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Zimbabwe battles to clear huge passport backlog due to foreign currency shortages

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Zimbabwe is battling to clear a backlog of more than 400,000 passports dating as far back as 2018 due to shortage of foreign currency...
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21 Ugandans face deportation in Zimbabwe

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A Zimbabwean court on Tuesday ordered the deportation of 21 Ugandans after convicting them of illegally entering the country. The Ugandans were...
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At least 2,500 illegal miners arrested in Zimbabwe

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At least 2,500 illegal miners have been arrested in Zimbabwe in an effort to thwart illegal mining and violence in the country. ...
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Two miners die, 20 trapped in Zimbabwe’s gold mine

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Two miners died and about 20 others were still trapped after the collapse of a shaft in a gold mine in Zimbabwe, state media...
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Zimbabwe’s Independence Day celebrations to be held outside capital Harare for first time

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Zimbabwe's main Independence Day celebrations will for the first time since 1980 be held outside the capital Harare after the ruling ZANU-PF party's Politburo...
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Zimbabwe to deport 300 Malawians

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Zimbabwe will deport 300 Malawians who were arrested in 2019 while en route to South Africa, the Department of Immigration has said. ...
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Zimbabwe to host high-level UN conference on SDGs

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Zimbabwe will at the end of this month host the high-level Sixth Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD). ...
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Japan donates pediatric equipment to one of Zimbabwe’s largest referral hospitals

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The Japanese government on Wednesday donated state of the art pediatric equipment to Harare Children's Hospital worth 2.75 million U.S. dollars. Japan...

President receives seven envoys’ credentials

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday received the credentials of seven newly appointed envoys from Zimbabwe, Mali, Kenya, India, Togo, Rwanda and Guinea. They are;...
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CK Akonnor says it’s Ghana’s time to return to World Cup

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Ghana coach Charles 'CK' Akonnor is determined to lift Ghana over South Africa, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia to keep the Black Stars' hopes of making...
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Zimbabwe Supreme Court ruling on currency parity causes mixed emotions among creditors, debtors

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A ruling passed by the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe on Monday declaring that all debts incurred before Feb. 22, 2019 should be settled in...
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Ghana drawn alongside South Africa, Others in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

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Ghana has been drawn alongside South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Ethiopia in Group G of the 2022 FIFA World Cup second-round qualifiers. The...
The 5th Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD), with the theme of “Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality,” provided a space for discussions on identifying the specific challenges Africa faces in achieving SDGs 4, 8, 13, 16 and 17 and the levers of change required to accelerate their implementation. ARFSD

UN-ECA, Zimbabwe eye upcoming continental sustainable development forum

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Zimbabwe government on Tuesday disclosed joint readiness to utilize the upcoming high-level Africa Regional Forum...
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14 die in Zimbabwe bus accident

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At least 14 people died Saturday afternoon after a Harare-bound bus collided with a haulage truck just outside the city of Mutare, local media...

Zimbabwe says its relations with Britain still cordial despite summit snub

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Zimbabwean government said Friday its relations with the United Kingdom remain cordial, despite London's decision not to invite it to the UK-Africa Investment Summit...
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AfDB urges Zimbabwe to continue with economic reforms

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday urged Zimbabwe to continue implementing reforms to ensure macro-economic stability in the country. "We urge...
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Zimbabwe among 15 global hotspots suffering food insecurity – WFP

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The UN World Food Program (WFP) has placed Zimbabwe among 15 global hotspots at risk of deteriorating further into crisis if there is no...
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Road accidents kill 138 during festive season in Zimbabwe

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At least 138 people died in 1,518 road accidents during the three-week festive period from Dec. 15, 2019 to Jan. 6, 2020, the Zimbabwe...
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Yearender: An eventful year for Zimbabwe as economy continues to struggle

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The death of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Sept. 6 was one of the biggest event in 2019 for the country, with the...
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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa urges main opposition party to join political parties’ dialogue

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Sunday the door was still open for any political party in the country to join the Political Actors...
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Zimbabwe’s tobacco planting hectarage drops

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Land put under tobacco production in the 2019/20 summer cropping season currently stands at 35,998 hectares, down from 42, 010 that had been planted...
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Zimbabwe’s First Lady hails Huawei’s contribution to ICT development

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Huawei Technologies Zimbabwe on Monday held a ceremony to launch the National ICT Competition 2019-2020 and sign MOU with 6 universities in Zimbabwe. ...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Zimbabwe to introduce higher denomination banknotes

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Zimbabwe's central bank will release higher denomination new banknotes it introduced last week to ease the prevailing cash shortages, a senior official said on...
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Zimbabwe fires more doctors for illegal striking

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The Zimbabwean government said Thursday it has so far fired 435 junior doctors at public hospitals for engaging in an illegal strike. ...
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211 doctors fired in Zimbabwe amid strike

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Zimbabwe's Health Services Board (HSB) has to date fired 211 junior doctors at government hospitals since it began disciplinary hearings for the striking health...
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Zimbabwe fires 77 striking doctors as situation in public hospitals remains dire

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Zimbabwe's Health Services Board (HSB) has fired 77 junior government doctors who had been on strike since Sept. 3 demanding improved working conditions. ...
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Zimbabwe hikes fuel prices yet again

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Zimbabwe fuel regulator, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) on Tuesday announced yet another fuel price increase with diesel and petrol now costing 17.47...
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African Union calls for lifting of economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe

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The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has called for the immediate removal of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe. ...
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Zimbabwe pledges US$1 million to Global Fund

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Zimbabwe on Thursday pledged 1 million U.S. dollars to the Global Fund, which is seeking to raise at least 14 billion U.S. dollars for...
Zimbabwe's economy is fragile and it does not have its own currency

Namibia approves Zimbabwe anti-sanctions drive

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The Namibian government on Thursday endorsed the engagement of local stakeholders to come up with measures to push the lifting of economic embargo against...