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Zimbabwe tobacco sales down 23.5% after poor rains

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Sales of Zimbabwe’s tobacco, the second largest foreign currency earner, fell 23.52% to 178.7 million kilograms this year, official data showed on Monday, after production...
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Diplomats warn Zimbabwe against using coronavirus to restrict citizen rights

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ruling party has dismissed as “rubbish” a statement by Western diplomats warning Zimbabwe’s government not to use the COVID-19 pandemic as a...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...
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Zimbabwe president discusses exhuming victims of 1980s massacre

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa held talks with civil society leaders on Saturday about exhuming the victims of a notorious massacre by government troops which claimed...
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Zimbabwe government blasts ‘evil-minded’ archbishop

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Zimbabwe’s government has accused the head of a Catholic bishops congress of stoking division and seeking to create a “genocide” after the group spoke out...
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Zimbabwe bishops denounce ‘unprecedented’ state crackdown

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Zimbabwe’s influential Catholic bishops on Friday deplored an “unprecedented” government crackdown on dissent against a backdrop of economic ruin and allegations of rampant rights abuses....
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President Kenyatta: Kenya ready to receive tourists

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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday encouraged tourists to return to Kenya, saying the country was safe and open for business even with coronavirus cases having...
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US slaps sanctions on Zimbabwean tycoon

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The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions against a business tycoon with close links to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and former leader Robert Mugabe for allegedly...
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Arrested Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga freed

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Zimbabwean top writer and Booker Prize nominee, Tsitsi Dangarembga, was freed on bail on Saturday following her arrest during anti-government protests a day earlier, an...
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Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga arrested during banned protests

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Police in Zimbabwe on Friday arrested internationally-acclaimed novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga as they enforced a ban on protests coinciding with the anniversary of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s...