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Riot police lash out in Zimbabwe

Riot police lash out in  Zimbabwe Riot police in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, fired tear gas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters last Friday.

A third of Zimbabweans face a food crisis due to climate change and neoliberalism

A third of Zimbabweans face a food crisis due to climate change and neoliberalism More than five million people in Zimbabwe face hunger or starvation, according to the United Nations (UN).

Zimbabwe eyewitness - ‘The government has declared war on its citizens’

Zimbabwe eyewitness - ‘The government has declared war on its citizens’ Workers and the poor rose up against the government, and they face bitter repression

Revolt in Zimbabwe against austerity and dictatorship

Revolt in Zimbabwe against austerity and dictatorship Workers and the poor are staying away from work, demonstrating and fighting the police

International round-up - arrests in Zimbabwe and Palestinian death toll rises

International round-up - arrests in Zimbabwe and Palestinian death toll rises Trade unionists in Zimbabwe, southern Africa, faced repression last week.

Western fears in Zimbabwe

Western fears in Zimbabwe Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s crackdown on opposition forces is causing jitters among the West and big business

Repression follows the election in Zimbabwe

07 August 2018
President Mnangagwa looks to defend his rule by crushing dissent, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

First vote for Zimbabwe after Mugabe

31 July 2018
Results of the first Zimbabwean presidential election since the fall of dictator Robert Mugabe were expected this week.

President Mnangagwa tries to woo big business and the white farmers

23 January 2018
Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa was set to tell the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week that the country is “open for business”.

Zimbabwe’s new president promises reforms that will hurt the working class

26 November 2017
Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to open up the country to international capital.

Britain's colonial crimes in Zimbabwe

26 November 2017
How the crimes of imperialists shaped Zimbabwe's history

‘Mugabe’s gone, everyone is singing in the street,’ says Zimbabwean socialist

21 November 2017
Celebrations broke out in the Zimbabwean capital Harare at the news of president Robert Mugabe’s resignation on Tuesday. But the process must go deeper.

Robert Mugabe resigns: can ordinary people now win their own demands?

21 November 2017
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday after a coup by generals and mobilisations on the streets

Robert Mugabe—how an anti-colonialist hero became an authoritarian nationalist

21 November 2017
Robert Mugabe has died. Here is his political obituary we wrote in 2017 when he was removed from office.

LETTERS: Conditions are dangerous inside 'grisly Risley' prison

21 November 2017
There have been reports that an explosive device was found inside HM Prison Risley last week.

Endgame in Zimbabwe as army looks to replace Mugabe with neoliberal ‘hardman’

19 November 2017
Pressure is mounting on Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe after a coup by the army last Wednesday.

Zimbabwean socialist responds to ‘palace coup’ facing Mugabe’s regime

15 November 2017
The Zimbabwean armed forces seized control of the capital Harare and detained president Robert Mugabe early on Wednesday morning. It is the result of a spiralling political crisis facing the regime, with rival factions of the ruling Zanu PF party jostling for power.

Protests sweep Zimbabwe

08 July 2016
Protests, strikes and stay-aways have swept Zimbabwe in southern Africa as people revolt against food shortages, unpaid wages, corruption and repression.

Drought in Southern Africa threatens millions with famine

23 February 2016
Millions are suffering in Southern Africa but capitalism can’t solve the climate crisis, says Alistair Farrow 

Dripping blood from every pore—why Rhodes must fall

29 January 2016
Oriel College, part of Oxford University, announced this week that having considered all the arguments—in particular those from its wealthy donors—it had decided not to remove a statue of Cecil Rhodes.

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