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Zimbabwe’s West Property finally gets the nod to rehabilitate ‘Borrowdale Vlei’ into a nature park.  

– We are going to restore and beautify this wetland into a nature park thus allowing it, to naturally regenerate, Ken Sharpe said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – A near-dead Borrowdale vlei located between two giant housing developments by Zimbabwe’s West Property in the elite part of Harare, is on the verge of resurrection, following […]

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USAID food donation to cushion hungry Zimbabweans as the effects of El Nino begin to bite.

– This year’s lean season coincides with the El Nino weather phenomenon, where Zimbabwe is facing erratic rainfall and high temperatures, meaning we could see low production and further increase food insecurity, a WFP official said. John Cassim WFP Country Director, Francesca Erdelmann standing next to the USAID Mission Director Janean Davisduring the handover ceremony

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The Kick Total Out of AFCON campaign challenging Total Energies’ sponsorship of AFCON, grows.

– We call for accountability and true environmental stewardship, urging Total Energies to align their operations with the global consensus for a sustainable and fossil-free future, the conveners demanded. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – A continent-wide campaign has been launched challenging Total Energies’, the French oil giant’s sponsorship of the Africa Cup of Nations. The

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Harare Mayor Mafume applauds the government’s intervention to provide clean water amid a cholera outbreak.

– At least 50% of the debts for water in Harare are owed by various government departments; we wish they could settle these debts first, Mayor Jacob Mafume complained. John Cassim Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume shake hands with Minister Anxious Masuka during a high profiled technical committee meeting on provision of water in Harare Harare,

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El Nino does not imply drought! – Experts clarify

Linia Mashawi Gopo and Shingirai Nangombe El Nino is a climate cycle in the Pacific Ocean with a global impact on weather patterns. It is a naturally occurring phenomenon in the equatorial region that causes temporary changes in the world’s climate. It occurs when sea surface temperatures in the central and eastern tropical Pacific Ocean

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Lessons for Zimbabwe and the Global South from COP28. The Quest for Climate Action and Justice.

OPINION By Sydney Chisi  As per tradition, nations gathered again for the COP28 in Dubai in December to salvage solutions towards sustainable climate action as the world continues to face an extreme climate crisis. Expectations were high, emanating from many previous Conference of Parties (COPs) outstanding and inconclusive resolutions. The pre-COP28 debate and agenda, both

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Six elephants found dead following suspected cyanide poisoning in Zimbabwe

-According to witness accounts, the bodies were discovered near each other with missing their tusks, along a trail that led to watering holes, indicative of cyanide poisoning. John Cassim One of the six carcasses found in the Gwayi-Shangani Wildlife Conservancy recently after suspected cyanide poisoning Harare, Zimbabwe – At least six adult elephants have died from what appears to have been cyanide poisoning at a watering hole in the Gwayi, Shangani wildlife conservancy near Hwange

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Zimbabwe to host the Africa’s Protected and Conserved Areas (APAD) conference in March

Eileen Kairu – AWF Zimbabwe through the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) will this year in March, host the second in-person APAD(Africa Protected Areas Director) conference. The first-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress was held in July 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda. The Africa Protected Areas Director (APAD) forum is a platform and network open

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Double blow for Zimbabwean flood victims as government offers houses to home owners who leased their houses.

A government minister stated, “We will sit down as a government with the Minister for Harare Province and look at the legitimate people.” John Cassim Housing Minister, Daniel Garwe in white cap, touring some blocks of flats in Dzivarasekwa, where some Budiriro flood victims will be allocated new apartments. The apartments are not for free.

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Redwing Mine’s rescue operations have been halted due to unstable ground.

The Zimbabwe Mines Minister stated that the earth is so unstable that cracks have formed and the ground has begun to curve in numerous locations on the surface. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The rescue effort at the collapsed Redwing Mine near the eastern city of Mutare, in Zimbabwe, has been halted due to unstable

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