Zimbabwe’s landmine strategy sets full clearance goal for 2025

Zimbabwe’s landmine strategy sets full clearance goal for 2025

Zimbabwe has launched its first-ever landmine clearance strategy, designed to deal with a problem that has plagued the southern African nation since the Ian Smith era and the 1970s fight for liberation. The National Mine Action Strategy describes goals of a plan that will run through 2025, seeking to remove…

Laureen Fagan

Laureen is the editor of Africa Times

Mozambique declared landmine free

Mozambique has been declared landmine free. After twenty years of work clearing the landmines left over from its civil war, one of the world’s poorest countries has removed the last known landmine. HALO Trust declared that it had destroyed the last known mine today. The country was devastated by a…