Zimbabwe: Former PSL Boss Chris Sambo Dies Age 69 From Coronavirus

Former Premier Soccer League chief executive, Chris Sambo has died from coronavirus, aged 69. A family source revealed to Sambo had contracted the world pandemic. The veteran football administrator passed away at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare Thursday where he had been admitted after complaining of breathing problems, one of …

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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa, Chiwenga in Epic Politburo Clash

There were heated exchanges in an explosive Zanu-PF politburo meeting on Wednesday, where President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga openly confronted each other in front of bemused party bigwigs, as factional intrigue hit a climax. As reported by the Zimbabwe Independent in the past two years, there is …

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Zimbabwe: President Endorses Africa Factbook

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa yesterday endorsed the production of the Africa Factbook which captures the liberation struggle story, its trials, tribulations and triumphs. The draft of the book, coordinated by the Institute of African Knowledge chaired by Ambassador Simbi Mubako, was presented to the President at State House and will be officially …

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South Africa: Police Disperse Zimbabwean Protesters in Cape Town

About 150 people protesting outside the Zimbabwean Cape Town Consulate were told to disperse by police on Friday. When protesters refused, police went to their cars to fetch their equipment. A protesters said, “Let us go before they use tear gas and rubber bullets on us.” The demonstrators then dispersed. …

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Zimbabwe: Seek God’s Mercy to Fight Covid-19 – Gospel Singer

South Africa-based musician Cashmore Muchaonyerwa has implored local gospel singers to come together and intercede for the nation as Covid-19 ravages the world. The gospel artiste, who recently released a single titled “Ndapfugama”, said redemption from the deadly virus could only come through divine intervention. He said musicians have done …

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Zimbabwe: Govts Can Restrict Protests – – UN

GOVERNMENTS have the right to restrict protests on public health grounds, the United Nations Human Rights Committee has said, when it stepped in to formulate its legal interpretation, having seen a gap in the international norms being tested even before the Covid-19 pandemic. But with the proliferation of Black Lives …

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