Zimbabwe


Fourth student suicide in week in Zimbabwe

2015-01-28 14:20

A fourth student has killed himself in Zimbabwe, a report says, adding he was found hanging from a tree by his father.

Zim aims for 69% rise in FDI

2015-01-28 09:56

Zimbabwe is targeting a lift in much-needed foreign direct investment on the back of policy measures introduced in the 2015 budget.

Mugabe must go demo 'dents' Zimbabwe's image

2015-01-26 14:16

Zimbabwe's international image has been dented after President Robert Mugabe was heckled by protesters in Zambia’s capital Lusaka over the weekend, political analysts say.

Mugabe back from leave as Zim woes deepen

2015-01-23 11:42

President Robert Mugabe has returned from his annual holiday abroad to face the hard reality of further slowdown in the already struggling economy he left behind.

Zim re-starts interbank market

2015-01-23 06:00

Commercial banks in Zimbabwe that have battled tight liquidity challenges could get some respite from the reintroduction of an interbank market, says the central bank.

Grace Mugabe's park gets game

2015-01-22 16:39

Villagers in Zimbabwe are taking legal action after animals were released on a farm they are living on.

Zim set to give white farmers 90 days to vacate farms

2015-01-22 12:07
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The Zimbabwean government is set to give the remaining white farmers at least 90 days to vacate their farms, as the southern African country intensifies its land grabs, according to a report.

Grace Mugabe seeks to control more land

2015-01-21 16:56
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A new twist on the long struggle over land in Zimbabwe is now pitting powerful figures in the ruling party, which formerly was a liberation movement against oppressive white rule, against poor tenants in the southern African nation.

Fixing Zimbabwe's ruins

2015-01-21 07:55

Potential investors need to be properly informed of change, says Malcom Sharara.

SABMiller Zim sales hit by flatlining economy

2015-01-20 14:25

SABMiller's Zimbabwean unit Delta Corporation has reported a 20% sales drop for the first nine months to December as consumers feel the pinch of a weak economy.

Video: Rescue teams face challenges in Malawi floods

2015-01-20 13:09

Flooding has continued to overwhelm Malawi with rescue teams saying their biggest challenge is to access the most hit areas.

Metal price drop threatens Zimbabwe growth

2015-01-19 21:00

As miners complain about 'exorbitant' mining fees, softer commodity prices will also put a damper on Zimbabwe's growth prospects, says Zimplats CEO Alex Mhembere.

Zim to grab more land from remaining whites - Mugabe’s VP

2015-01-19 12:48
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The Zimbabwean government will soon intensify its land grabs, targeting the country’s remaining white farmers and those with multiple farms, acting president Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said.

Zim puts ceiling on petrol prices

2015-01-19 10:48

The Zimbabwean government has put a ceiling on the retail price of fuel following the drop in international fuel prices

Zim schools send lion warning to parents

2015-01-17 13:25

Schools in Zimbabwe's city of Bulawayo have sent warnings to parents after three lions were reportedly spotted there, the official Chronicle reports.

Zim sends cops to Afcon

2015-01-16 18:23

Zimbabwe has sent a team from its anti-terrorism unit to Equatorial Guinea ahead of the African Cup of Nations.

Zimbabwe to sell elephants

2015-01-16 17:14

Zimbabwe says it is cash-strapped and will export elephants for funds despite objections.

Zimbabwe continues on deflation slide

2015-01-16 08:28

Zimbabwe continued on a fresh slide into deflation in December as prices fell due to tight liquidity, figures from the government statistics agency show.

Mugabe's wife Grace asked to respect court

2015-01-15 08:59

Global rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on Zimbabwean authorities to respect a court order halting evictions from a farm linked to first lady Grace Mugabe.

Zim man in Botswana court for false ID

2015-01-14 20:21

A Zimbabwean man has appeared in Botswana’s Molepolole Magistrate’s Court for allegedly obtaining an identity card illegally last year.

Mujuru allies vow to fight back

2015-01-14 05:00

Zimbabwe ruling party officials ousted in a purge against allies of President Robert Mugabe's former deputy Joice Mujuru has vowed to fight back.

11 Zimbabweans die in Botswana accident

2015-01-13 13:12

Eleven Zimbabweans have been killed in Botswana after their vehicle hit a donkey, police say.

Zim court stops Grace Mugabe park evictions

2015-01-12 20:09

The Zimbabwe High Court has ordered police to stop evicting farmers from their land to make way for a game park allegedly planned by first lady Grace Mugabe.

Girl pays the price for dad’s debt

2015-01-11 19:09

A four-year-old girl from Limpopo was kidnapped and held hostage in Zimbabwe for seven months - because her parents could not settle a R1 550 debt.

