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COVID 19 vaccine

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...
Mental Health

Friendship Bench helps to tackle mental health challenges in Zimbabwe

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Rosemary Choga, a community healthcare worker, compassionately and attentively listens as a client narrated her problems. The intimate exchange between the two, who were sitting...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

African leaders to attend former Tanzanian President Magufuli’s state funeral

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At least 10 African leaders have confirmed attendance to the state funeral of former Tanzanian President John Magufuli, chief government spokesman Hassan Abbasi said...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Kenya, AU join Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda in mourning Tanzanian President Magufuli’s death

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Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, as well as chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Thursday expressed their deep condolences over...
Lockdown

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...
Industry

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...
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...
Vaccines

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...
Covid Vaccine

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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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,...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa

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...
wheat

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...
covid-19

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...
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...