Zimbabwe's unique stone sculptures grace museums, gardens, and art lovers' homes worldwide.

Zimbabwe’s stone sculptors struggle to keep carving


International art collectors purchased many of Zimbabwe’s massive stone carvings. But buyers stopped coming in 2000 after conflict over land reform policies led to violence. Some sculptors are still trying to keep their art alive.

In this photo taken Wednesday Sept. 2015, a man buys kerosene at a road side stall in Harare, Zimbabwe. 

Zimbabwe struggles to keep the power on

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor John Mangudya holds a sample of a gold coin at the launch in Harare, Monday, July, 25, 2022.

Zimbabwe gambles with gold to curb soaring inflation

A man receives a shot from a health worker, both wear masks and protective gear.

In Zimbabwe, vaccine hesitancy among front-line workers stalls rollout 

A photo of some of the Grandmothers trained by Friendship Bench who provide mental health advice at the Mbare Clinic in Harare Zimbabwe.

In Zimbabwe, a talk therapy program trains ‘grandmothers’ to lend a supportive ear

Tsitsi Dangerembga, left, prominent Zimbabwean author and Fadzayi Mahere, right, spokeswoman for the main opposition party, appear at the magistrates courts with others in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 1, 2020.

Citizens are challenging repression with #ZimbabweanLivesMatter, says author Tsitsi Dangarembga


The Booker Prize-nominated novelist was arrested at a political demonstration last week against Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.

A strip of closed offices and empty sidewalk with a single woman waiting for offices to open.

Zimbabwe’s internet crackdown shows the ‘economic sabotage’ of shutdowns

The government of Zimbabwe shut down the internet last month to quell dissent. But the move cost the nation $5.7 million per day and set Zimbabwe’s growing “technopreneur” business back during the blackout.

Before 2016, Evan Mawarire was a little-known pastor in Zimbabwe. Now he's entered politics. "People went so far as clamoring for me to run for president," he said. "That is not a call to be taken lightly."

Pastor who sparked Zimbabwe’s anti-Mugabe movement steps into political fray

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A 41-year-old pastor-turned-activist has taken another leap of faith by running for a local government position in Zimbabwe’s upcoming crunch elections.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe watches a video presentation during the summit of the Southern African Development Community in Johannesburg, Aug. 17, 2008. Mugabe ruled for 37 years before resigning on Nov. 21, 2017, following a military takeover.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule

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Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal strongman.

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe stands center with a blue suit and tie shaking the hands of college graduates.

Mugabe makes his first appearance after army takeover


Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony Friday, making a defiant first public appearance since the military takeover that appeared to signal the end of his 37-year reign.