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Africa's richest man Dangote plans Zimbabwe investments

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, is planning mining and power generation projects in investment-starved Zimbabwe as well as to set up a large cement factory.

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Zim farm workers living under appalling conditions – report

2015-08-31 19:04
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Zimbabwean farm workers in the Masvingo province say they have been working and living under appalling conditions ever since government seized land from white farmers, a report says.

Ex-bodyguard: Mugabe worse than Ian Smith

2015-08-31 16:19

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was worse than colonial ruler Ian Smith, one of Mugabe's former bodyguards has said.

Succession: Zim VP Mnangagwa 'playing his cards well'

2015-08-31 13:55

Zimbabwe’s vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa could be positioning himself as the sole successor of President Robert Mugabe, analysts say, following an interview with the London-based New African magazine.

 

It's the Lord who lets me live so long - Mugabe

2015-08-30 11:31

President Robert Mugabe says it's 'the Lord' who has let him live to the ripe old age of 91, but avoiding alcohol has helped.

Zimbabwe won't starve, VP Mphoko insists

2015-08-28 17:02

Zimbabwean Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko says the country won’t starve, despite reports this week that at least 1.5 million people are at risk of going hungry after a fall in the maize production.

Zim minister ridicules SA economy on Twitter

2015-08-28 13:34

Jonathan Moyo, Zimbabwe’s minister of higher and tertiary education, has taken to social media to ridicule the South African rand, saying it is 'falling like any other African currency'.

Grace Mugabe: Dentist not to blame for Cecil's death

2015-08-28 07:20

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe says US dentist Walter Palmer is not to blame for Cecil the lion’s death, according to reports.

Zim VP says food imports draining govt funds – reports

2015-08-27 17:32

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed concern over food imports, saying they are draining the country’s already strained resources, according to reports.

Zim MPS go for 9 months without allowances – report

2015-08-26 21:06

As Zimbabwe’s economy continues on a downward spiral, the southern African country’s members of parliament claim they have gone for nine months without getting allowances, a report says.

Zimbabwe amends retrenchment laws

2015-08-26 16:55

Contested new labour regulations making it harder to retrench workers in Zimbabwe have come into force, a legal watchdog says.

No guarantee I will be next president - Zim VP

2015-08-29 18:47

As Grace Mugabe's political star rises in Zimbabwe, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa says there's no guarantee he'll become the next president.

You will miss Mugabe, Grace tells Zimbabweans

2015-08-28 14:43
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Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe, told a gathering at Murombedzi Growth Point in Zvimba that the country would miss the veteran leader when he is gone, according to reports.

Mugabe inks law to stop mass lay-offs

2015-08-28 13:27

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has signed a new law banning mass lay-offs following a spate of redundancies that unions say put at least 30 000 people out of work, a report says.

MDC: Time for Zim to look beyond 'Mugabe must go' hype

2015-08-27 19:31

News24 speaks to the opposition MDC party spokesperson, Obert Gutu, who says the country needs to develop policies that go beyond the "Mugabe must go" hype.

Zim state security agents threaten MPs for heckling Mugabe

2015-08-27 14:15

Zimbabwe's state security agents reportedly threatened MDC legislators with unspecified action after accusing them of embarrassing President Robert Mugabe by heckling him during his state of the nation address.

Guide mauled by lion in Zim died protecting tourists – tour group

2015-08-26 19:00

A Zimbabwean tour group says the guide who was mauled to death by a lion, put himself between tourists and the charging animal when it attacked in the same park where Cecil the Lion once roamed.

Tourists radioed for help after heroic guide was killed by lion

2015-08-26 14:32

Foreign tourists on a walking safari in Zimbabwe had to radio for help themselves after a heroic professional guide was killed in front of them by a lion this week, it has emerged.

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