Category: Global Affairs

News, opinion and analysis from The Zimbabwean Progressive

South Africa begins 21-day lockdown to “save millions” from coronavirusSouth Africa begins 21-day lockdown to “save millions” from coronavirus

Read South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s statement announcing a 21-day lockdown "to save millions of South Africans from infection and save the lives of hundreds of thousands of people", issued March 23, 2020, after South Africa had experienced a six-fold increase in coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in just eight days.

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Archbishop Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence on Myanmar’s genocidal violence against Rohingya MuslimsArchbishop Tutu condemns Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence on Myanmar’s genocidal violence against Rohingya Muslims

This week, retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu released a letter condemning fellow Nobel laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's continuing silence on the genocidal violence being perpetrated against Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar security forces and extremist Buddhists under her watch.

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Mugabe surrendered Zimbabweans’ US$2.76 billion to multinational corporations through “illicit financial flows”Mugabe surrendered Zimbabweans’ US$2.76 billion to multinational corporations through “illicit financial flows”

An eye-opening report released by the Washington, D.C.-based Global Financial Integrity in December 2015 reveals an inconvenient truth: Between 2004 and 2013, Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe lost a staggering US$2.76 billion to multinational corporations through "illicit financial flows".

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