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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe declares 3-day national mourning for late former leader Kaunda

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday declared a three-day national mourning for late Zambian founding president Kenneth Kaunda, who died Thursday aged 97. Mnangagwa said...
Sputnik V Vaccine

Russian diamond giant Alrosa donates COVID-19 vaccines to Zimbabwe

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The initial batch of 25,000 Sputnik V COVID-19 doses procured by Russian mining conglomerate Alrosa was delivered to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa at State...
European Union

EU commends Zimbabwe for efforts to stabilize economy

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The European Union (EU) on Thursday commended Zimbabwe for the country's efforts to stabilize the economy but stressed that economic reforms and the fight...
IFC

IFC and Zimbabwe in joint partnership to boost tourism industry

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The Zimbabwean government and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have entered into a partnership to revitalize and increase the competitiveness of the country's tourism...

COVID-19 poses risk to Zimbabwe’s economic recovery

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The COVID-19 pandemic remains a risk factor to the recovery of Zimbabwe's economy, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said Thursday. Despite the better...
trade

Zimbabwe’s trade deficit widens in first quarter

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Zimbabwe's trade deficit widened during the first quarter of 2021 to 354 million U.S. dollars from 254 million dollars recorded during the same period...

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...
african grains

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...
Ghana Reduced Hunger and Malnutrition

Zimbabwe to temporarily suspend food distribution to allow re-targeting

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The Zimbabwean government will temporarily suspend grain distribution to vulnerable people at the end of this month to allow a re-targeting exercise to be...
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...