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Zimbabwe ‘baffled’ over twelve mysterious elephant deaths

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Zimbabwan wildlife authorities said on Monday they had been left baffled by the deaths of 12 elephants in Pandamasue Forest in the west of...
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Zimbabwe’s teachers press for salary hike before schools reopen

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One of the largest teacher unions in Zimbabwe said Sunday its members will not resume work when schools reopen next month as per government's...
Maize

Zimbabwe targets to boost production of grain

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The Zimbabwe government has set a target to boost grain production for the 2020-21 cropping season, providing farmers with assistance wherever necessary, amid prospects...
Covid

China continues to be on frontline in assisting Zimbabwe’s fight against COVID-19

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As Zimbabwe battles with COVID-19 which has so far caused the loss of 152 lives from 5,815 infections, China continues to be one of...
Zimbabwe Dollar

Zimbabwe civil servants demand salary negotiations with employer

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The umbrella body of Zimbabwe's civil servants, the Apex Council, on Wednesday demanded the resumption of wage negotiations with the government that was last...
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Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases surpass 5,000

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Zimbabwe's COVID-19 cases have reached 5,072 after 82 new cases were recorded on Saturday. In a statement on Saturday, the Ministry...
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)

Zimbabwe celebrates 40th Heroes’ Day anniversary

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Zimbabweans celebrated the 40th anniversary of Heroes' Day on Monday amid the COVID-19 pandemic that is ravaging the nation. Held without the usual festivities and...
Traditional Medicine

Zimbabweans seek traditional medicine amid pandemic

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With the costs for formal health care skyrocketing at the backdrop of an economic crisis that has seen inflation skyrocketing to more than 700...
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Zimbabwe national broadcaster suspends normal programming after staff member tests positive to COVID-19

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National broadcaster ZBC on Wednesday announced the suspension of normal programming after a member of staff at its national broadcasting center in Harare tested...
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Zimbabwe’s minister dies a few days after driver succumbed to COVID-19

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Zimbabwe's Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement Minister Perrance Shiri died Wednesday morning, a few days after his driver succumbed to COVID-19. President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
Covid-19

Zimbabwe cancels holiday gatherings due to COVID-19

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Zimbabweans will mark Heroes' Day and Defense Forces Day without gatherings this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, authorities have said. "There will be no...
Covid

Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 28

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Zimbabwe's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 28 after two more people succumbed to the virus on Thursday. In an update on...
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

UN concerned about rights violations in Zimbabwe during pandemic

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The United Nations Human Rights Commission (OHCHR) said on Friday it is concerned that authorities in Zimbabwe are using the coronavirus pandemic to clamp...
Covid

Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases surpass 2,000

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Zimbabwe is now 2,034 after 214 people tested positive Wednesday. Of the new cases, 124 are...
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)

Zimbabwe imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew amid spike in local COVID-19 infections

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday announced a raft of more strict lockdown measures including imposing a curfew to curb rising cases of...
Schools Closed

Zimbabwe orders closure of tertiary institutions to combat spread of COVID-19

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The Zimbabwe government on Tuesday ordered suspension of face-to-face lectures on campus and directed all tertiary institutions to close and proceed with e-learning in...
Water

Water shortages compound Zimbabweans’ COVID-19 woes

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Battling a pandemic and the worst economic crisis in a decade, residents of Epworth, a town south-east of Zimbabwe's capital Harare find themselves saddled...
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)

Only civil servants providing essential services to report for work in Zimbabwe as COVID-19...

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The Zimbabwe government has ordered that only civil servants providing essential services should report for work, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise and surpassed...
Covid Re Testing

Zimbabwe hospital suspends operations after at least 25 healthcare workers test positive to COVID-19

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Zvishavane District Hospital in Zimbabwe's Midlands Province has suspended admissions and other health care services after 25 workers, most of them nurses, and three...

Zimbabwe records 26th death from COVID-19 as cases rise to 1,713

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Zimbabwe recorded 102 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death, bringing the total confirmed cases to 1,713 and the death toll to 26. ...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe awaits announcement of more restrictive measures as COVID-19 cases spike

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Zimbabweans are waiting eagerly for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to announce new lockdown restrictions as the country battles a wave of COVID-19 infections. ...
Covid Re Testing

Zimbabwe announces mass COVID-19 testing as local transmission surges

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Zimbabwe will in the coming weeks conduct mass COVID-19 tests targeting 100,000 people, as local community transmission surges, state media reported on Monday. ...
Examination Malpractices

Zimbabwe school exam body hints possibility of postponement of public examinations until early 2021

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The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) has hinted that public examinations which are due to be taken at the end of the year could...
Covid-19

Zimbabwe records 98 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 885

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Zimbabwe registered 98 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the country's tally to 885. Of the total, 51 are citizens who...
Covid-19

18 health care workers at Zimbabwe public hospital test positive for COVID-19

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Eighteen health workers at a public health facility in Zimbabwe's second largest city Bulawayo have tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into contact with...
Zimbabwean health minister Obadiah Moyo addresses the launching ceremony for the country's preparedness and response plan against COVID-19, in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 19, 2020. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday thanked China and other countries for the support they have rendered to Zimbabwe as it steps up its preparedness to combat coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Shaun Jusa/Xinhua)

Zimbabwean president fires health minister over corruption scandal

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday fired health minister Obadiah Moyo who is facing allegations of corruption regarding a 60 million U.S. dollars deal...

Zimbabwe records another COVID-19 death as cases rise to 734

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Zimbabwe recorded another COVID-19 death on Monday, bringing the country's death toll to nine. Cases have also risen to 734 after 18...
Covid

Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases maintain upward trend, total 591

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Zimbabwe on Tuesday recorded 17 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country's total to 591, said the Ministry of Health and Child Care. ...
China’s new reforms to fuel anti-corruption campaigns

Zimbabwe anti-graft body launches new operation to curb corruption

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Zimbabwe's anti-graft body, the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has launched a new operation code-named "Wakazvitenga Sei?" (Shona language, means "How did you acquire your...
Covid-19

Two more die in Zimbabwe as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

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Zimbabwe on Saturday reported two more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the death toll to six. The country had recorded the last such...