Zimbabwe government - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Zimbabwe government At 93 years old, Zimbabwe's Mugabe remains a jet-setter HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president." President Robert Mugabe has visited Singapore, Ghana, Swaziland and Mauritius in the past three weeks alone. At times he stops over in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, for just a night before leaving again. ... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:12:00 GMT 2017-03-23T13:12:00Z Zimbabwe's Mugabe marks 93rd birthday in opposition area MATOPO HILLS, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday Saturday amid granite hills where ancient spirits are said to dwell, defying calls to resign after nearly four decades in power in a region known for opposing the man who says he'll run again in 2018 elections. Thousands of government supporters, some wearing clo... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:56:00 GMT 2017-02-25T15:56:00Z Zimbabwe's Mugabe praises Trump's 'America First' policy HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy has an admirer in Zimbabwe's longtime president, who says the policy resonates with his own thinking. President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 on Tuesday and is the world's oldest head of state, spoke in a birthday interview with state-run media. "When it comes t... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:02:00 GMT 2017-02-21T16:02:00Z Zimbabwean pastor and protest organizer is released on bail HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean pastor arrested for organizing anti-government protests said Thursday he was looking forward to getting cleaned up after being released on bail from a maximum-security prison. Evan Mawarire, who launched a protest movement on social media called #ThisFlag, was detained Feb. 1 after returning from months in the United S... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:38:00 GMT 2017-02-09T15:38:00Z Zimbabwe pastor behind protests faces 20 years in prison HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Zimbabwe pastor who fled to the United States after launching the popular #ThisFlag protest movement faces up to 20 years in prison for organizing protests against President Robert Mugabe in New York. Evan Mawarire was arrested at Harare International Airport on his return home Wednesday. He is yet to appear in court. Mawarire ... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 14:32:00 GMT 2017-02-02T14:32:00Z Seeking cash, Zimbabwe sells 35 elephants to China HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's wildlife agency said Thursday it has sold 35 elephants to China to ease overpopulation and raise funds for conservation, amid criticism from animal welfare activists that such sales are unethical. This once-prosperous country's economy has fallen apart, and Zimbabwe's government has said it needs to sell wildlife to supp... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:47:00 GMT 2017-01-05T15:47:00Z Zimbabwe's ruling party backs Mugabe, 92, for 2018 election MASVINGO, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turns 93 in February, was endorsed on Saturday as the ruling party's candidate in a national election scheduled for 2018. The ruling ZANU-PF party announced its support in the southeast town of Masvingo, where the party's youth wing even proposed that Mugabe should rule for life with broad powers. ... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 16:09:00 GMT 2016-12-17T16:09:00Z Zimbabwe's Mugabe, 92, looks to 2018 elections HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's ruling party says the country's 92-year-old president, Robert Mugabe, is certain to be endorsed as the party's presidential candidate for elections in 2018. Ignatius Chombo, secretary for administration of the ZANU-PF party, said Wednesday that Mugabe will get the endorsement at the party's annual conference this week. ... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:20:00 GMT 2016-12-14T09:20:00Z Zimbabwe's Mugabe, 92, appeals for calm amid economic crisis HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has appealed for calm as his government battles to contain a debilitating economic crisis. The 92-year-old president appeared frail but jovial, struggling with his lines a bit as he delivered a 30-minute State of the Nation address on Tuesday. He praised the country's security for... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:16:00 GMT 2016-12-06T15:16:00Z Mood gets grimmer in Zimbabwe over Mugabe, diving economy HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In Zimbabwe's capital, a man fills two drums with gasoline at a station that still accepts electronic payments in a country where many vendors demand cash, a sign of the economy's vulnerability. "I have to stock up. There won't be any fuel by the time we reach Christmas," said Fadzai Radaira, the buyer at the fuel station in Harare... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:41:00 GMT 2016-11-24T14:41:00Z