Mugabe in Singapore for 'check-up'

2014-05-15 11:21

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 90, has reportedly returned to Singapore in what his spokesperson says is a week-long private visit coupled with a "routine eye check-up".

Cabinet reshuffle 'looms in struggling Zim'

2014-03-14 15:04

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is reportedly contemplating a Cabinet reshuffle that could see Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa’s early exit from treasury.

No quick return to Zim dollar

2013-08-07 15:59

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has ruled out a speedy return to the local currency, and says the multi-currency regime will still be in use for some time.

Zimbabwe needs a clear winner - Gono

2013-07-31 11:14

Zimbabwe's fledging economy needs a decisive winner in the ongoing general elections, Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono says, according to a report.

Gono: No plans to close StanChart in Zim

2013-04-10 12:40

Zimbabwe's central bank has soothed fears after a threat to shut down Standard Chartered Bank and three mining firms until they comply with the law.

Gono orders hike in banks capital base

2012-08-01 12:33

Zimbabwe's central bank has hiked 10-fold statutory capital requirements for merchant banks to $100m to restore confidence in the banking sector following last week’s collapse of a local bank.

Mugabe expected to 'save' foreign banks

2012-07-05 14:20

Zimbabwe's Central Bank boss says he will consult with President Robert Mugabe on the latest moves to have foreign banks seized under the Zanu-PF led asset grab programme.

Mugabe succession debate intensifies

2012-04-12 14:01

Concerns about who will succeed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are intensifying as the veteran leader returned home from Singapore after a trip that fuelled rumours he was seriously ill.

'I am fit as a fiddle,' declares Mugabe

2012-02-21 09:23

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has scoffed at fears about his health, saying he is "fit as a fiddle" as he turns 88.

US leak: 'Mugabe will be dead by 2013'

2011-09-04 22:27

A leaked US cable shows that the former ambassador to Zimbabwe was told in 2008 that President Robert Mugabe had cancer and was not expected to live beyond 2013.


Mugabe 'is here to stay'

2014-05-13 14:26

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s closest ally in the ruling Zanu-PF party has reportedly indicated the 90-year-old will not retire any time soon, declaring the veteran leader "is here to stay".

Mugabe's poll win rattles investors

2013-08-21 16:34

The election victory of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe appears to have unsettled foreign investors who are selling off listed stocks.

Fears for Zim economy after Mugabe rout

2013-08-03 08:00

President Robert Mugabe's apparent landslide election has prompted fears that Zimbabwe’s barely resuscitated economy is in for another bumpy ride.

Zim bankers fear indigenisation - survey

2013-04-25 08:45

Zim bankers believe the call for indigenisation is a threat to the stability of a sector already on the cliff edge of an uncertain environment, a survey shows.

Zim indigenisation row widens

2013-03-07 13:53

The rift between Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Dr Gideon Gono and Empowerment Minister Saviour Kasukuwere over indigenisation deals is deepening.

Zim warned on rushing bank seizures

2012-07-27 22:12

Zimbabwe's central bank chief has warned the country's fragile economy could grind to a halt if the government rushes its planned seizure of majority stakes in foreign-owned banks.

Zim equity laws must benefit poor - Gono

2012-06-01 22:36

Laws forcing foreign companies to sell majority stakes to black Zimbabweans should be used to benefit the country's poor and not just the rich elite, the country's central bank chief says.

Mixed reports on Mugabe's health

2012-04-10 08:01

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party has denied reports that he is "fighting for his life" in a Singapore hospital, suggesting instead that he is "enjoying an Easter break with his family in Asia", a report says.

Five Zimbabwe banks risk closure

2012-02-01 22:32

Zimbabwe's central bank says it has given five under capitalised banks two weeks to raise cash or face closure, after several banks were forced to shut because of the economic crisis.

Zimbabwe threatens foreign banks

2011-05-15 22:28

Zimbabwe's central bank says it plans to take punitive measures against foreign-owned banks that resist demands to transfer majority shareholding to local blacks.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.