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Ready to roll: Zimbabwe cigar venture eyes smokers at home and abroad

18 Jun 2020

HARARE A newly established Zimbabwean company has started making cigars for export, aiming to take on established players while developing a culture of cigar smoking at home. | Video

Ready to roll: Zimbabwe cigar venture eyes smokers at home and abroad

17 Jun 2020

HARARE, June 17 A newly established Zimbabwean company has started making cigars for export, aiming to take on established players while developing a culture of cigar smoking at home.

Zimbabwe dismisses rumours of coup, says country stable

10 Jun 2020

HARARE Zimbabwe's National Security Council (NSC) in a maiden news conference on Wednesday accused allies of the late former leader Robert Mugabe and some opposition officials of peddling rumours of an impending military coup and said the country was stable.

Zimbabwean film industry makes Netflix debut with 'Cook Off'

01 Jun 2020

HARARE Zimbabwean film Cook Off, a romance about a struggling single mother who finds love during a cooking competition, premiered on Netflix on Monday, a debut that its makers hope will propel the country's small film sector to global audiences. | Video

Electric motorbike gives women in rural Zimbabwe a path out of poverty

28 May 2020

WEDZA, Zimbabwe In the rural Zimbabwe district of Wedza, a new electric-powered motorcycle is helping bring income to poor women and easing the burden of looking after families. | Video

Zimbabweans go hungry as coronavirus compounds climate woes

19 May 2020

HARARE Rosemary Pamire struggled to feed her family well before Zimbabwe entered lockdown in March to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Now she can hardly put together a meal a day as the country faces a deepening food crisis. | Video

Zimbabweans in South Africa use app to send food home after border restrictions

19 May 2020

JOHANNESBURG/HARARE Petronella Mabhena, a domestic worker in South Africa, has been paying bus drivers to ferry food to her relatives in Zimbabwe for over a decade.

Zimbabwe pleads with foreign lenders to prevent coronavirus 'catastrophe'

04 May 2020

HARARE Zimbabwe is headed for a health and economic catastrophe from the coronavirus pandemic because its debt arrears mean it cannot access foreign lenders, the finance minister warned in a letter to the IMF.

After beating coronavirus, a Zimbabwe survivor lives with the stigma

27 Apr 2020

HARARE When Saul Sakudya arrived in an ambulance at a hospital in Zimbabwe's capital after catching COVID-19, he said the medical staff wouldn't go near him because they were afraid of becoming infected. | Video

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