the affected provinces are Matabeleland North and South, Masvingo, some parts of Manicaland and the Midlands regions.
"... There is no need for another armed struggle … The end game is to pressurize peacefully the regime to realize that it needs to negotiate a political settlement which will take this country forward …”
"We are meeting at a time when the State has declared war against innocent citizens for simply daring to express themselves. However, fear not my fellow Zimbabweans, because we are on the eve of a new dispensation."
Africa has been one of world's fastest-growing region's over past decade, but commodities slump has hit its oil and mineral exporters hard
“ … I did not think that I will be alive today. I actually knew that it might be the last thing to do before I join my ancestors (dead great grandfathers and mothers) …"
"We are shocked that Assistant Inspector Noel Magwenzi of Glen View Police Station who is on record for admitting that he gave the instruction for the four women to be brutalized is still reporting for duty as an officer of law."
“My government is also pleased to work with you in supporting human rights, empowering women and youth, and fighting epidemic disease including HIV/AIDS and malaria."
President Lungu's appointments come as he expresses concern about low representation of women in parliament
President Ian Khama of Botswana says at 92, the Zimbabwean leader is incapable of running the country.
ZPP said August was a difficult time for members of the Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai and former Vice President Joice Mujuru’s Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) party.
Some vendors reportedly hit back leading to the arrest of some of them by Zimbabwean police.
Several large schools have reported vandalism against university property; closures spark anger among some students pushing to finish classes