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UN: Zim needs US$293m for emergency food supplies as hunger worsens

Dec 03 2019 21:02

The United Nations, through its World Food Programme, plans to more than double the number of people it is feeding in Zimbabwe to 4.1 million by January 2020, it said on Tuesday.


Zimbabwe escalates power cuts up to 24 hours as Eskom impact hits

Dec 10 2019 20:15

Zimbabwe’s state-owned Zesa Holdings escalated power cuts to as long as 24 hours after losing regional power imports, while local generation capacity remains critically constrained.


Women farmers hope to spread shea butter wealth

Dec 01 2019 13:54

The global shea butter market is expected to be worth $3.5bn by 2028 and women in a cooperative in the Nigerian village of Kodo are extracting its value.


Striking Zimbabwe doctors warn of 'silent genocide'

Nov 27 2019 19:49

Senior Zimbabwean doctors joined hundreds of junior colleagues in a mass walkout this week, warning of a "silent genocide" caused by dire conditions in hospitals.


Zim scraps import permits for staple foods as hunger levels reach new record

Nov 24 2019 10:53

Drought-stricken Zimbabwe has relaxed conditions of importation of grain in a bid to ensure essential foodstuffs remain available, after a being hit by a devastating El Nino-driven drought and cyclone Idai in the past agricultural season.


How VBS plotters helped kill another bank, this time in Namibia

Nov 15 2019 08:09

Evidence is mounting that VBS aided another elaborate bank heist north of the border by producing fake paper trails and channeling stolen cash to fool regulators and auditors.



SA on radar of German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg

Nov 25 2019 14:16

SA is Baden-Wuerttemberg's most important African trading partner, says the German state's Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing ahead of a visit.

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