Zim president: Our economy is dead

2019-10-01 20:26

Zimbabwe's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has described the southern African country's economy as "dead" and said more time is needed turn it around.

Zimbabwe requires at least US$14m per month to meet power deficit - CEO

2019-07-08 20:37

Zimbabwe requires at least US$14m a month to meet its 600MW power deficit, says the acting CEO of the country's power utility.

More confusion as Mnangagwa comments on Zim currency

2019-06-08 15:05

Currency confusion continues in Zimbabwe after President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country is working on having its own currency by the end of the year.

Lifting of Zim sanctions in SA's best interest

2019-01-31 10:34

Zimbabwean businesses people would benefit if opportunities were opened for them to forge partnerships all over the world. For this, it's necessary for sanctions on the country to be lifted, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Russian Diamond giant Alrosa is going back to Zimbabwe

2019-01-16 20:23

Alrosa PJSC, one of the world’s top diamond miners, is returning to Zimbabwe after a more than two-year break.

Blow for Zimbabwe as Trump signs sanctions into law

2018-08-10 21:08

Hopes of an economic turnaround in Zimbabwe are slowly fading after US President Donald Trump signed into a law a Bill meant to extend sanctions that were imposed on the southern African country back in 2001.

One of Mnangagwa's VPs injured in Zim explosion: state TV

2018-06-23 17:44

One of Zimbabwe's two vice presidents was injured during an explosion at a ruling Zanu-PF election rally which President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived in the second city of Bulawayo, state television says.

Victims relive Zimbabwe massacres that taint new leader

2018-01-27 07:39

To ward off evil spirits, Jochonia Moyo picks wild herbs as he returns to Bhalagwe detention camp - the site of unimaginable brutality during a series of massacres more than 30 years ago that still haunts Zimbabwe today.

Two former Mugabe cabinet ministers arrested in Zimbabwe

2018-01-06 10:03

Walter Mzembi and Samuel Undenge are the latest ex-government officials to be held for alleged corruption while in government.

‘His face glowed with relief’

2017-11-26 05:59

Robert Mugabe’s spiritual adviser, Father Fidelis Mukonori, tells Sipho Masondo about the former Zimbabwean dictator’s last days in office, and how he helped broker a deal with the generals who deposed him in a coup called Operation Restore Legacy.


Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings

2019-08-14 20:01

Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations.

Zim businesses reduce prices after government threats

2019-07-04 14:57

Zimbabwean businesses have started to reduce prices of services and commodities following threats issued by President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the government would be taking measures to enforce price reductions.

Lagarde approves IMF economic programme for Zimbabwe

2019-05-31 21:00

The International Monetary Fund has approved a programme for economic reform in Zimbabwe.

Zim inflation shoots up again - before massive fuel hike

2019-01-18 10:53

The year-on-year inflation rate for the month of December 2018, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index, stood at 42.09%, according to Zimbabwe National Statistics.

Huge Zim fuel price hike, foreigners to pay in forex

2019-01-13 10:57

Zimbabwe has hiked fuel prices by approximately 150% with effect from midnight on Sunday as the government battles with crippling shortages.

Zim launches Space Agency to close tech gap

2018-07-10 16:18

The new Zimbabwe National Geospatial and Space Agency - ZINGSA - aims to advance geo-spatial science and develop agriculture, mineral exploration, disease surveillance and conservation, the president says.

Morgan Tsvangirai 'was no stranger to tough times'

2018-02-15 11:15

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s former prime minister, was no stranger to tough times - both inside and outside of politics.

Mnangagwa: 'Grace Mugabe was not mentally okay'

2018-01-22 06:07

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he believes former first lady Grace Mugabe had become mentally unstable towards the end of her husband’s long rule.

Mnangagwa set to strengthen grip on power at congress after Mugabe's shock ouster

2017-12-15 06:00

Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, is expected to use a conference of the ruling Zanu-PF party to consolidate his grip on power after Robert Mugabe's shock ouster last month.

Zimbabweans relish bribe-free roads after Mugabe's fall

2017-11-23 20:30

As Robert Mugabe's regime tottered and fell, one immediate benefit that Zimbabweans celebrated with glee was the sudden absence of bribe-extracting police who were a symbol of life under his rule.

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