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Mnangagwa setback as US keeps sanctions law on Zimbabwe

By Anna Chibamu PRESIDENT-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s attempt to hoodwink the world his leadership was on a path to restoring democracy in Zimbabwe suffered a setback this week when the US government kept its sanctions on Harare through signing into law, the amended Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act (ZDERA). ZDERA was enacted by the US

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US hits Russian bank with sanctions for North Korea-related activity

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on a Russian bank it said had facilitated a transaction with a person blacklisted by Washington for involvement with North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. The move comes as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo presses Southeast Asian countries during meetings in Singapore to maintain sanctions to pressure Pyongyang, which is

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US extends Zim sanctions ahead of Monday polls

THE US senate and congress have passed a bill meant to extend the sanctions the world superpower imposed on Zimbabwe back in 2001. The Bill, titled the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act (S. 2779) was passed on Wednesday, ahead of the southern African country’s elections on Monday July 30, 2018. Zimbabwe has been