Zimbabwe economy to contract by 10%

The World Bank projects a 10% contraction of Zimbabwe's economy in 2020, a worse outcome against the forecast Sub-Saharan Africa contraction of 2.8%. The country's economy is set to recover

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South African rand falls against the USDollar

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s rand weakened against the US dollar early on Tuesday, giving back earlier gains as traders booked profits ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting.

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More than 1 000 cases of Covid-19 recorded in South African prisons

The number of COVID-19 cases in the country's prisons has climbed to 1,128. Close to 500 officials have contracted the virus while over 660 inmates have been infected. JOHANNESBURG -

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79 Rwandans deported after illegal Uganda detentions

A total of 79 Rwandans were on Monday, June 8, deported from Uganda after being illegally detained there for varying periods. A handover ceremony took place at the Kagitumba One-Stop

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WHO says pandemic ‘far from over’

New coronavirus cases had their biggest daily increase ever as the pandemic worsens globally and has yet to peak in central America, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, urging

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EU offers $60 million grant to Rwanda

The Government of Rwanda and the European Union (EU) Monday signed a Rwf55 billion grant agreement to support social protection in response to the Covid-19 crisis in the country, the

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$1.2million bail set for George Floyd’s killer cop

Judge Jeannice M. Reding set bail for Derek Chauvin at $1 million with conditions during a court hearing Monday, making the former Minneapolis police officer eligible for supervised release. Chauvin,

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Military to evict 100 villagers resettled 36 years ago

In a letter to the villagers in possession of the Daily News, 3 Brigade commander, Brigadier General George Chitsva, gave the Rufuka Village 14B residents until June 30 to leave

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Minister grabs farm from Mugabe’s nephew

Former Olympic swimming gold medallist Kirsty Coventry has been implicated in the seizure of a property allocated by Zimbabwe's government to Robert Zhuwao, nephew of the late former president Robert

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Xenophobic South Africans can’t champion #BlackLivesMatter: Malema

Pretoria – EFF leader Julius Malema on Monday criticised sections of the South African community championing the #BlackLivesMatter global movement while they maintained silence or supported the attacks when foreign

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Teemak opens up on gay status

Self proclaimed youngest Zimbabwean millionaire and music promoter Teemak has opened up on allegations of being gay. Teemak who has been on the media limelight for his excessive spending of

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New Zealand to lift all restrictions as it declares itself virus-free

New Zealand is set to lift almost all its coronavirus restrictions within hours as it reports there are no active cases in the country. It will move to level one,

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Over 50 people arrested while praying on Mountain in Rwanda

Officials in Musanze District on Sunday arrested at least 51 people for breaching the government directive banning mass gathering and congregating in ungazetted areas to curb the spread of Covid-19

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Schools officially reopen in South Africa

Children in South Africa began returning to classrooms on Monday as part of a gradual loosening of restrictions imposed under a months-long COVID-19 lockdown. The re-opening of schools had been

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Black market rates run amok in Zimbabwe as price of basic commodities surges

Black market rates have surged in recent weeks resulting in concurrent hikes in the prices of basic commodities and a clamour from workers to have wages increased. Amid the COVID-19

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