised uncomfortable comparisons with its violent past NegativeJOHANNESBURG Western hostility towards Zimbabwe is deterring investment the presidency spokesman said on Tuesday comments in sharp contrast with President Emmerson Mnangagwas previous efforts to woo Western governments http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-says-hostility-of-the-west-putting-off-renewed-investment-idUSKCN1L61G32018-08-22
HARARE Zimbabwes former finance minister and opposition leader Tendai Biti appeared in court on Thursday to be charged with stoking postelection violence in a case watched around the world as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwas treatment of opponents NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes former finance minister and opposition leader Tendai Biti appeared in court on Thursday to be charged with stoking postelection violence in a case watched around the world as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwas treatment of opponents http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwe-opposition-leader-charged-over-post-election-violence-idUSKBN1KU0L42018-08-10
BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Emmerson Mnangagwa on his election as Zimbabwes president state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday offering support after the African nations opposition cried foul NegativeBEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Emmerson Mnangagwa on his election as Zimbabwes president state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday offering support after the African nations opposition cried foul http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-china/chinas-xi-congratulates-zimbabwes-mnangagwa-after-disputed-vote-idUSKBN1KS0EF2018-08-07
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition said on Monday security forces were abducting its members in night raids to intimidate the party and stop it challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwas win in national elections NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition said on Monday security forces were abducting its members in night raids to intimidate the party and stop it challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwas win in national elections http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwe-opposition-says-supporters-abducted-as-27-appear-in-court-idUSKBN1KR1NF2018-08-07
On Monday Zimbabwes main opposition said security forces were abducting its members in night raids to intimidate the party and stop it challenging Mnangagwas win NegativeBEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated Emmerson Mnangagwa on his election as Zimbabwes president state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday offering support after the African nations opposition cried foul http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-china/chinas-xi-congratulates-zimbabwes-mnangagwa-after-disputed-vote-idUSKBN1KS0EF2018-08-07
Zimbabwes foreign minister denied those accusations telling diplomats that if there was any evidence the military would investigate the cases NegativeHARARE A Zimbabwe court Tuesday freed on bail 27 opposition supporters arrested by police last week on accusations of fomenting postelection violence http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwe-court-bails-opposition-members-accused-of-post-election-violence-idUSKBN1KS0XO2018-08-07
David Parirenyatwa Zimbabwes Minister of Health and Child Care said the campaign targets people who are afraid or ashamed of visiting public HIV testing NegativeHARARE Reuters When she discovered she was HIVpositive early this year sex worker Evelyn Msipa 32 was alone in her rented apartment in Zimbabwes capital Harare http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health-aids/diy-tests-for-hiv-beat-stigma-in-zimbabwes-fight-against-aids-idUSKBN1KR0NV2018-08-06
HARARE Reuters When she discovered she was HIVpositive early this year sex worker Evelyn Msipa 32 was alone in her rented apartment in Zimbabwes capital Harare NegativeHARARE Reuters When she discovered she was HIVpositive early this year sex worker Evelyn Msipa 32 was alone in her rented apartment in Zimbabwes capital Harare http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health-aids/diy-tests-for-hiv-beat-stigma-in-zimbabwes-fight-against-aids-idUSKBN1KR0NV2018-08-06
LONDON Britains government said on Saturday that it was deeply concerned by violence following Zimbabwes elections and by the disproportionate response from the security forces NegativeLONDON Britains government said on Saturday that it was deeply concerned by violence following Zimbabwes elections and by the disproportionate response from the security forces http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-britain/uk-says-deeply-concerned-by-zimbabwe-election-violence-idUSKBN1KP0F22018-08-05
WASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it was reviewing Zimbabwes election results and called on political leaders to show magnanimity in victory and graciousness in after the opposition disputed whether President Emmerson Mnangagwa had won the vote NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it was reviewing Zimbabwes election results and called on political leaders to show magnanimity in victory and graciousness in after the opposition disputed whether President Emmerson Mnangagwa had won the vote http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-usa/u-s-says-reviewing-results-of-zimbabwe-election-idUSKBN1KO2LO2018-08-04
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa called on Friday for unity after being declared winner of national elections but the main opposition leader questioned the outcome and demanded that proper and results be released NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa called on Friday for unity after being declared winner of national elections but the main opposition leader questioned the outcome and demanded that proper and results be released http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-calls-for-unity-rival-questions-election-result-idUSKBN1KO0JX2018-08-03
HARARE Zimbabwes opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Friday said the countrys electoral commission should release proper and results of the first national election since Robert Mugabe left office NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Friday said the countrys electoral commission should release proper and results of the first national election since Robert Mugabe left office http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-chamisa/zimbabwe-opposition-leader-demands-proper-verified-election-results-idUSKBN1KO0MB2018-08-03
The streets of Zimbabwes capital Harare were quiet early on Friday with traffic thinner than usual but water cannon and antiriot police remained outside the MDC offices NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa called on Friday for unity after being declared winner of national elections but the main opposition leader questioned the outcome and demanded that proper and results be released http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-calls-for-unity-rival-questions-election-result-idUSKBN1KO0JX2018-08-03
According to their observations on the ground the level of participation of Zimbabwes people was high the election was generally peaceful and Geng said NeutralBEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it believed this weeks election in Zimbabwe had generally proceeded in an orderly fashion and that it hoped all sides can ensure the countrys stability following postvote clashes http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-election-china/china-says-zimbabwe-election-was-orderly-idUSKBN1KN13T2018-08-02
Anticipation builds as Apple inches closer to the trillion dollar mark France clamps down on catcallers and troops clear Zimbabwes capital PositiveAnticipation builds as Apple inches closer to the trillion dollar mark France clamps down on catcallers and troops clear Zimbabwes capital http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-newsnow-aug2/thursday-morning-briefing-idUSKBN1KN1O42018-08-02
HARARE Both leading contestants in Zimbabwes disputed presidential election indicated they had won on Thursday as a tense nation awaited official results three days after voting NegativeHARARE Both leading contestants in Zimbabwes disputed presidential election indicated they had won on Thursday as a tense nation awaited official results three days after voting http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwe-presidential-rivals-both-signal-election-win-result-due-soon-idUSKBN1KN0JU2018-08-02
HARARE Zimbabwes electoral commission will start announcing presidential election results from 10 p NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes electoral commission will start announcing presidential election results from 10 p http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-results-time/zimbabwe-presidential-election-results-to-begin-at-10pm-idUSKBN1KN24Z2018-08-02
