Zimbabwe tobacco: Biggest foreign currency earner hit by COVID-19

Tobacco is crucial for Zimbabwe’s economy. It brings in foreign currency – which helps with cash and fuel shortages. But the coronavirus pandemic is making that more difficult. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from the farming village of Beatrice. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on … Read more Zimbabwe tobacco: Biggest foreign currency earner hit by COVID-19

Music industry launches ‘Blackout Tuesday’ in support of US protesters

IN THE PAPERS – Tuesday, June 2: Reactions to protests in the US continue, more than a week after George Floyd’s death in police custody – including Barack Obama’s opinion piece and the music industry rallying behind protesters with “Blackout Tuesday”. Also, outrage in Zimbabwe after three female politicians accused of illegally holding a demonstration against food … Read more Music industry launches ‘Blackout Tuesday’ in support of US protesters

Zimbabwe lockdown: Grandmothers offer free therapy

Health experts say globally there has been an increase in anxiety and depression as people struggle to cope with COVID -19 and job losses. Some grandmothers in Zimbabwe are offering free therapy sessions to tackle these mental health difficulties during the coronavirus lockdown. This is part of an initiative called the Friendship Bench. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Zimbabwe lockdown: Grandmothers offer free therapy

Burundi election: Citizens vote to replace president of 15 years

In this edition, Burundi has held an election to replace President Pierre Kurunziza, who has been in power for fifteen years. Controversy has overshadowed the voting process with opposition politicians saying their supporters have been subject to intimidation. Also, Zimbabwe has received medical help from China to treat coronavirus patients. We’ll bring you a report from … Read more Burundi election: Citizens vote to replace president of 15 years

Thomas Thabane resigns as Lesotho’s prime minister

Lesotho’s prime minister has resigned after months of pressure over murder allegations. Thomas Thabane’s coalition fell apart in Parliament last Monday and he was asked to step down by the end of this week to make way for a new government. Thabane is suspected of conspiring to murder his former wife. His current wife has … Read more Thomas Thabane resigns as Lesotho’s prime minister

Zimbabwe opposition arrests: Three female MDC members injured and sexually assaulted

On this edition, new developments have emerged regarding the arrest of three female opposition figures in Zimbabwe. The three MDC members were found on the side of the road after being beaten and sexually assaulted. Our correspondent has the details. Also, truck drivers have been found to be super-spreaders of coronavirus in Africa. Kenyan authorities … Read more Zimbabwe opposition arrests: Three female MDC members injured and sexually assaulted

Zimbabwe water shortages add plight to multiple crises

Water shortages are causing increased hardships for many, on top of coronavirus restrictions, unemployment and the crippling economic crisis. Water shortages in Zimbabwe are causing increased hardships for many. That is on top of coronavirus restrictions, unemployment and the crippling economic crisis. Al Jazeera’s Raheela Mahomed reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow … Read more Zimbabwe water shortages add plight to multiple crises

Coronavirus Pandemic: Burundi expels WHO official ahead of the presidential election

On this edition, Burundi has expelled the WHO official in the country,accusing the organisation of interfering with the response to covid-19. This ahead of the presidential election, which will take place on May 20. Also, Benin is gearing up for local elections on Sunday. Candidates have had to adapt to campaigning while respecting social distancing … Read more Coronavirus Pandemic: Burundi expels WHO official ahead of the presidential election

China sends medical team to Zimbabwe

A delegation of Chinese medical doctors is in Zimbabwe to help the country enhance its medical response. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing Douyin: … Read more China sends medical team to Zimbabwe

Jimmy Anderson Takes 5fer In His First Test! | England v Zimbabwe 2003 | England Cricket 2020

“A star in the making!” How right this was. Check out how Jimmy Anderson started his England test career. Not a bad way to start! Find out more at ecb.co.uk This is the official channel of the ECB. Watch all the latest videos from the England Cricket Team and England and Wales Cricket Board. Including … Read more Jimmy Anderson Takes 5fer In His First Test! | England v Zimbabwe 2003 | England Cricket 2020

World Faces ‘Mega-Famines’ from Virus Impact on Fragile Countries: UN

The World Food Programme (WFP) cautioned Thursday the world faces a catastrophic scenario of multiple famines if enough funds weren’t pledged to combat the ripple effect of COVID-19 on the world’s most fragile countries, already grappling with food insecurity. “What we’re facing now is a double pandemic of truly.. famines that could impact us at … Read more World Faces ‘Mega-Famines’ from Virus Impact on Fragile Countries: UN

More than 6 million workers being paid by the taxpayer under government’s furlough scheme

Figures out today show that roughly twice as many workers are being paid by the taxpayer under the government’s furlough scheme than was first predicted. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The bleak news came as the government came under fire from unions for its draft guidance on how people can safely return to work. ———————– What coronavirus looks … Read more More than 6 million workers being paid by the taxpayer under government’s furlough scheme

Coronavirus survivor: ‘My heart stopped twice. You could say I have died twice and come back round’

Scott Howell was one of the very first people with coronavirus to be admitted to intensive care in Wales. He very nearly did not survive. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Almost two months on, the 48-year-old has left hospital and is now recovering at home with his family. ———————– What coronavirus looks like in EVERY country in the … Read more Coronavirus survivor: ‘My heart stopped twice. You could say I have died twice and come back round’

What coronavirus looks like in EVERY country on earth – From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

Coronavirus has affected every single country on earth. Complete lockdowns, curfews, quarantines, confirmed cases or not some countries are unrecognisable, and for some business continues almost as normal. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) ——- In an unprecedented global project, Channel 4 News has gathered footage from every country on earth, as filmed during the coronavirus pandemic. It shows … Read more What coronavirus looks like in EVERY country on earth – From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe food crisis worsens with COVID-19 lockdown extension

Zimbabwe has had to extend its nationwide lockdown because of a rise in coronavirus cases. But the restrictions have come at a cost, raising concerns that a food crisis affecting half the population will get worse. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Norton, Zimbabwe. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Zimbabwe food crisis worsens with COVID-19 lockdown extension