Zimbabwe

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Legal bids mean UK deportation flight to Zimbabwe takes off just one-third full
Multiple challenges, as well as Covid self-isolation, result in only 14 of people being on board, it is believed

Diane Taylor

21, Jul, 2021 @11:21 PM

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‘Contraception divides opinion’: tackling taboos in Zimbabwe as teen pregnancies soar
With Covid lockdowns blamed for rising rates, MPs and teachers say it’s time to ‘face reality’ and allow younger teens access to birth control

Nyasha Chingono

20, Jul, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Anna Kasese obituary
Other lives: Mental health nurse dedicated to helping others

David Edwards

18, Jul, 2021 @4:54 PM

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UK Home Office’s mass deportation flight plan criticised as ‘grubby’
Plans for chartered plane to Zimbabwe risks delivering activists to political persecution, say campaigners

Diane Taylor

18, Jul, 2021 @3:09 PM

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‘We cannot vote or get jobs’: plight of 300,000 Zimbabweans without documents
Amnesty is calling for action to help those with no papers who are denied access to education, employment and healthcare

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

12, Jul, 2021 @6:30 AM

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UK minister confuses Zambia with Zimbabwe at Kenneth Kaunda funeral
Slip by James Duddridge at funeral of liberation leader derided as evidence of enduring colonial attitudes

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

04, Jul, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Uproar in Zimbabwe as teenager who ‘fought off sexual assault’ charged with murder
Activists believe the case, in which the accused says she acted in self-defence, shows the law fails women

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

01, Jul, 2021 @12:24 PM

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‘We were never a priority’: Zimbabwe Covid ‘hotspots’ face strict lockdown
Tighter restrictions in 12 mostly rural areas come as health service struggles to cope with third wave of infections

Nyasha Chingono

25, Jun, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Half of Zimbabweans fell into extreme poverty during Covid
Poor families cannot afford healthcare and schooling but good harvests offer some hope, World Bank finds

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

21, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Delta variant of Covid spreading rapidly and detected in 74 countries
Concerns over impact on poorer countries, while richer governments try different containment measures

Peter Beaumont

14, Jun, 2021 @2:03 PM

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Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter prize
Author, who was arrested last year in Harare while protesting against corruption, is hailed by judges as a ‘voice of hope we all need to hear’

Alison Flood

08, Jun, 2021 @10:45 AM

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‘Running dry’: Zimbabweans turned away for vaccinations after shortages
As staff sit idle in treatment centres, anger focuses on government failures to secure supplies as fears of a third wave increase

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

04, Jun, 2021 @6:15 AM

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