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Uganda versus Zimbabwe

  WEDNESDAY: Uganda 🇺🇬 vs Zimbabwe 🇿🇼 8pm Cairo, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | Victory for Uganda today will see them make it to the next round and condemn Zimbabwe to an early exit in the Nations Cup. Uganda go into the game with three points after humiliating DRC 2-0, while the Zimbabwe Warriors …

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Zimbabwe ends foreign currency use as inflation spirals

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe announced on Monday that it would abandon the use of foreign currencies which replaced the local dollar that was swiped out by hyperinflation ten years ago. The crisis-hit country is facing another bout of sharply rising prices, with official inflation now at nearly 100 per …

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Zimbabwe hikes fuel prices again as crisis deepens

    Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  Zimbabwe on Tuesday announced a fresh increase in fuel prices, months after a price hike triggered nationwide protests and a brutal security crackdown as the country’s economy woes deepen further. Upping prices by about 46 percent, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) said …

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Mugabe’s tractors, trucks to be auctioned to pay off debts

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Farm tractors, pick-up trucks and combine harvesters from former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe’s dairy farm will go under the hammer to pay off debts, auctioneers announced Thursday. Mugabe, who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years, owned several farms despite laws limiting individuals to one farm. He …

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Museveni eyes improved trade with Zimbabwe

. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hailed visiting President Yoweri Museveni as a constant advocate for Africa’s economic emancipation, industrialisation and value addition through the exploitation of the continents resource. Uganda’s President  Museveni is in Zimbabwe where he will be the Chief Guest at the …

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Disease fears mount for Africa cyclone survivors

Beira, Mozambique | AFP | Disease is threatening to aggravate the already dire conditions facing millions of survivors following the powerful tropical cyclone which ravaged southern Africa 10 days ago, officials warned on Sunday. Cyclone Idai smashed into Mozambique’s coast unleashing hurricane-force wind and rain that flooded swathes of the poor …

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Africa cyclone survivors face ‘ticking bomb’ of disease: Red Cross

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | A powerful cyclone that pummelled southern African countries earlier this month has left survivors facing “a ticking bomb” of looming disease outbreaks, the Red Cross chief warned Monday. Cyclone Idai smashed into Mozambique’s coast 10 days ago, unleashing hurricane-force wind and rain that flooded swathes …

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Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300

Beira, Mozambique | AFP | The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors and the UN led the charge to provide aid. “We already have more than 200 dead, and nearly 350,000 …

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