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1 month ago
*Zimbabwe: Elephant Population Drops as Drought and Poaching Threaten Conservation Efforts* https://ioinews.org/zimbab...
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwe deports DRC refugees who allegedly looted food at refugee camp

The Zimbabwean government deported about 70 refugees back to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in violation of international humanitarian law, the United States Embassy in Harare said. Officials rounded up 80 refugees who were alleged to have looted food rations from the Tongorara Refugee Camps warehouse and put them in a Harare prison. Ten were found not guilty and the rest were deported.
#harare #tongorara
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Software giant SAP Zimbabwe tender declared illegal by Harare High Court

Software giant, SAP South Africa suffered a setback in Zimbabwe when a tender awarded to its Harare partner, Tano Digital Solutions, by the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) was declared illegal by the Harare High Court.
#sap #zimbabwe
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwe repossessing unused land from black farmers

Zimbabwe has begun repossessing idle land from black farmers who benefitted from controversial land reforms two decades ago, Agriculture Minister Anxious Masuka said Wednesday. People whose farmland is lying unused and those who own multiple farms will lose land, he said.
#zimbabwe #agriculture #farmland
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwe tourism sector set for take-off as European carrier launches new flight to Victoria Falls

Eurowings Discover, a German long-haul holiday carrier and subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, will now fly into Zimbabwes prime tourism destination, Victoria Falls, three times a week from Frankfurt, providing a much-needed boost to the southern African countrys economy.
#zimbabwe #victoriafalls #tourism
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwean vice-presidents ex-wife set to lose limb after being denied permission to leave country

Marry Mubaiwa, the estranged wife of Zimbabwes vice-president, Constantino Chiwenga, is set to have her right hand amputated after she was denied permission to leave the country to travel to South Africa.
#southafrica #marrymubaiwa #constantinochiwenga
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimplats to plough $80m into one of Zims largest mines after collapse and reconstruction

Impala Platinums Zimbabwe unit Zimplats is going to plough more than $80 million into its Bimha mine just after completing a nearly $100 million reconstruction project there following a major collapse eight years ago.
#zimplats #zimbabwe #bimhamine
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Battle royale as Zimbabwe holds by-elections on Saturday

After two months of intensive rallies and flashes of political violence that claimed at least one life, Zimbabwe will hold by-elections on Saturday to fill 28 parliamentary and 121 hundred local government seats.
#zimbabwe #byelections
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Robert Mugabe's son endorses Mnangagwa's Zanu PF ahead of by-elections

Robert Junior Mugabe, son of the late former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, has come out in support of Zanu PF ahead of by-elections due to be held in the country on Saturday.
#robertmugabe #zimbabwe
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
New York Times correspondent must answer to false accreditation charges, Zim court rules

A magistrate in Zimbabwe's second largest city Bulawayo on Tuesday ruled that New York Times correspondent Jeffrey Moyo had a case to answer on charges of allegedly helping journalists to gain false accreditation.
#newyorktimes #zimbabwe #jeffreymoyo
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Low rainfall pushes parts of southern Africa into food insecurity

Low rainfall has pushed southern Madagascar, south-western Angola, north-western Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe further into food insecurity. As such, governments are moving ahead with plans to open avenues for maize imports, in order to alleviate hunger.
#rainfall #africa #madagascar
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Three Zimbabwean soldiers get 15 years each for spate of armed robberies

Three soldiers from the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) have each been sentenced to 15 years behind bars after being convicted of armed robbery, theft and unlawful entry by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces General Court Martial.
#zimbabwe #defenceforcesgeneralcourtmartial
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
US extends sanctions on Zimbabwe because it's a threat to its foreign policy

The United States (US) has extended its sanctions on Zimbabwe, a month after the European Union (EU) did the same. In a statement, US President Joe Biden said this was done because Zimbabwe's gross human rights and democratic principles disregard are a threat to the US' foreign policy.
#unitedstates #zimbabwe #usforeignpolicy
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
UN vote on Russia complicates things - Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe says the historic United Nations (UN) vote denouncing Russia's invasion of Ukraine "further complicates the situation". The UN's General Assembly voted to reprimand Russia and diplomatically cut ties with the East European country on Wednesday.
#zimbabwe #russia #ukraine
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Botswana, Zimbabwe commend Rwanda for its 'fight against violent extremism' in Cabo Delgado

The presidents of Botswana and Zimbabwe are grateful for the role played by Rwanda in fighting insurgents in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province. This was revealed in a joint communique released after the two-day Botswana-Zimbabwe Bi-National Commission held in Zimbabwe's prime resort area, Victoria Falls, at the weekend.
#cabodelgado #zimbabwe #botswana
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Nelson Chamisa supporter stabbed to death at political rally, 22 others seriously injured

