• 31 January 2006:
    • Zimbabwe has a memorable win against Ghana (2-1) at Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
    • The Zimbabwe dollar crashes to a record low of Z$165,000 against the US dollar on the parallel market.
    • Zimbabwe's national cricket manager, Mohammed Meman, is fired after 15 years on the job. He describes the move as "an absolute disgrace".
Jonathan Moyo
  • 31 January 2005: Zanu-PF Politburo demands sacking of Jonathan Moyo for organising a meeting in Tsholotsho in 2004 to plot ways to scuttle the appointment of Joice Mujuru as Zanu-PF and, subsequently, Zimbabwe's second vice-president.