Source: Invest Africa |

GreenCo, the African Capacity Building Foundation, Invest Africa and Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA) Help Alleviate Power Shortages in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region

This exposure will provide local developers and Independent Power Producers (IPPs) with access to potential funding opportunities, ensuring the success and viability of their projects and delivery on the ground

Africa GreenCo Group, along with its subsidiaries (together GreenCo) and in collaboration with the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Invest Africa (www.InvestAfrica.com) (a leading pan-African trade and investment platform) and Africa Infrastructure Development Association (AfIDA), is launching an initiative to support local developers and Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in the…

Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Zimbabwe prepares for ward based mass drug administration for bilharzia, intestinal worms and lymphatic filariasis

As part of the preparations, a training of trainers’ workshop was conducted in Bulawayo from 17-19 June 2024, targeting 90 health workers from all the country’s districts

To tackle the prevalent neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), Zimbabwe is gearing up for a nationwide mass drug administration (MDA) campaign set to commence this September. Spearheaded by the Ministry of Health and Child Care, with crucial technical and financial support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Higher Life…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Zimbabwe: Army Commander Threatens Election Integrity

Bar Security Force Engagement in Partisan Politics

Zimbabwe’s army commander has openly stated that the country’s security forces intend to play a partisan political role, threatening future elections and those participating in them, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 29, 2024, the Zimbabwe National Army commander, Lt. General Anselem Sanyatwe, was quoted as saying that people would be marched to…

Source: UN Women - Africa |

Investing in Gender Data, United Nations (UN) Women Supports Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStat) in hosting Gender Data User-Producer Symposium

Attended by users and producers of statistics, research and training institutions, and development partners, the symposium aims to modernize the National Statistical System (NSS) using technology and alternative data sources

Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStat) with the support of UN Women and other partners recently hosted a Data User-Producer Symposium. A Symposium, which is conducted once every five years, provides a vital platform for discussing the latest statistical developments and trends. Attended by users and producers of statistics, research and training institutions, and development partners,…

Source: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) |

Elevating Standards: How Accreditation has Enhanced Food Safety Laboratory Services in Africa

The Central Veterinary Laboratory (CVL) is now capable of regularly testing foods such as chicken for chemical hazards and can provide end-users with more reliable analytical test results, creating greater consumer confidence

Zimbabwe’s Central Veterinary Laboratory (CVL) and Uganda’s Directorate of Government Analytical Laboratories (DGAL) have attained accreditation to the international standard for testing and calibration in laboratories with the support of the IAEA and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Achieving this accreditation is a goal for many testing…

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Afreximbank signs two deals totaling US$80 million for Zimbabwe’s CBZ Bank

The line of credit facility will strengthen financial intermediaries’ capacity to support SMEs through financing product and capacity building

In two deals signed at the recently concluded Afreximbank Annual Meetings, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com) is providing a US$60 million line of credit and a US$20 million Afreximbank Trade Facilitation Programme (AFTRAF) facility to CBZ Bank Limited, Zimbabwe’s largest bank. The line of credit facility will strengthen financial intermediaries’…

Source: DLA Piper |

South Africa’s apex court turns down the Minister of Home Affairs’ request to appeal the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) judgment

Brings a close the landmark challenge and upholds the setting aside of the termination of ZEP regime

The decision by South Africa’s highest court to refuse the Minister of Home Affairs’ leave to an appeal, cements a landmark ruling for The Helen Suzman Foundatoin (HSF), represented by DLA Piper (https://www.DLAPiper.com), that successfully challenged the decision to terminate the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit Regime (ZEP). The Constitutional Court of…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) |

Zimbabwe fast-tracks progress on UN Water Convention accession, aiming to accrue multiple benefits

Zimbabwe confirmed during a national workshop its intention to accelerate the accession process to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (UN Water Convention)

Zimbabwe, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, lies entirely within a total of five transboundary river basins (Buzi, Limpopo, Pungwe, Save and Zambezi) and one international lake (Kariba) while the number of transboundary aquifers is yet to be ascertained. These transboundary basins create socio-economic, environmental and political interdependencies between countries,…

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Twenty years of Saving Lives - Zimbabwe Celebrates World Blood Donor Day with a Call to Action

The message is clear: a sustainable blood supply relies on a combination of community engagement, continued government support, and affordable access across all healthcare systems

Every year on 14 June, Zimbabwe joins the global community in commemorating World Blood Donor Day, as a moment to honor those who selflessly donate their blood to save lives. This year's commemoration holds special significance, marking a milestone of reaching two decades of global promotion of this selfless act…

Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Zimbabwe conducts a cholera intra action review

This IAR served as a platform for key responders to collaboratively assess strategies, share experiences, pinpoint challenges, and identify successful actions

The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) in Zimbabwe with support from the World Health Organization and UNICEF conducted an Intra Action Review (IAR) of the current cholera response in the country from 3-7 June 2024. This IAR served as a platform for key responders to collaboratively assess strategies,…