Zimbabwe

Zim reserve bank governor blasts 'lazy' new farmers

Zimbabwe's reserve bank governor has reportedly blasted the country’s new farmers for their "laziness", saying they should work hard to recover the country’s agricultural sector.

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Zim minister arrested for bribing white farmer - report

2015-09-03 14:02

A Zimbabwean minister, Martin Dinha, has reportedly been arrested for demanding and receiving a bribe from a white farmer in return for protecting him from eviction.

Rhino crushes tour guide to death in Zimbabwe

2015-09-02 14:33

A game park director says a rhino crushed a tour guide to death at a private nature reserve in Zimbabwe.

Editor of Zim state-owned newspaper fired - reports

2015-09-02 12:52

Zimbabwe’s state-controlled media group, Zimpapers, has reportedly fired the editor of the weekly Sunday Mail newspaper, who was arrested last year for undermining President Robert Mugabe’s authority.

Xenophobia: SA's King Bhungane III says sorry to Zimbabwe

2015-09-01 14:00

South Africa's King Bhungane III of AmaHlubi was reportedly in Zimbabwe over the weekend, where he apologised for the xenophobic attacks which killed at least seven people.

 

Mixed reaction to Nigerian tycoon's Zim investment plans

2015-09-01 12:25

Zimbabweans have taken to social media to express mixed views following indications by Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote that he plans to invest billions of dollars in the country.

Africa's richest man Dangote plans Zimbabwe investments

2015-09-01 07:19

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.

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.

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, Zambia economies trip on water shortage

2015-09-01 12:37

Low water levels at Kariba dam will further worsen power generating capacity in Zimbabwe and Zambia, with rising power deficits set to hobble economic activity.

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.

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.

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