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Zimbabwe National Parks: Stray Mighty Elephants Pouncing On People In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe National Parks: Stray Mighty Elephants Pouncing On People In Zimbabwe

Nothing is too heavy for hunger to push — not even the almighty elephant. The national park in Zimbabwe complains of a huge amount of elephants encroaching human settlements in the country for survival. As we write, they’re currently in the Midlands province due to overpopulation,  the Zimbabwe National Parks reports. According to Tinashe Farawo, …

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COVID-19: Zimbabwe Imposes 30 Day Lockdown

COVID-19: Zimbabwe Imposes 30 Day Lockdown

Following a spike in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases within the first few days of the new year, Zimbabwe has reintroduced a 12-hour curfew from 6 pm until 6 am everyday for 30 days. The new curfew was announced on Saturday by Zimbabwe’s Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. In his address, he stated the reasons for the new …

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African Union Calls For Removal Of Sanctions Against The Republic Of Zimbabwe

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat reaffirms the African Union’s continued demand for the immediate and unconditional removal of sanctions imposed against the Republic of Zimbabwe, and in support of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) decision to commemorate 25 October 2020 as SADC Anti-Sanctions Day. The Chairperson recalls the continuity …

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Zimbabwe offers to return land seized from foreign farmers

Zimbabwe has offered to return land to foreign nationals whose farms were seized under a controversial government programme two decades ago. Recall the farms were taken under a controversial land reform programme launched by former President Robert Mugabe. BBC reported that thousands of white farmers were forced from their land, often violently, between 2000 and 2001. The …

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Zimbabwe to give six-month leave to workers who contract COVID-19

The Zimbabwean government has said it is ready to grant workers up to six months sick leave on full pay  if they contract COVID-19 while on duty. The government also promised to pay medical bills for frontline health staff,  according to reports from News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Generally, civil servants are entitled to 90 days’ sick-leave …

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Zimbabwe president signs law that bans canning in schools

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has signed a new law on education that reveals that Teachers are no longer allowed for any reason to cane pupils. Also under amendments to the Education Act, which became law on Saturday no government schools can stop girls, who fall pregnant, from attending lessons. The new law also says that …

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Zimbabwe to pay $3.5 billion compensation to white farmers

In a historic move that should could help breathe more life to her economy, Zimbabwe agreed on Wednesday to pay $3.5 billion in compensation to white farmers whose land was expropriated by the government to resettle black families.  This  move the country a step closer to resolving one the most divisive policies of the Robert Mugabe …

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Zimbabwe Celebrates 40 Years of Independence

On Saturday. Zimbabwe celebrated her 40 years of independence from British rule. Normally, tens of thousands of people traditionally flock to independence day festivities around the country on April 18 to honour the struggle that freed Zimbabwe from colonial rule in 1980. At the main ceremony, the so-called eternal flame of independence is lit each year …

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Railway line tracker killed by lion in Zimbabwe

A railway line tracker was killed by a lion in Dete, Zimbabwe’s Matebeleland North Province, an official confirmed on Monday. Police and rangers from the Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) found the 43-year-old victim’s body last Thursday, Matebeleland North Police spokesperson, Siphiwe Makonese, said.  Zimparks spokesperson, Tinashe Farawo, called for enhanced efforts …

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US renews sanctions against Zimbabwe despite Mugabe’s exit.

The United States of America government has renewed targeted sanctions against President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his administration saying ‘Zimbabwe has had ample opportunity to implement reforms that could set the country on a constructive path, stabilize the southern African region, and open the door to greater cooperation with the United States.’ In a statement posted …

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