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Zimbabwe expresses commitment to join Botswana, Zambia in Kazungula bridge project

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Zimbabwe on Monday expressed its commitment to join Botswana and Zambia in the Kazungula Bridge project which currently links the two neighboring countries. Zimbabwe was...
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Zimbabwean president signs law to promote higher, tertiary education

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has signed a new law, the Manpower Planning and Development Amendment Act, which seeks to promote the development and implementation...
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Zimbabwe main opposition in Parliament supports constitutional amendment despite criticism

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Zimbabwe's main opposition party in Parliament, MDC-T, has described a recently passed constitutional amendment that gives President Emmerson Mnangagwa more executive powers as progressive. Party...
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Zimbabwe anticipating bumper harvest of traditional small grains

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Zimbabwe is anticipating a bumper harvest of traditional small grains, with the increase in production being attributed to abundant rainfall received in the 2020-21...
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Zimbabwe striving to make media sector more plural

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Zimbabwe is striving to make its media sector more plural and diverse so that every voice in the country is heard, Information Minister Monica...
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More than 220,000 Zimbabweans return home from abroad amid pandemic – IOM

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The International Organization on Migration (IOM) said Tuesday that more than 220,000 migrants have returned to Zimbabwe since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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More Zimbabweans come forward for COVID-19 vaccines as rollout extends to residential areas

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More than 120,000 Zimbabweans have taken COVID-19 vaccines, taking heed of the call by the government to accept them as part of efforts to...
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Ethiopian Airlines lifts one million plus COVID -19 vaccine doses from Beijing to Harare

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Ethiopian Airlines has transported 1,056,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in a single flight. The Airlines transported the vaccines in 6 envirotainers from Beijing to Harare...
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Chinese vaccines rollout gains steam in Zimbabwe

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A month after the first dose of the Sinopharm vaccine was administered in Zimbabwe, the country's inoculation drive is gaining momentum each passing...
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Africa ratchets up vaccination as COVID-19 cases surpass 4 million

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Africa's vaccination drive against COVID-19 has gathered momentum as countries rush to protect their citizens. As of Friday, the number of...
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By-elections in Zimbabwe remain suspended despite lifting of lockdown

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The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) said Monday it is still deciding on when electoral activities can resume following the easing of a two-month COVID-19...
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Zimbabwe expects industrial capacity utilization to jump to 61 percent in 2021

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Zimbabwe's manufacturing sector expects above 61 percent capacity utilization in 2021 after registering 10.6 percentage point growth to 47 percent in 2020, the Confederation...
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Zimbabwean president thanks his former deputy for service in government

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday thanked Kembo Mohadi for his service as the Vice President of Zimbabwe. Mohadi resigned on Monday following an alleged...
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Vice President Mohadi of Zimbabwe Vacates Office

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Zimbabwean Vice President Kembo Mohadi resigned from his post on Monday in the wake of "immoral" allegations which have dogged him in the past...
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Zimbabwean traders charge for goods using rate in defiance of regulations

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Many traders in Zimbabwe's hardware shops, stockfeed outlets, pharmacies, grocery and motor vehicle spares shops continue to flout central bank regulations on the pegging...
MARONDERA, April 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga (3rd L) talks with local officials before visiting an isolation center in Marondera, Zimbabwe, April 17, 2020. The vice president visited the isolation center on Friday as part of his tour to assess isolation and treatment facilities in Mashonaland East Province. (Photo by Shaun Jusa/Xinhua)

Zimbabwe denies suspending WHO and UNICEF in COVID-19 programs

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The Zimbabwean has government refuted media reports that it had barred the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF from participating in the country's COVID-19...
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a press conference in Harare, capital of Zimbabwe, March 17, 2020. In an update to the nation on Tuesday, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared COVID-19 a national disaster, saying that the country had escalated its national response to the virus after neighboring countries in the region had reported cases. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)

Zimbabwean president inaugurates ambitious Gwayi-Shangani water pipeline

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday officiated the groundbreaking ceremony of the Gwayi-Shangani water pipeline which upon completion is expected to end the perennial...
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Zimbabwe’s annual inflation declines to 321 percent in February

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Zimbabwe's annual rate of inflation for February declined to 321.59 percent from 362.63 percent in January, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency said Thursday. ...
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Zimbabwe tourism sector seeks priority in COVID-19 vaccination

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The Zimbabwe tourism sector is seeking for its members to be prioritized in the first phase of the COVID-19 vaccination program that is underway...
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Zimbabwe’s urban poor receive another US$7 million from Swiss development agency

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received 7 million U.S. dollars in new funding from Switzerland, through the Swiss Agency for Development...
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Zimbabwe expects 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses under COVAX

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Zimbabwe will soon receive 1.152 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine under the COVAX scheme, the European Union announced Wednesday. "Fabulous to see...
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Zimbabwean journalists appeal for priority status in vaccine roll-out

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The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) urged the government to prioritize journalists in its COVID-19 Vaccination Roll-out Plan on Wednesday, saying that they were...
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Zimbabwe confirms coronavirus variant circulating in country

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The Zimbabwean government said Tuesday that a more contagious strain of the coronavirus is circulating in Zimbabwe. Addressing a post-cabinet media briefing,...
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Zimbabwe sets deadline for ministers to draw 5-year plans of action

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has ordered Cabinet Ministers to submit their five-year plans of action aligned to his government's new economic blueprint, the National...
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Britain imposes sanctions on Zimbabwe’s security chiefs

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The United Kingdom on Monday imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe's security chiefs for alleged human rights violations. The travel ban and asset freeze...
People walk along a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 27, 2020. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday announced a 21-day national lockdown starting from Monday as part of the measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Zhang Yuliang)

Zimbabwean officials concerned over lack of COVID-19 statistics

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Zimbabwean health officials have alleged that some private and public hospitals are not providing the government with COVID-19 statistics, government-controlled media reported Sunday. ...
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Zimbabwe reports rising wheat production

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Zimbabwean wheat farmers delivered 157,000 tonnes of wheat last year, more than double the 60,641 tonnes produced in 2019. The rise was...
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Zimbabwe anticipating bumper harvest of maize

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After years of relying on grain imports and for the first time in almost two decades, Zimbabwe expects this year to have a bumper...
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Zimbabwe loses another two government ministers to Covid-19

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dpa/GNA - Two ministers serving in the Zimbabwean government died of Covid-19 within a matter of days, prompting the country to announce on...
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COVID-19 affects more Zimbabwean families as cases continue to surge

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Many families in Zimbabwe have now been affected by COVID-19, which has so far killed at least 636 people since the first case was...