 

Video: Grace Mugabe's animals wreak havoc

2015-01-28 13:24

Villagers from Zimbabwe’s Manzou Estate in central Mazowe district are leading a difficult life after animals were released on a farm they are living on - which First Lady wife Grace Mugabe reportedly wants to turn into a game park.

Zimbabwe refugees jailed

2015-01-28 05:00

A court in Zimbabwe has sentenced four villagers who were displaced by floods last year to five years in jail each for taking part in demonstrations that rocked the camp they and thousands of others were sheltering in.

Electing Mugabe AU chair 'will send a wrong message to Africa'

2015-01-27 18:19

Electing Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to the African Union chairmanship would send a wrong message to African citizens, civil society organisations have reportedly said.

Video : Zambians chant 'Mugabe must go'

2015-01-25 11:07

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly come face to face with Zambian protesters who expressed their dislike for him over his continued 35-years grip on power.

We don't entertain outside interference, Mugabe tells former ally

2015-01-23 08:04

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has fired a salvo at former governing Zanu-PF administration chief Didymus Mutasa for seeking external intervention to resolve the party’s internal problems.

Mugabe 'sorry' for long holiday

2015-01-22 20:39

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has returned home from his annual holiday in the Far East and apologised for extending his stay abroad.

Zim man arrested for bogus rape claim

2015-01-22 13:16

A Zimbabwean man who claimed he had been raped by women on five separate occasions has been arrested for making false reports, according to state media.

Pangolin poachers caught in Zim

2015-01-22 10:29

Police in Zimbabwe have arrested five pangolin poachers in two separate incidents.

Zimbabwe gold mines could collapse - chamber

2015-01-21 10:00

Zimbabwe's gold mining firms are making losses due to weak bullion prices and could collapse, warns the Chamber of Mines.

UN releases Zim unemployment figures

2015-01-20 20:00

The United Nations has released Zimbabwe's unemployment figures which show that formal employment is on the decline.

Botswana court denies Zim man change of plea

2015-01-20 14:18

A Botswana court has denied a Zimbabwean national a request to change his plea after he allegedly made a false statement that led to him obtaining a Botswana national identity card nearly three years ago.

Zim land chaos predicted

2015-01-19 21:37

Zimbabwe's main opposition party has warned of chaos on white and former white-owned farms after hints of new land takeovers.

Devastating floods in Mozambique

2015-01-19 17:05

Floods that have been raging in Mozambique for 10 days have killed 71 people.

24 die in Zimbabwe bus crash

2015-01-19 12:17

At least 24 people have died after two buses collided near the Zimbabwean capital Harare, police say.

Sister reveals Mugabe's health secrets

2015-01-18 16:23

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's secret to a long life is simple: no cigarettes or alcohol and lots of exercise, his sister says in an interview.

Grace Mugabe 'is like a bomb'

2015-01-16 21:07

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has proved herself 'stronger than a nuclear bomb' says Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Don’t come back yet, Zimbabweans tell migrants

2015-01-16 18:00

Zimbabweans will not advise their relatives in the diaspora to come back home, at least for now, a survey shows.

Alarms to deter Zimbabwe telecom theft

2015-01-16 15:02

The next time you hear an alarm in Zimbabwe, it may not be from a vehicle or bank security system.

Mugabe to celebrate 91st birthday at Vic Falls

2015-01-15 13:18
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe plans to celebrate his 91st birthday with a party in the resort town of Victoria Falls, the ruling party’s youth league says.

Mugabe's wife Grace asked to respect court

2015-01-14 21:06

Global rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on Zimbabwean authorities to respect a court order halting evictions from a farm linked to first lady Grace Mugabe.

Grace Mugabe land saga: Zim to move 'big 5' onto farm

2015-01-14 07:42

Wildlife officials in Zimbabwe are about to begin moving game onto a farm linked to First Lady Grace Mugabe – even though a court has ordered police to stop evicting villagers from the area, according to a report.

Hwange ellies doing well

2015-01-13 20:05

The number of elephants in Zimbabwe's flagship Hwange National Park has increased and could be as high as 50 000.

Zanu-PF split looms as Mujuru ally launches scathing attack on Mugabe

2015-01-13 12:10

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party is reportedly facing an imminent split after party members believed to be allies of sacked vice president Joice Mujuru fired a damning attack at President Robert Mugabe.

Grace Mugabe land saga: Villagers to know fate

2015-01-12 12:09

Over 200 villagers who were evicted from a farm north of Harare to make way for First Lady Grace Mugabe’s private wildlife sanctuary, are set to know their fate, as anger grows over her land grabs in Mazowe.

Grace is kind - Zanu-PF

2015-01-11 13:36

Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe is a kind-hearted, considerate and magnanimous human being, says Zanu-PF.

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