Zimbabwe to phase out worthless zim dollar

2015-06-11 15:36

The Zimbabwean dollar will officially be taken out of circulation, officials say, six years after hyper-inflation rendered it worthless.

Zim economy bleeds 4 000 jobs, 150 firms

2015-04-07 17:00

Zimbabweans are increasingly feeling the pinch of the country’s economic struggles, with nearly 150 companies placed under curatorship and judicial management in 2014.

Positive outlook for Tongaat Zim unit

2014-09-22 16:55

Hippo Valley, in which Tongaat Hulett holds a significant stake, expects a lift in second-half sales volumes after a higher tax on sugar imports was imposed.

Zim seeks to rein in interest rates

2014-01-28 20:00

Zimbabwe's central bank has published an interest rate range guide for the money market to try and rein in large disparities in deposit and lending rates.

Zimbabwe opens solar toll plaza

2013-04-11 09:32

Zimbabwe has opened its first solar power-driven toll plaza outside Bulawayo, according to a report.

China rescues Zim's electricity crisis

2012-12-20 17:50

Zimbabwe has signed a $400m deal with China's state-owned SinoHydro as power shortfalls cause blackouts for up to 12 hours a day.

SADC team in Malawi after riots

2011-08-04 21:13

The Southern African Development Community has sent a team to Malawi to meet with the country's political leaders after deadly anti-government riots last month.

Zimbabwe hopes for 7% growth

2010-09-16 12:03

Zimbabwe is looking to achieve a 7% economic growth rate this year, says Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.


Malema’s Zim appearance called off over xenophobia

2015-05-05 16:56

EFF leader Julius Malema’s speaking engagement at a conference in Harare has been cancelled at short notice after delegates boycotted the event due to the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

Mine expansion plans in Zim under threat

2015-02-18 18:35

Mine expansion plans for companies in Zimbabwe and the growth of the crucial industry is now under threat because of continued depressed metal prices.

Meet Zim's emerging tobacco queens

2014-05-12 05:30

Women in Zimbabwe, burdened by financial responsibilities, are fast finding that tobacco growing is a panacea for their fiscal ills.

Zim election a sham - Tsvangirai

2013-08-01 18:25

President Robert Mugabe's rivals have rubbished his claim to election victory, branding the vote a "sham" and calling for a campaign of resistance to bring Zimbabwe to a standstill.

RioZim fights gold mine seizure

2013-02-03 16:49

Zimbabwe's RioZim Limited has gone to the High Court to fight off seizure of a gold mine by allies of President Robert Mugabe, who accuse it of flouting a black empowerment law.

Zim's white farmers still targeted - CFU

2011-09-05 20:24

A Zimbabwean farmers' organisation says its white members continue to be targeted as political tensions rise ahead of proposed elections.

Zimbabwe to seize foreign businesses

2011-03-03 09:07

Zimbabwe’s defiant president has threatened to seize foreign businesses in retaliation for Western economic sanctions targeting him and his supporters over alleged human rights abuses in the country.

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