China to aid 19 more African nations with COVID-19 vaccines: foreign ministry

China has provided COVID-19 vaccine aid to Equatorial Guinea and Zimbabwe and will aid 19 more African countries as part of its commitment to making vaccines global public goods, Foreign…

‘Music and dance’ connect Ireland and Zimbabwe

By rte.ie A Zimbabwean man living in Northern Ireland is spending lockdown teaching online Irish dance classes. Cuthbert Tura Arutura, who lives in Ballygowan in Co Down, said there are similarities…

Zim journalists appeal for priority status in vaccine roll-out

By Xinhua HARARE: The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) urged the government to prioritise journalists in its COVID-19 Vaccination Roll-out Plan on Wednesday, saying that they were also part of…

US: Zim-born student launches magazine celebrating black women

By wvxu.org INDIANA: Earlham College sophomore Rutendo Magade has lived a lot of places – Zimbabwe, Brazil, the USA – but it was in Thailand that her frustrations with not…

Amplats to spell out plans for Zimbabwe PGM industry as high prices attract entrants

By miningmx.com ANGLO American Platinum (Amplats) is to provide an update on its future involvement in Zimbabwe’s platinum group metal (PGM) industry when it announces its full-year results, scheduled for February…

Zimbabwe to get 200 000 Covid-19 doses from China’s Sinopharm

By MacDonald Dzirutwe, Reuters Zimbabwe will receive 200 000 free doses of China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Thursday, after China and Russia offered shots against the coronavirus…

South Africa: former president Zuma warned to appear in court

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG: A legal showdown is looming in South Africa where former president Jacob Zuma is refusing to obey court orders to testify at a judicial inquiry into…

ICC convicts Ugandan rebel commander of war crimes

By Associated Press THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court on Thursday convicted a one-time child soldier who morphed into a brutal commander in the notorious Ugandan rebel group the Lord’s…

J&J asks US regulators to OK its one-shot COVID-19 vaccine

By Associated Press Johnson & Johnson asked U.S. regulators Thursday to clear the world’s first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, an easier-to-use option that could boost scarce supplies.  J&J’s vaccine was safe…

IRELAND: Man to be deported to Zim after claiming to be gay for refugee status

A man who claimed he was gay in order to win international protection has had his claim for refugee status dismissed by the High Court. The court said that the…