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa said on Thursday that he had won the presidential election and President Emmerson Mnangagwa knew he had lost otherwise the results would have been announced by now NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa said on Thursday that he had won the presidential election and President Emmerson Mnangagwa knew he had lost otherwise the results would have been announced by now http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-elections-chamisa/zimbabwe-opposition-leader-chamisa-says-won-presidential-election-idUSKBN1KN2492018-08-02
Speaking at a daily news briefing in Beijing Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China had sent observers to the election at Zimbabwes invitation NegativeBEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it believed this weeks election in Zimbabwe had generally proceeded in an orderly fashion and that it hoped all sides can ensure the countrys stability following postvote clashes http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-election-china/china-says-zimbabwe-election-was-orderly-idUSKBN1KN13T2018-08-02
The army crackdown has broken the euphoria that followed its removal of Mugabe and fueled suspicions that the generals who launched the coup remain Zimbabwes de facto rulers NegativeHARARE Both leading contestants in Zimbabwes disputed presidential election indicated they had won on Thursday as a tense nation awaited official results three days after voting http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwe-presidential-rivals-both-signal-election-win-result-due-soon-idUSKBN1KN0JU2018-08-02
United Nations SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres called on Zimbabwes political leaders and people to exercise restraint and reject any form of violence NegativeHARARE Zimbabwe police said three people were killed in Harare on Wednesday as soldiers dispersed stonethrowing opposition supporters who accused the ruling party of trying to rig Mondays presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/three-killed-as-zimbabwe-troops-protesters-clash-after-vote-idUSKBN1KM3OD2018-08-02
HARARE Zimbabwes electoral agency will start announcing presidential election results from 1030 GMT an official said on Wednesday after the main opposition candidate accused the ruling party of trying to steal the general election NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes electoral agency will start announcing presidential election results from 1030 GMT an official said on Wednesday after the main opposition candidate accused the ruling party of trying to steal the general election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-results/zimbabwe-electoral-commission-to-start-announcing-presidential-results-idUSKBN1KM49L2018-08-01
HARARE Zimbabwes presidential and parliamentary vote was peaceful and orderly and opened the door to strengthen the countrys democracy election observers from the Southern Africa Development Community bloc said on Wednesday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes presidential and parliamentary vote was peaceful and orderly and opened the door to strengthen the countrys democracy election observers from the Southern Africa Development Community bloc said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-sadc/sadc-observer-group-says-zimbabwe-election-peaceful-orderly-idUSKBN1KM4BN2018-08-01
HARARE Zimbabwes ruling ZANUPF has attained twothirds majority in the National Assembly of parliament which allows the party to change the constitution at will official results showed NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes ruling ZANUPF has attained twothirds majority in the National Assembly of parliament which allows the party to change the constitution at will official results showed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-results-parliament/zimbabwe-ruling-party-has-two-thirds-majority-in-parliament-official-results-idUSKBN1KM4VC2018-08-01
HARARE Zimbabwes Movement for Democratic Change opposition party is preparing a court application to force the election commission to release results from Mondays national ballot a senior MDC official said on Tuesday NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes Movement for Democratic Change opposition party is preparing a court application to force the election commission to release results from Mondays national ballot a senior MDC official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-opposition/zimbabwe-opposition-preparing-court-order-for-release-of-vote-results-party-official-idUSKBN1KL1XY2018-07-31
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main opponent Nelson Chamisa both said on Tuesday they were confident of victory after peaceful voting in the first election since the end of Robert Mugabes nearly four decade rule NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main opponent Nelson Chamisa both said on Tuesday they were confident of victory after peaceful voting in the first election since the end of Robert Mugabes nearly four decade rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwes-president-opponent-both-confident-of-win-after-close-vote-idUSKBN1KL0CI2018-07-31
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday that the ruling party was receiving extremely information from their representatives a day after the first election since Robert Mugabe resigned following a bloodless coup NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday that the ruling party was receiving extremely information from their representatives a day after the first election since Robert Mugabe resigned following a bloodless coup http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-mnangagwa/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-ruling-party-getting-extremely-positive-information-on-vote-idUSKBN1KL0O52018-07-31
HARARE Zimbabwes electoral commission said on Tuesday there was no rigging or cheating in the first national election since the end of Robert Mugabes nearly four decade rule NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes electoral commission said on Tuesday there was no rigging or cheating in the first national election since the end of Robert Mugabes nearly four decade rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-commission/zimbabwe-electoral-body-says-vote-was-fair-1st-results-due-from-3pm-idUSKBN1KL17Z2018-07-31
Zimbabwes electoral commission said voter turnout had averaged 75 percent higher than in the last vote in 2013 NegativeHARARE Counting began in Zimbabwe on Monday in the first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe a watershed vote that could pull a pariah state back into the international fold and spark an economic revival http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwe-counts-votes-after-first-post-mugabe-election-idUSKBN1KJ0P82018-07-31
HARARE Former president Robert Mugabe 94 cast his vote in a Harare township on Monday in Zimbabwes first election that does not include his name on the ballot paper NegativeHARARE Former president Robert Mugabe 94 cast his vote in a Harare township on Monday in Zimbabwes first election that does not include his name on the ballot paper http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-mugabe-ousted/zimbabwes-mugabe-votes-in-first-election-since-being-ousted-idUSKBN1KK1AS2018-07-30
HARARE Former president Robert Mugabe said he would vote for Zimbabwes opposition in Mondays election turning on onetime allies in the government ahead of the first vote since they ousted him in a de facto coup NegativeHARARE Former president Robert Mugabe said he would vote for Zimbabwes opposition in Mondays election turning on onetime allies in the government ahead of the first vote since they ousted him in a de facto coup http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-mugabe/zimbabwes-mugabe-backs-opposition-on-eve-of-election-idUSKBN1KJ0DC2018-07-30
HARARE Polls opened on Monday in Zimbabwes first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe a watershed vote Zimbabweans hope will rid the country of its global pariah status and spark a recovery in its failed economy PositiveHARARE Polls opened on Monday in Zimbabwes first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe a watershed vote Zimbabweans hope will rid the country of its global pariah status and spark a recovery in its failed economy http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-polls/polls-open-in-zimbabwes-first-election-since-mugabes-removal-idUSKBN1KK0DX2018-07-30
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa cast his vote on Monday in the first election since the removal of Robert Mugabe rejecting claims made by his former mentor a day earlier that the election would not be free NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa cast his vote on Monday in the first election since the removal of Robert Mugabe rejecting claims made by his former mentor a day earlier that the election would not be free http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-mnangagwa/zimbabwes-president-rejects-mugabes-claim-that-election-is-not-free-idUSKBN1KK0W02018-07-30
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa on Monday cast his vote in the first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe telling a cheering Victory is certain the people have spoken NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa on Monday cast his vote in the first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe telling a cheering Victory is certain the people have spoken http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-chamisa/zimbabwes-chamisa-says-victory-is-certain-as-he-casts-vote-idUSKBN1KK0TF2018-07-30
