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Farmers

Zimbabwe starts repossessing under-utilized farms

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The Zimbabwean government has started the process of repossessing under-utilized, vacant and abandoned farms to ensure that land is fully utilized, the Chronicle newspaper...
Covid

COVID-19 pandemic spurs Zimbabwe to make improvements in health sector: Minister

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The COVID-19 pandemic, despite its negative impact to the economy, has enabled Zimbabwe to make significant improvements to its health sector, Finance and...
African Union

AU calls for lifting of economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe

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The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Sunday called for the immediate removal of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe. "Chairperson of...
Malawi President Elect Lazarus Chakwera

Malawi President Chakwera to visit Zimbabwe as part of regional tour

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Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera is due to visit Zimbabwe on a two-day official visit starting Wednesday as part of a regional tour following his...
food package

Zimbabwe government to support 5.4 million food insecure rural dwellers

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The Zimbabwe government says it has put in place an active response to food and nutrition insecurity in rural areas where it will...
On Feb.24, 2020, pharmacy workers of a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospital in Duchang county, Jiujiang, east China’s Jiangxi province make sachets for aromatherapy. To combat the novel coronavirus pneumonia, Duchang county gives play to its advantages in TCM, recommending TCM prescriptions, promoting TCM treatment and distributing free sachets to local residents. (Photo by Fu Jianbin, People’s Daily Online)

Traditional Chinese Medicine center opens in Zimbabwe

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By Tafara Mugwara, Zhang Yuliang The Zimbabwe-China Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture Center, the first of its kind...
Emirates Airline

Emirates to resume flights to Zimbabwe on Oct. 1

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Emirates will resume flights to Zimbabwe on Oct. 1 after a six-month closure of international passenger flights due to the COVID-19 lockdown. ...
Pharmacists at a traditional Chinese medicine hospital in Nantong, east China’s Jiangsu province dispense medicines according to prescriptions of a kind of Chinese herbal tea which has proven effective on the prevention of COVID-19, March 5, 2020. Xu Peiqin/People’s Daily Online

Zimbabwe to open traditional Chinese medicine clinic

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Zimbabwe's largest referral hospital here has established a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) clinic and is applying for an official license to open, according...
motor vehicles

Zimbabwe to set up plant for vehicle number plates manufacture

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Zimbabwe on Tuesday announced a plan to set up a 1-million-U.S.-dollar plant to manufacture vehicle number plates in a move to save the...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Zimbabwe in sixth straight day without recording COVID-19 death

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Zimbabwe has not recorded a new case of COVID-19 death over the past six days, its longest period since the outbreak of the pandemic...
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Tife Owolabi/EPA/Shutterstock (7962013c) A Photograph Made Available on 24 February 2015 Shows Nigerian Naval Personnel Guarding Onboard Vessel Mt Redemption After Seizing Illegal Oil Shipment in the Bayelsa State Niger Delta Nigeria 23 February 2015 According to Reports Nigerian Authorities Seized the Ghanaian Owned Vessel Mt Redemption Carrying 100 Tons of Stolen Crude Oil Official Estimates Say Some 60 000 Barrels of Oil Are Stolen Each Day From Pipelines and Traded Illegally Nigeria Bayelsa Nigeria Illegal Oil Trade - Feb 2015

Zimbabwe steps up efforts to curb illegal trade in ozone depleting substances

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Zimbabwe is stepping up efforts to combat illegal trade in ozone depleting substances (ODSs), a senior environment official said Wednesday. Zimbabwe had...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Zimbabwe Ruling Party Says There is No Crisis in the Country

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Neighboring South African ANC delegation visits Harare for high-level talks on attempts to destabilize the SADC region Over the last two decades the western imperialist...
Tax

Zimbabwe declares income tax bands for foreign currency earners

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The Zimbabwean Treasury has unveiled foreign currency-denominated income tax bands, with tax-free threshold at 350 U.S. dollars a month and a rate of...
China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Zhang Jun (C, Front) addresses a Security Council open debate on upholding the UN Charter at the UN headquarters in New York, on Jan. 9, 2020. Zhang Jun on Thursday reaffirmed China's commitment to upholding multilateralism as well as the purposes and principles of the UN Charter. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

