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Purged Zim leaders can still make comeback

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The ongoing purge of supporters of Zimbabwe's beleaguered Vice President Joice Mujuru from the ruling party's powerful central committee, does not necessarily spell the end of their political careers, opposition bodies say.

No show for Zim's Mujuru

2014-11-26 23:51

Embattled Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru has not turned up for a meeting of President Robert Mugabe's politburo.

Something strange in Zanu-PF - party veteran

2014-11-26 17:57

Former Zanu-PF spokesperson Rugare Gumbo, who was suspended from the ruling party after being accused of conspiring with Vice President Joice Mujuru to topple President Robert Mugabe, says "something strange" is happening in Zanu-PF.

Zim succession war: VP Mujuru ousted

2014-11-26 09:10

Zimbabwe Vice President Joice Mujuru has been ousted from the ruling party’s powerful committee after being accused of plotting to assassinate President Robert Mugabe, a report says.

Zim broadcaster suspends execs on R77m probe

2014-11-25 09:08

Zimbabwe's state broadcaster has suspended two top officials as part of a probe into alleged financial mismanagement that cost the parastatal up to R77.24m.

Zim cops: Gas cylinder, not tear gas behind stampede

2014-11-23 22:01

Police in Zimbabwe claim an explosion from a gas cylinder belonging to a vendor of fresh French fries caused a stampede at a church rally that left 11 dead, a report says.

Zim not a basket case, minister tells SA investors

2014-11-21 20:29
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Zimbabwe’s economy is on the mend as the worst is over, the country’s finance minister says, in a bid to assure investors in SA that its neighbour is "not a basket case".

11 die in Zimbabwe stampede at prophet's crusade

2014-11-21 12:13
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Eleven people have been killed in a stampede at a crusade held by a popular prophet in Kwekwe, central Zimbabwe, police and a religious organisation say.

Zimbabwe govt rubbishes Khampepe report on 2002 polls

2014-11-21 11:40

The Zimbabwean government has rubbished as "a nullity" the damning report detailing the "2002 electoral theft" blamed on President Robert Mugabe and his party Zanu PF.

Zim ministers in SA for economic road show

2014-11-20 15:26

Zimbabwean ministers will participate in the Zimbabwe Trade and Investment Executive Breakfast Meeting in Johannesburg to promote investment opportunities.

Beleaguered Zim's imports from SA worth $2bn

2014-11-20 10:25

Zimbabwe has imported goods worth $2.26bn from SA for the 10 months to end-October, some of them embarrassing for a country once touted as Africa's bread basket.

Ellerine ex-CEO heading Zimbabwe's Innscor

2014-11-19 17:19

A former chief executive at failed furniture retailer Ellerine is now heading Zimbabwe's largest fast food and retail group, Innscor Africa.

Mugabe's wife launches fresh, bitter attack on VP Mujuru

2014-11-18 10:21

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace has launched a fresh and bitter attack on Vice President Joice Mujuru, calling on her to resign immediately and accusing her of "inappropriate" dressing.

Mujuru hits back at state media, Grace Mugabe

2014-11-17 13:34

Zimbabwean Vice President Joice Mujuru says she is taking legal action against pro-government newspapers that accused her of corruption and plotting to topple President Robert Mugabe.

Zim man found dead in Joburg was Mugabe’s nephew

2014-11-16 15:57

A 20-year-old Zimbabwean man found dead in a wardrobe at Monash University in Johannesburg was the nephew of President Robert Mugabe, it has emerged.

2002 Zim election not free or fair - report

2014-11-15 14:05
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A report by two South African judges, which found the Zimbabwe elections of 2002 not to be free or fair, has been made public following a lengthy legal battle.

Mugabe succession battle intensifies ahead of key congress

2014-11-14 14:21

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's succession battle is intensifying ahead of a key congress next month, with two senior Zanu-PF officials being suspended and another expelled.

Zim bad debt set to rise even further

2014-11-14 10:03

Zimbabwe's central bank says its non-performing loans ratio now stands at 20% and will increase if gross indiscipline in financial services is not checked.

Zimbabwe court jails exam cheat

2014-11-13 11:39

A Zimbabwean court has jailed a man who bought a leaked school-leavers' exam paper for his brother, in the wake of a major leak scandal that will see hundreds of thousands forced to resit exams.

Zimbabwe's VP Mujuru going nowhere, says ally

2014-11-12 12:36

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF has reportedly denied reports that Vice President Joice Mujuru tendered her resignation to President Robert Mugabe, saying she (Mujuru) is “going nowhere”.

Import protection boosts Hulett's Zim unit

2014-11-11 14:11

The government's import protection on sugar helped the Zimbabwe-based operation of Tongaat Hulett record more sales than the previous comparative half-year.

Zanu-PF won't confirm Mujuru resignation reports

2014-11-11 09:21

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party could not confirm nor deny reports that the country’s Vice President Joice Mujuru has tendered her resignation to President Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe fish poachers beady eyed

2014-11-10 18:44

Zimbabwe fish poachers brave armed guards and crocodiles in hopes of a good catch.

Zimbabwe's economy at crossroads - IMF

2014-11-08 09:05

The economy is showing no signs of recovery after adverse weather, low exports and election uncertainty shattered growth prospects, says the International Monetary Fund.

