# Zimbabwe

Last month
October 2023
Death toll in Zimbabwean mine collapse expected to rise to 13
Yesterday, hundreds watched in anguish as rescue workers tried to retrieve bodies from the mine.
This year
At least nine people dead after gold mine collapse in Zimbabwe
The accident occurred yesterday in Chegutu, about 120 kilometres west of the capital Harare.
Zimbabwe’s opposition leader claims victory and alleges ‘gigantic fraud’ in election result
More than 40 local vote monitors were also arrested on allegations of subversion that government critics said were trumped-up charges.
Zimbabwe vote observers find election 'fell short' of standards
Zimbabweans went to the ballot box on Wednesday and Thursday in polling marred by delays.
HSE kept recruiting nurses from African countries added to WHO list of vulnerable workforces
The Vice President of Zimbabwe has called international recruitment of healthcare workers a crime against humanity.
Andrew Balbirnie century in vain as Ireland suffer dramatic loss to Zimbabwe
The ODI series continues on Saturday and will conclude on Monday.
Last year
Ireland lose out by 31 runs to Zimbabwe in T20 World Cup opener
Ireland played their opener in Hobart today.
Morocco win again to advance to knockout stages of AFCON
Malawi also boosted their prospects by coming from behind to get the better of Zimbabwe.
All time
Ireland’s Amy Hunter becomes youngest batter to hit international century
On her 16th birthday, Hunter struck an unbeaten 121.
Zimbabwe magistrate rules Mugabe should be reburied
President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government wanted Mugabe’s burial to be a public event at the hilltop National Heroes Acre.
Rain ruins Ireland's second one-day international against Zimbabwe
The inclement weather in Belfast meant the match ended with no result.
Echoes of Mugabe as Zimbabwe President entrenches his power
Emmerson Mnangagwa seized power after a military coup in 2017.
Ireland confirm postponement of Zimbabwe cricket tour
The Irish men’s team were due to fly to Harare on March 28 and play a three-match T20 international series, followed by a three-match one-day international series
Zimbabwe health minister charged amid Covid-19 testing kit scandal
Obadiah Moyo (66) was arrested last night following investigations brought by the country’s anti-graft commission.
Robert Mugabe left $10 million, a farm and two houses - but no will
Mugabe’s daughter disclosed these assets to the High Court after the family had been unable to locate a will.
Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe
More than five million rural Zimbabweans – nearly a third of the population – are at risk of food shortages before the next harvest in 2020.
Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe buried at his rural home village
Mugabe died in a Singapore hospital on 6 September, aged 95.
Traditional beliefs and rituals are fueling tensions over Mugabe's funeral
Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe died on 6 September, aged 95.
'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe
While Mugabe leaves a divided legacy, no expense was spared for his funeral in Harare today.
Body of Robert Mugabe being flown home ahead of funeral in 60,000-seater stadium
Mugabe will lie in state tomorrow and Friday at Rufaro Stadium in Mbare township in Harare.
Ireland make history as they clinch dramatic series win over Zimbabwe in Belfast
They beat a full member in an ODI Series at home for the first time ever.
Cyclone Idai: A father searches the rubble for his dead children as millions are at risk of food shortages
It is hard to describe the utter devastation of the worst natural disaster to hit the Southern Hemisphere, writes Gabriella Pandini.
'We're running out of time': Aid workers racing to help survivors of deadly cyclone in southern Africa
Aid agencies said they were prepared for the cyclone – but not for the massive floods that followed.
Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique
The cyclone hit the city of Beri on Thursday, before it moved into neighbouring Zimbabwe.
'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland
Donnah Vuma is one of the lucky few in Direct Provision who have managed to access university education here.
Mnangagwa calls for Zimbabwe to unify as opposition cries foul
His plea for unity came after allegations of foul play sparked a deadly crackdown on protesters in Harare on Wednesday.
Zimbabwe opposition leader lashes 'unverified fake results' as Zanu-PF claim victory
Robert Mugabe’s successor Emmerson Mnangagwa has been declared winner of the historic election.
Zimbabwe government vows to enforce security crackdown to prevent further protests
Three people were shot dead during demonstrations yesterday.
Three shot dead after Zimbabwean army opens fire on protest
Earlier official results showed that the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament.
Voting closes after high turnout in Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election
Officials overseeing the polls said long queues at many polling stations suggested a high turnout nationwide.
Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election
Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.
'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims
Tunisia say they made every effort to accommodate Zimbabwe after they complained about ‘the state of the bathroom in one of the rooms, the lack of a swimming pool and the low internet speed’.
Zimbabwe players sleep on the streets ahead of Rugby World Cup qualifier
Photographs showed players lying on a pavement wearing blankets and surrounded by their luggage.
'I love the land, I love the people and I’m optimistic for what Zimbabwe can become'
David Pocock showed no ill effects on his return to Test rugby against Ireland last weekend.
Zimbabwe to the Ireland U20s - Angus Curtis following in family footsteps
The 19-year-old Ulster midfielder has now been joined by his younger brother, Graham, in Ireland.
Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies aged 65
Tsvangirai died following a battle with cancer.
Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'A changing of the guard or a genuine fresh start for Zimbabwe?'
It’s been like a dream for many people in Zimbabwe who feared that Mugabe would cling to power until his last breath, writes Sarah McCann.
Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal
The military stepped in almost two weeks ago after Mugabe’s firing of deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa.
'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president
Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe who had been in power for 37 years.
Zimbabwe's next leader nicknamed 'The Crocodile' prepares to take power
He’s set to take power tomorrow.