An online comedy show which satirizes politics and state propaganda has become a major hit in Zimbabwe. Zambezi News is watched by six million people and is widely shared on social media. The trio behind it say they’re offering a fresh perspective.
Washington plans to lift sanctions on Sudan in return for compensation for terror victims, making the African country a pawn in the US election campaign. Experts say this approach to sanctions in Africa needs to change.
Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa is cleaning up the legacy of his predecessor Mugabe: The state is compensating white farmers who were evicted during the great land reform of the 2000s. But many problems remain unsolved.
Crackdown on dissent is on the rise in Zimbabwe even as the country is under COVID-19 lockdown. The nation is recording a spate of abductions and torture common under late former leader, Robert Mugabe.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has issued a stern warning to his critics, saying he will flush out "bad apples" that are weakening his administration. Rights activists say his words could be interpreted as a threat.
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