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Zimbabwe: Republic in southern Africa
Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. The capital and largest city is Harare. A country of roughly 16 million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most commonly used.

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Cyclone Idai killed at least 259 in Zimbabwe, 217 missing: IOM

At least 259 people were killed in Zimbabwe by Cyclone Idai, and some 217 are missing, the U.N. migration agency said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

300 dead, 35,000 at risk as Cyclone Idai rages through Mozambique, Zimbabwe; UN labels it 'one of the worst storms in decades'

The UN said that one of the worst storms to hit southern Africa in decades had also unleashed a humanitarian crisis in Malawi, affecting nearly a million people and forcing more than 80,000 from their..
Firstpost - Published

Videos for Zimbabwe

Death Toll Over 500 in Southern Africa After Cyclone Idai [Video]Death Toll Over 500 in Southern Africa After Cyclone Idai

An estimated 2 million people have been affected by Cyclone Idai.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Cyclone Idai: Families hunt for missing relatives in Zimbabwe [Video]Cyclone Idai: Families hunt for missing relatives in Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai is the worst storm to hit Zimbabwe since cyclone Eline in nearly 20 years.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:52Published

Survivors Of Cyclone Idai Desperate For Food, Water, Shelter [Video]Survivors Of Cyclone Idai Desperate For Food, Water, Shelter

Water and food shortages are stoking frustrations in Mozambique’s Beira. One week ago, Cyclone Idai battered the low-lying port city before moving inland to neighboring Zimbabwe and Malawi, where it..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Faithful sing in remains of church hit by Cyclone Idai [Video]Faithful sing in remains of church hit by Cyclone Idai

Churchgoers in Beira, Mozambique gathered to sing and pray on Sunday in what was left of their church, Igreja Pentecostal Unida de Esperanca, which was destroyed by Cyclone Idai. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

Thousands still need rescuing after African cyclone [Video]Thousands still need rescuing after African cyclone

The death toll from Cyclone Idai in Mozambique is likely to rise sharply, while hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans are now dependent on food aid. Millions have been affected across southeast Africa..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Aid workers widen search for Mozambique cyclone survivors, death toll mounts [Video]Aid workers widen search for Mozambique cyclone survivors, death toll mounts

Officials say although 3,000 people have been rescued so far, it's thought that around 15,000 are still waiting for help after the deadly cyclone Idai hit Mozambique. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

U.N's WFP ramps up food distribution for victims of deadly Mozambique cyclone [Video]U.N's WFP ramps up food distribution for victims of deadly Mozambique cyclone

At least 200 people have died in Mozambique and 98 in Zimbabwe, but the death toll is likely to rise as rescuers are still finding bodies. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Cyclone-Devastated Area Has Survivors Clinging to Rooftops [Video]Cyclone-Devastated Area Has Survivors Clinging to Rooftops

(CNN)Fears are growing for more than 500,000 people in the Mozambique city of Beira, after aid agency officials warned that 90% of the area had been "destroyed" by Cyclone Idai. The cyclone slammed..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Mozambique Begins National Mourning After Cyclone Idai [Video]Mozambique Begins National Mourning After Cyclone Idai

Mozambique's president announced three days of national mourning starting Wednesday. He also said his government would declare a national emergency.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Pope prays for victims of Africa's Cyclone Idai [Video]Pope prays for victims of Africa's Cyclone Idai

Pope Francis on Wednesday expressed his sorrow for African populations hit by Cyclone Idai in various regions of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi where hundreds of people were killed. Rough Cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

Mozambique Begins 3 Days Of Mourning After Cyclone, Hundreds Dead [Video]Mozambique Begins 3 Days Of Mourning After Cyclone, Hundreds Dead

Reuters reports Mozambique started three days of national mourning on Wednesday after a powerful cyclone and flooding killed hundreds of people and left a trail of destruction across swathes of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Over 200 dead in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai [Video]Over 200 dead in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai

The number of people killed in a powerful cyclone and flooding in Mozambique has risen above 200, more than doubling the country's death toll from a storm that could rank as one of the worst..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:02Published

Anxious Cyclone Idai survivors assess losses in Zimbabwe [Video]Anxious Cyclone Idai survivors assess losses in Zimbabwe