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa said there was an attempt to suppress and the vote at Mondays election in urban areas where his Movement for Democratic Change party has strong support NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes main opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa said there was an attempt to suppress and the vote at Mondays election in urban areas where his Movement for Democratic Change party has strong support http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-opposition/zimbabwes-opposition-leader-says-urban-vote-being-suppressed-idUSKBN1KK16Q2018-07-30
JOHANNESBURG South Africas High Court on Monday overturned a decision by the government to grant Zimbabwes former first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity after she was accused of whipping a woman with an electric cord NegativeJOHANNESBURG South Africas High Court on Monday overturned a decision by the government to grant Zimbabwes former first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity after she was accused of whipping a woman with an electric cord http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-mugabe/south-african-court-overturns-immunity-for-grace-mugabe-in-assault-case-idUSKBN1KK1FA2018-07-30
Mnangagwa a 75yearold former intelligence chief is facing off against Nelson Chamisa a 40yearold lawyer and preacher who is vying to become Zimbabwes youngest head of state NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa cast his vote on Monday in the first election since the removal of Robert Mugabe rejecting claims made by his former mentor a day earlier that the election would not be free http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-mnangagwa/zimbabwes-president-rejects-mugabes-claim-that-election-is-not-free-idUSKBN1KK0W02018-07-30
The election will see 75yearold President Emmerson Mnangagwa a longtime Mugabe ally face 40yearold Nelson Chamisa a lawyer and pastor who is vying to become Zimbabwes youngest head of state NegativeHARARE Zimbabweans began voting on Monday in the first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe a watershed vote they hope will rid the country of its global pariah status and spark a recovery in its failed economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabweans-begin-voting-in-first-election-since-mugabes-removal-idUSKBN1KJ0P82018-07-30
HARARE The day before Zimbabwes first election since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup the 94yearold said he hoped his former allies in the military would be voted out of power NegativeHARARE The day before Zimbabwes first election since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup the 94yearold said he hoped his former allies in the military would be voted out of power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-mugabe/on-eve-of-election-zimbabwes-mugabe-condemns-ruling-party-idUSKBN1KJ0DC2018-07-29
Mondays election will see 75yearold Mnangagwa a longtime Mugabe ally face 40yearold Nelson Chamisa a lawyer and pastor who is vying to become Zimbabwes youngest head of state NegativeHARARE The day before Zimbabwes first election since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in a de facto coup the 94yearold said he hoped his former allies in the military would be voted out of power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-mugabe/on-eve-of-election-zimbabwes-mugabe-condemns-ruling-party-idUSKBN1KJ0DC2018-07-29
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his rival Nelson Chamisa held final election rallies on Saturday and both vowed to rebuild an economy shattered by Robert Mugabes long rule PositiveHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his rival Nelson Chamisa held final election rallies on Saturday and both vowed to rebuild an economy shattered by Robert Mugabes long rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwe-rivals-promise-victory-in-pitch-for-votes-at-final-election-rallies-idUSKBN1KI0GH2018-07-28
That verdict would be the gateway to a successful recovery from Zimbabwes syndrome of crises NeutralHARARE Whether youre a foreign investor a Western diplomat or a Zimbabwean voter the hope was that after Robert Mugabe was ousted last year there would be a and fair election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-preview/zimbabwes-first-post-mugabe-vote-can-it-be-free-and-fair-idUSKBN1KG1QC2018-07-27
MHONDORONGEZI Zimbabwe Zimbabwes Karo Mining Holdings has a range of options for securing funding for its NegativeMHONDORONGEZI Zimbabwe Zimbabwes Karo Mining Holdings has a range of options for securing funding for its http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mining/karo-launches-4-2-billion-zimbabwe-project-has-several-funding-options-idUSKBN1KE2IV2018-07-25
GENEVA Voter intimidation threats of violence and coercion including people forced to attend political rallies are being increasingly reported ahead of Zimbabwes elections on July 30 especially in rural areas the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday NegativeGENEVA Voter intimidation threats of violence and coercion including people forced to attend political rallies are being increasingly reported ahead of Zimbabwes elections on July 30 especially in rural areas the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-un/reports-of-voter-intimidation-coercion-ahead-zimbabwe-poll-u-n-idUSKBN1KE13F2018-07-24
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa addressed a crowd of white voters on Saturday in an attempt improve relations ahead of a July 30 election a marked shift from his predecessor Robert Mugabe whose policies became increasingly racially divisive PositiveHARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa addressed a crowd of white voters on Saturday in an attempt improve relations ahead of a July 30 election a marked shift from his predecessor Robert Mugabe whose policies became increasingly racially divisive http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwes-president-courts-white-voters-ahead-of-election-idUSKBN1KB0GI2018-07-23
HARARE Zimbabwes tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237 NegativeHARARE Zimbabwes tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-tobacco/zimbabwe-tobacco-sales-at-all-time-high-could-ease-dollar-crunch-idUSKBN1KD1PK2018-07-23
In November Zimbabwes sole remaining sanitary wear maker Onsdale Enterprises faced closure as it lacked the foreign currency to import raw materials NegativeMenstruation means missing Chaodza feels too ashamed of her makeshift pad to show her face as she battles days of heavy bleeding http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-women-menstruation/too-poor-for-periods-zimbabwes-girls-rely-on-rags-paper-leaves-idUSKBN1KD0MR2018-07-23
Neither her parents who are peasant farmers in Zimbabwes Mashonaland West Province in Makonde rural district nor her boyfriend in the village can afford to buy her sanitary wear NeutralMenstruation means missing Chaodza feels too ashamed of her makeshift pad to show her face as she battles days of heavy bleeding http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-women-menstruation/too-poor-for-periods-zimbabwes-girls-rely-on-rags-paper-leaves-idUSKBN1KD0MR2018-07-23
HARARE A former minister who served under Zimbabwes ex president Robert Mugabe was found guilty of corruption and sentenced to four years in jail on Friday his lawyer said the first conviction of a Mugabeera official since he stepped down NegativeHARARE A former minister who served under Zimbabwes ex president Robert Mugabe was found guilty of corruption and sentenced to four years in jail on Friday his lawyer said the first conviction of a Mugabeera official since he stepped down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/mugabe-era-minister-jailed-for-corruption-in-zimbabwe-idUSKBN1KA2AF2018-07-20
JOHANNESBURG Zimbabwes July 30 presidential election will provide no clear winner with 40 percent of voters choosing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 37 percent his opponent Nelson Chamisa according to an Afrobarometer poll released on Friday NeutralJOHANNESBURG Zimbabwes July 30 presidential election will provide no clear winner with 40 percent of voters choosing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 37 percent his opponent Nelson Chamisa according to an Afrobarometer poll released on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-poll/zimbabwe-presidential-election-too-close-to-call-poll-idUSKBN1KA1YX2018-07-20
Interview with Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangwagwa Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangwagwa speaks to Reuters ahead of elections Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/reuters-schedule/reuters-news-schedule-at-10-p-m-gmt-6-a-m-sgt-idUSL4N1UD5GN2018-07-18
HARARE A European Union election observer mission on Friday urged Zimbabwes election agency to be more open about the printing and storage of ballot papers to enhance the credibility of a July 30 presidential and parliamentary vote Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-zimbabwe/eu-mission-urges-zimbabwe-to-improve-ballot-access-to-boost-vote-credibility-idUSKBN1JW1PF2018-07-08
