‘African Swine Fever Kills Over 600 Pigs In Mashonaland Central- 2Months’-Last Reported 1992

Mashonaland Central has been hit by African swine fever that has killed more than 600 pigs, the Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) has said. The disease was last reported in 1992 in Beitbridge. Currently it is confined to free ranging pigs, but can easily spread into commercial pig units if adequate control measures are not put in place. In an interview on Thursday, DVS director, Dr Josphat Nyika said the disease had affected Mukumbura and…

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‘Tightening Economy Triggers Mass Exodus Of Zimbabweans Into South Africa’-Economist Eddie Cross

‘Tightening Economy Triggers  Mass Exodus Of Zimbabweans Into South Africa’-Economist  Eddie Cross

ECONOMIST Eddie Cross has claimed that the tightening economic situation in Zimbabwe has triggered a mass exodus of Zimbabweans into South Africa. In an article titled The deepening crisis in Zimbabwe, Cross has estimated that up to 5 000 people a day are now crossing the country’s southern border into South Africa, a number he said could translate to more than 40 000 a week or two million people by the end of this year….

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‘7Chinese Vets At Hwange National Park, Prepare 170 Elephant Calfs For Shipment To China’

‘7Chinese Vets At Hwange National Park, Prepare 170 Elephant Calfs  For Shipment To China’

ZIMBABWE is preparing to ship at least 170 baby elephants to China as it has emerged that seven Chinese veterinarian doctors are camped at Hwange National Park preparing the animals for the rigors of a long-distance flight. The elephants are destined for Chimelong Safari Park in Guangdong Province of China, which has reportedly ordered 200 elephants from Zimbabwe. In June, Zimbabwe exported 24 elephants to China to fulfill part of the order, but preparations are…

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Morgan Tsvangirai To Attend ‘Missing Itai Dzamara’ At Mandava Stadium In Zvishavane,

Morgan Tsvangirai To Attend ‘Missing Itai Dzamara’ At Mandava Stadium In Zvishavane,

MDC T President Morgan Tsvangirai tomorrow heads to Mandava stadium in Zvishavane, Midlands province for the Itai Dzamara prayer rally. President Tsvangirai and the MDC leadership will join the church, leaders of the political parties and civic society groups to pray for the missing Dzamara, abducted by State agents in Harare on March 9, 2015. The abduction of Itai shows that the safety and security of the citizen remains under serious threat even though it…

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Zimbabwe Gvt Gazzettes 23 Of Last 300 White Owned Farms For Compulsory Acqusition

Zimbabwe Gvt Gazzettes 23 Of Last 300 White Owned Farms For Compulsory Acqusition

The Zimbabwe government took a major step towards eliminating the once-thriving white ­commercial farming sector this week by gazetting 23 of the remaining 300 farms owned by white Zimbabweans for ­expropriation. The planned seizures in the Matabeleland North and South provinces were announced despite an admission by Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu-PF party that it had failed to compensate more than 96% of white farmers already dispossessed since 2000, regardless of a constitutional obligation to do…

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President Ian Khama African New (SADC) Chair, Attacks Leaders Who Cling To Power

President Ian Khama African  New (SADC) Chair, Attacks Leaders Who Cling To Power

  BOTSWANA President Ian Khama, the new chair of the South African Development Community has said the region needs to be a beacon for democracy for Africa, and blasted leaders who cling to power. At a press briefing after taking over the Sadc leadership Wednesday, Khama slated Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza whose country has been plunged into violence after he ran for a third-term despite strong domestic opposition. “It doesn’t matter how you got there….

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‘About 1,000 Qualified Teachers Have Lost Jobs’- Zimbabwe Teachers Association (Zimta)

ABOUT 1 000 qualified teachers have reportedly lost their jobs under the government’s staff audit to flush out ghost workers, NewsDay reported. In a press statement yesterday, one of the country’s leading teachers’ unions, the Zimbabwe Teachers Association (Zimta) confirmed the job losses, saying the matter was likely to take centre stage at its 34th annual conference in Harare this weekend. “Sadly as Zimta holds its 34th annual conference, confusion hangs in the air for…

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Dickson “Cde Chinx” Chingaira In & Out Of Hospital , 10 months Admitted At St Anne’s Hospital

Dickson “Cde Chinx” Chingaira  In & Out Of Hospital , 10 months  Admitted At St Anne’s Hospital

Liberation struggle musician Dickson “Cde Chinx” Chingaira is admitted at St Anne’s Hospital in Harare, battling an ailment that is still to be diagnosed. The musician has been in and out of hospital for the past 10 months and says a burning sensation runs through his body. The excruciating pain spreads from legs to the waist and from arms to the chest, where it hurts most. “I have been here (at St Annes Hospital) since…

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Skulls?..?…1St Chimurenga Heroes &Heroines Didn’t Die For This Zanu PF Sponsored Poverty!!

Skulls?..?…1St Chimurenga Heroes &Heroines Didn’t Die For This Zanu PF Sponsored Poverty!!

ZANU PF has been trying to fool us by their desperate measures to fight corruption to revive its image but we have reserved our comments until after the heroes’ holidays, out of respect for our fallen heroes. It is disrespectful to commemorate our heroes when the vast majority of people are not enjoying the fruits of their struggles. I write to you all fellow Zimbabweans on behalf of ZUNDE that we should not beg for…

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‘Zanu PF Cant Repair Economy Before Repatriation Of First Chimurenga Skulls From UK’-Jonathan Moyo

‘Zanu PF  Cant Repair  Economy Before Repatriation Of First Chimurenga Skulls From UK’-Jonathan Moyo

  THE Zanu PF government cannot concentrate on turning around the economy for now before repatriation of the remains of the country’s First Chimurenga heroes lying in foreign museums, Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo has said. Commenting on his Twitter account in response to a remark by one of his followers calling on government to concentrate on rebuilding the free-falling economy, Moyo said: “How can we focus on the economy when the skulls…

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