Top Africa stories: Emmerson Mnangagwa, Kenya, Mali

2017-11-08 08:32

The sacking of VP Emmerson Mnangagwa from his post is 'a confirmation of a serious crisis in Zanu-PF", the opposition says, and two petitions have been filed in Kenya's Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.

Transport minister resolves SAA/Air Zimbabwe deadlock

2017-08-20 17:13

A deadlock between Air Zimbabwe and South African Airways has been resolved following a meeting with all aviation entities, Minister of Transport Joe Maswanganyi announces.

Ministry of Transport, aviation entities to meet over Air Zimbabwe flight

2017-08-19 17:01

Minister of Transport Joe Maswanganyi will be meeting all aviation entities from the department to discuss the grounding of the Air Zimbabwe aircraft, allegedly due to non-compliance.

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, Zambia, Nigeria

2017-06-28 08:07

#ThisFlag protest leader Evan Mawarire, as evicted Zimbabwean university students shelter in a local church, and Zambian opposition leader Hichilema says he is in "good spirits", despite being kept in custody at a high security prison.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir, Mali

2017-05-20 10:00

A video showing president Mugabe struggling to climb a small staircase a has gone viral, and Omar al-Bashir will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with Donald Trump.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir , DRC

2017-05-18 08:28

President Robert Mugabe's party has reportedly shipped in brand new cars worth millions of dollars for election campaign, and Zimbabwe’s national airline has been barred from flying to Europe.

'Sewage' in Air Zim plane was actually clean water, says airline

2015-12-09 15:00

Zimbabwe's embattled national airline says it wasn't raw effluent that was photographed running down the aisle of one of its planes at the weekend.

Zimbabwe airline bosses held for fraud

2014-02-14 13:54

Three executives of the cash-strapped Zimbabwe national airline have been arrested on fraud charges amounting to more than $8m, police say.

Zim airline to resume flights – report

2012-10-23 13:43

Zimbabwe state radio says the nation’s indebted airline plans to resume international flights by 31 October to avert an IATA ban on flying foreign routes.

Zimbabwe state airline faces liquidation

2012-01-22 20:57

The indebted Zimbabwe state airline now has a judicial manager and faces liquidation.


Cash strapped Air Zimbabwe 'running noisy aircraft', minister admits

2017-11-07 11:30

Zimbabwe's Transport and Infrastructure Minister Joram Gumbo has reportedly admitted that the country’s struggling national airliner, Air Zimbabwe is running "noisy aircraft' and that the company is "ailing".

Planes grounded in SAA-Air Zim standoff

2017-08-20 06:02

SAA had to activate its emergency control centre yesterday morning in an attempt to resolve the deadlock between itself and Air Zimbabwe.

'Retraining' for Mugabe's son-in-law beckons as Air Zim board gets tough on staff

2017-07-13 06:10

President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law could be sent for retraining on how "to work for a parastatal", as struggling Air Zimbabwe embarks on a drive to restore viability, reports say.

WATCH: 'Whose plane is it?' New look 'Zimbabwe Airways' Boeing gets people talking

2017-06-27 08:26

It has a handsome black tail fin, with a gold Zimbabwe bird at its centre, and red, yellow and green stripes on its stern. But it’s the new name, alongside the country’s national flower that has got people puzzled: Zimbabwe Airways. Not Air Zimbabwe?

'It's a non-issue': Minister pooh-poohs Air Zimbabwe Europe ban

2017-05-19 06:05

Zimbabwe's transport minister has pooh-poohed news that the national carrier has been banned from Europe, arguing that only two planes are affected, a report says.

Air Zimbabwe banned from Europe... so is it safe for Mugabe to use?

2017-05-17 13:02

Bad news for Zimbabwe's national airline which is headed by President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law: It has just been barred from flying to Europe over safety concerns.

Former Air Zim executives jailed

2015-04-10 20:51

Two former top executives at Zimbabwe's struggling national airline have been handed a 10-year jail sentences.

AirZim to resume Bulawayo/Jo'burg route

2012-12-03 16:41

Air Zimbabwe plans to resume flying the Bulawayo/Johannesburg route in December as the airline continues reclaiming the routes it quit last year.

Air Zim suspends all flights indefinitely

2012-02-24 11:56

Zimbabwe's national airline has suspended all its flights indefinitely, after the latest revival effort collapsed this week, the firm's chief executive says.

Air Zimbabwe takes off after debt paid

2011-12-26 17:10

An Air Zimbabwe plane impounded in London for more than two weeks over a debt dispute has flown home after the national carrier settled $1.2m owed to a US spares company.

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