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Zimbabwe says keen to raise funds on global markets to compensate former white farmers

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The Zimbabwean government is keen to issue a 30-year debt instrument on the global financial market to mobilize 3.5 billion U.S. dollars to compensate...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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Zimbabwe shuts down anti-corruption office due to COVID-19 infections

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The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) on Tuesday closed its head office in Harare after the husband and child of a staff member tested...
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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...
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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...
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Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases increase to 479

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Zimbabwe recorded 16 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the country's total positive cases to 479. The new cases involve five returning...
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Zimbabwe records biggest daily jump in COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 463

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Zimbabwe recorded 62 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, its biggest daily jump so far, to push the country's tally to 463. In...
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Eight more recover from COVID-19 in Zimbabwe as cases rise to 391

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Eight people have recovered from COVID-19 in Zimbabwe, raising the number of recoveries to 62, as cases rose to 391 after four more people...
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WFP receives US$10 million donation to help Zimbabwe amid COVID-19

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received an additional 10 million U.S. dollars from the U.S. government to help struggling families in...
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Zimbabwe earmarks US$13 million for water projects in drought-hit city

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The Zimbabwean government has earmarked 13 million U.S. dollars to address water woes facing the second largest city, Bulawayo, following consecutive droughts that have...
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Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases rise to 320

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Zimbabwe recorded six cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number in the country to 320. The six cases are all...

Zimbabwe postpones reopening of schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Zimbabwe has postponed the reopening of schools by a month, to late July, so that they are adequately prepared to deal with the ongoing...
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Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases reach 314

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Zimbabwe's COVID-19 cases have surged to 314, after 27 new cases were reported on Tuesday. In an update, the Ministry of Health...
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Universities in Zimbabwe resume classes under strict guidelines

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Some of Zimbabwe's universities will allow final year students to return to campus starting Monday in a phased reopening approach as the country starts...
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COVID-19 cases in Zimbabwe rise to 265

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zimbabwe surged to 265 on Friday after 28 residents who returned from South Africa tested positive for...
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Zimbabwe keen to see deeper China-Africa cooperation

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Zimbabwe hopes to see a continuous deepening of cooperation between Africa and China within the framework of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), a...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Zimbabwe records biggest jump in COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 132

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Zimbabwe recorded its single biggest jump ever in COVID-19 cases after 76 new cases, mostly returned residents, were registered on Wednesday. This...
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Zimbabwe schools set to re-open amid government measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

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The Zimbabwe government planned to re-open schools around mid-June after taking an early break end of March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior...
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Nearly 100 returnees escape from Zimbabwe COVID-19 quarantine centers

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Zimbabwe police said 99 returning Zimbabwean residents have escaped from quarantine centers throughout the country, as the country tries to contain COVID-19 cases, local...
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Nine Malawians test positive for COVID-19 after illegally entering Zimbabwe

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Nine Malawian nationals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Zimbabwe after illegally crossing into the country from neighboring South Africa, the Herald newspaper reported...