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ZAA UK celebrates 9th Anniversary in style as winners are announced

Zimbabwe Achievers Awards UK hosted an excellent awards dinner gala on their 9th anniversary at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London on Africa Day which saw a number of people and organisations in the diaspora honoured for their contributions within their communities and beyond. The event was well attended and featured people from all walks of life who included dignitaries ...

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May to resign as UK prime minister

UK prime minister Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister. In an emotional statement in Downing Street Mrs May said she had “done my best” to honour the 2016 EU referendum result. It would remain a matter of “deep regret” that she ...

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Removing Mugabe alone was not enough, the whole system is rotten

Theoretically, the 2017 November coup brought in joy on paper but practically it was the opposite on the ground. Zimbabwe is well known throughout the Sadc region, beyond Africa , Asia and Europe. It’s fame is rested on solid agricultural produce and boast of prime land achievements. Zimbabwe boasts of a very young population which is capable of turning fortunes ...

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Global Climate Fund a major breakthrough For Green Projects In Zimbabwe

Long-term changes in the earth’s climate system have been significant and are occurring more rapidly than in the past. Continued emissions into the earth’s atmosphere are projected to cause further warming and increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive, and irreversible effects. on every continent. In addition, climate change has a disproportionately stronger impact on the lives and livelihoods of those ...

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UK supports Mnangagwa’s economic, political reforms

Constitutional reforms, land policy and currency issues came under the spotlight when United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Melanie Robinson paid a courtesy call on the Zanu PF Secretary for Administration, Dr Obert Mpofu this Tuesday at the party’s headquarters, in Harare. Relations between Zimbabwe and the UK went sour in 2000 when the government of Zimbabwe embarked on the ...

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Brexit no deal could cost Zimbabwe US$4,6 million

ZIMBABWE stands to lose at least 5% of its yearly exports to the United Kingdom in the case of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal, a new United Nations agency report has shown. According to the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency, the country exported goods worth US$3 045 963 last year up from US$1 349 211 in 2017, while ...

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Breakthrough in Zimbabwe, EU bloc ties

Relations between Zimbabwe and the 28-member European Union (EU) bloc will soon be upgraded from informal to formal engagements as parties actively seek to “enhance” their diplomatic rapport. The new administration is heightening engagement and re-engagement efforts in order to normalise relations with the global family of nations. It is believed that elevating relations will result in reciprocal visits at ...

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Top USA University honours Evan Mawarire

#ThisFlag¬†leader Pastor Evan Mawarire has been admitted into the 18th cohort of Yale World Fellows Program. The World Fellows program is Yale University’s signature global leadership development initiative and a core element of Yale’s ongoing commitment to internationalization. Announcing the admission Mawarire said, “I’m most honored and thankful to be selected among only 16 emerging leaders globally for the 2019 ...

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UN Statement on Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe

The Secretary-General is saddened by the loss of life, destruction of property and displacement of people due to the heavy rains and flooding caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai. The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and to people and Government of Zimbabwe. The United Nations expresses its solidarity with the Zimbabwe authorities and stands ready to ...

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‘China has confidence in Mnangagwa’

China is confident Zimbabwe will achieve its developmental goals under the leadership of President Mnangagwa, whose reforms will transform the economy and attract more investors, the Asian giant’s acting ambassador here has said. Addressing delegates at the 2019 Chinese Spring Festival gala in Harare on Sunday night, Acting Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Zhao Baogang – who is also the ...

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