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Zimbabwe , Wednesday 25 April 2018

News Zimbabwe: Are The Chinese Back at Zimbabwe's Marange Diamond Fields?

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00060563.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Marange diamond fields villagers have decided to take matters into their own hands by protesting over the looting of diamond revenue, destruction of the environment and human rights abuses by the government. Despite being a diamond rich area, Marange still ...

News Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe: Gonarezhou National Park - Zimbabwe's Best-Kept Secret

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804250464.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Those in the know call it Gona: a piece of wild Africa where a safari means something more than a queue of camera-toting tourists in minibuses clustered around a bored lion. It is a place where crystal-clear rivers meet, 8,000 elephant roam and iridescent ...

News Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe to drop local listing requirement from mining bill -foreign minister

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/zimbabwe-moyo-mining/zimbabwe-to-drop-local-listing-requirement-from-mining-bill-foreign-minister-idUSS8N1RT02U
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

LONDON, April 23 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe will drop a requirement that mining companies must list on the local stock exchange from a new mining act, foreign minister Sibusiso Moyo said on Monday. Industry lobby group, the Chamber of Mines, had expressed ...

News Zimbabwe: UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe may launch $3.5 billion sovereign bond issue post election - deputy minister

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/zimbabwe-debt/update-1-zimbabwe-may-launch-3-5-billion-sovereign-bond-issue-post-election-deputy-minister-idUSL8N1S14H2
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

HARARE, April 24 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe is considering issuing between $2.5 and $3.5 billion in sovereign bonds after elections set for July and will use some of the money to clear arrears to foreign lenders, Deputy Finance Minister Terrence Mukupe said on ...

News Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Police Vow Zero Tolerance for Election Violence

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/zimbabwe-police-vow-zero-tolerance-for-election-violence/4360936.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Zimbabwe is just months away from important nationwide elections. On Monday, the police force announced several changes aimed at ensuring the polls are free of violence. Erasmus Makodza is heading the new election command within Zimbabwe’s police force.

News Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Nurses Return to Work After Strike

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/zimbabwe-nurses-return-to-work-after-strike/4361668.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Around 16,000 nurses in Zimbabwe resumed work Monday, bringing to an end one week of strikes that affected health services in the country. Zimbabwe’s health ministry said the situation had “returned to normal” in all hospitals. “The majority of ...

News Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe sets up special courts for election violence

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-zimbabwe-sets-up-special-courts-for-election-violence-2018-4
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe has established special courts to deal with cases of political violence, the police said on Monday, part of the government's drive to curtail unrest and intimidation ahead of the first post-Robert Mugabe elections set for July.

News Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe referee says he was offered bribe to fix game

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/article209729924.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

The Zimbabwe Football Association said Tuesday that one of its referees reported being offered a bribe of $10,000 to fix a CAF Confederation Cup game in Equatorial Guinea. It's the second time in two weeks that a match official has claimed to have been ...

News Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe’s Harmonized Cash Transfer Programme Improves Food Security and Reduces Reliance on Food Gifts

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/zimbabwe/zimbabwe-s-harmonized-cash-transfer-programme-improves-food-security-and-reduces
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

In 2016, approximately 815 million people were chronically undernourished globally. In recent years, food security has worsened in some parts of the world, including sub-Saharan Africa. In Zimbabwe, latest estimates show that about 45% of the total ...

News Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Summoned Over Alleged Diamond Looting

News channel or source: https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/24593/zimbabwe-s-mugabe-summoned-over-alleged-diamond-looting
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean parliamentary committee is summoning former leader Robert Mugabe to explain past comments on alleged diamond looting — the first time a public institution has called him to account for such claims made during his 37 ...