Authorities in Zimbabwe have ordered street food and produce vendors operating in the capital, Harare to cease operations in efforts to curb a typhoid outbreak.
Zimbabwe’s fragile economic situation is lurching towards fresh depths amid indications that United States dollar denominations are disappearing from circulation. The development has triggered speculation of a conspiracy to wipe out US dollar notes to pave way for the planned introduction of bond notes, a local currency by the government. Last week Zimbabwe cleared its 15-year-old financial arrears with the International Monetary Fund, a first step towards a new IMF loan program for the cash-starved country.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe rejects rumours that he was gravely ill and tells anti-goverment protesters “enough is enough”. Yiming Woo reports.
Cliff divers leap 30 metres into the Zambezi River near Victoria Falls.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe says his government will take possession of all diamond operations because existing miners had robbed the country of its wealth. Mugabe also adds that his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife Grace will not automatically inherit the role.