Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Is At It Again...

Zimbabwe Is At It Again... While the Zimbabwe dollar has been allowed to gradually weaken from parity with the greenback in February 2019 to 112.80 to the dollar today, it trades at over 200 to the dollar on the black market, stoking...
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Rwandan Woman Referee Creates Africa Cup Of Nations History

Yaoundé (AFP) – Rwandan Salima Mukansanga became the first woman to referee an Africa Cup of Nations match when she oversaw the Group B clash between Guinea and Zimbabwe in Yaounde on Tuesday.   On Monday, a Confederation of African Football...
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Zimbabwe Hope To Salvage Pride Despite Early Afcon Exit

Douala (AFP) – Zimbabwe are already eliminated from this year’s Africa Cup of Nations even before their final group game against Guinea on Tuesday but the Warriors are hoping to sign off with an overdue victory at the tournament. They...
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Mhango Double Keeps Malawi In Hunt For Historic Second-round Place

Bafoussam (Cameroon) (AFP) – Frank Mhango scored twice as Malawi came from behind to defeat Zimbabwe 2-1 on Friday in the Africa Cup of Nations and keep alive their hopes of reaching the second round for the first time. The forward from South...
Related topics: Malawi, Cameroon, South Africa

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Ecstasy As Zimbabwe’s Smallholder Farmers Secure European Pineapple Market

Zimbabwean pineapple smallholder farmers now can sell their organically-produced pineapples on the European markets. Farmers are hopeful this will bring wealth to a region recently devastated by Cyclone Idai. Credit: Tonderayi Mukeredzi/IPSBy...

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Last-gasp Mane Penalty Gives Senegal Victory Over Brave Zimbabwe

Bafoussam (Cameroon) (AFP) – Liverpool star Sadio Mane converted a penalty deep in added time to snatch a fortunate 1-0 win for Senegal over Zimbabwe in the Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener on Monday in Bafoussam. Disaster struck the...
Related topics: Senegal, Cameroon

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Review: Lessons For U.s. Abound In The Outstanding Zimbabwe Democracy Doc 'president'

Director Camilla Nielsson documents Zimbabwe's fight for democracy in 'President,' one of the year's best nonfiction films.

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Cool Scheme To Reduce Food Waste In Nigeria

ColdHubs installation at Relife Outdoor Food Market, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. The World Bank estimates that 40 percent of all food produced goes to waste in Nigeria. Credit: ColdHubs.By Busani BafanaBulawayo, Zimbabwe, Dec 14 2021 (IPS) Food...
Related topics: Nigeria, Banking

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Nine African Countries Reporting Omicron Cases Amid Travel Bans

Nine African countries are reporting omicron coronavirus cases amid travel bans imposed on the region by multiple nations.Botswana, Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe have all reported omicron cases...
Related topics: Botswana, Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda

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Omicron Mitigation: What Travelers To The Us Need To Know Beginning Monday

Earlier this week, the White House announced that foreign nationals would be barred from traveling to the US if, within the previous 14 days, they have also been to Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, or South Africa....
Related topics: White House, Malawi, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa

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Former Zimbabwe Captain Billiat Nets Twice As Chiefs Down Swallows

Johannesburg (AFP) – Recently retired Zimbabwe captain and forward Khama Billiat scored twice as Kaizer Chiefs beat Swallows 3-1 on Sunday and rose three places to second in the South African Premiership. Former Montpellier winger Keagan Dolly...

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U.s. To Place Travel Restrictions On South Africa, Other Countries

Starting Monday, travelers from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi will be barred unless they are citizens or permanent residents.
Related topics: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi

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Biden’s Covid Scorecard Is Worse Than Trump’s

(Paul Mirengoff) Joe Biden has ordered a ban on travel from eight African countries due to the emergence of the latest coronavirus variant. The countries from which Biden is cutting off travel are South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia,...
Related topics: Joe Biden, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho

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Friday Assorted Links

1. How bowling balls are made. 2. The demand for torn U.S. notes in Zimbabwe. 3. DAO bid for the Constitution falls short. 4. For liberalism and against Caesarism on the Right.  And new Niskanen Center project on state capacity. 5. Orangutan...

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Joe Biden Sometimes Identifies As President Of Zimbabwe

Joe Biden identifies as the president of Zimbabwe when the mood strikes. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported this week that prices rose year-to-year by 6.2 percent. It isn’t exactly Robert Mugabe. But ain’t Paul Volcker, either. The...
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Experts Call For Improved Protection Of African Fisheries

WTO is hoping for an end to fishing subsidy negotiations which have been ongoing for more than 20 years. Fishmonger in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, displays his catch for sale. Credit: Ignatius Banda/IPSBy Ignatius BandaBulawayo, ZIMBABWE , Nov 11 2021 (IPS)...

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Zimbabwe Govt Considers Adopting Bitcoin As Legal Tender

Zimbabwe Govt Considers Adopting Bitcoin As Legal Tender Authored by Alex McShane via BitcoinMagazine.com, The government of Zimbabwe is reportedly considering adopting Bitcoin as legal a payment service, according to a local news...
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Zimbabwe’s High-risk Cross-border Trade

COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions meant that many informal sector traders lost their jobs. Not eligible for compensation, some have turned to sex work. Credit: Marko Phiri/IPSBy Marko PhiriBulawayo, ZIMBABWE , Nov 4 2021 (IPS) Thirty-six-year-old...

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Zimbabwe Cracks Down On Currency Dealers On Social Media And Mobile Money Platforms

Zimbabwe is cracking down on social media and mobile money platforms to root out alleged “illegal currency dealers” that the government blames for a plunge in the value of the country’s local unit of exchange. But economists and tech experts...
Related topics: Social Media

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If Women Farmers Were Politicians, The World Would Be Fed, Says Danielle Nierenberg

Women produce more than 50 percent of the food in the world but are disadvantaged when it comes to access to resources such as land and financial services. Credit: Busani Bafana, IPS By Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Sep 17 2021 (IPS) Women, key...
Related topics: Fed

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