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International Day of Charity commemorations, remembering Jairos Jiri

By Staff Reporter Each year the world celebrates the International Day of Charity on 5 September, a day designated by the United Nations in recognition of the role played by

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IFC, Rwanda partner to develop vaccine manufacturing capacity

Staff reporter IFC and the Rwanda Development Board recently signed a collaboration agreement to develop vaccine manufacturing capacity in Rwanda

By Gamuchirai Tsokota The Diplomat Business Networking Club (DBNC), a high profile social and business networking initiative was successfully launched

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Embassy Panorama

Introducing Dr Margret Verwijk Netherlands Ambassador to Zimbabwe

The new Netherlands Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi is Dr. Margret Verwijk. Ambassador Verwijk joins the team in Harare after four years as Deputy Head of Mission to Lebanon.

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Pakistan independence anniversary -The past, the present, the future

As Pakistan celebrates 74 years after the end of foreign rule, Diplomat Weekly editor Reginald Chapfunga talks to the country’s,

Sweden appoints Caltorp Ambassador for Gender Equality

By Staff Reporter The Swedish government recently appointed the country’s former ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mrs Sofia Calltorp its Ambassador for

US announces media professionalization, partnerships grant

Staff Reporter The US Mission to Zimbabwe recently called for applications for a US $75 000 media grant focussed on

MEET Canadian ambassador – H.E Ms Christina Buchan

Staff reporter Ms Christina Buchan is the Canadian Ambassador to Zimbabwe. She presented her credentials on 18 February 2021. Ms

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Sustainable Development

Let’s amplify our voice against child marriage

In 2016 the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe ruled that child marriages are unconstitutional. In the Constitutional Court’s ruling it focused primarily on the infringement of fundamental human rights created by

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Diplomat View Point

Vienna convention and the expulsion of diplomats

Diplomat Correspondent The declaration of diplomats as Persona Non-Grata has of late dominated the news. Recently, South Africa expelled diplomats from Malawi, Rwanda, Lesotho, Guinea and Burundi for flouting of

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Europe Day 2021: A special message from the Ambassadors

The History On 9th of May we celebrate Europe Day. This day commemorates the Schuman Declaration that started the process

Ambassador Mwana Mawampanga speaks on DRC elections

By Judith Kajuma Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) recent general elections, were they a sign of maturity in the people

An Insane Landscape

Godess Bvukutwa Diplomat Correspondent A few weeks ago, I was discussing with someone about our situation in Zimbabwe. I was

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