Zimbabwe

Planet Appetite: Zooming Around Zimbabwe - More Than Just Safari

Rupert Parker | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Most tourists who visit Zimbabwe never get further than Victoria Falls, but breathtaking game reserves, monumental ruins and the sheer warmth of the people, mean that it's worth exploring further.

Zimbabwe's Gay Community Wins A Landmark Court Victory

Dan Littauer | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK
Dan Littauer

Zimbabwe's gay community is breathing a sigh of relief after a court thwarted an attempt by the country's authorities to shut down its main LGBT rights advocacy group, on Wednesday.

It's Mugabe's 90th

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

It's a special day for the world's oldest dictator, as Robert Mugabe turns 90. As is customary for such occasions, it's set to be a lavish affair, ...

Zimbabwe Trans Woman Detained and Stripped Naked for Using Female Restroom

Dan Littauer | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK
Dan Littauer

Ricky Nathanson, has been detained by Zimbabwe's police, forced to strip naked and charged with "criminal nuisance" for using a female toilet at a city hotel. 48 year-old modeling agency director, Nathanson, from Bulawayo, was seized at the Palace Hotel on Thursday last week, by ZANU PF party youth leader Farai Mteliso who later handed her over to the police.

A Reggae Revolutionary: Remembering Peter Tosh

Sonia Grant | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sonia Grant

Before Nelson Mandela had been laid to rest, talk, inevitably, turned to his legacy. How would he be remembered: a benign, saintly figure, or, an unswerving revolutionary? For some, there was no ambiguity: he was one, or the other. But, for others, it wasn't contradictory that he embodied both traits: saint and revolutionary.

Blair Denies Claims He Wanted To Topple Mugabe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

Tony Blair put pressure on South Africa to take military action to topple Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, the country's ex-president has claimed. ...

PICTURES: Zimbabwe Crowns Mr Ugly

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A market porter has been crowned Zimbabwe's Mr Ugly. William Masvinu romped home with a first prize of $100 in cash and a night in a fancy hotel. ...

'That Which Makes Him Rape, Must Go'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

The Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said he wants rapists castrated. After officially opening parliament on Tuesday, President Mugabe demand...

There Are No Monsters Hiding Under Your Bed... Actually There Are

Caters | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Worst Holiday Ever! Tourist Stranded On Australian Island For Two Weeks After Being Stalked By 20ft Crocodile It’s the stuff nightmares...

Fizzy Drinks To Celebrate Mugabe's New Term

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

Free fizzy drinks were served to celebrate the new term of Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe - but Britain was not joining the party. The President will be...

'Accept My Victory Or Commit Suicide', Robert Mugabe Tells Zimbabwean Rivals

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK

Robert Mugabe has lashed out at Zimbabwean rivals contesting his disputed presidential election victory, urging them to accept it or "commit suicide"....

Why the African Union Needs a Makeover

Leo Cendrowicz | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Politics
Leo Cendrowicz

What did the African Union think of this? Did it call out Mugabe's henchmen for their brazen cheating? Not a bit. It gave a blithe thumbs-up to the election, with the head of the AU observer mission, former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, declaring them "free, honest and credible".

UK Concern As Mugabe 'Re-Elected' Amid Fraud Claims

PA | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Foreign Secretary William Hague today commended the people of Zimbabwe for holding peaceful presidential polls, but voiced "grave concerns" about the ...

'A Huge Farce'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

Zimbabwe's elections have been branded a "huge farce" by the man looking like finishing in second place. Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai dismissed...

Guess Who's Claiming Victory In Zimbabwe's Elections

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

Robert Mugabe has won Zimbabwe's election, Reuters have reported - but observers say the process was "seriously compromised". The official results ...

Mugabe's Greatest Hits

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

Robert Mugabe's latest pronouncement, a promise that he will step down should he lose Wednesday's election, represents a rare moment of reflection fro...

WATCH: Mugabe's Zanu-PF Chant 'We Can Torture You'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

The violent political crisis surrounding the 2008 elections in Zimbabwe garnered a storm of coverage across the globe. President Robert Mugabe's su...

'Britain Is A Cold, Uninhabitable Country With Small Houses' Rants Robert Mugabe Ahead Of Zimbabwean Elections

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Fred Goodwin Joins Robert Mugabe, Lester Piggott And Nicolae Ceausescu After Being Stripped of KnighthoodMugabe Tucks Into Ice Cream As Co...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Arms For Dictators

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 17 July 2013... 1) ARMS FOR DICTATORS From the Independent's splash: "The Government has issued...

Women, War and Peace: What We Can All Learn From The Zimbabwean Women Fighting Violence As Elections Approach

Bidisha | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK
Bidisha

World peace will not come from the macho mindset which has destroyed world societies. It'll come from the non-violence which makes the global women's movement the most profound, poignant, successful and ongoing revolution the world has ever seen.

Elephant Tramples 'Suspected Poacher' To Death In Zimbabwe

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK

An elephant in Zimbabwe has trampled to death a suspected poacher who was reportedly attempting to shoot the beast dead. The remains of Solomon M...

Lovely To Meet You

Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

The wife of one of Europe's most powerful politicians has been pictured shaking hands and smiling with Zimbabwe leader, Robert Mugabe. Geertrui Win...

Mugabe Tucks Into Ice Cream As Country Starves In Lavish Birthday Celebrations

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

Robert Mugabe feasted on ice cream at his extravagant £400,000 birthday party on Sunday in a lavish display of wealth and power that showed his detra...

An Incident While Photographing in Urban Zimbabwe

Stuart Forster | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

To be fair, people had warned me to be careful while photographing in Zimbabwe's cities. They'd told me not to photograph government buildings, the police or military personnel. Otherwise, I'd been told, I might run in trouble with the law.

After 12 Years Advertising The Job, Zimbabwe Appoints Hangman

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

After the post lay vacant despite being advertised for 12 years, Zimbabwe has appointed a new hangman. The appointment has prompted serious fears t...