Africa

Zimbabwe to Criminalize Machetes in Gold Rich Areas

Emmerson Mnangagwa’s leftist regime in Zimbabwe introduced legislation this week to ban the ownership of machetes in areas rich in gold following a spate of violent robberies by knife-wielding artisan miners.

A supporter of National Super Alliance (NASA) holding a machete reacts towards police officers during a protest against Kenya's second poll in Kisumu, on October 27, 2017. Kenya's election chief said on October 27 plans to restage a presidential vote on October 28 in areas hit by polling-day protests would …

105 People Hacked to Death in Zimbabwe Machete War

At least 105 people have been murdered over the past three months in “machete wars” fought between criminal gangs in Zimbabwe, according to a report from a non-governmental organization called the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP).

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - AUGUST 03: President-elect, Emmerson Mnangagwa conducts a press conference on August 3, 2018 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) officials last night announced the re-election of President Emmerson Mnangagwa of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF). The election was the first since …