Zimbabwe nurses supporting a boycott at one of the country’s biggest public hospitals in Harare on Monday, after the health ministry scrapped a flexible working-hours system. Pandemic-related restrictions have added to the strains the country has felt under sanctions in place for almost two decades. Photo: AP
Zimbabwe nurses supporting a boycott at one of the country’s biggest public hospitals in Harare on Monday, after the health ministry scrapped a flexible working-hours system. Pandemic-related restrictions have added to the strains the country has felt under sanctions in place for almost two decades. Photo: AP

China renews call for Zimbabwe sanctions to be lifted

  • Hampered by sanctions instituted nearly two decades ago, the southern African nation has been further hit by restrictions imposed to limit the coronavirus
  • President Emmerson Mnangagwa thanks China, Russia and other African nations that have stood by Zimbabwe as ‘dependable pillars’

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Zimbabwe nurses supporting a boycott at one of the country’s biggest public hospitals in Harare on Monday, after the health ministry scrapped a flexible working-hours system. Pandemic-related restrictions have added to the strains the country has felt under sanctions in place for almost two decades. Photo: AP
Zimbabwe nurses supporting a boycott at one of the country’s biggest public hospitals in Harare on Monday, after the health ministry scrapped a flexible working-hours system. Pandemic-related restrictions have added to the strains the country has felt under sanctions in place for almost two decades. Photo: AP
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