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    Zimbabwe receives US$1m boost from India for smart agriculture

    The Government of India has contributed almost USD one million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Zimbabwe to help affected populations tackle climate shocks. The contribution, provided through the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, will be used to assist more than 5200 smallholder farmers in Chiredzi and Mangwe districts. Working alongside partners, WFP Zimbabwe will provide expertise through…

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    Zimbabwean woman Sharon Chigwaza arrested in India with 3kg of heroin

    Kochi, INDIA . Jun 21 — A 30-year-old Zimbabwean woman has been arrested for allegedly smuggling nearly 3kg heroin through Cochin International Airport here, the Narcotics Control Bureau said here on Monday. Acting on a specific intelligence input, officers of NCB Cochin Sub Zonal Unit, seized 2.91 kg Heroin from the baggage of the Zimbabwean woman who arrived at the…

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  • Africa & World

    ‘Mystery’ illness leaves several dead, hundred in hospital in India

    AT least one person has died and 227 have been hospitalised by an unidentified illness in India’s southern state of Andhra Pradesh. The patients had a wide range of symptoms from nausea to fits and falling unconscious, doctors said. Officials are investigating the cause of the illness, which swept through the town of Eluru over the weekend. It comes as…

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