Tag: Robert Mugabe

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency
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Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

$12.60 per gallon: Zimbabwe sets world’s gasoline price record
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$12.60 per gallon: Zimbabwe sets world’s gasoline price record

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

Zimbabwe is in the midst of an severe economic crisis and acute shortage of foreign currency, which has led to ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

Zimbabwe’s ad hoc tax reprieve: A “missed opportunity”
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Zimbabwe’s ad hoc tax reprieve: A “missed opportunity”

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 23, 2013

Zimbabwe, unlike other governments, has granted a tax reprieve for the tourism industry to enable the sector to “retool.” The ... Read More

Conferencing with UNWTO, WTTC and JATA
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Conferencing with UNWTO, WTTC and JATA

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 3, 2013

Covering three major global travel and tourism industry events in the span of three weeks took most of my August ... Read More

Only in Zambia: Bungee-twirl
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Only in Zambia: Bungee-twirl

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 9, 2013

On the sidelines of the historic and recently held 20th edition of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s General Assembly, ... Read More

Zimbabwe claims “bid to sabotage UNWTO flops”
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Zimbabwe claims “bid to sabotage UNWTO flops”

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 29, 2013

President [Robert] Mugabe yesterday took a swipe at the British and Americans for attempting to sabotage the 20th Session of ... Read More

UNWTO’s Twentieth General Assembly “unlike” any other in history
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UNWTO’s Twentieth General Assembly “unlike” any other in history

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 28, 2013

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - This is the best-attended General Assembly in the history of the United Nations World Tourism Organizations ... Read More

UNWTO opening speech by President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe
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UNWTO opening speech by President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

editor editor- August 26, 2013

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (eTN) - The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly was declared open Sunday night by ... Read More

Swiss tourist arrested in Zimbabwe for “insulting” Mugabe
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Swiss tourist arrested in Zimbabwe for “insulting” Mugabe

editor editor- September 18, 2012

(eTN) - According to a report in Zim Daily, a Swiss tourist was arrested at the border for insulting the ... Read More

Canada quits UNWTO over Mugabe “honors”
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Canada quits UNWTO over Mugabe “honors”

editor editor- June 2, 2012

Canada has formalised its withdrawal from the UN tourism body after Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was invited to become a ... Read More

UNWTO: No official honor bestowed on Mugabe
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UNWTO: No official honor bestowed on Mugabe

editor editor- June 1, 2012

The United Nations (UN) tourism body has insisted that Robert Mugabe has not been an awarded an official title, after ... Read More

Zimbabwean reporter attacked as Daily News resumes publishing after seven-year ban
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Zimbabwean reporter attacked as Daily News resumes publishing after seven-year ban

editor editor- March 26, 2011

Reporters Without Borders welcomes the return of the Daily News after a seven-year closure but is disturbed to learn that ... Read More

Mugabe hopes for a big boost to Zim tourism from the World Cup 2010
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Mugabe hopes for a big boost to Zim tourism from the World Cup 2010

editor editor- April 19, 2010

HARARE — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said Sunday he hopes his country's tourism industry will get a boost from the ... Read More

UN calls Zimbabwe humanitarian situation “still grave”
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UN calls Zimbabwe humanitarian situation “still grave”

editor editor- August 10, 2009

With not enough food to feed all 12.5 million Zimbabweans and funding requirements to provide urgently-needed aid only half met, ... Read More

Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe continues to decline, UN says
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Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe continues to decline, UN says

editor editor- May 11, 2009

The cholera outbreak that took hold of Zimbabwe from last August sustained its downward trend last month while aid agencies ... Read More

Zimbabwe’s cholera declining, but UN health agency urges continued vigilance vital
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Zimbabwe’s cholera declining, but UN health agency urges continued vigilance vital

editor editor- March 25, 2009

While noting an overall downward trend in the number of cholera cases and deaths in Zimbabwe over the last two ... Read More

ASTA takes on Delta Air Lines, plans on heading to Africa
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ASTA takes on Delta Air Lines, plans on heading to Africa

editor editor- February 19, 2009

(Questions for William A. Maloney, chief executive officer of the American Society of Travel Agents) Read More

Chinese president to visit Tanzania over the weekend
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Chinese president to visit Tanzania over the weekend

editor editor- February 13, 2009

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Chinese President Hu Jintao's arrives in Tanzania this weekend in a two-day state visit ... Read More

UN makes an urgent call about Zimbabwe
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UN makes an urgent call about Zimbabwe

editor editor- December 23, 2008

Some argue that tourism to Zimbabwe should not be encouraged until the “monster and his murderous military and paramilitary thugs ... Read More

A story about a once-thriving tourism destination
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A story about a once-thriving tourism destination

editor editor- December 17, 2008

The news has been a bit shocking this week in its reporting of life in Zimbabwe. At first we hear ... Read More

Sudan indictment seen as ray of hope
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Sudan indictment seen as ray of hope

editor editor- July 15, 2008

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is to be indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague were welcomed ... Read More

Zimbabwe: The end of a dream?
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Zimbabwe: The end of a dream?

editor editor- June 23, 2008

As Zimbabwe was led down the road of ever increasing violence by its brutal rulers over the past few weeks, ... Read More