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Angry protesters barricade the main route to Zimbabwe's capital Harare from Epworth township on January 14 2019 after announced a more than hundred percent hike in fuel prices. - Angry protesters barricaded roads with burning tyres and rocks in Zimbabwe on January 14 after the government more than doubled the price of fuel in a bid to improve supplies as the country battles its worst gasoline shortages in a decade.

At least 600 arrested, dozens wounded as economically shattered Zimbabwe teeters on the edge

Zimbabwe police armed with rifles detained more than 600 civilians, including pastors, in a brutal crackdown in the economically devastated nation.
Former defence force commander General Constantino Chiwenga, speaks ahead of Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa during his closing presidential campaign at the National Sports Stadium during his final 'Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front' (ZANU PF) rally on July 28, 2018 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabweans go to the polls on July 30th to vote for a new president, the first since the end of Robert Mugabe's 37 year rule.

Zimbabwe declares Emmerson Mnangagwa the winner in first presidential election since Robert Mugabe was deposed after 4 decades in power

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been voted in as Zimbabwe's President in the first election since the military staged a dramatic coup and ousted Robert Mugabe from long-standing power. Opposition leaders have rejected the results, and the military continues to patrol the area.
Soldiers open fire to disperse crowds of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change supporters outside the party's headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe on August 1, 2018.

At least 3 dead in Zimbabwe after opposition protesters claim the elections were rigged

Protests in Harare, Zimbabwe descended into chaos on Wednesday after supporters of the main opposition party accused the ruling party of trying to rig the country's historic elections. Soldiers had to step in as protesters clashed with police.

Zimbabwe is having its first-ever election without Robert Mugabe, after a wild campaign with fake promises about Trump and a bomb at a campaign rally

Millions of Zimbabweans voted on Monday after a tumultuous year. The contenders are current president Emmerson Mnangagwa, and Nelson Chamisa, a former pastor. The campaign has featured tall promises, including of a $15 billion investment from the Trump White House which turned out to be fake.

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has pledged to rid the country of Chinese investment

China is the nation's largest source of investment but Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa said if he wins the presidency in the upcoming election, he would "call the Chinese and tell them the deals they signed are unacceptable and they should return to their country."
US dollars are used in several countries around the world other than the United States, including Ecuador, Zimbabwe, and Myanmar, pictured above.

More than two dozen countries and territories use the US dollar as currency

The US dollar is used as official currency in several countries besides the United States, including Ecuador, El Salvador, and Zimbabwe. In other countries, such as Panama and Cambodia, use USD alongside local currency.
The Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Morgan Tsvangirai speaks during a lunch at Parliament House on July 23, 2012 in Canberra, Australia. Australia is the third largest donor to Zimbabwe with assistance focused on water, sanitation and economic growth. (Photo by Alan Porritt-Pool/Getty Images)

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s veteran opposition leader, has died at 65

Earlier this month Tsvangirai was reported to be critically ill in hospital. He had reportedly been suffering from colon cancer.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa in December 2017.

Zimbabwe’s new president said Brexit is a ‘good thing because they will need us’

Emmerson Mnangagwa said: 'What they've lost with Brexit they can come and recover from Zimbabwe.'
Zimbabwe Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa listens as President Robert Mugabe delivers his state of the nation address to the country's parliament in Harare.

Emmerson Mnangagwa just became Zimbabwe’s new president — here’s how he went from Robert Mugabe’s bodyguard to his successor

Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's new president on Friday, officially ending Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule over the southern African country.
Zimbabwean's celebrate Mugabe's resignation.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

HARARE  - Robert Mugabe r...