These elections are a critical test of Zimbabwes reform process Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-zimbabwe/eu-mission-urges-zimbabwe-to-improve-ballot-access-to-boost-vote-credibility-idUSKBN1JW1PF2018-07-08
Dozens were injured by the blast which took place on Saturday in Zimbabwes second city Bulawayo where Mnangagwa was campaigning before elections next month Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-says-grenade-caused-blast-at-rally-last-week-idUSKBN1JP0TG2018-06-29
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition leader on Wednesday said he feared the government would use a blast that hit a weekend rally by President Emmerson Mnangagwa as an excuse to clamp down on opponents ahead of a July 30 vote Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election-chamisa/zimbabwes-chamisa-worried-about-opposition-clampdown-after-rally-blast-idUSKBN1JN26Y2018-06-28
HARARE Zimbabwes political parties pledged to hold peaceful campaigns ahead of Julys presidential vote seeking to halt violence that has marred previous polls only days after a blast rocked President Emmerson Mnangagwas rally Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-parties-seek-to-draw-line-on-violence-with-peace-pledge-idUSKBN1JM20R2018-06-26
Among Zimbabwes small but vibrant Twitter and Facebook communities people posted theories including accusations this was an inside job meant to gain sympathy votes in an opposition stronghold Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/police-search-for-motive-after-49-hurt-in-zimbabwe-election-blast-idUSKBN1JK0CS2018-06-24
Chamisa says the president is equally to blame for the Zimbabwes economic woes as he served in each of Mugabes governments since independence in 1980 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-president-unhurt-after-cowardly-blast-at-rally-idUSKBN1JJ0JH2018-06-23
HARARE President Emmerson Mnangagwa escaped injury in an explosion at a political rally on Saturday and vowed the cowardly would not derail Zimbabwes first election since the ouster of former strongman Robert Mugabe Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-president-unhurt-after-cowardly-blast-at-rally-idUSKBN1JJ0JH2018-06-23
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday an explosion at a stadium where he was addressing a political rally was a cowardly that would not prevent the country from holding free and peaceful elections next month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics-mnangagwa/zimbabwes-president-mnangagwa-says-explosion-at-rally-cowardly-act-idUSKBN1JJ0TY2018-06-23
HARARE Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa queued with punters to buy fried chicken this weekend state media reported on Monday setting out the former security chiefs credentials a month ahead of an election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mnangagwa/with-eye-on-election-zimbabwes-president-queues-for-fried-chicken-idUSKBN1JE1W22018-06-18
HARARE President Emmerson Mnangagwa registered on Thursday for Zimbabwes first national elections of the postMugabe era with his main rival Nelson Chamisa hoping to rally younger voters against the generation that won independence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-main-rival-sign-up-for-first-post-mugabe-election-idUSKBN1JA1DN2018-06-14
HARARE Zimbabwes parliament on Monday backed down from its demand for former president Robert Mugabe to answer questions related to diamond mining operations during his time in office Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe/zimbabwe-parliament-drops-call-for-mugabe-to-answer-questions-on-diamond-mines-idUSKBN1J72DE2018-06-12
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition party promised on Thursday to revive the economy if it wins an election in July by cutting taxes abolishing a quasicurrency bond joining a regional monetary union and seeking debt relief Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-opposition-mdc-party-vows-to-revive-economy-if-it-wins-july-election-idUSKCN1J321V2018-06-07
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition on Tuesday marched to the independent election agency demanding reforms it said were vital for a credible vote and accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of using soldiers to campaign for the ruling party in rural areas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-rallies-to-demand-election-reform-idUSKCN1J11ZO2018-06-05
The new president hopes that if the election is certified by international observers it could end years of Zimbabwes isolation by foreign lenders Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-rallies-to-demand-election-reform-idUSKCN1J11ZO2018-06-05
Mnangagwa who became president following the military takeover has promised to deliver on free and fair elections to win over Zimbabwes critics at home and abroad Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-calls-for-elections-on-july-30-idUSKCN1IV0WI2018-05-30
The vote is being cast as a fight between the old guard of Zimbabwes 1970s independence war and a younger generation Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-election/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-sets-july-30-general-election-idUSKCN1IV0WI2018-05-30
HARARE Zimbabwes wildlife agency said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations that a South African national bribed officials to allow a Coloradobased tourist to take the ivory tusks of an elephant illegally shot in a Zimbabwe game park Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zimbabwe-usa-wildlife/zimbabwe-investigates-bribe-allegations-after-hunter-indicted-in-u-s-idUSKCN1IU28E2018-05-29
HARARE Zimbabwes government distanced itself on Wednesday from a deputy minister who said the army wouldnt allow the opposition to rule if it wins an election this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-army-wont-allow-opposition-to-rule-minister-idUSKCN1IO2B92018-05-23
HARARE Zimbabwes parliament said on Monday that former President Robert Mugabe was scheduled to answer questions this week related to diamond mining operations during his tenure but an official said senior ruling party politicians opposed this Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe/zimbabwe-sets-new-date-for-mugabe-hearing-doubts-over-his-appearance-idUSKCN1IM1PR2018-05-21
Miners say Zimbabwes political risk profile is still high making it difficult to access funding for big mining projects Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-prospect-lithium/australias-prospect-resources-closing-in-on-zimbabwe-lithium-financing-idUSKCN1IL0BZ2018-05-20
Mining generates more than half of Zimbabwes export receipts last year it earned Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mining-funding/zimbabwe-mines-need-11-billion-investment-to-modernize-idUSKCN1IJ0ZV2018-05-18
According to the United Nations Zimbabwes maternal mortality rate of 443 deaths per 100000 live births is triple that of neighboring South Africa where abortion is legal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-abortion-law/as-teenagers-die-zimbabwean-lawmakers-call-for-abortion-reform-idUSKBN1IA00J2018-05-09
HARARE Reuters An avocado tree stands just outside the gate of Silibaziso Mangenas home in Westlea a suburb of Harare Zimbabwes capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-forest-cemeteries/as-the-dead-are-buried-trees-rise-in-zimbabwes-cemeteries-idUSKBN1HX24R2018-04-26
HARARE Zimbabwes parliament has ordered former leader Robert Mugabe to answer questions next month about whether the state was deprived of billion in diamond revenue a legislator said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mugabe/zimbabwes-parliament-orders-mugabe-to-answer-questions-over-diamonds-idUSKBN1HR1OR2018-04-20
LONDON Britain said on Friday it would strongly support Zimbabwes reentry to the Commonwealth after elections later this year Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-chogm-zimbabwe/britain-says-would-strongly-support-zimbabwes-re-entry-to-commonwealth-idUSKBN1HR12G2018-04-20
LONDON Britain said on Friday it would strongly support Zimbabwes reentry to the Commonwealth and praised President Emmerson Mnangagwa for impressive progress since Robert Mugabe was toppled in a military coup Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-chogm-zimbabwe/britain-wants-zimbabwe-back-in-the-commonwealth-but-eyes-july-election-idUSKBN1HR12G2018-04-20
The UK would strongly support Zimbabwes reentry and a new Zimbabwe that is committed to political and economic reform that works for all its the Foreign Office said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-chogm-zimbabwe/britain-says-would-strongly-support-zimbabwes-re-entry-to-commonwealth-idUSKBN1HR12G2018-04-20
The Investment and Business Facilitation Bill which seeks to give legal underpinning to Zimbabwes commitment to opening up the economy is undergoing due legal Mnangagwa said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-says-new-investment-law-to-open-economy-idUSKBN1HP1S62018-04-18
The pitch to investors comes shortly after Robert Mugabe Zimbabwes president for nearly 30 years was forced to resign following a de facto army coup last November Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-economy/zimbabwe-in-tight-timeline-to-repay-arrears-seek-more-funding-idUSKBN1HN35A2018-04-17