Zimbabwe’s FM, U.S. envoy meet to thaw frosty relations

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Zimbabwe foreign minister Sibusiso Moyo and United States ambassador to Zimbabwe Brian Nichols met on Friday to warm frosty relations between the two countries,...
Power outage

Zimbabwe power utility seeks tariff increase to stay afloat

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Zimbabwe power utility ZESA Holdings wants to raise its electricity tariffs at least three-fold, saying the current tariffs are now sub-economic. The...
Agro ecological farming

Zimbabwe rolls out new farming concept to boost grain production

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By Gretinah Machingura The Zimbabwean government has started inputs distribution to smallholder farmers countrywide, so that they can participate...
Nurses

Zimbabwe’s nurses return to work after nearly three months of industrial action

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Nurses working in Zimbabwe government health institutions began returning to work on Wednesday after nearly three months of industrial action, following a call by...
A Qantas airplane takes off from Sydney Airport, in Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020. Virgin Australia airline announced Wednesday it would temporarily suspend all international flights as well as 50 percent of domestic services, in another blow to the industry by COVID-19. Australia's national carrier Qantas on Tuesday cancelled 90 percent of its international flights as well as 60 percent of its domestic capacity. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Zimbabwe to resume flights to boost tourism

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Zimbabwe will resume domestic flights on Thursday and international flights on Oct. 1 as the government steps up efforts to revive tourism, one of...
Local students of a school built with the assistance of the China-Myanmar oil and gas pipeline project express their thanks to Chinese companies on Jan.10, 2020. (Photo by Sun Guangyong from People’s Daily)

Virtual classes keep Chinese language learners engaged despite pandemic lockdown in Zimbabwe

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by Tafara Mugwara, Zhang Yuliang While many schools in Zimbabwe are still waiting for the resumption of normal classes, Naume...
elephants

Botswana registers no new elephant deaths since June

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Botswana has recorded no new elephant deaths since June this year, Oduetse Koboto, the permanent secretary in Botswana's ministry of environment, natural resources conservation...
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe expects to benefit from cooperation with Chinese telecom giant Huawei

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Zimbabwe expects to benefit from its cooperation with China's telecom giant Huawei in the area of information communication technology (ICT), a senior Zimbabwean official...
Coronavirus testing supplies being unloaded at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in March.Credit…Tiksa Negeri/Reuters

Zimbabwe to reopen airports as COVID-19 pandemic eases

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The Zimbabwe government has begun preparing for a gradual resumption of domestic flights, as daily COVID-19 cases have been on a decline over the...
Elephant

Number of dead elephants in Zimbabwe’s forest rises to 22

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The number of elephants that have been found dead in a forest in western Zimbabwe has risen to 22, a cabinet minister said Tuesday. ...
tobacco

Zimbabwe’s 2020 tobacco marketing season ends amid sales slump

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By Tafara Mugwara Zimbabwe's 2020 tobacco marketing season came to an end on Monday with about 77 million kg...
Elephant

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...
Operation Vanguard Personnel

Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine rides out COVID-19 pandemic

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Zimbabwe's biggest platinum miner Zimplats said Monday its operations were not affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as it posted a 38 percent increase...
Cocoa Farmers

Zimbabwe’s land compensation deal to increase agriculture productivity – Finance Minister

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Zimbabwe's Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube on Monday said the compensation deal signed between the government and former white commercial farmers...
HIV -AIDS

Zimbabwe assures HIV patients of adequate medication supply

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Zimbabwe's national drug procurer NatPharm has assured Zimbabweans on second-line regimen antiretroviral (ARV) treatment that the currently low stocks of medication will soon be...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

COVID-19 stalls issuing of birth certificates in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe's births and deaths registry has not issued out birth certificates for children born after March 30 this year when the government imposed...
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COVID-19 pandemic slows down expansion of Zimbabwe’s major power plant

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A 1.5 billion U.S. dollars project to expand Zimbabwe's biggest coal-fired power plant by 600 megawatts by Chinese firm Sinohydro has fallen behind schedule...