The country's estimated death toll is 98 and is expected to rise with many people still missing.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

Death Toll Rises Above 200 From Cyclone Idai [Video]Death Toll Rises Above 200 From Cyclone Idai

Reuters reports the number of people killed in a powerful cyclone and flooding in Mozambique has risen above 200. That's more than double the country’s initial death toll from Cyclone Idai. The storm..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

No end date for South African power cuts -minister [Video]No end date for South African power cuts -minister

South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Tuesday that he cannot say yet when rolling blackouts will end, as power utility Eskom struggles with capacity shortages. Zandi..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:08Published

1,000 feared dead in Mozambique cyclone [Video]1,000 feared dead in Mozambique cyclone

The number of people killed after cyclone Idai, a powerful storm and floods in Mozambique, could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Cyclone Idai: Thousands cut off in Zimbabwe [Video]Cyclone Idai: Thousands cut off in Zimbabwe

After Mozambique, the storm battered neighbouring Zimbabwe, cutting off the eastern district of Chimanimani.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:30Published

Cyclone Idai wreaks havoc across Southeast Africa [Video]Cyclone Idai wreaks havoc across Southeast Africa

A devastating cyclone has slammed South Eastern Africa claiming lives in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. Red Cross confirmed to Euronews that they expect the death toll to categorically rise in..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:54Published

At Least 215 Dead in Southern Africa Following Cyclone Idai [Video]At Least 215 Dead in Southern Africa Following Cyclone Idai

The cyclone made landfall Thursday in central Mozambique before moving into Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Cyclone Idai Claims The Lives Of At least 157 In Zimbabwe And Mozambique [Video]Cyclone Idai Claims The Lives Of At least 157 In Zimbabwe And Mozambique

Reuters reports that a dealy cyclone has claimed the lives of at least 157 people in Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Cyclone Ida tore across Southern Africa last week causing vast areas of land to be flooded,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Cyclone Idai death toll at 215, Beira city '90 percent destroyed' [Video]Cyclone Idai death toll at 215, Beira city '90 percent destroyed'

At least 126 people were killed in Mozambique and Malawi, while Zimbabwe counts 89 deaths.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:09Published

24 Bodies Recovered From Flooded Gold Mine [Video]24 Bodies Recovered From Flooded Gold Mine

The bodies of 24 gold miners have been recovered from a flooded mine in Zimbabwe. According to CNN, rescuers have reportedly pulled out eight survivors who had been trapped underground. Authorities..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Zimbabwe school teachers launch nationwide strike [Video]Zimbabwe school teachers launch nationwide strike

School teachers in Zimbabwe are demanding better working conditions and to be paid in US dollars, rather than government bonds, which constantly lose value.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:10Published

 

At least 157 dead in Zimbabwe, Mozambique as Cyclone Idai leaves trail of destruction

Cyclone Idai killed at least 157 people in Zimbabwe and Mozambique as it tore across Southern Africa, officials and state media said on Monday, and vast areas of land have been flooded, roads destroyed..
Reuters - Published

Zimbabwe death toll rises to 64 after Cyclone Idai pounds country

HARARE (Reuters) - Cyclone Idai has killed at least 64 people in eastern Zimbabwe and destroyed homes, bridges and roads, making rescue efforts difficult, a government minister said on Sunday. The..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Cyclone Idai batters Zimbabwe, at least 31 people dead

HARARE (Reuters) - At least 31 people have died in eastern Zimbabwe while dozens were missing as homes and bridges were swept away by a tropical storm, state television reported on Saturday. Cyclone..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

U.S. 'very enthusiastic' about Zimbabwe's new government: deputy secretary of state

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said on Friday that the government was "very enthusiastic" about the new Zimbabwean government, but wanted to see more action on reform.
Reuters - Published

Cyclone Idai, worst storm to threaten Mozambique in years, to make landfall

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A powerful hurricane threatening to rip through Mozambique's second largest port with winds of over 190 kilometres per hour is expected to make landfall late on Thursday, South..
Firstpost - Published

Zimbabwe doctors say patients dying due to drug, equipment shortages

Doctors said on Wednesday that patients in Zimbabwe's biggest state hospital were dying due to a lack of medicines and basic supplies, brought on by a cash crunch that has crippled the economy.
Reuters - Published

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