Zimbabwean leader appeals for calm after election violence

Zimbabwe’s president said Thursday that his government has been in touch with the main opposition leader in an attempt to ease tensions after election-related violence in the country’s capital. As the African nation awaited results from its presidential election on Monday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa tweeted that “we have been in communication” with challenger Nelson Chamisa
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Minister for Forests and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet has said the country would be made self-reliant through increased timber production and its appropriate management. Talking to RSS at his office in Singha Durbar Thursday, he said the Ministry has brought various plans of action on forest management and utilization. “We will increase timber production by
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Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that serious attention of the government was drawn toward the rape and murder of a girl in Kanchanpur as well as attack on a lawmaker Nirudevi Pal. Speaking at a ‘special hour’ in Thursday’s meeting of the House of Representatives, Home Minister Thapa briefed the House
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The government has forwarded ambitious plan and programs with an objective of attracting 2.5 foreign tourists within next five years. The ambitious plan was an extension of the government’s motto of achieving economic prosperity through tourism. The arrival of tourists in the stipulated number is expected to boost the tourism industry thereby contributing 10 per
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As many as 75 suspects have been detained for their alleged involvement in the attack on lawmaker of House of Representatives Niru Devi Pal. The detainees have been kept at the Metropolitan Police Circle, Baneshowr for launching investigation into the incident, informed Kathmandu Police Range Chief SP Bishwaraj Pokhrel.  SP Pokharel is also involved in the
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Pokhara, July 31 Leaders and cadres of the main opposition party Nepali Congress in Pokhara of Karki district on Tuesday demanded that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resign. Speaking at a function organised as a part of the party’s nationwide anti-government camapgin, leaders and cadres said Oli should resign as his government was headed towards
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The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) is staging street demonstrations across the country including in the capital on Tuesday. The party leaders are scheduled to address an assembly at Shanti Batika as per its preparations to stage demonstrations against the government’s decision of declaring prohibited zones violating the constitutional rights of peaceful demonstrations.  NC is also
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Zimbabweans on Tuesday awaited the first results from an election that they hope will lift the country out of economic and political stagnation after decades under former leader Robert Mugabe. Officials neared the end of vote-counting a day after millions of Zimbabweans peacefully cast their ballots in a process closely watched by international monitors, who
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Lawmakers have registered amendment proposal on the National Medical Education Bill-2075 BS. Deadline for the amendment proposal on the Bill is until 2 pm on Wednesday. The Bill was tabled by Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Pokharel in the Parliament. As per the House of Representatives, Bill Department, lawmakers—Anil Kumar Jha, Ganga Chaudhary,
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Zimbabweans on Monday voted in their first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, a contest that could bring international legitimacy and investment or signal more stagnation if the vote is seriously flawed. About 5.5 million people were registered to vote in this southern African nation anxious for change after economic and political paralysis during
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