Zim wants 'hero's welcome' for Chinese president

2015-11-30 13:15

Zimbabwean state media says Chinese President Xi Jinping deserves a "hero’s welcome" when he jets into the country on a state visit, but the main opposition dismisses the visit as a mere public relations exercise.

Cash-strapped Zim finance minister announces hefty new traffic fines

2015-11-27 14:34

Zimbabwe’s finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has announced steep new fines of more than R1 000 for various traffic offences, in a move that would be widely resented.

Deflation-hit Zimbabwe to grow 2.7% in 2016

2015-11-26 16:07

Zimbabwe’s cash strapped and investment starved economy will grow by 2.7% in 2016 after sagging to 1.5% this year, says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.

Xi to give speech at opening of Paris climate conference

2015-11-25 13:17

China has announced that President Xi Jinping will give a speech at the opening of a key climate change conference in Paris later this month, before making state visits to South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Cathy Buckle: Zimbabwe – A country in waiting. SA’s future?

2015-11-24 06:23

Zimbabwe is a country in waiting: waiting for water and electricity, growth, jobs and prosperity, but most of all for truly free elections and political change.

Mugabe to get 'special' wheelchair from wife

2015-11-22 12:01

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe says she plans to get a "special" wheelchair for her 91-year-old husband so he can continue to rule.

Women to blame for rape because of clothes they wear – Grace Mugabe

2015-11-21 11:49

Grace Mugabe has sparked outrage by suggesting women are to blame for rape because of the clothes they wear.

Mugabe's wife denies presidential ambitions

2015-11-20 07:42

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife has denied harbouring ambitions to succeed her husband, pledging instead to support the 91-year-old’s next presidential bid.

Grace Mugabe now offers self-branded bottled water

2015-11-19 17:28

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has handed out free bottled water branded with her photo and the words 'Mother of the Nation' to rally-goers in Harare.

EU, US concerned about spike in Zimbabwe violence

2015-11-18 13:38

The EU and US officials in Zimbabwe have expressed concern about the spike in political violence that has seen clashes between youths from the main ruling Zanu-PF and opposition MDC parties.


Two police officers shot dead by suspected poacher in Zim

2015-11-28 08:37

A suspected poacher has shot dead two police officers and his alleged accomplice in south-eastern Zimbabwe.

Zim's Mr Ugly must also be 'creative and stylish' - organiser

2015-11-26 19:36

The judges of Zimbabwe's Mr Ugly competition are looking for someone 'creative and stylish' - not just plain ugly - and two-time winner William Masvinu just didn't make the cut, the organiser says,

Drought, revenue drop to weigh on Zim budget

2015-11-25 13:17

Zimbabwe’s Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa faces a tough task as he presents the country’s 2016 national budget amid falling revenues and a severe drought.

7 arrested for Zim elephant cyanide killings

2015-11-25 12:10

Seven men, believed to be part of two gangs that recently poisoned elephants with cyanide in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park have been arrested, a local conservation group says.

Zimbabwe's 'Mister Ugly' contest turns ugly

2015-11-22 17:07

Pageant judges have crowned a new winner of Zimbabwe's annual "Mister Ugly" contest, upsetting supporters of the crowd favourite and prompting rioting at the event.

Zimbabwe schoolboys terrified by 'leopard'

2015-11-21 21:31

Pupils at a well-known boys' high school in Zimbabwe's eastern city of Mutare had to be escorted back to their hostels at night in groups after a leopard was sighted nearby, the Manica Post reports.

Will Xi Jinping be Zim's economic messiah?

2015-11-20 07:48

Will the visit to Zimbabwe by China’s President Xi Jinping be the medicine the doctor ordered for the ailing Zimbabwean economy, asks Malcom Sharara.

Zim first lady skips meals in solidarity with poor

2015-11-19 21:41

Zimbabwe's first lady, criticized for her lavish lifestyle is skipping meals in solidarity with the hungry.

Zim's prisons grappling with a shortage of plates

2015-11-18 15:10

A Zimbabwean official says that prisoners which have long coped with food shortages have a new problem: Not enough plates on which to serve scarce food.

VimpelCom sells Telecel Zim stake to government

2015-11-18 12:31

Global telecommunications giant, VimpelCom has disposed of its majority stake in Telecel Zimbabwe to a company owned by the country’s government for $40m.

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