China had considered Mugabe a good in a relationship dating back to its support for Zimbabwes independence war but pointedly failed to support him when he was ousted Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-zimbabwe/chinas-xi-tells-zimbabwe-president-they-should-write-new-chapter-in-ties-idUSKCN1HA1LF2018-04-03
HARARE Zimbabwes main opposition party on Friday fired three top officials for unconstitutional including one of its vice presidents in a move likely to weaken it more only months before presidential elections Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-mdc-fires-deputy-weakening-party-idUSKBN1GZ2PL2018-03-23
Zimbabwes first presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of former strongman Robert Mugabes long rule will take place in July Mnangagwa said on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/zimbabwe-opposition-mdc-fires-deputy-weakening-party-idUSKBN1GZ2PL2018-03-23
The landscape of Zimbabwes mining industry will never be the same Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mining/zimbabwe-signs-4-2-billion-platinum-deal-to-transform-mining-sector-idUSKBN1GY1172018-03-22
Zimbabwes government did not give details of the source of funding for such a big investment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-mining/zimbabwe-hopes-to-transform-mining-sector-with-4-2-billion-platinum-deal-idUSKBN1GY1172018-03-22
HARARE Zimbabwes new president Emmerson Mnangagwa has pardoned up to 3000 prisoners including most female inmates in his first act of clemency a government notice showed on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-prisoners/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-pardons-3000-prisoners-to-ease-overcrowding-idUSKBN1GX2LW2018-03-21
The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services said the pardon would decongest Zimbabwes prisons which have around 20000 inmates but a holding capacity of only 17000 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-prisoners/zimbabwes-mnangagwa-pardons-3000-prisoners-to-ease-overcrowding-idUSKBN1GX2LW2018-03-21
HARARE Zimbabwes first presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of former strongman Robert Mugabes long rule will take place in July President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics/president-says-zimbabwe-to-hold-elections-in-july-idUSKBN1GU0GO2018-03-18
HARARE Zimbabwes former leader Robert Mugabe said he never thought new President Emmerson Mnangagwa would turn against him and denounced Mnangagwas move to oust him last year as a coup in an interview broadcast on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-politics-mugabe/zimbabwes-mugabe-says-never-thought-mnangagwa-would-turn-against-him-idUSKCN1GR2RY2018-03-16










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Although Mr Mnangagwa ousted Zimbabwes longtime leader Robert Mugabe in 2017 Harares hospital will be named after Mr Mugabes first wife Sally. NegativeZimbabweans have reacted with disbelief to news that the government has approved plans to rename major roads and buildings after national heroes including 10 streets named after President Emmerson Mnangagwa. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-505161262019-11-23
And of course one of Zimbabwes most famous landmarks is still known as Victoria Falls after the former British Queen. NeutralZimbabweans have reacted with disbelief to news that the government has approved plans to rename major roads and buildings after national heroes including 10 streets named after President Emmerson Mnangagwa. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-505161262019-11-23
In Zimbabwes second city Bulawayo Victoria Falls Road is now going to be renamed MosiOaTunya Road NegativeZimbabweans have reacted with disbelief to news that the government has approved plans to rename major roads and buildings after national heroes including 10 streets named after President Emmerson Mnangagwa. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-505161262019-11-23
Mugabe a former guerrilla leader was Zimbabwes first leader after the country became independent in 1980 NeutralThe body of Robert Mugabe will be buried in his home town following a final twist in a row over the former Zimbabwean leaders resting place. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-498463402019-09-27
His body is now lying in state at the Rufaro football stadium in Zimbabwes capital Harare NegativeRobert Mugabes family say they are shocked at not having been consulted by the government about arrangements for the funeral of the former Zimbabwean president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496735132019-09-13
However his later years were marked by violent repression of his political opponents and Zimbabwes economic run NegativeRobert Mugabes family say they are shocked at not having been consulted by the government about arrangements for the funeral of the former Zimbabwean president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496735132019-09-13
Mr Mugabe was Zimbabwes first leader after the country became independent in 1980 NeutralRobert Mugabes family say they are shocked at not having been consulted by the government about arrangements for the funeral of the former Zimbabwean president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496735132019-09-13
Rufaro Stadium is where Mr Mugabe was sworn in as Zimbabwes first leader in 1980 NeutralRobert Mugabes family say they are shocked at not having been consulted by the government about arrangements for the funeral of the former Zimbabwean president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496735132019-09-13
The family has prevailed and Zimbabwes former president Robert Mugabe will be buried in his rural home NegativeRobert Mugabes family say they are shocked at not having been consulted by the government about arrangements for the funeral of the former Zimbabwean president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496735132019-09-13
Mr Mugabe was Zimbabwes first leader after becoming independent in 1980 NeutralThe body of Robert Mugabe has left Singapore on a private flight destined for his home country of Zimbabwe http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496584102019-09-11
Most of Zimbabwes national heroes those who fought against whiteminority rule are buried at the Heroes Acre shrine just outside of the city. NegativeRobert Mugabes nephew has said the former Zimbabwean leader died a very bitter man. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496338662019-09-10
Mr Mugabe Zimbabwes first postindependence leader ruled until he was ousted by a military coup in 2017. NegativeThree days of national mourning have begun in Zimbabwe following the death of former president Robert Mugabe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496191442019-09-07
Robert Mugabe Zimbabwes first postindependence leader has died aged 95. NegativeRobert Mugabe Zimbabwes first postindependence leader has died aged 95. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496041522019-09-06
is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwes founding father and former President Cde Robert Mugabe NegativeRobert Mugabe Zimbabwes first postindependence leader has died aged 95. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-496041522019-09-06
Zimbabwes constitutional court has banned the caning of juvenile convicts as a judicial punishment. NegativeZimbabwes constitutional court has banned the caning of juvenile convicts as a judicial punishment. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478161522019-04-05
Zimbabwes information minister Monica Mutsvangwa says this will ensure that internet and related technologies are used for the good of society not to violate national security PositiveNo Facebook Twitter or WhatsApp. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477348432019-03-31
But Zimbabwes Minister of Defence Oppah Muchinguri has said her government failed to anticipate its strength NegativeCyclone Idai which struck the coastline of Mozambique on 14 March has caused devastation and heavy loss of life http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-476396862019-03-26
Currently an area his organisation is finding it difficult to access is Zimbabwes southeastern town of Chimanimani making it difficult to tell whether cholera has already begun to spread NegativeParts of southern Africa have been left devastated after Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique Malawi and Zimbabwe http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-476540702019-03-23
A hotel in Zimbabwes southeastern town of Chimanimani is providing shelter for those who have lost their homes in Cyclone Idai which has devastated huge swathes of southern Africa. NegativeA hotel in Zimbabwes southeastern town of Chimanimani is providing shelter for those who have lost their homes in Cyclone Idai which has devastated huge swathes of southern Africa. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-476403362019-03-21
More than 100 houses have been damaged in the town of Chimanimani which was cut off on Saturday according to Zimbabwes information ministry. NegativeTwo boarding school pupils are among 31 people to have been killed in eastern Zimbabwe by Cyclone Idai. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-476023992019-03-18
