Zimbabwe Is Having A Political Showdown During The Corona Shutdown

Zimbabwe Is Having A Political Showdown During The Corona Shutdown

As the world is grappling with the Corona pandemic, Zimbabwe, an economically bedridden country which was once the bread basket of Africa has its political landscape filled with drama of political power struggles whose episodes even extend into the court galleries. At the forefront is the battle of leadership of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party which was headed by the late former Premier of Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai but was now subject to contention between Nelson Chamisa and ThokozaniKhupe. Chamisa who claims to be the winner in the country’s last presidential elections under the MDC Alliance ticket is the main challenger to the Mnangagwa led government while Khupeheaded the MDC-T which garnered 45 626 votes in the presidential race which...

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Corona Virus, A Food Security Threat To Africa – Dr. Brylyne Chitsunge, Pan African Parliament Food Security Ambassador.

Corona Virus, A Food Security Threat To Africa – Dr. Brylyne Chitsunge, Pan African Parliament Food Security Ambassador.

Dr. Brylyne Chitsunge, the Pan African Parliament Ambassador for Food Security in Africa said that the outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a serious food security threat to this continent where some countries are surviving on food aid from donors across the world. She highlighted that the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic which has drastically affected stock markets and international trade has also unfortunately brought along some logistical challenges with it which in turn affect the movement of food aid to countries that need it the most. The Food Ambassador attributed the logistical challenges to some lockdowns and travel bans that...