In Zimbabwe, where girls as young as 10 are forced to marry due to poverty or traditional and religious practices, a teenage taekwondo enthusiast is using the sport to give girls in an impoverished community a fighting chance at life.

Rick Cosnett, Zimbabwe-born actor known for his roles in 'Vampire Diaries' and 'The Flash', recently came out of the closet and revealed that he is gay.

Zimbabwe outplayed Nepal in tough loss

October 2, 2019 11:15 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Zimbabwe skipper Sean Williams picked up player-of-the-match trophy in a commanding win of 40 runs against Nepal in a Tri-nation T20I Series league match played at the Indian Association Ground in Singapore on Tuesday. Zimbabwe responded strongly to win the match after its first-ever loss against Singapore on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Player of the match Richmond Mutumbami and middle-order batsman Ryan Burl of Zimbabwe shared a match-winning partnership of unbeaten 69 runs to steer Zimbabwe to a win by five wickets in 18.1 overs chasing the target of 133 runs against Nepal in first match of the Singapore T20I Tri-series held at Indian Association Ground in Singapore on Friday.

HARARE, Sept 14: The controversy swirling around the burial of Zimbabwe’s founding leader, Robert Mugabe, centers on his widow, Grace, who has remained dramatically cloaked behind a heavy black veil as she succeeded in getting the country’s president to scrap his plans for the ex-leader to be buried in a simple plot alongside other national heroes and instead build a grand new mausoleum for her husband.

HARARE, Sept 13: Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe will be buried at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare on Sunday, Mugabe family spokesman Leo Mugabe told Reuters, rowing back from comments the family made a day earlier.

HARARE, Sept 11: The body of Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe arrived at the country’s main airport on Wednesday, but his final resting place remained a source of mystery amid a dispute between some family members and the government.

Mugabe to be buried next Sunday

September 8, 2019 17:06 pm

HARARE, Sept 8: Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is expected to be buried next Sunday, state media reported.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Nepal national cricket team is set to face Zimbabwe in the inaugural match of the T20I tri-series to be hosted by Singapore Cricket Association (SCA) from September 27 to October 3 in Indian Association Ground in Singapore.

SINGAPORE, Sept 6: Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe has died aged 95, the country’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on his official Twitter account.

HARARE, Aug 16: Zimbabwe’s police fired tear gas Friday to disperse anti-government protesters in the center of the capital, Harare.

HARARE, July 25: Zimbabwe’s Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira has been detained for questioning by a newly formed Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), it said on Thursday.

JOHANNESBURG, July 15: Zimbabwe’s annual inflation almost doubled to a new 10-year high of 175.66% in June, official data showed on Monday, after a sharp rise in prices of basic goods and depreciation of the local currency.

HARARE, May 19: Zimbabwe’s central bank has secured a $500 million loan from unspecified international banks to support interbank currency trading from Monday and ease a dollar crunch that has brought fuel and medicine shortages, Governor John Mangudya said.

BEIRA, March 30: Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

GENEVA, March 22: The number of people in Zimbabwe affected by a devastating cyclone and flooding has jumped to 200,000, with most of the damage occurring near the Mozambique border, the UN said Thursday.

MOZAMBIQUE, March 18: A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 162 people with scores more missing and caused "massive and horrifying" destruction in the Mozambican city of Beira, authorities and the Red Cross said Monday.

HARARE, March 16: At least 24 people have died in south eastern Zimbabwe as homes and bridges were swept away by a tropical storm, the country’s information ministry said on Saturday.

HARARE, Jan 22: Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country’s economic crisis and crackdown.

HARARE, Aug 27: Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in as president of Zimbabwe on Sunday after winning a bitterly contested election that marked the country's first vote since strongman Robert Mugabe was ousted from power.

ZIMBABWE, Aug 2: At least three people died in Zimbabwe on Wednesday after political protests bubbled into violence, The Associated Press reports.

HARARE, July 29: Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa will face off in Zimbabwe's presidential election on July 30.

KATHMANDU, March 20: The national cricket team has returned home on Monday from Zimbabwe after securing the One Day International (ODI) status in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Nepal has lost its first match of ICC World Cup Qualifiers held at Bulawayo on Sunday.