On Sunday afternoon Zimbabwes information ministry said that visibility had improved and military helicopters were taking the injured for medical treatment. PositiveTwo boarding school pupils are among 31 people to have been killed in eastern Zimbabwe by Cyclone Idai. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-476023992019-03-18
Zimbabwes information ministry said the town of Chimanimani had been cut from the rest of Manicaland province NegativeA tropical storm has swept away bridges and homes in eastern Zimbabwe killing at least 24 people officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475958632019-03-17
Nobody knows what it is is the verdict of Zimbabwes former trade minister and now opposition politician Nkosana Moyo. NegativeNobody knows what it is is the verdict of Zimbabwes former trade minister and now opposition politician Nkosana Moyo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-473615722019-02-27
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa not to turn the clock back PositiveI am not OK Felix Tshisekedi declared http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-470607992019-02-02
Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he is appalled by an attack by security officials on a protester that was featured in a TV news report. NegativeZimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he is appalled by an attack by security officials on a protester that was featured in a TV news report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-470287842019-01-29
Details of the case are emerging at a time when Zimbabwes dire economy has seen some food prices nearly double in the last week alone. NegativeNearly in cash was stolen from a briefcase belonging to Zimbabwes former President Robert Mugabe the stateowned Herald newspaper reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-470065602019-01-26
Mr Mugabe now 94 was forced out of office by Zimbabwes military in 2017. NegativeNearly in cash was stolen from a briefcase belonging to Zimbabwes former President Robert Mugabe the stateowned Herald newspaper reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-470065602019-01-26
Nearly in cash was stolen from a briefcase belonging to Zimbabwes former President Robert Mugabe the stateowned Herald newspaper reports. NegativeNearly in cash was stolen from a briefcase belonging to Zimbabwes former President Robert Mugabe the stateowned Herald newspaper reports. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-470065602019-01-26
Lets not even talk about the fact that people are angry people are desperate said David Dzatsunga who heads an association representing Zimbabwes college lecturers. PositiveBrutal beatings and rising inflation are proving a noxious mix in Zimbabwe writes the BBCs Andrew Harding. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469861512019-01-25
Scareity and scarcity are two words that seem to sum up Zimbabwes current predicament. NegativeBrutal beatings and rising inflation are proving a noxious mix in Zimbabwe writes the BBCs Andrew Harding. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469861512019-01-25
Oliver Mtukudzi one of Zimbabwes most renowned musicians has died aged 66 after a fourdecade career NegativeOliver Mtukudzi one of Zimbabwes most renowned musicians has died aged 66 after a fourdecade career http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469760052019-01-24
Zimbabwes government had hoped the cash would help stabilise the economy and resolve fuel shortages in the country. PositiveSouth Africa has said it rejected a request from Zimbabwe for an emergency loan of http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469449232019-01-21
And because Zimbabwes fuel has been cheaper than in neighbouring countries smuggling has also been a big problem. NegativeThere have been widespread protests in Zimbabwes largest cities following an increase in the price of fuel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468782672019-01-20
It has also meant that theres been scope for widespread profiteering within the country or by smuggling the fuel into Zimbabwes neighbours such as South Africa NegativeThere have been widespread protests in Zimbabwes largest cities following an increase in the price of fuel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468782672019-01-20
It has its roots back in 2008 when Zimbabwes economy was in a tailspin and its currency was experiencing recordbreaking hyperinflation NegativeThere have been widespread protests in Zimbabwes largest cities following an increase in the price of fuel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468782672019-01-20
One explanation is that this is the harvesting season for tobacco Zimbabwes most important crop which means theres a high demand for fuel to power tractors and machinery PositiveThere have been widespread protests in Zimbabwes largest cities following an increase in the price of fuel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468782672019-01-20
There have been widespread protests in Zimbabwes largest cities following an increase in the price of fuel. NegativeThere have been widespread protests in Zimbabwes largest cities following an increase in the price of fuel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468782672019-01-20
Zimbabwes controversial currency arrangements have also contributed to the problem. NegativeThere have been widespread protests in Zimbabwes largest cities following an increase in the price of fuel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468782672019-01-20
On Monday the main offices of Zimbabwes opposition party MDC were set alight. NegativePolice in Zimbabwe have arrested a prominent activist Pastor Evan Mawarire as protests against soaring fuel prices enter their third day. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468909032019-01-17
But in the space of a few chaotic months Zimbabwes new leaders seem to have squandered any public trust or goodwill. NegativeThe main office of Zimbabwes opposition party MDC has been torched following protests sparked by the more than doubling of the fuel price. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468763972019-01-16
The main office of Zimbabwes opposition party MDC has been torched following protests sparked by the more than doubling of the fuel price. NegativeThe main office of Zimbabwes opposition party MDC has been torched following protests sparked by the more than doubling of the fuel price. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468763972019-01-16
Zimbabwes governing ZanuPF party says its property has also been damaged. NegativeThe main office of Zimbabwes opposition party MDC has been torched following protests sparked by the more than doubling of the fuel price. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468763972019-01-16
Protests have broken out in Zimbabwes two main cities following the more than doubling of the fuel price NegativeProtests have broken out in Zimbabwes two main cities following the more than doubling of the fuel price http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468621942019-01-14
Zimbabwes government is trying resuscitate the countrys struggling economy. NegativeProtests have broken out in Zimbabwes two main cities following the more than doubling of the fuel price http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468621942019-01-14
Mr Mugabe now 94 was forced out of office by Zimbabwes military in 2017 NegativeThree people have appeared in court in Zimbabwe accused of stealing a suitcase containing of cash from the countrys ousted president Robert Mugabe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468309602019-01-12
The rapid population growth around Zimbabwes urban centres means burial space is running out NeutralCremation is provoking a huge debate in Zimbabwe bringing cultural and religious beliefs to the fore journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe writes from Harare. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-462271772019-01-01





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The rapid population growth around Zimbabwes urban centres means burial space is running out NeutralCremation is provoking a huge debate in Zimbabwe bringing cultural and religious beliefs to the fore journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe writes from Harare. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-462271772018-12-22
South African prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwes exfirst lady Grace Mugabe for allegedly assaulting a model in 2017 police say. NegativeSouth African prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwes exfirst lady Grace Mugabe for allegedly assaulting a model in 2017 police say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466185532018-12-20
Zimbabwes military used unjustifiable force against opposition protesters in the wake of this years presidential election an inquiry has found. NegativeZimbabwes military used unjustifiable force against opposition protesters in the wake of this years presidential election an inquiry has found. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466141292018-12-19
