Zimbabwe Headlines

  • Zimbabwe and Kenya lead the way in Africa's dash from cash

    Efficiency and safety of mobile money has millions of forgoing notes and coins “Drunks love paying by M-Pesa,” the owner of a bar in a low-income area of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, explained drily. “It’s easy to get conned when you have cash.” The well-known mobile money platform may not choose to commandeer this observation as a marketing slogan, but it does capture some of the reasons why M-Pesa is starting to shift Kenyans away from using cash. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Behind walls of his mansion, Zimbabwe's Mugabe turns 94

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former ruler Robert Mugabe observed his 94th birthday in private behind the walls of his Harare mansion on Wednesday, without the lavish parties that marked the occasion during his nearly four-decade rule.

    in.reuters.com
  • Behind walls of his mansion, Zimbabwe's Mugabe turns 94

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's former ruler Robert Mugabe observed his 94th birthday in private behind the walls of his Harare mansion on Wednesday, without the lavish parties that marked the occasion during his nearly four-decade rule.

    www.reuters.com
  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe marks 94th birthday in near solitude

    Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe was celebrating his first birthday since his resignation in near solitude on Wednesday, far from the lavish affair of years gone by.

    Washington Post
  • Zimbabwean opposition leader Tsvangirai buried in rural home

    Thousands of people in Zimbabwe gathered on Tuesday for the burial of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, whose death from cancer exacerbated divisions within a movement preparing for elections just months away.

    Washington Post
  • Zimbabwean opposition leader Tsvangirai buried in rural home

    Thousands of people in Zimbabwe gathered on Tuesday for the burial of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, whose death from cancer exacerbated divisions within a movement preparing for elections just months away. A hearse carrying Tsvangirai's body in a white casket drove slowly through the...

    ABC News