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    • South Africa hosts the most important critical minerals gathering of the year in Cape Town on 17-19 October 2023. Taking place in Africa’s leading event destination, Cape Town, and concurrently with the continent’s largest energy event African Energy Week, the first Critical Minerals Africa unites governments from all corners of the African continent; international presidential and ministerial delegations; provincial governments, global finance, and mining, manufacturing and technology firms.
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Zimbabwe – Dubbed “the World’s Next Lithium Valley” – to Speak at Critical Minerals Africa 2023

Rising demand for lithium-ion batteries, significant Chinese investment and the launch of several greenfield projects have reignited Zimbabwe’s mining industry, which will be on display at the upcoming Critical Minerals Africa 2023 summit

As Zimbabwe sets its sights on achieving a $12-billion mining industry by year-end, Pfungwa Kunaka, Permanent Secretary for Mines and Mining Development of Zimbabwe, will speak on the country’s latest project commissionings in exploration, extraction and refining at the Critical Minerals Africa (CMA) 2023 summit ( next month. Comprising 13%…

Source: Amnesty International |

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa fails to break with the past, fuels cycle of abuse and impunity

False hopes for a new Zimbabwe as former regime’s legacy of violence, oppression and impunity endures

Shrinking civic space, crackdown on human rights and attack on peaceful dissent intensifies; Mnangagwa followed Mugabe’s steps in misusing laws as instrument of oppression; False hopes for a new Zimbabwe as former regime’s legacy of violence, oppression and impunity endures. The government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe has failed to live…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Government, Food and Agriculture Organization and European Union join hands in revitalizing Zimbabwe’s livestock sector

Transforming animal health and food safety systems through Public-Private Partnerships at rehabilitated Anchor Animal Health Management Centres and launching the Animal Pests and Diseases Surveillance Plan

More than 300 hundred livestock value-chain players in Zimbabwe, Government officials, veterinarians, farmers, development partners and the private sector representatives gathered in the Manama township of Matabeleland South province to witness the official handover of 26 upgraded Anchor Animal Health Management Centres (AAHMCs); launch of the Animal Pests and Disease…

Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Zimbabwe ramps up efforts to eliminate malaria

Malaria remains a serious public health problem, with more than 5 million people at risk of contracting malaria annually in Zimbabwe

The Ministry of Health, and Child Care (MoHCC) with support from World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners conducted a Malaria Quarterly Review and Planning meeting and the National Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) Review and Planning meeting. The exercise was conducted from 4-16 September 2023. The malaria quarterly review meeting…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) strengthening technical capacities for management of invasive alien species in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe spends USD50 million annually to fight invasive alien plant species

Upon request from the Government of Zimbabwe, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing technical assistance to strengthen the national capacity to manage Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in Zimbabwe under the framework of the European Union-funded ACP-MEAs 3 project (Building Capacity related to Multilateral Environmental…

Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Zimbabwe's Bold Step Paves the Way for Immunization Progress

The CEPIR is a multistage exercise that primarily involves a desk review and a field-based review

As the country continues to build on the efforts to bring vaccination back on track after the disruptive impact of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) in Zimbabwe conducted a Comprehensive Expanded Program on Immunization Review (CEPIR), in Kadoma from September 18 to 22, 2023. The CEPIR…

Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Strengthening enhanced Gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance Programme (EGASP) implementation in Zimbabwe

The primary objective of the visit was to evaluate the implementation of EGASP in Zimbabwe using standard protocol and standard operating procedures (SOPs)

From June 19-21, 2023, a team from World Health Organization (WHO) Head Quarters with support from US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), namely, Dr. Ismail Maatouk and Ms. Phiona Vumbugwa, Ms. Venessa Maseko; from Center for HIV and STI National Institute for Communicable Diseases  South Africa visited…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Building resilience of vulnerable communities through integration of agriculture, nutrition and WASH interventions in Zimbabwe

FAO, UNICEF and Government high-level field mission demonstrates multi-sectorial integration, impact and sustainability of resilience building programming through coordination with development partners

Mitigating climate change and socio-economic shocks requires collective and well-coordinated interventions for sustainable agrifood systems transformation. Recent shocks, droughts, disease outbreaks including the COVID-19 pandemic has made it imperative and urgent to align response and recovery programmes with integrated approaches as the world intensifies efforts to achieve sustainable development goals…

Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Integration of Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV) and Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services yield massive results in Zimbabwe

Evidence shows that of the 18,756 women who presented for family planning services between October 2020 and December 2022, 16,298 (86.9%) were screened for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Zimbabwe has increased demand for integrated sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV services through centers of excellences created as models for integrated service delivery. Through the one-stop-shop concept introduced in 2020 by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC), women in Zimbabwe are receiving a comprehensive package of…

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    • inDrive expands services to Bulawayo amid a sucessful launch in Harare
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inDrive rolls out its unique Ride-Hailing service in Bulawayo following success in Harare

inDrive Expands its "Name Your Price" Ride-Hailing Model to Bulawayo, with Zero Commission

Just months after its successful introduction in Harare, inDrive ( is proud to announce the extension of its revolutionary peer-to-peer ride-hailing services to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Following an overwhelmingly positive reception in Harare, inDrive is excited to continue reshaping the transport landscape by rolling out its unique "Name Your Price" model…