Tsvangirai calls on parliament to expel renegade MPs

2014-11-07 10:21

Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change has asked parliament to expel 18 rebel MPs on the grounds they no longer belong to the party.

 

Zim ruling party to boost Mugabe's powers

2014-11-27 14:51

Zimbabwe's ruling party will amend its constitution to allow President Robert Mugabe to personally appoint his deputies, state media reports.

Democratic Union formed in Zimbabwe

2014-11-26 20:42

Two breakaway factions of Zimbabwe's main Movement for Democratic Change party have officially signed a unity pact as the Democratic Union.

Joice Mujuru's fate lies in Mugabe's hands

2014-11-26 11:22

Zimbabwean Vice President Joice Mujuru's fate now lies in the hands of President Robert Mugabe after she was barred from contesting a seat in the ruling Zanu-PF party's highest decision making organ.

Zim’s VP Mujuru loses membership of key party committee

2014-11-26 08:41

Zimbabwe’s beleaguered vice president Joice Mujuru has lost her membership of the ruling party’s central committee, a report says.

Indian firm buys 60% into Zim-listed firm

2014-11-24 13:20

India's Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company has bought into Zimbabwean cotton seed producer Quton Seed, giving a welcome boost to technology in the sector.

Mugabe tightens grip on Zanu-PF, to choose successor

2014-11-23 13:01

Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has changed the constitution of his ruling Zanu-PF party to allow him to directly appoint his deputies, giving the 90-year-old sole power to anoint his successor.

Mugabe didn't mark wife's dissertation – aide

2014-11-21 17:03

A senior Zimbabwean government official has criticised reports that President Robert Mugabe marked his wife Grace’s dissertation.

Zim 'a giant waking up'

2014-11-21 12:08

Zimbabwe is not a basket case and has investment potential for South Africa with a diversity of resources, says its Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.

We aren't in coalition talks with Joice Mujuru – MDC

2014-11-20 16:27

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s party has denied claims it is in talks to form a coalition with beleaguered Vice President Joice Mujuru and her supporters in the ruling party.

Mbeki, Motlanthe, Zuma 'must apologise to Zimbabweans'

2014-11-20 12:21
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South Africa must apologise to Zimbabweans for the delayed release of a critical report detailing the "2002 electoral theft" blamed on President Robert Mugabe and his party Zanu PF, a group says.

Morgan Tsvangirai appalled by SA

2014-11-20 06:17
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Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is deeply appalled by a damning report on Zimbabwe's 2002 elections that has only just been released in South Africa.

Storm drain failure rocks Zim capital Harare

2014-11-18 14:15

The Harare city council’s apparent failure to deal with the city’s drainage system has been exposed after heavy rains that left streets submerged in water.

Zim bank to issue $65m bonds for electricity

2014-11-17 18:13

A state-owned Zimbabwean bank will float two bonds worth $65m to boost electricity output and increase use of pre-paid meters, says a senior bank official.

VP Mujuru denies Mugabe assassination plot

2014-11-17 12:30

Zimbabwe’s beleaguered Vice President Joice Mujuru has defended herself against allegations that she masterminded a plot to assassinate President Robert Mugabe.

Zim's VP linked to Mugabe assassination plot

2014-11-16 15:54

Zimbabwe's vice president, once seen as a possible successor to President Robert Mugabe, has been linked to an alleged plot to assassinate the 90-year-old leader, a state-run newspaper reports.

Zanu-PF suspends officials, Mugabe critics

2014-11-14 17:24

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has suspended several senior officials aligned to Vice-President Joice Mujuru, weakening her position.

Zanu-PF suspends spokesperson as infighting escalates

2014-11-14 11:41

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF spokesperson Rugare Gumbo has been suspended, as supporters of President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace push for the ouster of top officials linked to Vice President Joice Mujuru.

Zim favours traditional beer as economy sinks

2014-11-13 12:00

Zimbabweans have turned to traditional beer consumption as the country’s economy continues to head south, results from SABMiller's ZImbabwe unit Delta show.

Zim operationalises Sovereign Wealth Fund

2014-11-12 13:06

Zimbabwe has operationalised its Sovereign Wealth Fund meant to secure investments for the benefit of future generations of Zimbabweans.

Put people first, Mugabe urges African leaders

2014-11-12 10:50
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People should not get into politics for selfish and personal interests but for service to the people, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says during Zambian president Michael Sata’s funeral.

Reunert Zim unit boosts sales

2014-11-11 10:21

Zimbabwe-based Cafca Limited reported improved results for the year ended September 30 2014, on the back of orders from parent company Reunert Limited.

Zim VP buckles under pressure, quits - report

2014-11-10 21:58

Zimbabwe Vice President Joice Mujuru has tendered her resignation to President Robert Mugabe, according to a report.

Resolve succession issue, Mugabe told

2014-11-10 12:28

Zimbabwe’s economy will persist on a downward spiral unless President Robert Mugabe resolves the succession problem currently rocking his Zanu-PF party, analysts say.

Zim to remove tax on locally polished diamonds

2014-11-07 12:08

Zimbabwe is considering removing tax royalties on locally cut and polished diamonds, in a move to add value to minerals and attract investment.

Zim 'willing to compensate white farmers'

2014-11-07 10:00

Zimbabwe is willing to compensate white farmers and clarify indigenisation laws to open the door for aid from Denmark, says Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa.

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