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More Lives Lost In Africa’s Unsafe Mines
February 22, 2019
The Centre for Natural Resource Governance (CNRG), a mining watchdog, blamed Zimbabwe’s environmental management agency for failing to protect lives by properly decommissioning disused mines. The NGO said the mine should have been sealed to avoid tragedies of this nature. ... read more »
Key Figure in Divestment Campaign That Halted U.S. Investments in South Africa Passes
February 8, 2019
In an interview for the book “No Easy Victories:  African Liberation and American Activists Over a Half Century,” Dumisani Kumalo recalled the struggle to cut off the U.S. funds that were sustaining the apartheid government of South Africa. ... read more »
South Africa Denied Emergency Loan to Zimbabwe at Height Of Crisis
February 1, 2019
South Africa said it declined the request for $1.2 billion because the country is also in a difficult financial position. “South Africa doesn’t have that kind of money,” said Jabulani Sikhakhane, spokesman for the finance ministry. He also raised concerns of Zimbabwe defaulting on the loan. ... read more »
Women to March for Gender Equality From Auckland to Zambia
January 18, 2019
Building on the vision and mission of the 2017 National Women’s March in the U.S., women around the world will mark January 19 with marches and other actions “supporting the advocacy and resistance movements that reflect our multiple and intersecting identities." ... read more »
3,500 Lose Jobs as New Currency Shortage Hits Zimbabwe
January 11, 2019
Over 3,500 youth officers have been laid off as part of the nation’s shortage of currency amid efforts to streamline the wage bill. ... read more »
‘Skulduggery’ Foils Zimbabwe Inauguration of Former Mugabe Ally
August 16, 2018
The ceremony was slated for Sunday, August 5, at the National Sports Stadium in Harare despite clashes between opposition protestors and soldiers that broke out shortly after polls closed. Some six people died in the melee, many others were beaten and a number sought refuge in neighboring Zambia. ... read more »
As Zimbabwe Elections Draw Near, Opposition Voters Are Urged to Fast
July 26, 2018
According to Chamisa, the fast will ensure a smooth transfer of power from the ruling Zanu-PF to the MDC Alliance, the local NewsDay portal said. ... read more »
Zimbabwean’s Cheer a Musical ‘Lion’ Returning From Exile
May 9, 2018
After 14 long years in the U.S. state of Oregon, singer, composer and bandleader Thomas Mapfumo has come home to Zimbabwe. His recent performance, for some 20,000 ticket holders at the open-air Glamis Arena, only slowed down as the sun began to rise. ... read more »
Mugabe Lets Loose in Fury at Former Allies Who Ousted Him
February 28, 2018
Mugabe Lets Loose in Fury at Former Allies Who Ousted Him ... read more »
Former Zimbabwe Leader to Receive State-Assisted Burial in Home Village of Buhera
February 20, 2018
Former Zimbabwe Leader to Receive State-Assisted Burial in Home Village of Buhera ... read more »
Mall Developers Stake Out Turf Around Picturesque Victory Falls
February 6, 2018
At least that was the thinking of developers who obtained permits for a $13 million multi-purpose shopping mall not far from Zimbabwe’s renowned Victoria Falls. ... read more »
New Zimbabwe President Pays Tribute To Ousted Leader
November 30, 2017
The first couple will be able to remain in their sprawling mansion known as the Blue Roof, in Harare. The state will pay for their medical care, domestic staff, security and foreign travel. ... read more »
Zimbabwe Leader Ends 37 Year Career And Steps Down
November 22, 2017
“There is evidence this intervention is driven by the self-interest of military generals rather than national interest, which makes prospects for economic and democratic reforms bleak.” ... read more »
Mandela Blamed for Leaving The Country to Whites
September 20, 2017
While Zimbabwe attempted a land reform program that gave land owned by whites to liberation war veterans and others, South Africa’s reform program was delayed for years. ... read more »
K3PR & UCLA’s Fowler Museum Explore African Print Fashion
May 3, 2017
Koshie Mills of K3PR and UCLA’s Fowler Museum partner to explore the richness of African art, culture, dance, and particularly, the beautifully intricate nature of African print fashion. Correspondent/Videographer: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
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