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Is Zimbabwe softening its hard line on crypto? (Chris Muronzi, Al Jazeera)

When Mthuli Ncube was appointed Zimbabwe’s finance minister in September 2018, the country’s crypto enthusiasts hoped he would walk back some of the restrictions imposed on cryptocurrency trading.

The truly optimistic hoped he would become a champion of digital currencies.

Is Zimbabwe softening its hard line on crypto? | Crypto News | Al Jazeera

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Droughts or storms? The dire dilemma of Zimbabwe climate migrants (Andrew Mambondiyani, Al Jazeera)

A Zimbabwean farmer walks through his maize field outside Harare [File: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters]

A Zimbabwean farmer walks through his maize field outside Harare [File: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters]

A decade ago, Lloyd Gweshengwe migrated to Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands, lured by the region’s abundant rainfall, fertile soils and good grazing land for his livestock.

In the low-lying, parched areas of Gutaurare area in Manicaland province, where Gweshengwe used to live, rain-fed agriculture was longer sustainable. Recurring droughts would frequently wiped out crops, while clean water sources would dry up.

Droughts or storms? The dire dilemma of Zimbabwe climate migrants | Agriculture | Al Jazeera