Political violence in Zimbabwe ahead of by-elections in less than a month claimed the life of a Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) supporter in President Emmerson Mnangagwa's hometown of Kwekwe on Sunday.
#nelsonchamisa #emmersonmnangagwa #kwekwe
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwe billionaire retires from Econet to pursue new prospects

Zimbabwean telecommunications billionaire and founder of Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, Strive Masiyiwa has retired from the company he started almost three decades ago to pursue new opportunities.
#zimbabwe #econet
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwe opposition leader Tendai Biti briefly detained while on campaign

Zimbabwe's former finance minister, Tendai Biti, was on Monday detained for several hours while campaigning for upcoming legislative by-elections in Harare amid fears of a fresh wave of opposition arrests.
#zimbabwe #tendaibiti
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Trial of New York Times freelancer accused of smuggling colleagues into Zimbabwe wraps up

The trial in Zimbabwe of New York Times freelancer Jeffrey Moyo, accused of arranging fake accreditation for two colleagues, ended Monday with his lawyers seeking to have the case dismissed.
#zimbabwe #jeffreymoyo #newyorktimes
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Trial of Zimbabwean New York Times' reporter resumes

The trial of a Zimbabwean journalist accused of helping two New York Times reporters to enter the country illegally is due to resume on Monday. Jeffery Moyo, a freelance reporter for the US publication, denies that he assisted them to obtain false media accreditation cards.
#zimbabwe #jefferymoyo
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Mnangagwa offers cash incentives to Zim govt workers to block strikes

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has made a mouth-watering proposition to teachers in a bid to avert a catastrophic strike by government workers who say their salaries have been eroded by inflation.
#emmersonmnangagwa #zimbabwe
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwe’s central bank rules out return to US dollar

Zimbabwe's central bank has ruled out a return to using the US dollar as official currency because there's not enough greenbacks in the country.
#zimbabwe #usdollar
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwean by-elections: Change of name, colours for MDC as parties test waters before 2023 polls

Zimbabwe's most popular opposition figure, Nelson Chamisa, on Monday announced a change of name for his Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC Alliance). Chamisa's party will now be known as Citizen's Coalition for Change (CCC).
#zimbabwe #citizencoalitionforchange #democraticchangealliance
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Botswana moves to restrict business activities for foreigners

"It's tough out here. But going home is not an option, I will stick around if they enforce the law, I will look for something else here," said Thomas Ncube, 32, (not his real name) a Zimbabwean owner of a butchery in Gaborone, Botswana.
#botswana #zimbabwean #thomasncube
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Tendai Ndoro Loses House, Cars To Ex-Wife Thando Maseko

Zimbabwe international Tendai Ndoro has reportedly gone bankrupt after losing all his properties to his ex-wife following their divorce.
The 36-year-old is said to have registered his properties in the name of his South African partner, Thando Maseko. Ndoro and his wife, who is a model, used to live in South Africa in the footballer's multi-million dollar Kyalami Estates in Johannesburg.
#ndorotendai #thandomaseko #southafrica
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwe approves Sinovac shots for older teenagers

Zimbabwe's health ministry has approved the use of China's Sinovac Biotech Covid-19 vaccine for 16- and 17-year-olds, it said on Monday, adding that the country aimed to achieve herd immunity by the end of December.
#zimbabwe #china #sinovac
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
'It will be suicidal,' Zimbabwe rules out adopting US dollar as sole currency

Zimbabwe’s government has ruled out adopting the US dollar as the country’s sole official currency, terming it “suicidal,” the state-run Sunday Mail reported, citing Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube.
Ncube said such a move could result in foreign currency deficits and deflation for the African nation. 
#zimbabwe #africannation #mthulincube #usdollar
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwe main opposition leader's convoy attacked: party

A convoy carrying Zimbabwe's main opposition leader was attacked by suspected ruling party supporters on Monday, his party said.
#zimbabwe #zimbabwemainopposition
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Grace Mugabe challenges Zimbabwe court order to exhume husband's body

Grace Mugabe, the widow of Zimbabwe's longtime former ruler Robert Mugabe, has challenged a court order to exhume her husband's remains for reburial at a national shrine, court papers showed Monday.
#gracemugabe #zimbabwe #robertmugabe
Emmanuel Ojukwu
2 yr. ago
Zimbabwe imposes Covid-19 vaccine on churchgoers

Zimbabwe's parliament on Tuesday banned anyone not vaccinated against Covid-19 from attending church services, the latest in a series of measure to boost uptake of the coronavirus jab.
#zimbabwe #coronavirus #covid19jab

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