African Energy Week (AEW)
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Invictus Energy: Exploring Zimbabwe’s Frontier Basins

Scott Macmillan, Managing Director of oil and gas exploration firm, Invictus Energy, highlights the company’s operations across Africa’s energy market

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) spoke with Scott Macmillan, Managing Director of Invictus Energy, ahead of the continent’s premier energy event, African Energy Week (AEW) 2022 (AECWeek.com), about the company’s operations on the continent, the challenges independent explorers are facing and the opportunities AEW 2022 provides for explorers such as…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Addressing gaps in surveillance of antimicrobial-resistant microbes in Zimbabwe

Strengthening AMR surveillance capacity through the rehabilitating laboratories in Manicaland, Masvingo and Bulawayo provinces

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a natural phenomenon in which microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites adapt to antimicrobial agents and cause medications to be ineffective for its curing purpose. For the past two years, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Zimbabwe, with support…

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

UNHCR and Spanish aid organization bring laughter to refugee children and their host community in Zimbabwe

From April 28 to May 6, three artists from the Spanish brand of CWB performed daily shows in the refugee camp and primary schools in various Chipinge District towns

The independent international group Clowns Without Borders (CWB) and UNHCR partnered to bring laughter and happiness to refugee children at Tongogara Refugee Camp and the Chipinge District communities as a prelude to commemorations marking World Refugee Day, which will take place on June 20th. Clowns Without Borders was created in…

Liquid Intelligent Technologies
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Connectivity giant ZOL Zimbabwe levels up to Liquid Home Zimbabwe

Customers will enjoy the same benefits they did under the previous brand name, and on the same terms and conditions as their existing contracts

The country’s connectivity giant- ZOL, today unveiled its new brand identity - Liquid Home Zimbabwe. This rebrand reflects the natural evolution of the well-loved home brand and its much-awaited alignment with the parent brand - Liquid Intelligent Technologies (www.Liquid.Tech), a business of Cassava Technologies. As part of this rebrand, Liquid…

Investing in African Mining Indaba
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President of Zimbabwe confirmed to attend Mining Indaba 2022

President Mnangagwa is the fifth African President to confirm his attendance at Mining Indaba 2022

The President of Zimbabwe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, is confirmed to attend the 2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba (https://MiningIndaba.com), taking place in Cape Town from 9 - 12 May 2022. Since assuming the mantle of President in 2017, President Mnangagwa has continued to emphasise the importance of mining to the…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Zimbabwe evaluates progress of its AMR National Action Plan

In its five year AMR action plan, Zimbabwe developed and modelled five strategic objectives

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), is a growing threat where the substances (“antimicrobials”) used to kill or neutralize pathogens lose their effectiveness. Every year, on average, 700,000 people die because of AMR, this number without global action, will continue to rise in tandem with food production losses leading to food insecurity. More recently,…

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FAO strengthening food safety inspections in Zimbabwe

Access to sufficient amounts of safe and nutritious food is key to sustaining life and promoting good health

High-risk food that is not handled and used properly is the main reason for outbreaks of food-borne illnesses. An estimated 600 million – almost one in every 10 people in the world – fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420 000 die every year, resulting in the loss of…

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Tackling transboundary animal diseases to enhance access to export markets in southern Africa

As FAO, EU and Government of Zimbabwe support operationalisation of the SADC Regional Agricultural Policy

To curb high impact transboundary animal diseases in Zimbabwe, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development today launched the animal health component of the European Union-funded Support Towards the Operationalisation of the SADC Regional Agricultural Policy…

Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Increasing momentum to address Antimicrobial Resistance in Zimbabwe: Commitment of the government and the UN Country Team

The move is a game-changer as it effectively links AMR to the National Development Strategy

The first global assessment of the burden of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) revealed that nearly 5 million deaths in 2019[1] were associated with drug-resistant infections. A major driver of AMR is the overuse and misuse of antimicrobials in the human and animal health sectors.[2] Zimbabwe, as other countries of the world, has not…

Sasai Remit
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Sasai Remit and Qoki Zindlovukazi partner to introduce a faster and secure cross border payment channel from the United Kingdom to South Africa and Zimbabwe

It will also provide an effective and practical alternative to the traditional ways of managing remittances

Sasai Remit (www.SasaiRemit.com), one of Africa’s leading digital money transfer providers and a business of Cassava Technologies, a leading pan-African technology group, has announced a partnership with Qoki Zindlovukazi, a United Kingdom-based women’s networking and empowerment organisation. The partnership has enabled both organisations to empower thousands of Zimbabweans to use…