Zimbabwes former President Mugabe 94 is unable to walk because of ill health President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. NegativeZimbabwes former President Mugabe 94 is unable to walk because of ill health President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-463292422018-11-26
The rapid population growth around Zimbabwes urban centres means burial space is running out NeutralCremation is provoking a huge debate in Zimbabwe bringing cultural and religious beliefs to the fore journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe writes from Harare. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-462271772018-11-21
Zimbabwes opposition leader has apologised after appearing to insult people who protested over allegations of fraud in Julys election. NegativeZimbabwes opposition leader has apologised after appearing to insult people who protested over allegations of fraud in Julys election. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-462356422018-11-17
Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the discovery of potential oil and gas deposits in the north of the country NegativeZimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the discovery of potential oil and gas deposits in the north of the country http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460650562018-11-02
The issue of gay rights has always been both controversial and emotive within Zimbabwes conservative society. NegativeA gay teacher at a top Zimbabwean boys school has resigned after death threats and pressure from parents http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456659062018-09-28
In our series of letters from Africa journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwes election fallout. NeutralIn our series of letters from Africa journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwes election fallout. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450865392018-09-18
In our series of letters from Africa journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwes election fallout. NeutralIn our series of letters from Africa journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwes election fallout. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450865392018-09-10
In our series of letters from Africa journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwes election fallout. NeutralIn our series of letters from Africa journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwes election fallout. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450865392018-09-07
It was Zimbabwes first election since longtime leader Robert Mugabe was ousted from power last year. NegativeZimbabwes main opposition leader has refused to accept a court ruling upholding Emmerson Mnangagwas win in last months presidential elections http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-453093392018-08-26
Zimbabwes main opposition leader has refused to accept a court ruling upholding Emmerson Mnangagwas win in last months presidential elections NegativeZimbabwes main opposition leader has refused to accept a court ruling upholding Emmerson Mnangagwas win in last months presidential elections http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-453093392018-08-26
In Zimbabwes voting system a candidate can win in the first round and avoid a secondround runoff if he or she secures more than of the vote. NeutralPresident Emmerson Mnangagwas win in last months polls has been upheld by Zimbabwes Constitutional Court. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452991762018-08-25
It was Zimbabwes first election since longtime leader Robert Mugabe was ousted from power last year NegativePresident Emmerson Mnangagwas win in last months polls has been upheld by Zimbabwes Constitutional Court. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452991762018-08-25
President Emmerson Mnangagwas win in last months polls has been upheld by Zimbabwes Constitutional Court. NegativePresident Emmerson Mnangagwas win in last months polls has been upheld by Zimbabwes Constitutional Court. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452991762018-08-25
Zimbabwes constitution allows a presidential candidate to legally challenge electoral results within seven days of a winner being declared. PositiveSundays inauguration of Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been halted after a legal challenge by the opposition against the election result. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-451450932018-08-11
Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Mr Biti had been released on bail following his intervention NegativeZimbabwean opposition politician Tendai Biti has appeared in court in handcuffs on charges of inciting violence after he was deported from Zambia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-451265932018-08-09
A senior member of Zimbabwes opposition MDC Alliance Tendai Biti has been arrested at the border with Zambia his lawyer says. NegativeA senior member of Zimbabwes opposition MDC Alliance Tendai Biti has been arrested at the border with Zambia his lawyer says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-451129532018-08-08
In our series of letters from Africa journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwes election fallout. NeutralIn our series of letters from Africa journalistturnedbarrister Brian Hungwe looks at Zimbabwes election fallout. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450865392018-08-07
Speaking at a press conference President Mnangagwa said that Mr Chamisa would have a crucial role to play in Zimbabwes president and its unfolding future NegativeEmmerson Mnangagwa says he will be a leader for all Zimbabweans in a call for unity after rows broke out over his election victory. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450642312018-08-04
The deadly violence that followed Zimbabwes first election since Robert Mugabe was ousted has created tension in a country that was hoping to put its past behind it says BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane NegativeThe deadly violence that followed Zimbabwes first election since Robert Mugabe was ousted has created tension in a country that was hoping to put its past behind it says BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450635412018-08-04
Mr Mnangagwa has vowed to revitalise Zimbabwes tattered economy after decades of international isolation under Mr Mugabe. NegativeZimbabwes opposition leader has dismissed President Emmerson Mnangagwas election victory as being based on unverified fake results. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450552232018-08-03
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwes presidential election according to the electoral commission NegativePresident Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwes presidential election according to the electoral commission http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450534122018-08-03
Zimbabwes opposition leader has dismissed President Emmerson Mnangagwas election victory as being based on unverified fake results. NegativeZimbabwes opposition leader has dismissed President Emmerson Mnangagwas election victory as being based on unverified fake results. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450552232018-08-03
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged Zimbabwes politicians to exercise restraint while UK foreign office minister Harriett Baldwin said she was deeply concerned by the violence. NegativeA government crackdown in Zimbabwe after Mondays elections has prompted international calls for restraint. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450405942018-08-02
Its representative Angolas Foreign Minister Manuel Domingos Augusto called the poll a political watershed in Zimbabwes history that would lead to consolidation of democracy. NegativeZimbabwes ruling ZanuPF party has won the most seats in parliament according to incomplete official results http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450288782018-08-01
Zimbabwes main opposition has said Mr Chamisa won the presidential election sparking street celebrations by supporters on Tuesday NegativeZimbabwes ruling ZanuPF party has won the most seats in parliament according to incomplete official results http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450288782018-08-01
Zimbabwes ruling ZanuPF party has won the most seats in parliament according to incomplete official results NegativeZimbabwes ruling ZanuPF party has won the most seats in parliament according to incomplete official results http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450288782018-08-01
A South African court has annulled a government decision to grant Zimbabwes former First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity in an assault case NegativeA South African court has annulled a government decision to grant Zimbabwes former First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity in an assault case http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450062722018-07-31
But will the losers accept This will be the true test of Zimbabwes newlyfound democracy as postelection periods in the past have descended into chaos and violence. NegativeZimbabwe is awaiting the results of its landmark elections with both frontrunners saying they are confident. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450173832018-07-31
