Inside Zimbabwe’s fight to curb pangolin poaching

Inside Zimbabwe’s fight to curb pangolin poaching

The animal is considered sacred in certain regions of the country, and that belief is being used to prevent locals from killing the endangered creature for profit.

Two Zimbabwean regions under quarantine after foot-and-mouth outbreak

Two Zimbabwean regions under quarantine after foot-and-mouth outbreak

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Zimbabwe mining: Platinum has promise and lithium looms large

Zimbabwe mining: Platinum has promise and lithium looms large

President Emmerson Mnangagwa desperately wants to show that he can turn the economy around and is looking for quick wins from the mining sector, which had been spooked by his predecessor’s indigenisation plans. Mnangagwa does not want to completely liberalise the sector, and the government still insists on majority local ownership for platinum and diamond mining projects. A new mining bill now making its way through parliament proposes to force mining companies to list on the local stock exchange, though foreign minister Sibusiso Moyo told an audience at Chatham House in London on 25 April that the clause would be taken out.  

Dreaming Mark 3

Dreaming Mark 3

My first call on my bucket list for Zimbabwe was fiscal stability and discipline, the second was monetary stability and predictability. This week on Monday the informal rate of exchange for the RTGS dollar was 1.90 to 1. That is an effective devaluation of 12 per cent in a week. Two to one looks as if it’s just around the corner. Inflation will follow – that is why these fundamental macro-economic issues are so important to everyone. In fact, I will be blunt – unless you get these right, nothing else works.

MDC Aliance Petition on Urgent Electoral demands

MDC Aliance Petition on Urgent Electoral demands

We, the MDC alliance as the largest representative of the working people of Zimbabwe note the following:

SA’s cost of immigration control doubles

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Ndebele speakers form new party

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Watchdog delivers mixed judgement on online agencies

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President’s prayers meaningless without justice

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Torture cases rise sharply – Rights Forum

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Jamming of independent radio stations continues

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Letter from Home 27-07-06

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Zimbabwe's banks are...

Zimbabwe’s expensive democracy

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Tsvangirai should resign

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Why does Daily Sun demonise us?

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We are there for Chari

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