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Africa

SADC leaders gear up response to Mozambique Islamist insurgency

By Peter Fabricius Regional leaders moved closer to military intervention in Mozambique on Thursday, deciding to deploy a technical mission immediately to assess what neighbouring countries could do to help Maputo counter a growing Islamist insurgency. A SADC technical mission to Mozambique, decided at a summit in Maputo on Thursday, […]

Zimbabwe

EU seeks dialogue with Mnangagwa

THE European Union (EU) says it is currently engaging opposition parties and other stakeholders as it gears up for formal dialogue with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration. Zimbabwe and the bloc last formally engaged in 2019 at ministerial level as the two parties sought to normalise relations after more than a […]

Economy

Cartel manipulates prices on tobacco market

Tobacco merchants and contractors have established a cartel which is conniving on tobacco prices on the market and the manipulated system has allowed them to dictate prices, it emerged this week. The tobacco marketing season kicked off this week. According to an investigation by Business Times, the cartel with the help of […]

Zimbabwe

Chiwenga backs down as junior doctors snub army recruitment

Vice-President and Health minister Constantino Chiwenga  in September last year ordered that junior doctors be conscripted into the army for residency or housemanship. This was viewed by observers as tantamount to militarisation of the health sector and aimed at stopping health practitioners from engaging in industrial action and leaving the […]