Mozambique: Rescue attempts jeopardized by racial discrimination following Palma attack – new survivors’ testimony

Mozambique: Rescue attempts jeopardized by racial discrimination following Palma attack – new survivors’ testimony

Survivors of an attack by the armed group known locally as ‘Al-Shabaab’ in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado told Amnesty International that white contractors were prioritized for evacuation ahead of Black locals, in disturbing testimony that points to blatant racism.

Gogo arrested for claiming Smith was better

Gogo arrested for claiming Smith was better

An elderly woman from Gweru has found herself in a spot of trouble after comparing current president ED Mnangagwa to the former Rhodesian prime minister Ian D. Smith.

Mnangagwa wants Mugabe exhumed over ‘mystic tsvimbo’, nephew claims

Mnangagwa wants Mugabe exhumed over ‘mystic tsvimbo’, nephew claims

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is behind a bizarre push to exhume the remains of Robert Mugabe in the vain belief that his predecessor was buried with a mystic scepter, or “tsvimbo yaMambo” in the Shona language, that would give him commanding authority as a leader, Mugabe’s exiled nephew Patrick Zhuwawo has sensationally claimed.

Zimbabwe ruling elite more afraid of us, than we’re afraid of them – need for citizens to use their constitutional rights before they’re also taken away

Zimbabwe ruling elite more afraid of us, than we’re afraid of them – need for citizens to use their constitutional rights before they’re also taken away

Last night, when I was leaving my mother’s house, and going to my place, I encountered a metre or so long snake, waiting near my door, and in a panicked way, I picked up a huge stone and crushed it.

French scientists in Zimbabwe use facial recognition technology to ID giraffes

French scientists in Zimbabwe use facial recognition technology to ID giraffes

A team of French scientists in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National park has developed a deep learning computer system to distinguish between individual giraffes, a tool that could help to conserve this iconic African species from extinction.

Zimbabwe to List Bond on Local Bourse for First Time in 20 Years

Zimbabwe plans to list a bond on the local exchange for the first time in 20 years to raise funds for the expansion and upgrade of...

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Refugee arrivals heighten Covid-19 fears in Zimbabwe

The threat of Covid-19, however, remains high as the Tongogara Refugee Camp is already overcrowded, report...

UK sanctions don’t affect trade with Zimbabwe

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‘Zim not earning forex from small gold miners,’ Prof Mthuli Ncube 

There is a need to formalise and decriminalise the work of small-scale gold panners so that...

New novel based on Zim struggle launched in Byo

Then a Wind Blew, a novel written by Kay Powell and published by Weaver Press, Harare,...

New novel charts liberation war through women’s eyes

Then a Wind Blew by Kay Powell published by Weaver Press...

We are in far greater danger from the Zimbabwean regime than from COVID-19

I am sure most of those in my age group can still remember those weirdly strange...

Call to Action – #ResistDictatorship Constitution Rally

Yesterday 4 May 2021 was a tragic day for Zimbabwe as the upper house of the...

Zimbabwe Senate Passes Controversial Constitutional Amendment Bill Scraping Presidential Running Mate Clause

Sixty-five senators, including at least five from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change led by Douglas...

Zimbabwe central bank says keeps policy rate at 40%

Zimbabwe's central bank said on Tuesday that its monetary policy committee (MPC) had decided to keep...

Senate Passes Constitution Amendment (No. 2) Bill

The Senate of the Parliament of Zimbabwe passed the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 2) Bill, as...

Beyond the silver bullet solution: towards a ‘systems agronomy’ perspective

The previous two blogs (here and here) have discussed the Pfumvudza conservation agriculture programme that has become a...

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