Ms NkoanaMashabane said she had agreed to Zimbabwes request to give Mrs Mugabe immunity after taking into account legal considerations and the need to maintain intergovernmental relations NegativeA South African court has annulled a government decision to grant Zimbabwes former First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity in an assault case http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450062722018-07-31
The youth vote is expected to be key with almost half of Zimbabwes 5 NeutralZimbabwe is awaiting the results of its landmark elections with both frontrunners saying they are confident. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450173832018-07-31
Mr Chamisa who became an MP at the age of 25 could become Zimbabwes youngest president if elected. NegativeVoters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls in the countrys first election without the involvement of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450017582018-07-30
Zimbabwes expresident Robert Mugabe has given a surprise press conference on the eve of the nations elections. NegativeZimbabwes expresident Robert Mugabe has given a surprise press conference on the eve of the nations elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-449984882018-07-29
Nothing shows the desperate state of Zimbabwes economy more than the severe shortage of cash. NegativeNothing shows the desperate state of Zimbabwes economy more than the severe shortage of cash. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-449714742018-07-27
An accidental fashion accessory is helping Zimbabwes new president rebrand the country and distance himself from his predecessor Robert Mugabe and his 37year rule. NegativeAn accidental fashion accessory is helping Zimbabwes new president rebrand the country and distance himself from his predecessor Robert Mugabe and his 37year rule. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-448727702018-07-24
Since the Davos summit in January Emmerson Mnangagwa is hardly ever seen without a scarf in the colours of Zimbabwes flag around his neck no matter the temperature. NegativeAn accidental fashion accessory is helping Zimbabwes new president rebrand the country and distance himself from his predecessor Robert Mugabe and his 37year rule. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-448727702018-07-24
Zimbabwes election campaign has been marred by a growing number of reports of voter intimidation and threats of violence a UN body has said. NegativeZimbabwes election campaign has been marred by a growing number of reports of voter intimidation and threats of violence a UN body has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-449389192018-07-24
The flame lily for example is Zimbabwes national flower NeutralMore than five million Zimbabweans are going to the polls on 30 July to vote in historic elections http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-448604192018-07-23
Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for racial unity ahead of landmark elections telling white farmers their lands will not be taken. NegativeZimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for racial unity ahead of landmark elections telling white farmers their lands will not be taken. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-449125152018-07-23
In his tailored suits and designer jewellery Zimbabwes main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa can work a crowd with all the drama of the Pentecostal preacher that he is NegativeIn his tailored suits and designer jewellery Zimbabwes main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa can work a crowd with all the drama of the Pentecostal preacher that he is http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-447410622018-07-19
Players from Zimbabwes national rugby union team have slept on the streets in Tunisia after complaining about the poor standard of hotel accommodation. NegativePlayers from Zimbabwes national rugby union team have slept on the streets in Tunisia after complaining about the poor standard of hotel accommodation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446991682018-07-03
Two people injured in Saturdays explosion at a campaign rally in Zimbabwes second city of Bulawayo have died a medical official has said NegativeTwo people injured in Saturdays explosion at a campaign rally in Zimbabwes second city of Bulawayo have died a medical official has said http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446003732018-06-25
Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa says elections will go ahead as planned on 30 July despite what he said was an attempt on his life on Saturday. NegativeZimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa says elections will go ahead as planned on 30 July despite what he said was an attempt on his life on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-445933382018-06-24
Marry Chiwenga the wife of Zimbabwes First VicePresident Constantino Chiwenga was also injured and pictures on social media showed the president visiting her in hospital. NegativeZimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-445862182018-06-23
Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo. NegativeZimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-445862182018-06-23
We meet at the start of what will be another long day for Zimbabwes foreign minister NeutralIn his wellcut suit with outstretched hand and beaming smile Sibusiso Moyo is the very picture of a modern politician http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-445518342018-06-21
Zimbabwes hopes of definitively ending international isolation depends on the police and soldiers abandoning the old brutal habits. NegativeIn his wellcut suit with outstretched hand and beaming smile Sibusiso Moyo is the very picture of a modern politician http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-445518342018-06-21
The boys were Zimbabwes secret police NeutralItai Dzamara was one of the most outspoken critics of Robert Mugabe before his disappearance http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442091832018-05-24
Zanele was airlifted to hospital in Bulawayo Zimbabwes second largest city and it wasnt long before thoughts turned to the wedding she had so carefully planned. NegativeAt first they look like any other young couple saying their vows and taking their first tentative steps into a long and happy marriage. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-440592702018-05-09
China is Zimbabwes fourth largest trading partner and its largest source of investment. PositiveA Zimbabwean opposition leader has vowed to expel Chinese investors if he wins elections due in July. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-439739082018-05-02
Themba Mliswa who heads parliaments mining committee told Zimbabwes staterun Herald paper that the panel had interviewed former Marange mining executives as well as the police army and intelligence services. NegativeZimbabwes parliament has summoned former President Robert Mugabe to give evidence about a claim he made about hugescale diamond theft. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438390682018-04-21
Zimbabwes parliament has summoned former President Robert Mugabe to give evidence about a claim he made about hugescale diamond theft. NegativeZimbabwes parliament has summoned former President Robert Mugabe to give evidence about a claim he made about hugescale diamond theft. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438390682018-04-21
In response Zimbabwes nurses association said it taken note of the move but added that the nurses remained on strike. NegativeZimbabwes government has sacked more than 10000 nurses who went on strike on Monday in an apparently hardline attempt to quell labour unrest. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438071332018-04-18
Zimbabwes government has sacked more than 10000 nurses who went on strike on Monday in an apparently hardline attempt to quell labour unrest. NegativeZimbabwes government has sacked more than 10000 nurses who went on strike on Monday in an apparently hardline attempt to quell labour unrest. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438071332018-04-18
Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has released the names of hundreds of companies and individuals who failed to return illegally stashed abroad despite an amnesty NegativeZimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa has released the names of hundreds of companies and individuals who failed to return illegally stashed abroad despite an amnesty. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-434582852018-03-19










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ChinaChina follows developments of situation in Zimbabwesaid Geng Shuang spokesperson for Chinese Foreign Ministry at press briefing China closely follows the developments of the situation in Zimbabwesaid Geng Shuang spokesperson for Chinese Foreign Ministry at a press briefing when asked to comment on the instability in Zimbabwe.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/15/c_136754938.htm2017-11-15