News & Events

Security Alert: Update on Street Closures and Potential Civil Unrest and Violence

Location: Zimbabwe country-wide & Harare Commercial Business District Event: Zimbabwe is experiencing civil unrest, violence, and heightened political tension following the general elections held on July 30, 2018. The security situation remains volatile. On August 22, the Constitutional Court will begin hearing the election challenge filed by Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). As a result, ...
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Security Alert: Update on Civil Unrest and Violence following the Zimbabwe General Elections of July 30, 2018

Location: Zimbabwe Event:  Due to civil unrest, violence, and heightened political tension following the general elections held on July 30, 2018, the U.S. Embassy advises American citizens to exercise increased caution. Although American Citizens and foreigners have not been specifically targeted in acts of violence, the security situation remains volatile.  We have received credible reports of numerous ...
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U.S. basketball stars expected in Zimbabwe

Harare, August 10, 2018- Two United States- based National Basketball Association (NBA) stars- Luc Mbah a Moute and Trevor Ariza- will visit Zimbabwe August 17. They will conduct training and development camps for 50 pre-selected young players. “We are excited to support FAA to host Luc Mbah’s second visit to Zimbabwe as well Trevor Ariza’s first visit,” ...
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Recent Events in Zimbabwe

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC August 9, 2018 The United States government is gravely concerned by credible reports of numerous detentions, beatings, and other abuses of Zimbabweans over the past week, particularly targeting opposition activists. There should be no role for violence, intimidation, or harassment in the new Zimbabwe. We are also ...
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Joint Local Statement on the targeting of opposition in Zimbabwe

The European Union Delegation, the Heads of Mission of EU Member States present in Harare* and the Heads of Mission of Australia, Canada, and the United States of America issue the following statement in Zimbabwe: The Heads of Mission of the EU, Australia, Canada and the United States of America are deeply disturbed by continuing ...
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