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China accuses West of ‘cold war’ against Zimbabwe

China’s foreign minister has accused Western powers of waging a "Cold War" against Zimbabwe, as he condemned the sanctions imposed on the economically embattled southern African state reports BBC.Wang Yi held talks with President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe's capital,...

UN to deliver food aid to 4.1m Zimbabweans

The United Nations said on Tuesday it was procuring food assistance for 4.1 million Zimbabweans, a quarter of the population in a country where shortages are being exacerbated by runaway inflation and climate-induced drought.Zimbabwe, once the breadbasket of southern...

Zimbabwe to distribute new currency notes to curb shortages

Zimbabwe's central bank is due to begin circulating new banknotes on Monday, which it says will help to ease a severe cash shortage as the country suffers a deepening economic crisis.The bank has played down fears that the move...

Seventy-seven striking Zimbabwean medical doctors suspended

Zimbabwean government has suspended 77 striking Zimbabwean doctors for their part in a two-months old strike that has paralyzed the country's public hospitals, Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa announced on Tuesday.Public sector practitioners have stopped work since the beginning of...

Zimbabweans troop to the street against Western sanctions

Supporters of the Zimbabwe government marched in the capital on Friday denouncing Western sanctions that President Emmerson Mnangagwa says have sapped the economy, but his opponents stayed away, accusing him of trying to distract attention from his failings.Mnangagwa has...

Zimbabwe teachers dump formal clothing to work 2 days a week

Zimbabwe militant teachers' group, Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) says its members will from next week start reporting for duty only twice a week as they could no longer afford transport fares to and from work.New Zimbabwe newspaper...

Zimbabwe diamond ban: US Embassy has no evidence of forced labour

The United States Embassy in Harare, which influenced its capital to bar rough diamonds from Zimbabwe on allegations of forced labour, yesterday admitted it had no primary evidence of the practice, but relied on reports from third parties. This week,...

Zimbabwe opposition lawmakers walk out on Mnangagwa’s speech

Zimbabwe’s opposition lawmakers walked out of Parliament on Tuesday as President Emmerson Mnangagwa presented his state of the nation address, a sign of the political tensions still gripping the country. The opposition Movement for Democratic Change party said it does...

Zimbabwe opposition leader mocks Mnangagwa’s UN address

Zimbabwe opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa mocked president Mnangagwa's address at the 74th United Nations General Assembly to thousands of empty seats. Chamisa was speaking at the party's 20th anniversary celebrations held at Rufaro Stadium in Harare. Mnangagwa emerged the butt of...

Abducted Zimbabwe doctor finally leaves for South Africa

The leader of Zimbabwe doctors' union who was abducted and allegedly tortured for leading a doctors strike left the country late Thursday for "urgent" treatment in South Africa. Dr. Peter Magombeyi, acting president of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association, had...
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