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Linking the past and present, audio-visual heritage is ‘part of Zimbabwe history,’ Ambassador of Switzerland says on World Day for Audio-Visual Heritage

Linking the past and present, audio-visual heritage is ‘part of Zimbabwe history,’ Ambassador of Switzerland says on World Day for Audio-Visual Heritage

12.12.2017 — Article Zimbabwe
Through sound recordings and moving images, audio-visual heritage provides priceless insight into the past while preserving unique documentation for future generations, the Ambassador of Switzerland, H.E Mrs. Ruth Huber recently said during the belated commemorations to mark World Day for Audio-visual Heritage in Harare.



Swiss Ambassador confirmed Switzerland’s Permanent Representative to SADC

Swiss Ambassador confirmed Switzerland’s Permanent Representative to SADC

30.11.2017 — Local news Zimbabwe

The Ambassador of Switzerland to Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland, H.E Mrs. Helene Budliger Artieda, has been confirmed as the Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) by the regional body’s Executive Secretary, H.E Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax at the SADC Secretariat in Botswana.


MESSAGE FOR SWISS CITIZENS IN ZIMBABWE: SECURITY SITUATION IN ZIMBABWE

22.11.2017 — Position Zimbabwe

After the resignation of President Robert Gabriel Mugabe on 21 November, we still recommend Swiss citizens to exercise caution in the coming days and weeks. Avoid large gatherings of people and demonstrations. Monitor the news, stay in contact with your travel agent and follow instructions of local authorities. Consult the travel advice for Zimbabwe (de, fr, it).

If you are a Swiss citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the Swiss Embassy is +263 772 169 281; the Helpline in Switzerland is +41 800 247 365.


17.11.2017: Updated message to Swiss citizens in Zimbabwe

17.11.2017 — Position Zimbabwe

The Swiss Embassy continues to monitor the situation in the capital, Harare. Although no major incidences have been reported, we continue to urge all Swiss citizens especially those in Harare to limit their travel to the minimum levels and to assess the situation in their respective areas before venturing out. We urge you not to travel after dark. Outside of Harare we still advise against all but essential travel. Please continue to exercise caution and monitor the media. Follow the instructions of the local authorities.

In emergencies, contact the Swiss Embassy in Harare tel. +263 772 169 281 or the FDFA Helpline in Bern +41 800 24 7 365 / +41 58 465 33 33.


Notice: Message to Swiss citizens in Zimbabwe

15.11.2017 — Position Zimbabwe

The Swiss Embassy in Harare has received reports of increased military and security forces activity in the capital, Harare. Due to the uncertain political situation in Harare we recommend Swiss citizens currently in Harare to remain in a safe location until the situation becomes clearer. Outside of Harare we advise against all but essential travel. Exercise extreme caution and monitor the media. Follow the instructions of the local authorities.

In emergencies, contact the Swiss Embassy in Harare tel. +263 772 169 281 or the FDFA Helpline in Bern +41 800 24 7 365 / +41 58 465 33 33.






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