Mar 4, 2018: Nepal has received a target of 381 runs in their match against hosts Zimbabwe in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Bulawayo on Sunday.

Nepal bowling against Zimbabwe

March 4, 2018 13:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Nepal is bowling after losing the toss against hosts Zimbabwe in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Bulawayo on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 4: As Nepal is going to play the first ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 match against Zimbabwe on Sunday, the momentum is with Nepal inspired by success stories of teenage sensation Sandeep Lamichhane and some other players’ outstanding performance in recent matches.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: A blistering century by skipper Paras Khadka went in vain as Nepal lost the final playoff match against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by seven runs in Windhoek, Namibia on Thursday. Khadka completed the third List-A century of his career, staying unbeaten on 112 runs facing 103 deliveries. He smashed three boundaries and eight sixes.

HARARE, Nov 25: A Zimbabwean High Court judge has ruled that the military action leading to Robert Mugabe’s resignation was legal, a key decision as the military has sought to show that its moves were not a coup.

ZIMBABWE, Nov 23: As Zimbabwe on Thursday prepared to swear in a new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, after 37 years, attention turned to the fate of Robert Mugabe and the wife who just days ago was poised to succeed him.

ZIMBABWE, Nov 22: Zimbabwe’s recently fired vice president was set to return on Wednesday to be sworn in as the country’s new leader after Robert Mugabe announced his stunning resignation during impeachment proceedings against him.

HARARE, Nov 16: Zimbabweans faced another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country’s political turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe’s decades-long rule.

HARARE, Nov 15: Zimbabwe’s army said Wednesday it has President Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody and is securing government offices and patrolling the capital’s streets following a night of unrest that included a military takeover of the state broadcaster.

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Nov 15: In an extraordinary statement after taking over the state broadcaster amid a night of unrest, Zimbabwe’s army early Wednesday sought to reassure the country that “this is not a military takeover” and that although President Robert Mugabe was safe and sound, the military was targeting “criminals around him” who have sent the nation spinning into economic despair.

Soldiers deployed across the Zimbabwe capital Harare and seized the state broadcaster on Wednesday after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party accused the head of the military of treason, prompting frenzied speculation of a coup.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, July 18: Sri Lanka has beaten Zimbabwe by four wickets in the one-off test on Tuesday.

COLOMBO, July 16: Captain Graeme Cremer took three wickets to help Zimbabwe restrict Sri Lanka to 293-7 at stumps on the second day Saturday of the one-off cricket test.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, July 15: Captain Graeme Cremer took three wickets to help Zimbabwe restrict Sri Lanka to 293-7 at stumps Saturday on the second day of the one-off cricket test.

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka, July 10:  Zimbabwe clinched its first one-day international series win against Sri Lanka after beating the hosts by three wickets in the decider to secure a 3-2 victory on Monday.

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka, July 10:  Offspinner Sikandar Raza took three wickets to help Zimbabwe restrict Sri Lanka to 203 for eight in the series-deciding fifth one-day international on Monday.

HAMBANTOTA, July 9: Zimbabwe has leveled the five-match one-day international series at 2-2 after defeating Sri Lanka by four wickets under the Duckworth/Lewis method in a rain-hit fourth match on Saturday.

HAMBANTOTA, July 7: Openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella scored their maiden international centuries to help Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by eight wickets in the third one-dayer for a 2-1 lead in the five-match series on Thursday.

GALLE, Sri Lanka,  July 2: Spinner Lakshan Sandakan took four wickets and his partner Hasaranga de Silva took a hat-trick on debut as Sri Lanka thrashed Zimbabwe by seven wickets in the second one-day international to level the five-match series 1-1 on Sunday.

HARARE, Zimbabwe, June 8:  Police in Zimbabwe say a bus traveling to Zambia has crashed, killing 45 people.

KATHMANDU, March 28: A visiting Zimbabwean minister has said that African country wants to learn from Nepal to organize remittances inflow to improve its GDP.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Zimbabwe has shown interest to help Nepal for the development of micro, small and cottage industries.

HARARE, Zimbabwe, June 19: Zimbabwe held its nerve to beat India by two runs in the first Twenty20 on Saturday as Mahendra Singh Dhoni failed to hit a four off the last ball for the win.