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Uganda’s shadow state

Revealing the networks of people with power Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In the April 30-07 issue of The Independent, Andrew Mwenda; in his column, wrote an article entitled “Paved with good intentions: How Western interventions in African affairs, even when well intentioned, produce bad results.” In that article, …

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Zimbabwe summons US envoy over George Floyd comments

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe summoned its US ambassador on Monday over remarks by a senior American official accusing the southern African country of stirring anti-racism protests over the death of George Floyd, the government said. In a Sunday interview with ABC news, US national security advisor Robert O’Brien referred to Zimbabwe and China …

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Coronavirus pushes Zimbabwe to re-introduce use of US dollar

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe has re-introduced the use of foreign currency for domestic transactions in what was seen as a bid to tap into private forex savings as the country gears up for the battle against the novel coronavirus. In a statement the central bank governor John Mangudya said the move is part …

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Zimbabwe system ‘inadequate’ to take on coronavirus

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  In Chitungwiza, a town of half-a-million people south of Harare, several women are waiting at the water pump with large cans, concern etched on their faces, fearful of the growing threat of the coronavirus. “We can go for months without running water,” said one woman, especially …

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