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Amnesty International warns COVID-19 food aid being distributed along party and political lines in Angola, South Africa and Zimbabwe

Amnesty International warned on Wednesday that food aid meant to mitigate the devastating effects of the COVID-19 lockdowns and shutdowns was being distributed along party and political lines in Southern Africa. “The distribution...

Unsafe water raises COVID-19 risks in Zimbabwe, Human Rights Watch warns

Zimbabwe government measures to combat COVID-19 should include urgently providing continuous and affordable access to sufficient safe water to people across the country, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. Long before the coronavirus pandemic, much of Zimbabwe...

30-year old Zimbabwean broadcaster Zororo Makamba dies from coronavirus

A 30-year old Zimbabwean broadcaster Zororo Makamba has died from coronavirus, an indication that even the young can succumb to COVID-19. Reports said Makamba was diagnosed with coronavirus on Saturday, and his condition...

Amnesty demands answers from President Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe over abduction of journalist and activist Itai Dzamara

Amnesty International on Sunday demanded answers from the administration of President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa five years after Zimbabwean journalist and pro-democracy activist, Itai Dzamara, was abducted in Harare and vanished. Zimbabwean journalist...

Zimbabwe experiencing major economic and humanitarian crisis with 2020 growth projected at near zero, IMF says in damning assessment

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday delivered a damning assessment of the Zimbabwean economy, saying the southern African nation was experiencing an economic and humanitarian crisis with 2020 economic growth projected at near zero.

President Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe visits Ground Zero, 9/11 terror attacks site

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe on Thursday visited Ground Zero, the site of the deadly terror attacks in New York on September 11, 2001. Mr. Mnangagwa made the visit after addressing the United...

VIDEO: Thabo Mbeki praises Mugabe, trashes British imperialists

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki praised former President of Zimbabwe the late Robert Mugabe on Tuesday and trashed Beitish colonialists for attempting to overthrow him. Mbeki was speaking at a Robert...

Ramaphosa: The big humiliation I received in Zimbabwe over xenophobia was directed at South Africa not me

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday that the humiliation he received during the funeral of former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe was directed at South Africa and not him. While he...

Africans bid farewell to Robert Mugabe

Africans gathered at a national stadium in Zimbabwe on Saturday to bid farewell to former President Robert Mugabe who died last week at the age of 95. Mugabe, who died in a Singapore...

Controversial even in death as fight breaks out over where Robert Mugabe should be buried

Zimbabwean officials and relatives are currently thousands of feet above sea level on their way to Singapore to bring home the remains of former President Robert Mugabe but a fight is already brewing over where the...

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Nigeria Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513 billion external borrowing request

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million...

Nigeria’s SERAP writes Buhari to provide spending details and audit of ‘fresh’ $5.513 billion loan

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African Development Bank approves €88 million ($98 million) loan for Senegal to respond to COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Friday approved a loan of 88 million euros to Senegal, hit hard...

IMF Executive Board Approves FY 2021-FY 2023 Medium-Term Budget

On April 27, 2020, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for...

Former African presidents release joint statement backing embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In an unprecedented move, former African heads of state and government released a jointly signed letter on Friday, backing the embattled...

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