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nurses Demands USDollar Salaries: Zimbabwe Professional Nurses Union gives Notice of Incapacitation

The Zimbabwe Professional Nurses Union (ZPNU) has send a letter of incapacitation to the Health Services Board. ZPNU said that the salaries that nurses are getting in local currency are insufficient as a living wage due to the spectacular weakening of the Zimbabwean dollar! ZPNU said, “our members will not be able to turn up …

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BREAKING: WorldRemit Cutting ties with Zimbabwean Banks.

WorldRemit is withdrawing it’s bank transfer services to Zimbabwean banks with effect from 29 June 2022. WorldRemit has issued a statement today (15 June 2022) informing it’s valued services users that they have decided to remove bank transfers from their services in Zimbabwe. They mentioned “From 29/06/2022, you will not be able to send money …

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Pitso Mosimane And Al Ahly Parted ways, after nearly two years in charge.

AL Ahly announced the news in a statement, revealing that Pitso Mosimane asked to step down despite the executive still wanting him to lead the team. Pitso ‘Jingles’ Mosimane (born 26 July 1964) is a South African football manager and former player. Mosimane is one of the longest serving and most decorated coaches in all of South …

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Zimbabwe Government on UK Parliament Agenda for the ‘abduction and murder” of cCC Activist Moreblessing ALI

The UK Parliament, the House of Lords is set to discuss the Zimbabwe government on its agenda ‘regarding the abduction and murder of opposition political activist Moreblessing Ali. Lord Jonathan Oates, who is the member of the House of Lords announced on his official twitter handle that “The news of Moreblessing’s murder is symptomatic of …

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Ways to Protect Mental Health During COVID-19 Pandemic [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Boris M | 07 August, 2020 Published in Coronavirus The world is an overwhelming place at the moment. Anxiety and uncertainty are common emotions, with the Covid-19 lockdown easing, and social distancing measures changing almost weekly. This is why taking care of your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic is paramount. In fact, protecting your cognitive wellbeing has never been so …

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Zimbabwe Government Turns Back South African President’s Envoys Before they Meet opposition and Civil Society leaders

STATEMENT ON CANCELLATION OF MEETING BY SPECIAL ENVOYS APPOINTED BY CYRIL RAMAPHOSA The MDC Alliance was formally requested to be available for a meeting today, the 10 of August 2020, with the special envoys that were deployed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to Zimbabwe A delegation remained on standby from 10an this morning only to be …

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Long Serving Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza dead after suffering heart attack: Burundi Government

A statement from Burundi’s presidency on Tuesday said long-serving Pierre Nkurunziza was hospitalised over the weekend and that his health “abruptly changed” on Monday. President Nkurunziza, 55 who was preparing to handover power to his successor Evariste Ndayishimiye reportedly died of cardiac arrest in Bujumbura on Tuesday.  Nkurunziza has been in power since 2005, when …

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Legal Profession Continues to be Under Seige: Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights

The Zimbabwe Republic Police arrested a Harare Lawyer Tapiwa Makanza. Makanza is the instructing lawyer in Constitutional cases that led to arrest, detention and charging of Advocate Thabani Mpofu with defeating or obstructing course of Justice. He is charged with contravening sec 184 of the Criminal Code, allegations are that he created a fictitious character- …

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The killing of George Floyd a continuation of a deeply entrenched white supremacist legacy

Opinion Piece By Stembile Mpofu The killing of George Floyd a continuation of a deeply entrenched white supremacist legacy By Stembile MpofuAfter spending two months in Australia during his around-the-world voyage of the HMS Beagle (1831-1836), Charles Darwin wrote the following: “Wherever the European has trod, death seems to pursue the aboriginal. We may look …

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Which Other Side Are the Silent “People of Conscience” Afraid to Offend?

Opinion Piece By Dr. Noah Manyika June 5, 2020. I write this to my brothers and sisters in the United States where I spent over two decades working in the American missionfield. I would normally build up to the following statement and put it at the end of my write-up, but I will open with …

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pUBLIC outrage as Zimbabwe Government uses the Army to Takeover Opposition Party MDC-A Headquarters in Harare and Arrested 2 Vice-Presidents

Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leadership were arrested today in Harare after attempting to enter their party offices which was sealed by the Zimbabwe Republic Police who took control of the HQ with the help of the Military during the night. MDC-A leadership which was arrested include two Vice-Presidents, Honourable Tendai Biti and VP Karinye …

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America Warns The WORLD BANK Against Injecting US$7 million COVID-19 response Grant directly into zimbabwe Government Coffers

The United State of America Committee on Foreign Relations yesterday wrote a letter to President of the World Bank Group advising them that Zimbabwe is among “three African countries who are arrears to a combination of the African Development Bank, European Investment Bank, International Monetary Fund and World Bank, rendering them ineligiblefor regular financing and …

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Racism in the US Must End, and in Zimbabwe, Zanu(PF) Must Go

Opinion Piece By Dr. Noah Manyika June 3, 2020. The recent murder of George Floyd, an African-American man by law enforcement officers in the United States which has triggered nationwide protests, has exposed what all rational people have always known, i.e. that the United States is an “Imperfect Union,” and that equality, liberty and justice …

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Violent Protests Happen When Due Process Moves at Warp Speed for Some, and at a Snail Pace for Others.

Opinion Piece By Dr. Noah Manyika May 29, 2020. When policemen are killed in the line of duty, the investigations are swift, and the expectation of public sympathy is palpable and expected. The message that is sent is that no one will be allowed to get away with killing those who guarantee the safety of …

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ZAMBIA: LUSAKA MAYOR MILES SAMPA FORCED TO APOLOGIZES TO CHINESE COMMUNITY AND OTHER LEADERS.

Statement by Miles B. Sampa, the Mayor of Lusaka. Wednesday 27th May 2020 I wish to review events last week and over the weekend as regards my monitoring and conduct towards some business houses. I accept my error in judgment of physically going to the business premises instead of engaging relevant offices and institutions. I …

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Zimbabwe Government respond to Opposition Member of Parliament and 2 MDA-A Youth leaders’ Abduction

The Government through the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary have released a statement distancing the Police from the abductions. Full Statement: Governmant has noted with concern reports of alleged abductions of three citizens namely, the legislator for Harare West (MDC-T) Joana Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova on 13 May 2020. …

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Zambia Eassy Hard Lockdown: Key points from the Presidential DR EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU address

4TH NATIONAL ADDRESS ON COVID-19 BY HIS EXCELLENCY, DR EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA 8TH MAY, 2020 STATE HOUSE Key points from the Presidential address 14 cases have been recorded in last 24 hours The pandemic can get worse for Zambia We need to embrace the “New Normal” The impact of …

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MAGAISA’S Big Saturday Read: The crocodile does not give safe lifts

Opinion and Analysis Piece by Alex T. Magaisa – May 9, 2020 In the beginning Ten years ago, Douglas Mwonzora and I had a conversation on the sidelines of a conference at the Elephant Hills Hotel in Victoria Falls. He asked whether I might be available for the constitution-making process, which was by then already …

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ZIMBABWE & BOTSWANA listed on the Comprehensive EU policy on Preventing Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

The European Commission has today put forward a comprehensive approach to further strengthen the EU’s fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. Updated List Under the Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD), the Commission has a legal obligation to identify high-risk third countries with strategic deficiencies in their regime regarding anti-money laundering and countering terrorist financing. Pending the application …

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