Zimbabwe threatens mines over unpaid licence fees

Zimbabwe has given an ultimatum to holders of mining licences to pay an annual renewal fee by April, or face losing their licenses, mines Minister Winston Chitando announced on Wednesday.



Zimbabwe MP goes on trial for trying to overthrow govt

2020-02-04 10:23

A leading Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker pleaded not guilty to charges that he planned to overthrow President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a lawyers' group said on Monday, the latest in a series of cases to target government critics.

Zim energy crisis forces miners off grid as production slumps

2020-02-01 15:00

Zimbabwe’s mine houses are considering going off grid to avoid crippling breaks in production, as the country continues to battle unstable power supply.

Zimbabwe's main opposition warns of more protests

2020-01-22 11:12

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader on Tuesday warned his supporters to prepare for more demonstrations to force political and economic change in a country lurching from one crisis to another.

Zimbabwe journalists suffer as regime tightens grip

2019-12-29 08:32

Fanuel Mapfumo has been unable to lift heavy objects since a Zimbabwe police officer fractured his left arm as he was covering a story last August.

Zimbabwe President calls for dissidents in his party to be 'flushed out'

2019-12-13 19:38

Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged his party members to be wary of rivals of the ruling party seeking to divide the party which has been dogged by factionalism.

Zimbabwe's health woes: 250 babies born in make-shift maternity clinic as system continues to suffer

2019-12-04 12:45

The floor is dusty, the walls filthy and the furniture decrepit, but for two weeks last month a tiny flat in a Harare township was transformed into a maternity clinic where scores of babies were born.

SA stands in solidarity with Zim, despite human rights abuses - Naledi Pandor

2019-11-19 22:04

South Africa "unequivocally stand in solidarity" with Zimbabwe, despite alleged human rights abuses, according to a written reply by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor.

OPINION | Economic chaos is causing a food security and humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe

2019-10-11 16:04

It's true that Zimbabwe's food economy has been transformed over the past 19 years. Aggregate production of maize has certainly declined, and imports have become more frequent, writes Ian Scoones.

Zimbabwe's leader begs for patience to fix ailing economy

2019-10-01 18:11

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa acknowledged the economic hardships Zimbabweans are suffering and pleaded for patience to allow his government to fix the country's rapidly deteriorating economy.

Mugabe feared rituals

2019-09-29 14:24

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has finally been buried at his rural Zvimba home, bringing to an end the dramatic and bitter disputes between his surviving spouse Grace and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.

Zimbabwe sets pay deal with government workers

2020-01-29 22:00

Unions representing government workers in Zimbabwe say they have accepted an offer of higher pay as a provisional step in long-running negotiations.

Zimbabwe tycoon's offer seeks to end doctor strike

2020-01-22 22:04

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon has prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.

China set to strengthen cooperation with Zimbabwe

2020-01-13 09:47

China's foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday pledged to strengthen cooperation with Zimbabwe despite a spat over bilateral aid figures in November.

WATCH | Zimbabwe blackouts pushing economy to brink of collapse

2019-12-23 20:58

Millions of people in Zimbabwe have been living with severe power cuts for months, affecting services and jobs, while pushing the economy to brink of collapse.

SAA may only be offered 5% of money owed by Zim

2019-12-09 17:12

South African Airways, the national airline that’s entered a form of bankruptcy protection, may only be offered 5% of the $60m (R874m) that its owed by neighboring Zimbabwe in funds from ticket sales and hasn’t been able to extract from the country.

China accuses Zimbabwe of understating financial support

2019-11-19 18:26

China has accused Zimbabwe of understating its financial help to the southern African nation, after budget figures released last week showed that major ally Beijing ranked poorly on the list of Harare's foreign donors.

Mass protests in Zimbabwe against US sanctions

2019-10-25 16:45

Zimbabweans staged a mass protest against sanctions imposed by the US and the European Union during the despotic rule of late ex-leader Robert Mugabe.

There are days when 'my husband and I don't eat at all' - Families survive on one meal in drought-hit Zimbabwe

2019-10-05 17:04

In eastern Zimbabwe's parched Buhera district, Omega Kufakunesu's family has been forced to scale down daily meals to just a portion of vegetables and sadza, a thick maize-meal porridge.

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