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Turkey provides food aid to Zimbabweans

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from DANAI MWARUMBWA in HarareHARARE - TURKEY has provided food aid to 2 000 families living under difficult conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Zimbabwe. The Embassy of Turkey in Harare distributed the aid with the cooperation of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA). Embassy officials, who got together...

Divisive Zimbabwe elections back in the courts

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from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - THE Constitutional Court in Zimbabwe is presiding over an appeal arising from the contentious parliamentary elections held in 2018. Opposition Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC-A) member, Gift Konjana has filed an application against the declaration by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic...

Violations rise, two years before next Zimbabwe poll

Zimbabwe Peace Project

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - DISRUPTION of opposition party events, harassment and intimidation as well as discrimination during aid distribution, political tensions are already rising two years before the next general elections in Zimbabwe. The governing Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), in power since independence 41 years ago, is cited as the...

Need to increase women presence in cyber security sector

KnowBe4 Africa Managing Director, Anna Collard. Photo by Dion Henrick, CAJ News Cape Town Bureau.

by AKANI CHAUKEJOHANNESBURG - THERE is a pressing need to empower women within the cyber security space amid the challenge of limited skills in the industry. This is according to an executive as women are also bearing the brunt of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “There is a growing body of research...

Pandemic exposes foolishness of worshipping false gods

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKATHE situation in India, as I have witnessed escalating in recent days, is acutely distressing with the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis gripping the populous Asian nation. This pandemic has claimed more than 230 000 lives while 22 million have been infected. Surely, the world's second most populous...

US accused of hypocrisy on Zimbabwe judicial matters

MDC-A MP, Joanah Mamombe

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - THE United States (US) has lurched into another display of double standards in Zimbabwe following the detention and subsequent release of some opposition party activists. The remarks by the US embassy in the capital Harare is the latest in a series of long running differences between the two...

Pandemic may catalyse 5G boom globally

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from DION HENRICK in Cape Town, South AfricaCAPE TOWN - THE coronavirus pandemic can be the catalyst to the boom of fifth-generation networks (5G) and support Africa’s transition towards a digital economy. This is will help to unlock significant growth opportunities across the continent, according to executive, Rami Osman, who is the Director for...

Chiredzi on course for rare bumper harvest

Group Editor-In-Chief for CAJ News Africa, Savious-Parker Kwinika visiting one field which promises bumper harvest this season. Photo by CAJ News

from SHELUZANI MAKHESE in ChikombedziCHIREDZI - CHIREDZI, a perennial drought region, has realised a bumper harvest for the first time since Zimbabwe's controversial land reform programme in 2000. This underlines Zimbabwe’s rebounding agricultural sector. Chiredzi district is associated with small grain crops such as sorghum, which is familiar with resisting dry...

OPINION: An African country’s lawyer gets caught and disbarred

British lawyer Peter Gray

LONDON - THE lawyer was found to have deliberately withheld vital evidence There are many facilitators willing to sacrifice professional morals and integrity to serve the corrupt needs of dictators like Ismaïl Omar Guelleh of Djibouti. One notorious example lies in the professional disgrace of British lawyer Peter Gray, a one-time...

Rallying agro sector spurs Zimbabwe’s economic revival

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by DANAI MWARUMBWAHARARE - A steadily declining inflation rate, a nearly 200 percent increase in food production, rising dam levels and increased employment, things are looking up for Zimbabwe’s economy largely driven by a rebounding agricultural sector. It heralds the end of successive droughts that have bedevilled the Southern Africa nation and demoted it...