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Africa · Taiwan

DYER: Taiwan: The codger misspeaks again – or does he?

Biden did not actually promise to commit American forces to defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion.See the Story
Africa · Zimbabwe

At 37 Kapini vows more game time - The Zimbabwe Independent

Kapini's contract at Sekhukhune United has just run out and he waits to hear from his superior about his future at the club. The veteran goalie knows too well about the tendency to judge players based on age in African football. Kapini still dreams of donning the Highlanders jersey and also have World Cup show with the Warriors.See the Story
Africa · Zimbabwe

Chinese mining firms defy govt... continue mining activities in sacred Mavuradonha Wilderness - The Zimbabwe Independent

Chinese companies are defying a ban introduced last year to cease mining activities in the Mavuradonha Wilderness in Muzarabani region. The area, measuring 66,000 hectares, was declared a national monument in 2017, but alluvial chrome mining has become a threat to the sacred area.See the Story
Robert Mugabe · Harare

Govt expedites Mt Hampden 'City' - The Zimbabwe Independent

The project to move Harare's central business district was mooted in 2012 during the late President Robert Mugabe's government. The new city could be launched as soon as August this year as the government rushes to build more infrastructure around the new parliament building. The project, stretching more than a reported 150 square km and straddling three provinces, could affect thousands of Zimbabweans involved in various projects.See the Story
Sanctions · United States

Re-engagement off the rails: Zimcodd - The Zimbabwe Independent

Relations between the government and Western economies have deteriorated since 2000, leading to the European Union (EU) and the United States imposing economic sanctions against Zimbabwe.The post Re-engagement off the rails: Zimcodd appeared first on The Zimbabwe Independent.See the Story
Africa · Zimbabwe

TIMB wields axe on rogue traders - The Zimbabwe Independent

Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has wielded the axe on rogue tobacco dealers accused of an array of transgressions. The tobacco sector has of late been invaded by a group of unscrupulous traders who were involved in fleecing off farmers. TIMB descended on two tobacco dealers whose licences have since been suspended pending investigations.See the Story
IMF · Zimbabwe

Ipec moves to sanitise the pension industry - The Zimbabwe Independent

There are professionals that will be offering services to the pension’s scheme members. At the end of the day the law requires that those assets be protected. That’s section 16 of the Pensions Act as read with section 29.The post Ipec moves to sanitise the pension industry appeared first on The Zimbabwe Independent.See the Story
Africa · Zimbabwe

ZCDC shuts out community organisations from KP visit - The Zimbabwe Independent

Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) in the diamond-rich Chiadzwa area claim that it was barred from making presentations to the Kimberley Process (KP) team which was in the country on a review exercise last week. This comes amid growing concern from civic society over the perceived lack of transparency shrouding Zimbabwe's diamond mining operations.See the Story
Africa · Zimbabwe

Zim faces US$126 million land suit - The Zimbabwe Independent

Zimbabwean commercial farmers had approached courts claiming damages against the South African government.The post Zim faces US$126 million land suit appeared first on The Zimbabwe Independent.See the Story

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