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Heat Wave warning has been issued in Malawi as El Nino bites

– Temperatures to exceed 42 Degrees Celsius which is 7 degrees more than average along the Shire Valley. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological; Services in Malawi has warned that a heat wave is expected to persist in most areas in the southern parts, up to Tuesday December 12, […]

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Zimbabwe approves a bill to control emissions of greenhouse gases.

– earnings from the sale of carbon credits, the fiscus, and multilateral climate finance instruments like the Green Climate Fund, will be used to fund the National Climate Fund. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The Climate Change Management Bill, which will regulate greenhouse gas emissions, was approved by the Zimbabwean government during its cabinet meeting

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Zimbabwe loses US$ 1.8 billion every year through land degradation, says World Bank

-Land degradation costs up to 6.3% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) annually, and this will worsen with climate change, the World Bank said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe is highly dependent on land and natural resources for livelihoods and economic growth, but the high levels of land degradation have resulted in the

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Theft of US$ 15 billion worth of Chiyadzwa diamonds in Zimbabwe, demystified

The total value of Zimbabwe’s mineral export last year (2022) is roughly US$ 7 billion, five years back the value was US$ 3 billion, experts said. John Cassim The red conglomerate rock which contains the Marange diamond is between 300 and 500m deep. This is part of the Chikwarekware pit at the Mukondo Basin, in

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Small grain growers have a long way to go in Zimbabwe

-The losses are significant in the absence of value-processing facilities closer to the source John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – The National Food and Seed Festival, which was recently held at the Botanical Gardens in Harare, was a success because of the high level of attendance; hundreds of people of all colours came to shop, learn, have fun, and eat the much sought after, small grain meals. However, more must still be done to support small grain farmers in their efforts to expand. Even the government is promoting small grains, commonly referred to as traditional foods, in an effort to enhance national food security, nutrition, and income generation. The majority of the farmers who participated in the festival’s 11th edition, which was organised by Participatory Ecological Land Use Management

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Zimbabwe President assures protection of Arab investment in the carbon trading sector.

– The planned deal may bring US$ 1.5 billion of climate finance into the country, a Blue Carbon General Trading official said. John Cassim Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Blue Carbon General Trading Chairman His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum during the officialsigning of the Conservation Agreement in Harare Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – Zimbabwean

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South African Airways enthusiastic of the 2023 Sanganai-Hlanganani World Tourism Expo

-Sanganai Hlanganani World Tourism Expo is a significant platform for highlighting the immense potential of the tourism industry in the region, an SAA official said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – South African Airways (SAA), a leading airline in Africa, has expressed great enthusiasm for the upcoming Sanganai Hlanganani World Tourism Expo, scheduled to take

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Over 800 people killed, hundreds injured in deadly Morocco earthquake

-So far the Interior Ministry has issued a “red alert” for economic losses, saying extensive damage is probable and the disaster is likely widespread. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – 820 people have died and 672 more have been injured, following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Morocco in the early hours of Saturday, September

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Traditional Food Promotion Gains Momentum in Zimbabwe

– The campaign has two goals, to bring attention to Zimbabwe’s traditional foods, seeds, and cuisines and influence political decision-making on diets, experts said. A Zimbabwean Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) is collaborating with other groups and stakeholders to promote traditional foods, which are thought to be nutritious among other benefits. Tafadzwa Muranganwa a freelance journalist living

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AWF continue to empower female rangers in the Zambezi Valley.

-According to the AWF Country Director, this initiative demonstrates the necessity of engaging women in developmental areas such as conservation. John Cassim Masvingo, Zimbabwe (CZ) – The ground temperature was 3 degrees Celsius, and it was cloudy and drizzly, but the thrill of finishing a monthlong basic ranger training at the ZimParks run Zimbabwe Institute

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