Zim VP Mphoko's continued stay at pricey hotel a shame – MDC

2016-06-24 14:08

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change, has described Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko's continued stay at an expensive hotel in capital as a "shame and disgrace".

'David Cameron resigns, Mugabe still stands': Zimbabweans react to Brexit victory

2016-06-24 13:28

Zimbabweans have been reacting on Twitter to British Prime Minister David Cameron’s resignation following the #Brexit victory – and some of them are asking why President Robert Mugabe never stood down after his election defeats.


SA food donations for Zim pensioners caught up in new imports clampdown

2016-06-23 13:44

A South African truck carrying donated foodstuffs and wheelchairs for impoverished Zimbabwe pensioners has been caught up in the authorities’ new clampdown on foreign imports, a charity official says.

Zim vice president refuses govt sponsored mansion, opts for 'expensive' hotel

2016-06-23 12:32

Zimbabwean Deputy President Phelekezela Mphoko has refused to move into his recently government acquired $3.5m mansion, opting instead, to continue staying at an "expensive" hotel in Harare, a report says.

China to build new Zim parliament for free – report

2016-06-22 13:41

China is set to build Zimbabwe a new parliament building for free, a report says, adding that an envoy of the Chinese president has presented construction plans for the new building to President Robert Mugabe.

Anger mounts in Zim after mom is handcuffed in front of kids at police roadblock

2016-06-22 13:25

Police officers at a checkpoint in Zimbabwe have reportedly handcuffed a woman in front of her crying children because she objected to being fined over a third number plate sticker.

Zim civil servants snub meeting with govt over salaries

2016-06-21 17:02

Tensions are likely to rise after Zimbabwean civil services unions snubbed a crisis meeting called by Public Service Minister Prisca Mupfumira to tackle government’s failure to mobilise money for their June salaries, reports say.

IMF offers Malawi additional loan of $76m

2016-06-21 11:31

The International Monetary Fund has offered an additional loan of $76.8 million to Malawi, which is currently facing drought-propelled hunger.

Zimbabweans incredulous over 'weave ban'

2016-06-21 09:25

"Guys is Nivea banned also?" That was the question from one anxious Twitter user in Zimbabwe after news broke that the authorities were limiting imports of a vast range of goods - including beauty products.

Mugabe slams 'greedy' doctors over decision to stop accepting medical aid

2016-06-20 14:45

Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has blasted his country's doctors, describing them as "greedy hypocrites" after the Zimbabwe Medical Association announced that doctors would soon stop accepting medical aid, reports say.

We're broke because we're not part of global economy - Zim minister

2016-06-23 13:40

Zimbabwean Finance Minister Catrick Chinamasa has said that the southern African country's government is broke because it is not part of the global economy, a report says.

Zim teachers threaten to down tools over delayed payment of salaries

2016-06-22 13:37

Zimbabwean teachers have threatened to down tools if President Robert Mugabe's government goes ahead with its plans to delay their June salaries, a report says.

For drivers: When in Zimbabwe, STOP for Mugabe's motorcade

2016-06-21 21:12

Driving through the Zimbabwean capital Harare? There's one thing to remember: stop when President Robert Mugabe's motorcade goes past. Actually, stop well before it goes past.

S Sudan asks Zim to help with education

2016-06-21 21:11

South Sudan is reportedly working with Zimbabwe in its efforts to craft the east African country's education curriculum and viable national examination system.

I'm on my way out, Mugabe tells children

2016-06-21 11:34

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly told thousands of children gathered for the commemoration of the Day of the African Child that he is on "his way out", and hopes his successor will be better than him.

Cash crisis: UK based Zim activists call on Khama, SADC to intervene

2016-06-20 17:53

Zimbabwean activists in the UK have urged the Southern African Development Community head, Botswana President Ian Khama, to help avert what they described as a "disaster" in their country.


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