US blocks goods from companies suspected of forced labor
The Trump administration on Tuesday announced it is holding imports of clothing, gold, diamonds and other items believed to have been produced with forced labor by companies based in Brazil, China and Malaysia as well as some gold mined in eastern Congo and diamonds from a region in Zimbabwe. An official ...
Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe dies at 95
Robert Mugabe, a veteran president of Zimbabwe with a 37-year rule before he was forced to resign in 2017, has died at 95. His successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed Mugabe’s death on Friday, Sept. 6, The Associated Press reported. “Cde Mugabe was an icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist who dedicated his life ...
Former Springboks coach de Villiers fired by Zimbabwe
Former Springboks coach Peter de Villiers has been fired by the Zimbabwe Rugby Union for unauthorized absence from work.De Villiers was fired last month, according to internal ZRU documents, but has indicated he will appeal his dismissal in a labor court.The documents spell out how De Villiers, who was South ...
Desperate Zimbabweans risk lives in abandoned mines
Government says it has embarked on a safe mining campaign targeting small-scale miners
Albinism pageant in Zimbabwe joyfully breaks down prejudice
Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called "yellow" or "white" by friends and even some relatives. But she hardly recalls anyone referring to her by her actual race."I am black, that's what I thought, but then I am always made to feel otherwise," said the 18-year old ...
Fuel, electricity shortages force Zimbabweans to go solar
New energy minister asked Zimbabweans for solutions to solve country's chronic energy problems
Zimbabwe wildlife orphanage rescues, educates against poaching
The Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage is home to 25 animal species, some endangered, some rescued from poachers
Long road to recovery for children after Cyclone Idai
At least 1.6 million children in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe struggle to recover from deadly storm
Zimbabwe president: Time to talk about Mugabe-era massacres
Zimbabweans affected by Gukurahundi in the 1980s say talk, reburials not enough, want compensation
Zimbabwe’s white farmers hopeful after promise of compensation
Most white farmers lost land under redistribution program of President Robert Mugabe
Salah’s Egypt faces Congo, Uganda & Zimbabwe at African Cup
Mohamed Salah and host Egypt will face Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the group stage of an historic African Cup of Nations this year, the first time the tournament will field 24 teams and be held in the European summer.As host, Egypt was one of six seeded teams for Friday's ...
Cyclone Idai’s death toll now above 1,000 in southern Africa
The death toll from the cyclone that ripped into southern Africa last month is now above 1,000, while the number of cholera cases among survivors has risen above 4,000.The United Nations has described Cyclone Idai, which hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi nearly a month ago, as "one of the deadliest ...
Cyclone Idai threat to food security, health in southern Africa
Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe could face serious food insecurity this year and more health issues in aftermath of Cyclone Idai
South African police dogs search for cyclone victims in Zimbabwe
Survivors of Cyclone Idai hope to find the bodies of their loved ones and give them a proper burial
Aid finally reaches Zimbabwe village 12 days after cyclone
Surprised members of a cyclone-hit community in Zimbabwe paused from retrieving and burying their dead to welcome the first humanitarian aid from the outside world as it arrived nearly two weeks after the storm.Survivors in Machongwe village rushed for aid this week, 12 days after the cyclone hit, putting aside ...
UN assesses situation in Zimbabwe amid calls for food assistance
Zimbabwean government says the situation will improve once damaged roads are repaired
Official death toll from Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe tops 180
Situation made worse by power outages, which have hampered communication, and flooding that cut off streets and highways
WFP chief heading to Mozambique to assess cyclone devastation
Storm killed at least 750 people in Mozambique and neighboring Malawi and Zimbabwe and left hundreds of thousands of people homeless
Update: UN sends helicopter to aid to Zimbabwe areas
The Latest on the efforts to recover from Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi (all times local):12:40 p.m.The United Nations World Food Program received a US$280,000 from the European Union to help provide urgently-needed logistical support to the humanitarian response in the wake of the cyclone that has devastated ...
Nearly half of Cyclone Idai’s victims are children
Thousands of children lack adequate shelter, are in urgent need of food and safe drinking water
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