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Zim to step up maize imports to avert hunger

Zim to step up maize imports to avert hunger

ZIMBABWE plans to import up to 700,000 tonnes of the staple maize this year to avert hunger as the El Nino weather pattern brings poor rains and affects crops in the Southern African nation, the state media reported on Tuesday. Last year, the government imported only 100,000 tonnes as of […]

Riot police brutalise protestors

Riot police brutalise protestors

RIOT police on Monday brutalised defenceless citizens protesting the delayed payment of December salaries and bonuses for civil servants. They also detained three leaders from the Rural Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe for allegedly leading the protest in Harare. Rural Teachers’ Union president Obert Masaraure and his lieutenants Pride Mukono and Robson […]

2015 a slippery slope for Zim and its Bob

2015 a slippery slope for Zim and its Bob

FORGET Cecil the Lion: for Zimbabweans, 2015 was mostly about President Robert Mugabe, lack of money, and how long both would last. While Cecil and his death at the hands of an American dentist may have turned the world’s spotlight back onto this southern African country in the middle of […]

Unpaid doctors go on strike

Unpaid doctors go on strike

Zimbabwe started 2016 on a sad note with government doctors and nurses going on strike following today government’s failure to pay their December salaries. Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association president, Dr. Fortune Nyamande says their members together with nurses from the Zimbabwe Nurses Association failed to get to their work stations […]