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A government minister said the proceeds will be used "to buy food and secure water facilities for distressed animals." Zimbabwe is famous for parks full of animals such as elephants and lions.
From: NPR | By: Merrit Kennedy | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Banks have capped daily withdrawals
From: Time | By: Mark Rivett-Carnac | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Zimbabwe's central bank on Wednesday announced a package of drastic measures to retain the U.S. dollar, the country's main circulation currency, in the economy as the liquidity crunch bites.
From: China.org.cn | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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The country’s wildlife agency, faced with a drought and financial troubles, has asked Zimbabweans with land to take its animals.
From: The Atlantic | By: J. Weston Phippen | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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African leaders mostly made up of Civil Society and other Think Tanks across the region have gathered in Harare, Zimbabwe in their quest to faction out plans and programs to achieve Africa 39;s social, economic and political transformation. Delivering...
From: Modern Ghana | By: Modern Ghana | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority has confirmed plans to sell wild animals amid a devastating drought. In Monday’s press release, park officials said potential buyers will be required to prove they have the means to provide adequate...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jennifer Deutschmann | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Scarcity of US dollars leads to ATMs running out of money, triggering long queues at banks
From: Financial Times | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has announced that it will be printing local bond notes with the same value as the US dollar. Most residents are wary of the move saying it could worsen the cash crisis.
From: Deutsche Welle | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Inflation reached 89.7 sextillion percent at one point, but foreign currencies have come to the rescue.
From: Washington Post | By: Max Bearak | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Animal lovers have a new villain in Zimbabwe — climate change. The post Zimbabwe’s Extreme Response To Extreme Drought: Sell The Animals appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Jeremy Deaton - Guest Contributor | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Severe shortages of U.S. dollars that are used as local currency in Zimbabwe have forced many residents to become cash hunter-gatherers.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | By: By FARAI MUTSAKA | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Severe shortages of U.S. dollars that are used as local currency in Zimbabwe have forced many residents into cash hunter-gatherers.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Severe shortages of U.S. dollars that are used as local currency in Zimbabwe have forced many residents into cash hunter-gatherers. This week, Zimbabwe’s central bank imposed measures in an attempt to ease the cash crunch, which reflects the country’s...
From: Free Republic | By: Associated Press | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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[Financial Gazette] Bulawayo -Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere has unleashed investigators to look into claims of impropriety in council in what is being seen as the build up towards the purging of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T)...
From: All Africa | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Severe shortages of U.S. dollars that are used as local currency in Zimbabwe have forced many residents into cash hunter-gatherers.
From: Fox News | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Severe shortages of U.S. dollars that are used as local currency in Zimbabwe have forced many residents into cash hunter-gatherers.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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[GroundUp] Land-owner on N7 bet them that it was unprofitable
From: All Africa | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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New bond notes will be introduced to mitigate against possible abuses of the new exchange and export incentive facility the bank has established.
From: Mail and Guardian Online | By: Chris Roper | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Cash-strapped ZImbabwe has been battling to reduce its animals whose population is more than twice what the parks can accommodate.
From: MSNBC | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe will soon see the introduction of bonded notes to the tune of $200 million as government finds itself in panic mode in the wake of a worsening cash crisis which has seen banks limiting cash withdrawals by depositors.
From: All Africa | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Drought-hit Zimbabwe has invited local farmers and private game rangers to buy wild animals as it destocks national game reserves to save fauna from starvation, the wildlife authority said Wednesday.
From: PhysOrg | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Country plans to “destock its parks” and seeks buyers who can manage wildlife -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...
From: Scientific American | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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We were bemused to read the World Bank’s press release of April 28, dateline Singapore: “The winners for the 2015-2016 Competition Advocacy Contest are: Mexico and Zimbabwe for competition advocacy in fast growing and innovative markets.” Hmmm....
From: Center for Global Development | By: Vijaya Ramachandran | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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[The Herald] President Mugabe's former teacher, Sekuru Oscar Munyoro Katsukunya (120) has died. Katsukunya, who could have been one of the world's oldest people, died in his sleep this morning, at his son Emmanuel's house in Chitungwiza.
From: All Africa | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Jason Goldman for Conservation Magazine: When the story of Cecil the lion’s death at the hands of an American hunter hit the media, the global response was “the largest reaction in the history of wildlife conservation,” according to a new...
From: Three Quarks Daily | By: Azra Raza | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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The Global Rundown Economic growth in many regions of the world will likely suffer from water shortages by mid-century, according to a World Bank report. The mining companies behind a deadly tailings spill in Brazil are being sued for billions of dollars....
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Codi Kozacek | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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[The Herald] Journalists across the country joined the rest of the world yesterday in commemorating World Press Freedom Day amid calls for improved working conditions and guaranteed safety during the course of their work. To mark the Press Freedom Day...
From: All Africa | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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[The Herald] ZIMBABWE expects to take its re-engagement with multilateral institutions to the next stage as the International Monetary Fund board considers a report on the progress the country has made in terms of policy reform and improving the economic...
From: All Africa | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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[The Herald] The reigning Miss Zimbabwe Annie Grace Mutambu who took part in the Miss Africa continent on Saturday made it to the top six at this inaugural pageant. Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first Miss Africa Continent. Zambian Michelo...
From: All Africa | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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by Charles Mudede These are members of the rapidly growing Bags Are People Too coalition. Charles MudedeAnyone who regularly uses Link to get around town will certainly have noticed the recent surge in the number of riders (the good thing) and bags occupying...
From: The Stranger | By: Charles Mudede | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe put its wild animals up for sale on Tuesday, saying it needed buyers to step in and save the beasts from a devastating drought....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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